film The Best Adventure Movies of 2008  

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List of the best 2008 adventure movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. With stories that usually revolve around traveling to faraway lands, adventure films often feature characters like pirates, kings, treasure hunters and more. These are all the adventure 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.

Examples include The Dark Knight and WALL-E. This isn't necessarily a list of all adventure movies from 2008, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Bolt Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Chloë Grace Moretz

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

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

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

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

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Spy School Taylor Momsen, AnnaSophia Robb, Lea Thompson

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

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Tinker Bell Lucy Liu, Kristin Chenoweth, Raven-Symoné

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

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

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WALL-E Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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Ponyo Nozomi Ōhashi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, George Tokoro

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Minutemen Chelsea Kane, Steven R. McQueen, Jason Dolley

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Dadnapped Emily Osment, Jennifer Stone, David Henrie

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Kung Fu Panda Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

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The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger

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

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Speed Racer Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman

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Open Season 2 Jane Krakowski, Billy Connolly, Joel McHale

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Iron Man Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

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Taken Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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

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Tropic Thunder Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr.

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Elle Fanning

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Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Neil Patrick Harris, Danneel Ackles, Christopher Meloni

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army John Hurt, Seth MacFarlane, Jimmy Kimmel

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Space Chimps Kristin Chenoweth, Jane Lynch, Stanley Tucci

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Inkheart Jennifer Connelly, Helen Mirren, Brendan Fraser

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

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Wanted Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, James McAvoy

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Quantum of Solace Gemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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Stargate: The Ark of Truth Morena Baccarin, Amanda Tapping, Beau Bridges

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Strange Wilderness Jonah Hill, Ernest Borgnine, Ashley Scott

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City of Ember Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins

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The Good, the Bad, the Weird Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Song Kang-Ho

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Sex Drive Katrina Bowden, Seth Green, James Marsden

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Fool's Gold Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Donald Sutherland

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The Brothers Bloom Rachel Weisz, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mark Ruffalo

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Jumper Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson

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The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

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Australia Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham

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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Jason Statham, Burt Reynolds, Claire Forlani

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Stargate: Continuum Amanda Tapping, Beau Bridges, Claudia Black

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Aayirathil Oruvan Karthi, Andrea Jeremiah, Reemma Sen

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Transporter 3 Jason Statham, Robert Knepper, Semmy Schilt

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Starship Troopers 3: Marauder Jolene Blalock, Catherine Oxenberg, Boris Kodjoe

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The Forbidden Kingdom Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano

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Jodhaa Akbar Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan

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Babylon A.D. Vin Diesel, Mark Strong, Michelle Yeoh

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10,000 BC Camilla Belle, Omar Sharif, Cliff Curtis