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Top 50 Genre Films of 2008

 

Following are the top-grossing science fiction, fantasy, horror and spy-fi films of 2008.

 

Rank Overall Title Gross
(in millions) 
Budget
(in millions)
 1. 1.  The Dark Knight  $1,001
US: $533 
 $185
 2. 2.  Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull  $787
US: $317
 $185
 3.   3.    Kung Fu Panda  $632
US: 417
 $130
 4.  4.   Hancock  $624
US: $396 
 $150
 5.  6. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa  $591
US: $180
 $150
 6.  7.  Iron Man  $582
US: $318
 $140
 7. 9.  WALL-E  $535
$US: 224
 $180
 8. 10.  The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian  $420
US: $141M
 $200
 9. 12.  The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor  $401
US: $103 
 $145
 10. 13.  Twiight  $377
US: $192
 $37
 11. 14.  Wanted  $341
US: $135 
 $75
 12. 15.  The Curious Case of Benjamin Button  $329
US: $127 
 $150
 13. 17.  Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!  $297
US: $155 
 $85
 14.  18.  Bolt  $287
US: $114 
 $150
 15. 19.  10,000 B.C.  $270
US: $95 
 $105
 16. 20.  The Incredicle Hulk  $263
US: $135 
 $150
 17. 22.  Journey to the Center of the Earth  $242
US: $102 
 $60
 18. 23.  The Day the Earth Stood Still  $231
US: $79 
 $80
 19. 24.  Get Smart  $230
US: $130 
 $80
 20. 26.  Jumper  $222
US: $80 
 $85
 21. 30.  Bedtime Stories  $209
US: $110 
 $80
 22. 36.  Cloverfield  $171
US: $80
 $25
 23. 39. The Happening  $164
US: $65 
 $48
 24. 40.  The Spiderwick Chronicles  $163 
US: $71 
 $90
 25. 41.  Hellboy II: The Golden Army  $160
US: $76 
 $85
 26. 47.  Beverly Hills Chihuahua  $141
US: $95 
 N/A
 27. 48.  The Forbidden Kingdom $129
US: $52 
 N/A
 28. 59.  Nim’s Island  $100
US: $48 
 $37
 29. 60.  Speed Racer  $94
US: $44 
 $120
 30. 63.  Max Payne  $85
US: $41 
 $35
 31. 64.  The Tale of Despereaux  $84
US: $51 
 $60
 32. 70.  Mirrors  $76
US: $31 
 N/A
 33. 72.  Death Race  $75
US: $36 
 $45
 34. 74.  Babylon A.D.  $72
US: $23 
 $70
 35. 75.  Superhero Movie  $71
US: $26 
 N/A
 36. 78.  The X-Files: I Want to Believe  $69
US: $21 
 $30
 37. 79.  Star Wars: The Clone Wars  $68
US: $35 
 N/A
 38. 81.  Space Chimps  $65
US: $30 
 $37
 39. 85.  The Eye  $57
US: $31 
 N/A
 40. 94. Shutter $48
US: $26 
 N/A
 41. 95.  CJ7  $47
US: $0.2 
 N/A
 42. 96.  One Missed Call  $46
US: $27 
 $20
 43. 105.  Quarantine  $41
US: $32 
 $12
 44. 114.  The Spirit  $38 
US: $20 
 N/A
 45. 115.  Fly Me to The Moon  $38
US: $13 
 $25
 46. 129.  Igor  $30
US: $20 
 $25
 47. 134.  Ghost Town  $27
US: $13 
 $20
 48. 144.  The Ruins  $23
US $17 
 N/A
 49. 146.  Doomsday  $22
US: $11 
 N/A
 50.  148. Over Her Dead Body  $21
US $8 
 N/A

Source: Box Office Mojo

David Speakman

David Speakman has spent more than two decades as a writer/editor, photographer, graphic designer and manager of creative teams in broadcast, print and the Internet. His education is in journalism, graphic design, organizational communication and law.
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