films The Best Family Movies of 2008  

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List of the best 2008 family movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. The films on this list can be enjoyed by everyone in your family, including children and grandparents. If you're looking for movies without swearing or violence, then these are great picks for you. These are all the family movies that defined the year 2008, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

WALL-E and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull are included on this list. This isn't necessarily a list of all family movies from 2008, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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WALL-E Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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The Spiderwick Chronicles Nick Nolte, Seth Rogen, Mary-Louise Parker

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Nim's Island Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin

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College Road Trip Raven-Symoné, Martin Lawrence, Brenda Song

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Camp Rock Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas

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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Stanley Tucci, Jane Krakowski, Abigail Breslin - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Spy School Taylor Momsen, AnnaSophia Robb, Lea Thompson

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High School Musical 3: Senior Year Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron

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Tinker Bell Lucy Liu, Kristin Chenoweth, Raven-Symoné

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Journey to the Center of the Earth Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutchersonm, Seth Meyers

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The Tale of Despereaux Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Sigourney Weaver

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Snow Buddies Whoopi Goldberg, Kris Kristofferson, Molly Shannon

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Bolt Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Chloë Grace Moretz

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Cate Blanchett, Harrison Ford, Shia LaBeouf

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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning Sally Field, Danny Cooksey, Frank Welker

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Horton Hears a Who! Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey, Isla Fisher

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Bedtime Stories Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Carmen Electra

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Ponyo Nozomi Ōhashi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, George Tokoro

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Beverly Hills Chihuahua Drew Barrymore, Jamie Lee Curtis, Piper Perabo

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Another Cinderella Story Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Jessica Parker Kennedy

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Kung Fu Panda Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

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Dadnapped Emily Osment, Jennifer Stone, David Henrie

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Speed Racer Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman

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The Cheetah Girls: One World Adrienne Bailon, Sabrina Bryan, Kiely Williams

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, Peter Dinklage

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alec Baldwin, Fergie, Chris Rock

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Inkheart Jennifer Connelly, Helen Mirren, Brendan Fraser

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Open Season 2 Jane Krakowski, Billy Connolly, Joel McHale

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Space Chimps Kristin Chenoweth, Jane Lynch, Stanley Tucci

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Kevin Michael Richardson

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Soccer Mom Emily Osment, Master P, Victoria Jackson

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City of Ember Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins

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Justice League: The New Frontier Brooke Shields, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless

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The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry Robert Guillaume, Gavin MacLeod, Jansen Panettiere

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Dragon Hunters Amanda Lear, Vincent Lindon, Philippe Nahon

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A Matter of Loaf and Death Peter Sallis, Geraldine McEwan, Sally Lindsay

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Pirivom Santhippom Jayaram, Sneha, M. S. Bhaskar

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The Secret of Moonacre Tim Curry, Natascha McElhone, Ioan Gruffudd

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Ping Pong Playa Stephnie Weir, Shelley Malil, Peter Paige

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Roadside Romeo Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Jaaved Jaffrey

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Secrets of the Furious Five Dustin Hoffman, Jack Black, David Cross

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Roots Jacky Nercessian, Hulusi Keleş

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Mia & the Migoo Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods, Wallace Shawn

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Princess Nicole Gale Anderson, Nora Zehetner, Devon Bostick

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The Good Witch Catherine Bell, Chris Potter, Matthew Knight

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Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior Megumi Hayashibara, Shin-ichiro Miki, Kōichi Yamadera

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Asterix at the Olympic Games Tony Parker, Zinedine Zidane, Alain Delon

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Kuselan Rajinikanth, Nayantara, Dhanush

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The Clique Bridgit Mendler, Elizabeth Gillies, Vanessa Marano