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The Best Romance Movies of 2008

Updated September 24, 2019 805 votes 56 voters 2.2k views50 items

List of the best 2008 romance movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. If watching men and women fall in love is your idea of a good movie, then these films are definitely worth checking out. These are all the romance 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.

This list includes WALL-E, Twilight and more. This isn't necessarily a list of all romance movies from 2008, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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  • Mamma Mia!1
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    Mamma Mia!

    Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep

    Released2008

    Directed byPhyllida Lloyd

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  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button2
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    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by...  more
  • Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist3
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    Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

    Kat Dennings, Michael Cera

    Released2008

    Directed byPeter Sollett

    Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peter...  more

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  • Definitely, Maybe4
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    Definitely, Maybe

    Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam Brooks

    Definitely, Maybe is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam...  more

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  • Sex and the City5
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    Sex and the City

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Hudson

    Released2008

    Directed byMichael Patrick King

    This film is a 2008 American blue romantic comedy film written and directed by Michael Patrick...  more

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  • Let the Right One In6
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    Let the Right One In

    Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman

    Released2008

    Directed byTomas Alfredson

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  • Australia7
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    Australia

    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman

    Released2008

    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

    Australia is an Australian romance film-epic film directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Nicole...  more

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  • Fireproof8
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    Fireproof

    Kirk Cameron, Alex Kendrick

    Released2008

    Directed byAlex Kendrick

    Fireproof is a 2008 American Christian drama film released by Samuel Goldwyn Films and Affirm...  more

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  • The House Bunny9
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    The House Bunny

    Emma Stone, Kat Dennings

    Released2008

    Directed byFred Wolf

    The House Bunny is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Fred Wolf, written by Kirsten Smith...  more

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  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall10
    14
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    Forgetting Sarah Marshall

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell

    Released2008

    Directed byNicholas Stoller

    Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nicholas...  more

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  • Made of Honor11
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    Made of Honor

    Michelle Monaghan, Patrick Dempsey

    Released2008

    Directed byPaul Weiland

    Made of Honor is a 2008 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul Weiland and story...  more

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  • The Wrestler12
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    The Wrestler

    Evan Rachel Wood, Mickey Rourke

    Released2008

    Directed byDarren Aronofsky

    The Wrestler is a 2008 American sports drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by...  more

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  • Yes Man13
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    Yes Man

    Zooey Deschanel, Jim Carrey

    Released2008

    Directed byPeyton Reed

    Yes Man is a 2008 British-American romantic comedy film directed by Peyton Reed, written by...  more
  • The Reader14
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    The Reader

    Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed byStephen Daldry

    The Reader is a 2008 German-American romantic drama film based on the 1995 German novel of the...  more
  • Twilight15
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    Twilight

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2008

    Directed byCatherine Hardwicke

    Twilight is a 2008 American vampire romance film based on Stephenie Meyer's popular novel of...  more

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  • Camp Rock16
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    Camp Rock

    Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas

    Released2008

    Directed byMatthew Diamond

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  • The Duchess17
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    The Duchess

    Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed bySaul Dibb

    The Duchess is a 2008 British-American drama film directed by Saul Dibb. It is based on Amanda...  more
  • The Other Boleyn Girl18
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    The Other Boleyn Girl

    Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman

    Released2008

    Directed byJustin Chadwick

    The Other Boleyn Girl is a 2008 historical romantic drama film directed by Justin Chadwick,...  more

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  • Rome & Jewel19
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    Rome & Jewel

    Nate Parker, John Rubinstein

    Released2006

    Directed byCharles T. Kanganis

    Rome & Jewel is a 2006 hip-hop musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet...  more
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  • Last Chance Harvey20
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    Last Chance Harvey

    Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson

    Released2008

    Directed byJoel Hopkins

    Last Chance Harvey is a 2008 British-American romantic drama film written and directed by Joel...  more

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  • 27 Dresses21
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    27 Dresses

    Katherine Heigl, Malin Åkerman

    Released2008

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

    27 Dresses is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Aline Brosh...  more

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  • Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging22
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    Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

    Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kimberley Nixon

    Released2008

    Directed byGurinder Chadha

    Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging is a 2008 British coming-of-age film co-written and...  more

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  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno23
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    Zack and Miri Make a Porno

    Elizabeth Banks, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byKevin Smith

    This film is a 2008 romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, distributed by...  more

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  • WALL-E24
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    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

    WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar...  more

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  • Over Her Dead Body25
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    Over Her Dead Body

    Eva Longoria, Owen Wilson

    Released2008

    Directed byJeff Lowell

    This film is a romantic comedy film starring Eva Longoria, Paul Rudd, Lake Bell, Jason Biggs,...  more

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