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List of the best 2008 thriller movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. These thrillers take you on a ride full of action, suspense, and anticipation of what's going to happen next. These are all the thriller 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 features movies like The Dark Knight and Iron Man. This isn't necessarily a list of all thriller movies from 2008, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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

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Iron Man Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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Day of the Dead Mena Suvari, AnnaLynne McCord, Nick Cannon

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RocknRolla Gemma Arterton, Gerard Butler, Tom Hardy

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The Strangers Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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Taken Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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Quantum of Solace Gemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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Defiance Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Mia Wasikowska - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Trick 'r Treat Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb, Brian Cox

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Bronson Tom Hardy, Amanda Burton, James Lance

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Birdemic: Shock and Terror is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Thriller Movies of 2008
Birdemic: Shock and Terror Tippi Hedren, Alan Bagh, James Nguyen

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In Bruges Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith

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Valkyrie Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Izzard

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Quarantine Dania Ramirez, Jennifer Carpenter, Doug Jones

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The Chaser Kim Yoo-jung, Ha Jung-woo, In-gi Jeong

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Saw V Julie Benz, Meagan Good, Betsy Russell

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Cloverfield Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas

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Righteous Kill Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, 50 Cent

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Prom Night Idris Elba, Brittany Snow, Jana Kramer

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Vantage Point Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Dennis Quaid

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Never Back Down Amber Heard, Djimon Hounsou, Evan Peters

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The Spirit Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Samuel L. Jackson

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Traitor Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Jeff Daniels

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The Happening Zooey Deschanel, Mark Wahlberg, M. Night Shyamalan

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Body of Lies Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

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Slumdog Millionaire Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan

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Batman: Gotham Knight David McCallum, Parminder Nagra, Ana Ortiz

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Lakeview Terrace Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva LaRue

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One Missed Call Meagan Good, Ariel Winter, Margaret Cho

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The Baader Meinhof Complex Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Nadja Uhl

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Max Payne Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Olga Kurylenko

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Death Race Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez

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Trailer Park of Terror Trace Adkins, Priscilla Barnes, Nichole Hiltz

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The Bank Job Mick Jagger, Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows

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Wanted Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, James McAvoy

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Rambo Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Graham McTavish

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

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Doomsday Rhona Mitra, Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins

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The Eye Jessica Alba, Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Parker Posey

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

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Jumper Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson

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Changeling Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan

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Punisher: War Zone Julie Benz, Ray Stevenson, Dominic West

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The Hurt Locker Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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

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Blindness Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Sandra Oh

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

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The Incredible Hulk Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton