List of British films of 2008

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A list of British films released in 2008.

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
A Matter of Loaf and Death Nick Park Peter Sallis, Sally Lindsay Animated short Winner of BAFTA for Best Animated Short
Adulthood Noel Clarke Noel Clarke, Scarlett Alice Johnson, Jacob Anderson Drama
Agent Crush Sean Robinson Brian Blessed, Neve Campbell Animation
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging Gurinder Chadha Georgia Groome, Alan Davies, Aaron Johnson Romantic Comedy
The Bank Job Roger Donaldson Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows Thriller
Be Like Others Tanaz Eshaghian Documentary
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Mark Herman David Thewlis, Asa Butterfield World War II drama
Brideshead Revisited Julian Jarrold Emma Thompson, Michael Gambon Literary drama
Broken Lines Sallie Aprahamian Paul Bettany, Olivia Williams Drama
A Bunch of Amateurs Andy Cadiff Burt Reynolds, Samantha Bond Comedy
Cash and Curry Sarjit Bains Ameet Chana, Ronny Jhutti Comedy
Caught in the Act Matt Lipsey Steve Speirs, Sarah Barrand, Freddie Jones Comedy
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Andrew Adamson Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley Fantasy
The Children Tom Shankland Eva Birthistle, Stephen Campbell Moore, Jeremy Sheffield, Hannah Tointon Horror
A Complete History of My Sexual Failures Chris Waitt Documentary
Cottage, The Paul Andrew Williams Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith Comedy/Horror
The Dark Knight Christopher Nolan Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman Superhero/Action Large-scale co-production with US
Death Defying Acts Gillian Armstrong Guy Pearce, Catherine Zeta-Jones Romance/Thriller Co-production with Australia
Doomsday Neil Marshall Rhona Mitra Bob Hoskins Malcolm McDowell Sci-fi/Action
Duchess, The Saul Dibb Keira Knightley, Hayley Atwell, Ralph Fiennes Historical drama Winner of Academy Award and BAFTA for Best Costume Design
Easy Virtue Stephan Elliott Colin Firth, Kristin Scott Thomas Drama
Eden Lake James Watkins Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Jack O'Connell Horror
The Edge of Love John Maybury Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller Drama
The Escapist Rupert Wyatt Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Damian Lewis Thriller
Fifty Dead Men Walking Kari Skogland Ben Kingsley, Jim Sturgess Thriller
Flashbacks of a Fool Baillie Walsh Daniel Craig, Harry Eden Drama
Franklyn Gerald McMorrow Ryan Phillippe, Eva Green, Sam Riley Neo-Noir
Freebird Jon Ivay Phil Daniels, Gary Stretch Comedy
French Film Jackie Oudney Anne-Marie Duff, Hugh Bonneville Comedy
Good Vicente Amorim Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs Drama
The Grind Rishi Opel Jamie Foreman, Zoe Tapper, Danny John-Jules Crime
Happy-Go-Lucky Mike Leigh Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan Drama Winner of the Best Actress Prize at the Berlin Film Festival and the Golden Globe for Best Actress (Comedy or Musical)
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Robert B. Weide Simon Pegg, Megan Fox, Kirsten Dunst Comedy
Hunger Steve McQueen (artist) Michael Fassbender Drama Winner of the Caméra d'Or award at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival
Incendiary Sharon Maguire Michelle Williams, Ewan McGregor Drama
Inkheart Iain Softley Brendan Fraser, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren Fantasy Co-production with the US
In Your Dreams Gary Sinyor Dexter Fletcher, Elize du Toit, Parminder Nagra Romance/Comedy
Lady Godiva Vicky Jewson Phoebe Thomas, Matthew Chambers, Natalie Walter Romance/Comedy
Lecture 21 Alessandro Baricco John Hurt, Leonor Watling Drama
Love Live Long Mike Figgis Daniel Lapaine, Sophie Winkleman Drama
Mamma Mia! Phyllida Lloyd Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth Stellan Skarsgard Musical This is the biggest grossing British film and biggest selling DVD of all-time in the UK
Manolete Menno Meyjes Adrien Brody, Penélope Cruz Biopic Co-production with Spain
Man on Wire James Marsh Philippe Petit's 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers Documentary winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Feature), the BAFTA Award for Best British Film and the Satellite Award for Best Documentary Film
Of Time and the City Terence Davies Documentary
The Other Man Richard Eyre Liam Neeson, Antonio Banderas Drama Co-production with the US
The Oxford Murders Álex de la Iglesia Elijah Wood, John Hurt Mystery
Quantum of Solace Marc Forster Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench Spy/Action James Bond Film
RocknRolla Guy Ritchie Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Strong, Thandie Newton Crime drama
Slumdog Millionaire Danny Boyle Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor Drama 8 Oscar Wins including Best Picture and Best Director
Son of Rambow Garth Jennings Bill Milner, Will Poulter Family comedy-drama
Three and Out Jonathan Gershfield Mackenzie Crook, Colm Meaney, Gemma Arterton, Imelda Staunton Tragic Comedy
Transsiberian Brad Anderson Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer, Ben Kingsley Thriller
Wild Child Nick Moore Emma Roberts, Alex Pettyfer romantic comedy

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