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AFI's Top 10 Movies of 2008 Unveiled

December 15, 2008 (8:41 am) GMT
'The Dark Knight', 'Iron Man' and 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' are among American Film Institute's official selections for the 2008 top ten movies.

On Sunday, December 14, American Film Institute have announced their selections for the top ten of outstanding movies in 2008. Among those making it on the list are two of the summer's blockbuster comic book adaptations, "" and "".

Joining the two are "", "" "", "", "", "", "" and "". A 13-person jury, consisted of Leonard Maltin, Anne Thompson and Robert Towne among others, deliberated over the weekend before coming up with these movies.

Unlike other film honors, AFI Awards 2008 won't rank the films nor pick one as the year's best. Instead, it will honor the creative ensembles behind the films at a luncheon on January 9 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. Beside honoring those in films, the institute also recognize the best in television.

AFI's Top 10 Movies of 2008 (in alphabetical order):



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