R | | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up actor, who once played a famous superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in a Broadway play.
The movie is about a washed up comic book movie actor, and its main stars have been in comic book movies themselves. Michael Keaton played Bruce Wayne in Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992), Edward Norton played Bruce Banner in The Incredible Hulk (2008), Emma Stone played Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), and Naomi Watts played Jet Girl in Tank Girl (1995).
How did we end up here? This place is horrible. Smells like balls. We don't belong here.
When Riggan's girlfriend brings him the newspaper and tells him to look at the review on page 12, there's a full page of ads on the left-hand page and he reads the review on the right hand page. In most newspapers, page 12, an even-numbered page, would be a left-hand page.
$424,397 (USA) (17 October 2014)
$42,335,698 (USA) (10 April 2015)
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