To Watch (2008)by adam-leemartin | created - 10 Apr 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
This is a random list of films, documentaries, tv shows, sporting events, etc., all of which were released in CE 2008, that I am to watch at some, yet to be determined, point in the future. Once an item on this list has been seen by myself, it will be removed and will feature in my watched and ratings lists.
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1. Birds of America (2008)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.
2. Bottle Shock (2008)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
The story of the early days of California wine making featuring the now infamous, blind Paris wine tasting of 1976 that has come to be known as "Judgment of Paris".
Votes: 13,807 | Gross: $4.04M
3. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.
4. Che: Part One (2008)
Not Rated | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Votes: 42,022 | Gross: $1.73M
66 min | Documentary
Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and ... See full summary »
7. Deception (I) (2008)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An accountant is introduced to a mysterious sex club known as The List by his lawyer friend. But in this new world, he soon becomes the prime suspect in a woman's disappearance and a multi-million dollar heist.
Votes: 36,118 | Gross: $4.60M
8. Disgrace (2008)
R | 119 min | Drama
After having an affair with a student, a Cape Town professor moves to the Eastern Cape, where he gets caught up in a mess of post-apartheid politics.
Votes: 4,996 | Gross: $0.07M
9. Eleventh Hour (2008–2009)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A government scientist and his tough attractive FBI handler try to save people from deadly scientific experiments, poisoners, rare diseases, and environmental hazards.
12. Franklyn (2008)
R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A portrait of the broken lives of four people (a vigilante detective, a worried parent, an awkward man looking for love and a suicidal artist) as they all struggle to cope in their religiously-dystopian city.
16. Hancock (2008)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Hancock is a superhero whose ill considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. He changes when the person he saves helps him improve his public image.
Votes: 408,877 | Gross: $227.95M
19. Jumper (2008)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A teenager with teleportation abilities suddenly finds himself in the middle of an ancient war between those like him and their sworn annihilators.
Votes: 270,658 | Gross: $80.17M
20. Killshot (2008)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Beautiful Carmen Colson and her ironworker husband Wayne are placed in the Federal Witness Protection program after witnessing an "incident". Thinking they are at last safe, they are targeted by an experienced hit man and a psychopathic young upstart killer. The ensuing struggle will test Carmen to the limit.
Votes: 19,853 | Gross: $0.02M
23. Man on Wire (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".
Votes: 49,093 | Gross: $2.96M
26. Outlander (2008)
R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.
Votes: 68,714 | Gross: $0.16M
28. Pride and Glory (2008)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. For Ray, the truth is revelatory, a Pandora's Box that threatens to upend not only the Tierney legacy but the entire NYPD.
Votes: 56,979 | Gross: $15.71M
29. 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (2008– )
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is both educational and entertaining for all ages. Throughout the show, questions about the White House and the featured Presidents are asked to engage the viewer and reinforce learning.
31. Sauna (2008)
Unrated | 83 min | Horror
As a 25-year war between Russia and Sweden concludes, two brothers who are part of an effort to outline new border accords become undone by their actions, and their mistreatment of a young woman during their journey.
34. Snuff: A Documentary About Killing on Camera (2008)
76 min | Documentary
A probe into the urban myth of the snuff film: one of the most controversial, elusive and vile forms of video.
36. The Andromeda Strain (2008)
180 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.
37. The Bank Job (2008)
R | 111 min | Crime, Thriller
Martine offers Terry a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street. She targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewelry. But Terry and his crew don't realize the boxes also contain a treasure trove of dirty secrets - secrets that will thrust them into a deadly web of corruption and illicit scandal.
Votes: 165,438 | Gross: $30.03M
38. The Cottage (2008)
Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
In a remote part of the countryside, a bungled kidnapping turns into a living nightmare for four central characters when they cross paths with a psychopathic farmer and all hell breaks ... See full summary »
39. The Genius of Charles Darwin (2008– )
60 min | Documentary
In this three-part series Richard Dawkins, the evolutionary scientist and bestselling author, takes us on a journey of discovery. How does evolution work? How do we know it's true - and why... See full summary »
40. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake, and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John", the madman who killed his wife and daughter.
42. The Soviet Story (2008)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History, War
The Soviet Story offers an alternative history of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale.
45. Traitor (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Votes: 52,972 | Gross: $23.53M
46. Transsiberian (2008)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Transsiberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Votes: 47,618 | Gross: $2.20M
49. World War Two: Behind Closed Doors (2008– )
300 min | Documentary, History, War