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List Of 2008 Films

Our guide to everything 2008, including Oscar Best Picture winner 'Slumdog Millionaire'.

List Of 2008 Drama Films

Some late noughties drama on the menu for you today, the house would recommend Clint Eastwood's sensational 'Gran Torino'.

Mickey Rourke Drama

Some say Rourke lost his abilities as an actor after taking too many blows to the head during his stint as a boxer, but poignant dramatic powerhouse 'The Wrestler' proved them all wrong. The plastic surgery is another debate entirely.

'Rogaine Pain': Mid-Life Crisis Drama

Because 30 just feels so much closer to death than 29. Watch these characters get through their mid-life slump in this ultimately life-affirming collection of dramas set halfway to the finish-line.

Greatest Modern Sports Dramas

The best sports dramas from recent years, including comeback tearjerker 'The Wrestler', fascinating true-life story 'Moneyball', and gritty boxing biopic 'The Fighter'. Why have fun playing sports when you can be sad watching them?

'Movies Like Whiplash': Success Culture Movies

What would you give up to achieve your dreams: Your friends? Your family? What about your sanity? The virtuosos in these films face hard trade-offs as they rise to the peaks of their craft, often under the tutelage of obsessive 'mentors'.

'Movies Like The Pursuit of Happiness': Hollywood's Most Inspirational Movies

The most inspirational movies of all time, featuring protagonists who would rather die than give up on their goals; perfect to watch before sports matches, job interviews, and long prison stints.

'Fetch the Kleenex': Most Emotional Tearjerker Movies

This list of highly emotional modern (21st century) tearjerkers is officially sponsored by Kleenex; because if these don't get the waterworks flowing, you are either a robot or are afflicted with a serious ailment of the tear-ducts.

Movies Like With My Family: Best Wrestling Movies

These wrestling movies range from the comedic (Nacho Libre) to the heavily dramatic (The Wrestler), but all focus on the art and science of wrestling — whether it's in a backyard ring or on nationalized television.

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