The Dark Knight, 2008
In the superhero-saturated summer movie market, audiences had every reason to be bored by the prospect of another Batman movie in 2008. But thanks to a dystopian vision not present in previous installments and an electrifying performance by the late Heath Ledger, director Christopher Nolan's dark masterpiece pulled in over a billion dollars and became the must-see film of the year. The Dark Knight on Blu-ray
What movie actually won that year? Slumdog Millionaire
This is a tale of a former street kid from the slums of Mumbai, India who pulls himself up out of poverty to become president. Wait, that's not it. He pulls himself out of poverty to lead a group of people to freedom. Nope, that's not right either. He pulls himself out of poverty to appear on a game show. Wait, REALLY??