Top 42 underrated adventure movies from year 2008

01.
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
91 min | 2008 |
3.8 (22214 votes)
|
5.97 (110 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.

02.
College Road Trip
83 min | 2008 |
4.3 (15123 votes)
|
6.44 (59 reviews)

When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father decides to accompany her to keep her on the straight and narrow.

03.
Far Cry
95 min | 2008 |
3.1 (13086 votes)
|
5.17 (72 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 (70833 votes)
|
7.7 (158 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 (184640 votes)
|
8.16 (198 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 (37661 votes)
|
6.3 (111 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 (14465 votes)
|
8.47 (40 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 (10589 votes)
|
5.55 (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.
Dasavatharam
189 min | 2008 |
7.1 (8135 votes)
|
8.05 (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.

10.
Das Geheimnis der Mondprinzessin
103 min | 2008 |
6.1 (9371 votes)
|
7.05 (32 reviews)

Maria inherits a book of secrets from her dad. She moves to her uncle's Moonacre estate. A family curse was cast on the valley. Only Maria can break it using her book.

11.
Speed Racer
135 min | 2008 |
6.0 (67605 votes)
|
6.88 (424 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.

12.
Nim's Island
96 min | 2008 |
6.0 (32803 votes)
|
6.86 (108 reviews)

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

13.
Punisher: War Zone
103 min | 2008 |
5.9 (59290 votes)
|
6.74 (313 reviews)

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

14.
Kung Fu Panda
92 min | 2008 |
7.5 (406627 votes)
|
8.32 (406 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.

15.
Dragon Hunters
80 min | 2008 |
6.6 (11783 votes)
|
7.35 (40 reviews)

A fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters!

16.
Ponyo
101 min | 2008 |
7.7 (118329 votes)
|
8.41 (181 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.

17.
Mutant Chronicles
111 min | 2008 |
5.2 (25387 votes)
|
5.88 (158 reviews)

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

18.
Horton Hears a Who!
86 min | 2008 |
6.8 (126798 votes)
|
7.45 (152 reviews)

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

19.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
89 min | 2008 |
6.6 (198438 votes)
|
7.08 (135 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.

20.
The Incredible Hulk
112 min | 2008 |
6.7 (423822 votes)
|
7.09 (763 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.

21.
The Forbidden Kingdom
104 min | 2008 |
6.6 (99818 votes)
|
6.98 (284 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.

22.
The Spiderwick Chronicles
96 min | 2008 |
6.5 (86067 votes)
|
6.88 (139 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.

23.
The Good the Bad the Weird
130 min | 2008 |
7.3 (32602 votes)
|
7.67 (87 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.

24.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
98 min | 2008 |
5.9 (55231 votes)
|
6.25 (263 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.
Sex Drive
109 min | 2008 |
6.5 (82262 votes)
|
6.83 (100 reviews)

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

26.
Ip Man
106 min | 2008 |
8.0 (206519 votes)
|
8.28 (202 reviews)

During the Japanese invasion of China, a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home when his city is occupied. With little means of providing for themselves, Ip Man and the remaining members of the city must find a way to survive.

27.
One Week
94 min | 2008 |
7.1 (10618 votes)
|
7.38 (54 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.

28.
Death Race
105 min | 2008 |
6.4 (194685 votes)
|
6.67 (227 reviews)

Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.

29.
Iron Man
126 min | 2008 |
7.9 (915527 votes)
|
8.15 (1260 reviews)

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

30.
Inkheart
106 min | 2008 |
6.1 (72022 votes)
|
6.3 (119 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.

31.
WALL·E
98 min | 2008 |
8.4 (967737 votes)
|
8.53 (1203 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 (20580 votes)
|
5.43 (116 reviews)

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

33.
The Spirit
103 min | 2008 |
4.8 (58883 votes)
|
4.92 (299 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.

34.
Hancock
92 min | 2008 |
6.4 (434699 votes)
|
6.39 (600 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.

35.
Get Smart
110 min | 2008 |
6.5 (199505 votes)
|
6.45 (405 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.

36.
Jodhaa Akbar
213 min | 2008 |
7.6 (28827 votes)
|
7.5 (123 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.

37.
The Tale of Despereaux
93 min | 2008 |
6.1 (35247 votes)
|
5.96 (105 reviews)

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

38.
The Brothers Bloom
114 min | 2008 |
6.8 (48210 votes)
|
6.66 (116 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.

39.
Fool's Gold
112 min | 2008 |
5.7 (71941 votes)
|
5.55 (147 reviews)

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

40.
Journey to the Center of the Earth
93 min | 2008 |
5.8 (110689 votes)
|
5.64 (218 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.

41.
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
120 min | 2008 |
7.0 (251444 votes)
|
6.84 (358 reviews)

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

42.
Babylon A.D.
90 min | 2008 |
5.6 (92282 votes)
|
5.32 (199 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.

Top 18 overrated adventure movies from year 2008

01.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (365869 votes)
|
5.21 (2228 reviews)

A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

02.
Quantum of Solace
106 min | 2008 |
6.6 (395638 votes)
|
5.02 (1185 reviews)

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

03.
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
112 min | 2008 |
5.2 (147834 votes)
|
4.13 (498 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 (281777 votes)
|
5.08 (494 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.
Tropic Thunder
107 min | 2008 |
7.0 (369847 votes)
|
6.06 (573 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.

06.
The Red Baron
106 min | 2008 |
6.4 (11504 votes)
|
5.46 (77 reviews)

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

07.
Saw V
92 min | 2008 |
5.8 (112357 votes)
|
4.86 (263 reviews)

Following Jigsaw's grisly demise, Mark Hoffman is commended as a hero, but Agent Strahm is suspicious, and delves into Hoffman's past. Meanwhile, another group of people are put through a series of gruesome tests.

08.
Transporter 3
104 min | 2008 |
6.1 (154387 votes)
|
5.19 (190 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.

09.
Asterix bei den Olympischen Spielen
116 min | 2008 |
5.2 (26949 votes)
|
4.33 (36 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.

10.
10,000 BC
109 min | 2008 |
5.1 (123799 votes)
|
4.33 (562 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.

11.
Red Cliff
148 min | 2008 |
7.4 (42901 votes)
|
6.77 (100 reviews)

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

12.
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
104 min | 2008 |
6.6 (128780 votes)
|
5.98 (165 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.

13.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
122 min | 2008 |
6.1 (414483 votes)
|
5.5 (2035 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.

14.
Australia
165 min | 2008 |
6.6 (117481 votes)
|
6.14 (448 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.

15.
City of Ember
90 min | 2008 |
6.5 (61814 votes)
|
6.04 (110 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.

16.
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
150 min | 2008 |
6.5 (189200 votes)
|
6.1 (436 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.

17.
Max Payne
100 min | 2008 |
5.4 (120603 votes)
|
5.06 (397 reviews)

Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a police detective and an assassin, who will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.

18.
Taken
90 min | 2008 |
7.8 (555758 votes)
|
7.5 (1013 reviews)

A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.