Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama


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A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in his very own Broadway play.


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  • Alejandro G. Iñárritu in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
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  • Michael Keaton and Amy Ryan in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Antonio Sanchez's celebrated musical score, performed almost entirely by drums, was disqualified by the music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) because it didn't fit their criteria.


Quotes

Young Birdman: How did we end up here? This place is horrible. Smells like balls. We don't belong here.


Goofs

It is twice stated that the St. James Theatre seats 800 people. In actuality, its capacity is approximately 1,700.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Comedy | Drama

Details

Release Date:

14 November 2014

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,471,471 (USA) (10 January 2015)

Gross:

$42,340,598 (USA)

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