Top 25 Movies of 2008

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

This table lists Exhibitor Relations' top 25 grossing movies of 2008, according to movie name, distributor, and gross earnings. The Dark Knight was the highest grossing movie of 2008. All figures are through 4 January 2009.

RankTitle (Distributor)Gross earnings
1.The Dark Night (Warner Bros.)$531,001,578
2.Iron Man (Paramount)318,313,199
3.Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Paramount)317,023,851
4.Hancock (Sony)227,946,274
5.WALL-E (Walt Disney)223,806,889
6.Kung Fu Panda (Paramount/Dreamworks)215,434,591
7.Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (Paramount)177,016,810
8.Twilight (Summit Entertainment)176,922,850
9.Quantum of Solace (Sony)166,820,413
10.Dr. Suess' Horton Hears A Who! (Fox)154,529,439
11.Sex and the City (Warner Bros.)152,647,258
12.Mamma Mia! (Universal)143,762,955
13.The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Walt Disney)141,621,490
14.The Incredible Hulk (Universal)134,533,885
15.Wanted (Universal)134,327,125
16.Get Smart (Warner Bros.)130,319,208
17.Four Christmases (Warner Bros.)118,189,834
18.Tropic Thunder (Dreamworks/Paramount)110,461,307
19.Bolt (Walt Disney)109,917,145
20.Marley & Me (Fox)106,664,046
21.The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Universal)102,277,510
22.Journey to the Center of the Earth (Warner Bros.)101,704,370
23.Eagle Eye (Paramount)101,255,091
24.Step Brothers (Sony)100,468,793
25.You Don't Mess with the Zohan (Sony)100,018,837
Source: Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc.

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