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List of the best 2008 drama movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. Some of the movies on this list are award-winning drama films, so if you're trying to watch Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated drama movies, then these are the ones you want to see. These are all the drama 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.

List is made up of movies like The Dark Knight and Twilight. This isn't necessarily a list of all drama movies from 2008, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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The Wrestler Evan Rachel Wood, Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei

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Gran Torino Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Vera Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis

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The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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In Bruges Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith

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21 Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne

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Valkyrie Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Izzard

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The Hurt Locker Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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Synecdoche, New York Michelle Williams, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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

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Slumdog Millionaire Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan

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The Reader Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Lena Olin

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Let the Right One In Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman, Philip Hersh

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Frost/Nixon Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell, Michael Sheen

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Definitely, Maybe Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Isla Fisher

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Burn After Reading Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich

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Milk James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin

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Bronson Tom Hardy, Amanda Burton, James Lance

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Body of Lies Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

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Defiance Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Mia Wasikowska

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

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The Bank Job Mick Jagger, Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows

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Doubt Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Appaloosa Renée Zellweger, Viggo Mortensen, Jeremy Irons

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Sex and the City Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Hudson, Kim Cattrall

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Revolutionary Road Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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Ponyo Nozomi Ōhashi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, George Tokoro

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Hunger Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham

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Twilight Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

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The Other Boleyn Girl Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Benedict Cumberbatch

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The Class Arthur Fogel, François Bégaudeau, Valérie Benguigui

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Changeling Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan

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The Wackness Famke Janssen, Ben Kingsley, Mary-Kate Olsen

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The Duchess Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Hayley Atwell

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The Day the Earth Stood Still Jennifer Connelly, Keanu Reeves, Jon Hamm

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem

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Open Your Eyes Suzy Nakamura, Eric Lange, Traci Dinwiddie

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Blindness Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Sandra Oh

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Ip Man Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan

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Never Back Down Amber Heard, Djimon Hounsou, Evan Peters

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The Express Dennis Quaid, Nicole Beharie, Clancy Brown

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Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist Kat Dennings, Michael Cera, Mimi Imfurst

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Seven Pounds Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

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Hancock Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Jason Bateman

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Cadillac Records Beyoncé Knowles, Elvis Presley, Emmanuelle Chriqui

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Good Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Mark Strong

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Jumper Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson

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Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Shah Rukh Khan, Bipasha Basu, Anushka Sharma

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Inkheart Jennifer Connelly, Helen Mirren, Brendan Fraser

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Rachel Getting Married Anne Hathaway, Debra Winger, Sebastian Stan