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Poster for the movie "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa"

Top 10 Animation Movies of 2008

Below is our list with the best Animation movies of 2008. Find out information about every movie and watch their trailers. See which is our top pick for the most interesting animation for the particular year.

  1. Poster for the movie "Waltz with Bashir"

    Waltz with Bashir

    Director
    Ari Folman
    Runtime
    1 h 30 min
    Release Date
    25 June 2008
    Genres
    Drama, Animation, War
    Overview
    Much awarded animated documentary, in which director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut. The usage on animation enabled Folman to illustrate their personal memories and dreams.
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  2. Poster for the movie "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"

    Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    Director
    Dave Filoni
    Runtime
    1 h 38 min
    Release Date
    5 August 2008
    Genres
    Animation, Action, Science Fiction, Adventure
    Overview
    Set between Episode II and III the Clone Wars is the first computer animated Star Wars film. Anakin and Obi Wan must find out who kidnapped Jabba the Hutts son and return him safely. The Seperatists will try anything to stop them and ruin any chance of a diplomatic agreement between the Hutt's and the Republic.
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  3. Poster for the movie "Horton Hears a Who!"

    Horton Hears a Who!

    Director
    Jimmy Hayward, Steve Martino
    Runtime
    1 h 28 min
    Release Date
    3 March 2008
    Genres
    Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
    Overview
    One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home
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  4. Poster for the movie "The Tale of Despereaux"

    The Tale of Despereaux

    Director
    Robert Stevenhagen, Sam Fell
    Runtime
    1 h 33 min
    Release Date
    19 December 2008
    Genres
    Adventure, Animation, Family
    Overview
    Once upon a time... in the far away kingdom of Dor... lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro, who leads him, at long last, on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness.
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  5. Poster for the movie "Ponyo"

    Ponyo

    Director
    Hayao Miyazaki
    Runtime
    1 h 40 min
    Release Date
    19 July 2008
    Genres
    Animation, Family
    Overview
    The son of a sailor, 5-year old Sosuke lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary goldfish. The daughter of a masterful wizard and a sea goddess, Ponyo uses her father's magic to transform herself into a young girl and quickly falls in love with Sosuke, but the use of such powerful sorcery causes a dangerous imbalance in the world. As the moon steadily draws nearer to the earth and Ponyo's father sends the ocean's mighty waves to find his daughter, the two children embark on an adventure of a lifetime to save the world and fulfill Ponyo's dreams of becoming human.
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  6. Poster for the movie "Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds"

    Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

    Director
    Hajime Kamegaki
    Runtime
    1 h 30 min
    Release Date
    2 August 2008
    Genres
    Fantasy, Animation, Action
    Overview
    A mysterious group of ninjas makes a surprise attack on the Konohagakure, which takes great damage. The nightmare of another Shinobi World War could become a reality. Sasuke, who was still a missing nin from Konoha trying to kill his brother, Itachi, appears for the second time in front of Naruto at an unknown location to prevent it from happening.
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  7. Poster for the movie "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa"

    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

    Director
    Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
    Runtime
    1 h 29 min
    Release Date
    30 October 2008
    Genres
    Family, Animation, Comedy
    Overview
    Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers encounter members of their own species for the first time. Africa proves to be a wild place, but Alex and company wonder if it is better than their Central Park home.
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  8. Poster for the movie "Bolt"

    Bolt

    Director
    Chris Williams, Byron Howard
    Runtime
    1 h 38 min
    Release Date
    29 January 2008
    Genres
    Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy
    Overview
    Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super powers" to find a way home.
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  9. Poster for the movie "Kung Fu Panda"

    Kung Fu Panda

    Director
    Mark Osborne, John Stevenson
    Runtime
    1 h 30 min
    Release Date
    4 June 2008
    Genres
    Adventure, Animation, Family, Comedy
    Overview
    When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master Shifu and the Furious Five -- Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey -- to give it a try.
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  10. Poster for the movie "WALL·E"

    WALL·E

    Director
    Andrew Stanton
    Runtime
    1 h 38 min
    Release Date
    22 June 2008
    Genres
    Animation, Family
    Overview
    WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives with a sleek new type of robot, WALL·E thinks he's finally found a friend and stows away on the ship when it leaves.
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