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Top 50 films of 2008

December 30th, 2008 by Maxim · No Comments · 22,436 Views


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Box office (in millions):

  1. The Dark Knight – $530.9
  2. Iron Man – $318.3
  3. Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – $317.0
  4. Hancock – $227.9
  5. WALL-E - $223.8
  6. Kung Fu Panda – $215.4
  7. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa – $174.9
  8. Twilight – $167.3
  9. Quantum of Solace – $164.3
  10. Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! - $154.5
  11. Sex and The City – $152.6
  12. Mamma Mia! – $143.8
  13. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian – $141.6
  14. The Incredible Hulk – $134.5
  15. Wanted – $134.3
  16. Get Smart – $130.3
  17. Four Christmases – $111.6
  18. Tropic Thunder – $110.5
  19. Bolt – $102.4
  20. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor – $102.3
  21. Journey to the Center of the Earth – $101.7
  22. Eagle Eye – $101.1
  23. Step Brothers – $100.5
  24. You Don’t Mess with Zohan – $100.0
  25. 10,000 B.C. – $94.8
  26. Beverly Hills Chihuahua – $93.1
  27. High School Musical 3: Senior Year – $89.7
  28. Pineapple Express – $87.3
  29. 21 – $81.2
  30. What Happens In Vegas – $80.3
  31. Jumper – $80.2
  32. Cloverfield – $80.0
  33. 27 Dresses – $76.8
  34. Hellboy II: The Golden Army – $75.8
  35. Vantage Point – $72.3
  36. The Spiderwick Chronicles – $71.2
  37. Fool’s Gold – $70.2
  38. Role Models – $66.2
  39. Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of the Worlds Concert Tour – $65.3
  40. The Happening – $64.5
  41. The Day The Earth Stood Still – $63.5
  42. Forgetting Sarah Marshall – $62.9
  43. Burn After Reading – $60.4
  44. Baby Mama – $60.3
  45. Step Up 2 The Street – $58.0
  46. Saw V – $56.7
  47. The Strangers – $52.6
  48. The Forbidden Kingdom – $52.1
  49. Marley & Me – $51.7
  50. Yes Man – $49.8

Biggest losers:

  • Body of Lies (by Riddley Scott) cost $70 million, but collected only $39.2 million
  • W. (by Oliver Stone) earned only $25.5 million for the studio
  • Speed Racer cost the studio $120 million, but earned only $43.9 million
  • George Clooney’s Leatherheads earned only $31.2 million
  • Will Farrel’s Semi-Pro earned only $33.5 million
  • Mike Meyer’s The Love Guru earned just $32.2 million
  • Sex Drive earned meager $8.4 million

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