Most Voted Fantasy Feature Films Released 2008-01-01 to 2008-12-31


1. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

PG-13 | 166 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.8
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70 Metascore

Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond

Votes: 522,171 | Gross: $127.51M

2. Hancock (2008)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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49 Metascore

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.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Jae Head

Votes: 397,249 | Gross: $227.95M

3. Twilight (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.2
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56 Metascore

Bella Swan moves to Forks and encounters Edward Cullen, a gorgeous boy with a secret.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke, Sarah Clarke

Votes: 381,429 | Gross: $191.47M

4. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
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65 Metascore

In 1957, archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. is called back into action and becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen

Votes: 378,292 | Gross: $317.10M

5. Wanted (2008)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

6.7
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64 Metascore

A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.

Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Terence Stamp

Votes: 332,197 | Gross: $134.51M

6. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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78 Metascore

The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, John Alexander

Votes: 232,528 | Gross: $75.75M

7. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

PG | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.5
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62 Metascore

The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land's throne, Prince Caspian.

Director: Andrew Adamson | Stars: Ben Barnes, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, William Moseley

Votes: 171,943 | Gross: $141.62M

8. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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31 Metascore

In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

Votes: 135,861 | Gross: $102.49M

9. Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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71 Metascore

Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

Directors: Jimmy Hayward, Steve Martino | Stars: Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Will Arnett

Votes: 118,171 | Gross: $154.53M

10. 10,000 BC (2008)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.1
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34 Metascore

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Camilla Belle, Steven Strait, Marco Khan, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 117,882 | Gross: $94.78M

11. Ponyo (2008)

G | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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86 Metascore

A five-year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a young goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Tomoko Yamaguchi

Votes: 102,618 | Gross: $15.09M

12. Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.8
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57 Metascore

On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.

Director: Eric Brevig | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem, Seth Meyers

Votes: 100,920 | Gross: $101.70M

13. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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57 Metascore

A discovery made by a kung fu obsessed American teen sends him on an adventure to China, where he joins up with a band of martial arts warriors in order to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Juana Collignon

Votes: 95,185 | Gross: $52.08M

14. Bedtime Stories (2008)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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33 Metascore

A hotel handyman's life changes when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to magically come true.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Courteney Cox, Guy Pearce

Votes: 80,061 | Gross: $110.10M

15. The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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62 Metascore

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, David Strathairn, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 78,600 | Gross: $71.20M

16. Inkheart (2008)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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A teenage girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Andy Serkis, Eliza Bennett, Sienna Guillory

Votes: 67,223 | Gross: $17.30M

17. Ghost Town (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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72 Metascore

Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.

Director: David Koepp | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Téa Leoni, Jordan Carlos

Votes: 64,790 | Gross: $13.21M

18. City of Ember (2008)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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58 Metascore

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.

Director: Gil Kenan | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Toby Jones, Bill Murray, David Ryall

Votes: 58,519 | Gross: $7.87M

19. The Spirit (2008)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

4.8
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30 Metascore

Rookie cop Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces in Central City.

Director: Frank Miller | Stars: Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Jaime King

Votes: 56,855 | Gross: $19.78M

20. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)

PG | 98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.9
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35 Metascore

After the Republic's victory on Christophsis, Anakin and his new apprentice Ahsoka Tano must rescue the kidnapped son of Jabba the Hutt. Political intrigue complicates their mission.

Director: Dave Filoni | Stars: Matt Lanter, Nika Futterman, Tom Kane, Ashley Eckstein

Votes: 49,015 | Gross: $35.16M

21. The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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53 Metascore

An unusually brave mouse helps to restore happiness to a forlorn kingdom after making friends with a gentleman rat.

Directors: Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 33,488 | Gross: $50.88M

22. Passengers (2008)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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40 Metascore

A grief counselor working with a group of plane-crash survivors finds herself at the root of a mystery when her clients begin to disappear.

Director: Rodrigo García | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Patrick Wilson, David Morse, Andre Braugher

Votes: 31,241 | Gross: $0.27M

23. Nim's Island (2008)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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55 Metascore

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

Directors: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin | Stars: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin, Michael Carman

Votes: 30,714 | Gross: $48.01M

24. A.R.O.G (2008)

TV-G | 127 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Commander Logar fools Arif and sends him 1.000.000 years back in the time. He must civilize people from past to reach today.

Directors: Ali Taner Baltaci, Cem Yilmaz | Stars: Cem Yilmaz, Özge Özberk, Zafer Algöz, Ethel Mulinas Araf

Votes: 29,629

25. Pontypool (2008)

Not Rated | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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54 Metascore

A radio host interprets the possible outbreak of a deadly virus which infects the small Ontario town he is stationed in.

Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly, Hrant Alianak

Votes: 25,982 | Gross: $0.00M

26. Astérix aux jeux olympiques (2008)

Not Rated | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.1
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Astérix and Obélix compete at the Olympics in order to help their friend Lovesix marry Princess Irina. Brutus also tries to win the game with his own team and get rid of his father Julius Caesar.

Directors: Frédéric Forestier, Thomas Langmann | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Clovis Cornillac, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alain Delon

Votes: 24,012 | Gross: $1.00M

27. Over Her Dead Body (2008)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.2
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30 Metascore

A ghost tries to sabotage her former boyfriend's current relationship with a psychic.

Director: Jeff Lowell | Stars: Eva Longoria, Paul Rudd, Lake Bell, Jason Biggs

Votes: 22,708 | Gross: $7.56M

28. Igor (2008)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.0
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40 Metascore

Animated fable about a cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant who aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.

Director: Tony Leondis | Stars: John Cusack, Molly Shannon, Steve Buscemi, Myleene Klass

Votes: 21,054 | Gross: $19.53M

29. Franklyn (2008)

R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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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.

Director: Gerald McMorrow | Stars: Eva Green, Ryan Phillippe, Sam Riley, Bernard Hill

Votes: 15,938

30. Chasseurs de dragons (2008)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.6
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A fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters!

Directors: Guillaume Ivernel, Arthur Qwak | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Patrick Timsit, Philippe Nahon, Amanda Lear

Votes: 11,287

31. An American Carol (2008)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.3
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20 Metascore

An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Kevin P. Farley, Kelsey Grammer, Leslie Nielsen, Trace Adkins

Votes: 9,003 | Gross: $7.00M

32. The Secret of Moonacre (2008)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.2
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A 13-year-old girl (played by The Golden Compass' Dakota Blue Richards) discovers that she is the only hope for banishing an ancient curse from a magical kingdom in director Gabor Csupo's ... See full summary »

Director: Gabor Csupo | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Dakota Blue Richards, Tim Curry, Juliet Stevenson

Votes: 8,760

33. Tokyo! (2008)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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63 Metascore

A cinematic triptych of three Tokyo-set stories.

Directors: Joon-ho Bong, Leos Carax, Michel Gondry | Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Ryo Kase, Ayumi Itô, Nao Ohmori

Votes: 8,290 | Gross: $0.35M

34. Bhoothnath (2008)

TV-Y7 | 150 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.3
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Moving into a new house, a family witnesses an unfriendly ghost who wants to drive them away from the house. However, he befriends a little boy who changes his outlook forever.

Director: Vivek Sharma | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Juhi Chawla, Satish Shah, Rajpal Yadav

Votes: 6,284

35. Dark Floors (2008)

R | 85 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

4.5
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A man emerges with his autistic daughter and three others from a hospital elevator to find themselves trapped in the building with devilish monsters.

Directors: Pete Riski, Alan Smithee | Stars: William Hope, Leon Herbert, Ronald Pickup, Philip Bretherton

Votes: 6,249

36. Krabat (2008)

120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

6.1
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A boy learns the black arts from an evil sorcerer.

Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner | Stars: David Kross, Christian Redl, Daniel Brühl, Robert Stadlober

Votes: 5,745

37. Kandisha (2008)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror

7.7
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Shattered by the loss of her child, Nyla Jayde, a brilliant criminal defense attorney, takes on a case involving a 14th century Moroccan legend, a vengeful spirit named "Kandisha".

Director: Jérôme Cohen-Olivar | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Amal Ayouch, Khalid Benchagra, Assaad Bouab

Votes: 5,514

38. Were the World Mine (2008)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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A bullied and demoralized gay student at an all-boys school uses a magical flower derived from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream' to turn many in his community gay, including a comely rugby player for himself.

Director: Tom Gustafson | Stars: Tanner Cohen, Wendy Robie, Judy McLane, Zelda Williams

Votes: 4,869 | Gross: $0.12M

39. Camille (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A twisted honeymoon adventure about a young couple on their way to Niagara Falls.

Director: Gregory Mackenzie | Stars: Sienna Miller, James Franco, David Carradine, Scott Glenn

Votes: 4,246 | Gross: $0.00M

40. Günesin Oglu (2008)

89 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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People's souls changes. Souls pass when someone dies.

Director: Onur Ünlü | Stars: Haluk Bilginer, Özgü Namal, Köksal Engür, Bülent Emin Yarar

Votes: 4,152

41. Ulak (2008)

109 min | Fantasy, Mystery

6.8
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The fantasy story of Mehmet the writer

Director: Çagan Irmak | Stars: Timur Acar, Kaya Akkaya, Melis Birkan, Haki Biçici

Votes: 4,056

42. Sita Sings the Blues (2008)

82 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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93 Metascore

An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.

Director: Nina Paley | Stars: Annette Hanshaw, Aseem Chhabra, Bhavana Nagulapally, Manish Acharya

Votes: 4,032

43. Hua pi (2008)

103 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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An action-thriller centered on a vampire-like woman who eats the skins and hearts of her lovers.

Directors: Gordon Chan, Andy Wing-Keung Chin, Danny Ko | Stars: Donnie Yen, Xun Zhou, Kun Chen, Wei Zhao

Votes: 3,964

44. Bathory: Countess of Blood (2008)

R | 141 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth... See full summary »

Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Anna Friel, Karel Roden, Vincent Regan, Hans Matheson

Votes: 3,850

45. Semum (2008)

116 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror

5.5
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Director Hasan Karacadag argues that he tried to create a model of a Turkish-Islamic horror film and that he would make the world recognize this model, of which he sees "Semum" as the first... See full summary »

Director: Hasan Karacadag | Stars: Ayça Inci, Burak Hakki, Cem Kurtoglu, Sefa Zengin

Votes: 3,631

46. Midnight Movie (2008)

R | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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A midnight showing of an early 1970's horror movie turns to chaos when the Killer from the movie comes out of the film to attack those in the theater.

Director: Jack Messitt | Stars: Rebekah Brandes, Daniel Bonjour, Greg Cirulnick, Stan Ellsworth

Votes: 3,514

47. Bi-mong (2008)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.6
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In the aftermath of a car crash, a man discovers his dreams are tied to a stranger's sleepwalking.

Director: Ki-duk Kim | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Nayoung Lee, Mi-hee Chang, Tae-hyeon Kim

Votes: 3,306

48. God You Are Great (2008)

Not Rated | 152 min | Comedy, Fantasy

3.6
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A TV anchor keeps on blaming God for his unsuccessful life. God appears and he is given the God's Power for 10 days just to see how he manages to keep everyone happy.

Director: Rumi Jaffery | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Anupam Kher

Votes: 3,030

49. My iz budushchego (2008)

110 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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My iz budushchego, or We Are from the Future, is a movie about time travel. Four 21st century treasure seekers are transported back into the middle of a WWII battle in Russia. The movie's ... See full summary »

Director: Andrey Malyukov | Stars: Danila Kozlovsky, Andrey Terentev, Vladimir Yaglych, Dmitriy Volkostrelov

Votes: 3,029

50. $9.99 (2008)

R | 78 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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68 Metascore

A stop-motion animated story about people living in a Sydney apartment complex looking for meaning in their lives.

Director: Tatia Rosenthal | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Anthony LaPaglia, Samuel Johnson, Barry Otto

Votes: 2,965 | Gross: $0.05M



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