Best award winning movies with a seedy underworld from 2008

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a seedy underworld from 2008! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a seedy underworld from 2008, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Gomorrah (2008)

An inside look at Italy's modern-day crime families, the Camorra in Naples and Caserta. Based on a book by Roberto Saviano. Power, money and blood: these are the "values" that the residents of the Province of Naples and Caserta have to face every day. They hardly ever have a choice and are forced to obey the rules of the Camorra. Only a lucky few can even think of leading a normal life.

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2008-05-16 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Toni Servillo, Gianfelice Imparato

Rating

rating icon 6.878
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #49 for
    cinema verite
  3. Ranked #99 for
    spoon-feeding

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2 Il Divo (2008)

Italy, early '90s. Calm, clever and inscrutable, politician Giulio Andreotti has been synonymous with power for decades. He has survived everything: electoral battles, terrorist massacres, loss of friends, slanderous accusations; but now certain repentant mobsters implicate him in the crimes of Cosa Nostra.

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2008-05-28 | Drama

Cast

Toni Servillo, Anna Bonaiuto

Rating

rating icon 7.62
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #60 for
    opaque
  2. Ranked #112 for
    tour de force
  3. Ranked #157 for
    confusing

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Il Divo trailer
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3 The Chaser (2008)

Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by the same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.

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2008-02-14 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo

Rating

rating icon 7.755
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #21 for
    cat-and-mouse
  2. Ranked #73 for
    violent
  3. Ranked #95 for
    dadaism

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4 Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

A teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?".

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2008-11-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Dev Patel, Saurabh Shukla

Rating

rating icon 7.732
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #16 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #29 for
    wonderful

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5 Frozen River (2008)

Ray Eddy, an upstate New York trailer mom, is lured into the world of illegal immigrant smuggling. Broke after her husband takes off with the down payment for their new doublewide, Ray reluctantly teams up with Lila, a smuggler, and the two begin making runs across the frozen St. Lawrence River carrying illegal Chinese and Pakistani immigrants in the trunk of Ray's Dodge Spirit.

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2008-03-26 | Drama

Cast

Melissa Leo, Misty Upham

Rating

rating icon 6.654
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #195 for
    stoic
  2. Ranked #212 for
    blue-collar
  3. Ranked #254 for
    harridan

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Frozen River trailer
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6 Quantum of Solace (2008)

Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

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2008-10-29 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko

Rating

rating icon 6.327
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #56 for
    vehicular carnage
  2. Ranked #126 for
    jittery
  3. Ranked #129 for
    MTV style editing

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7 The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

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2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Christian Bale, Heath Ledger

Rating

rating icon 8.516
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    wonderful
  2. Ranked #25 for
    masterpiece
  3. Ranked #42 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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The Dark Knight trailer
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8 The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

'Der Baader Meinhof Komplex' depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on the Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The story centers on the leadership of the self named anti-fascist resistance to state violence: Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin.

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2008-09-25 | Action / Crime

Cast

Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu

Rating

rating icon 6.939
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #104 for
    violent
  2. Ranked #153 for
    teaching tool
  3. Ranked #183 for
    flattering light

Trailer

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9 Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

Hellboy, his pyrokinetic girlfriend, Liz, and aquatic empath, Abe Sapien, face their biggest battle when an underworld elven prince plans to reclaim Earth for his magical kindred. Tired of living in the shadow of humans, Prince Nuada tries to awaken an ancient force of killing machines, the all-powerful Golden Army, to clear the way for fantasy creatures to roam free. Only Hellboy can stop the dark prince and prevent humanity's annihilation.

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2008-07-11 | Fantasy / Adventure

Cast

Ron Perlman, Selma Blair

Rating

rating icon 6.76
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #117 for
    escapist fantasy
  2. Ranked #135 for
    highly imaginative
  3. Ranked #171 for
    visual marvel

Trailer

Hellboy II: The Golden Army trailer
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10 Changeling (2008)

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.

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2008-10-24 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich

Rating

rating icon 7.598
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    True Crime
  2. Ranked #157 for
    museum piece
  3. Ranked #164 for
    harsh sound

Trailer

Changeling trailer
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