R | | Drama
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
As of 2010, this and Schindler's List (1993) are the only films to win Best Picture, Director and Screenplay at the Golden Globes, BAFTAs and the Oscars.
Shut up! The man with the Colt 45 says shut up!
A large pimple on the right side of Jamal's face appears then disappears then reappears, depending on whether he is being interrogated by the police or is answering questions as a television game-show contestant, even though those events supposedly occurred in the plot within a span of just a few hours.
Several of the cast perform a traditional Bollywood song and dance number set in a train station over the end credits.
English, Hindi, French
$360,018 (USA) (14 November 2008)
$141,319,195 (USA) (22 May 2009)
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