Top 40 underrated adventure movies from year 2008

01.
College Road Trip
83 min | 2008 |
4.3 (14799 votes)
|
6.51 (56 reviews)

James Porter (Martin Lawrence) drives his teenage daughter Melanie (Raven Symone), from their home in Chicago to a college interview in Washington, D.C.

02.
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
91 min | 2008 |
3.8 (21411 votes)
|
5.9 (106 reviews)

While on vacation in Mexico, Chloe, a ritzy Beverly Hills chihuahua, finds herself lost and in need of assistance in order to get back home.

03.
Far Cry
95 min | 2008 |
3.1 (12798 votes)
|
5.14 (70 reviews)

An ex-special forces soldier turned boatman is hired by a journalist to investigate a top-secret military base on a nearby island.

04.
Outlander
115 min | 2008 |
6.2 (69507 votes)
|
7.76 (149 reviews)

During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.

05.
Bolt
96 min | 2008 |
6.8 (178337 votes)
|
8.2 (189 reviews)

The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real.

06.
Meet Dave
90 min | 2008 |
5.0 (36657 votes)
|
6.27 (106 reviews)

A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.

07.
North Face
126 min | 2008 |
7.4 (13878 votes)
|
8.54 (38 reviews)

Based on a true story, North Face is a survival drama film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation's ...

08.
Space Chimps
81 min | 2008 |
4.5 (10279 votes)
|
5.59 (43 reviews)

Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet.

09.
Das Geheimnis der Mondprinzessin
103 min | 2008 |
6.1 (9125 votes)
|
7.12 (31 reviews)

A 13-year-old girl (played by The Golden Compass' Dakota Blue Richards) discovers that she is the only hope for banishing an ancient curse from a magical kingdom in director Gabor Csupo's ...

10.
Speed Racer
135 min | 2008 |
6.0 (66091 votes)
|
6.92 (412 reviews)

A young driver, Speed Racer, aspires to be champion of the racing world with the help of his family and his high-tech Mach 5 automobile.

11.
Nim's Island
96 min | 2008 |
6.0 (32035 votes)
|
6.87 (106 reviews)

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

12.
Punisher: War Zone
103 min | 2008 |
5.9 (58204 votes)
|
6.73 (300 reviews)

Frank Castle known as Punisher ruthlessly demolishes organized crime, but it starts an even bigger war.

13.
Kung Fu Panda
92 min | 2008 |
7.5 (391678 votes)
|
8.28 (375 reviews)

The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance. However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a novice in martial arts.

14.
Die Drachenjäger
80 min | 2008 |
6.6 (11611 votes)
|
7.35 (40 reviews)

A fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters!

15.
Ponyo
101 min | 2008 |
7.7 (110224 votes)
|
8.43 (155 reviews)

A five-year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a young goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.

16.
Horton Hears a Who!
86 min | 2008 |
6.8 (123472 votes)
|
7.48 (142 reviews)

Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

17.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
89 min | 2008 |
6.6 (189958 votes)
|
7.26 (124 reviews)

The Madagascar animals fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African nature reserve, where they meet others of their own kind, and Alex especially discovers his royal heritage as prince of a lion pride.

18.
Mutant Chronicles
111 min | 2008 |
5.2 (25152 votes)
|
5.84 (155 reviews)

28th century soldier Mitch Hunter leads a fight against an army of underworld Mutants.

19.
Dasavatharam
189 min | 2008 |
7.1 (8072 votes)
|
7.69 (89 reviews)

After realizing the danger of a bio-weapon, a scientist wants to protect it from being misused. The vial accidentally reaches India, and he must race against time to prevent a potential disaster.

20.
The Good, the Bad, the Weird
130 min | 2008 |
7.3 (31332 votes)
|
7.86 (77 reviews)

The story of two outlaws and a bounty hunter in 1940s Manchuria and their rivalry to possess a treasure map while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits.

21.
The Incredible Hulk
112 min | 2008 |
6.7 (411831 votes)
|
7.12 (721 reviews)

Bruce Banner, a scientist on the run from the U.S. Government, must find a cure for the monster he turns into, whenever he loses his temper.

22.
Sex Drive
109 min | 2008 |
6.5 (80709 votes)
|
6.85 (98 reviews)

A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.

23.
The Forbidden Kingdom
104 min | 2008 |
6.6 (98014 votes)
|
6.94 (270 reviews)

A discovery made by a kung fu obsessed American teen sends him on an adventure to China, where he joins up with a band of martial arts warriors in order to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

24.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
98 min | 2008 |
5.9 (51450 votes)
|
6.22 (249 reviews)

After the Republic's victory on Christophsis, Anakin and his new apprentice Ahsoka Tano must rescue the kidnapped son of Jabba the Hutt. Political intrigue complicates their mission.

25.
Iron Man
126 min | 2008 |
7.9 (887635 votes)
|
8.15 (1180 reviews)

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.

26.
One Week
94 min | 2008 |
7.1 (10618 votes)
|
7.32 (53 reviews)

Chronicles the motorcycle trip of Ben Tyler as he rides from Toronto to Tofino, British Columbia. Ben stops at landmarks that are both iconic and idiosyncratic on his quest to find meaning in his life.

27.
The Spiderwick Chronicles
96 min | 2008 |
6.5 (83278 votes)
|
6.71 (135 reviews)

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

28.
The Spirit
103 min | 2008 |
4.8 (58140 votes)
|
5.0 (293 reviews)

Rookie cop Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces in Central City.

29.
Tintenherz
106 min | 2008 |
6.1 (70283 votes)
|
6.21 (110 reviews)

A teenage girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.

30.
The Brothers Bloom
114 min | 2008 |
6.8 (46860 votes)
|
6.87 (109 reviews)

The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.

31.
WALL·E
98 min | 2008 |
8.4 (931879 votes)
|
8.44 (1105 reviews)

In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.

32.
Strange Wilderness
87 min | 2008 |
5.3 (19846 votes)
|
5.31 (117 reviews)

With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed television show, two animal fans go to the Andes Mountains in search of Bigfoot.

33.
Jodhaa Akbar
213 min | 2008 |
7.6 (27585 votes)
|
7.59 (118 reviews)

A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha.

34.
Journey to the Center of the Earth
93 min | 2008 |
5.8 (106772 votes)
|
5.72 (210 reviews)

On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.

35.
The Tale of Despereaux
93 min | 2008 |
6.1 (34471 votes)
|
6.0 (104 reviews)

An unusually brave mouse helps to restore happiness to a forlorn kingdom after making friends with a gentleman rat.

36.
Get Smart
110 min | 2008 |
6.5 (193507 votes)
|
6.34 (398 reviews)

Maxwell Smart, a highly intellectual but bumbling spy working for the CONTROL agency, is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from rival spy agency KAOS.

37.
Fool's Gold
112 min | 2008 |
5.7 (69614 votes)
|
5.52 (140 reviews)

A new clue to the whereabouts of a lost treasure rekindles a married couple's sense of adventure -- and their estranged romance.

38.
Hancock
92 min | 2008 |
6.4 (421246 votes)
|
6.22 (568 reviews)

Hancock is a superhero whose ill-considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. He changes when the person he saves helps him improve his public image.

39.
Babylon A.D.
90 min | 2008 |
5.6 (90826 votes)
|
5.36 (197 reviews)

Veteran-turned-mercenary Toorop takes the high-risk job of escorting a woman from Russia to America. Little does he know that she is host to an organism that a cult wants to harvest in order to produce a genetically modified Messiah.

40.
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
120 min | 2008 |
7.0 (246565 votes)
|
6.75 (348 reviews)

The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy (Ron Perlman) and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures.

Top 14 overrated adventure movies from year 2008

01.
Quantum of Solace
106 min | 2008 |
6.6 (383316 votes)
|
4.98 (1136 reviews)

James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource.

02.
Tropic Thunder
107 min | 2008 |
7.0 (358334 votes)
|
5.89 (553 reviews)

Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.

03.
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
112 min | 2008 |
5.2 (143881 votes)
|
4.16 (487 reviews)

In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago.

04.
Jumper
88 min | 2008 |
6.1 (275913 votes)
|
5.07 (477 reviews)

A teenager with teleportation abilities suddenly finds himself in the middle of an ancient war between those like him and their sworn annihilators.

05.
Der rote Baron
106 min | 2008 |
6.4 (11210 votes)
|
5.44 (73 reviews)

German biopic loosely based on the World War I fighter ace Manfred Von Richthofen, nicknamed the Red Baron by friend and foe alike.

06.
Asterix bei den Olympischen Spielen
116 min | 2008 |
5.2 (25755 votes)
|
4.36 (35 reviews)

Astérix and Obélix compete at the Olympics in order to help their friend Lovesix marry Princess Irina. Brutus also tries to win the game with his own team and get rid of his father Julius Caesar.

07.
Transporter 3
104 min | 2008 |
6.1 (150056 votes)
|
5.27 (183 reviews)

Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukrainian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery and not let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective.

08.
10,000 BC
109 min | 2008 |
5.1 (121409 votes)
|
4.28 (551 reviews)

In the prehistoric past, D'Leh is a mammoth hunter who bonds with the beautiful Evolet. When warriors on horseback capture Evolet and the tribesmen, D'Leh must embark on an odyssey to save his true love.

09.
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
104 min | 2008 |
6.6 (126316 votes)
|
5.89 (161 reviews)

After being mistaken for terrorists and thrown into Guantánamo Bay, stoners Harold and Kumar escape and return to the U.S., where they proceed to flee across the country with federal agents in hot pursuit.

10.
Red Cliff
148 min | 2008 |
7.4 (41987 votes)
|
6.71 (98 reviews)

The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.).

11.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
122 min | 2008 |
6.1 (401230 votes)
|
5.48 (1992 reviews)

In 1957, archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. is called back into action and becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.

12.
City of Ember
90 min | 2008 |
6.5 (60319 votes)
|
5.96 (103 reviews)

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.

13.
Australia
165 min | 2008 |
6.6 (115233 votes)
|
6.22 (438 reviews)

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.

14.
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
150 min | 2008 |
6.5 (183123 votes)
|
6.19 (424 reviews)

The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land's throne, Prince Caspian.