Birdman (2014)

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Directed By Alejandro González Iñárritu Starring Michael Keaton  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Edward Norton  •  Naomi Watts  •  Emma Stone Genres Black Comedy  •  Comedy Drama  •  Drama  •  Magic Realism  •  Showbiz Comedy  •  Showbiz Drama Studios &
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Golden Globe Nominated  •  Academy Award Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Picture Winning  •  Fox Searchlight Pictures  •  Regency Films  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Winning  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Winning  •  Independent Spirit Award for Best Film Winning  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Independent Spirit Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Satellite Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Satellite Award for Best Film Winning  •  87th Academy Awards Nominated
Other Titles Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Release Info August 27, 2014
Color  •  119 minutes R Rated R
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Comments (15)

 
Wade92

Wade92 on 1/2/2015 Reply  · 

Did anyone else just assume this movie was going to be about Harvey Birdman when it was first announced? Still a good movie though.

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AverageMovieBuff

AverageMovieBuff on 1/3/2015 Reply  · 

This WILL win Oscars. It was brilliant.

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JC13

JC13 on 1/8/2015 Reply  · 

Great film with a great cast. Definitely one of the best of last year. Edward Norton steals the show.

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scottyboi08

scottyboi08 on 1/12/2015 Reply  · 

Just think Birdman tried too hard to be impressive, which don't get me wrong, at times visually it was, but the story really wasn't all that (thinking about it, it was actually very basic). The great acting and cinematography held it.

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Zebula77

Zebula77 on 2/5/2015 Reply  · 

Definitely some virtuoso filmmaking going on here, and the performances are fantastic, but the movie never engaged me on an emotional level. Left me feeling a bit empty.

Still, I see what the fuss is about.

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Danny237

Danny237 on 2/23/2015 Reply  · 

Really, most overrated of year

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AverageMovieBuff

AverageMovieBuff on 4/18/2015 Reply  · 

No

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AverageMovieBuff

AverageMovieBuff on 4/20/2015 Reply  · 

This is a near-perfect character study which shows a once-famous man who's loss of fame has made him vulnerable and insignificant in the modern world. A very dramatic movie that is hilarious at the same time, great.

If you wanna talk about the most overrated then I think there's only one culprit: Interstellar.

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Danny237

Danny237 on 6/9/2015 Reply  · 

TRUE! Take that back: 2nd most overrated of the year.

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Koroy

Koroy on 6/9/2015 Reply  · 

Naah interstellar isn't overrated interstellar was overhyped.People were bugging to see it.And yes birdman was the most overrated movieof the yearIMO.

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Koroy

Koroy on 6/19/2015 Reply  · 

Man michael keaton flying across new york sky is perhaps the most dumbest scene i have ever witnessed in a movie

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RobotPolarBear

RobotPolarBear on 10/8/2015 Reply  · 

so many people call it overrated that I'm seriously tempted to suggest that it's actually underrated, even when taking into account the whole Oscars thing

(plus a lot of its detractors seem to completely miss the point of the movie)

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nclysander

nclysander on 1/9/2017 Reply  · 

What would you say the point of the movie is, that so many seem to miss?

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Ufhamlet

Ufhamlet on 12/14/2015 Reply  · 

Quite a swipe at action-addicted Hollywood (and movie goers in general, really). Sad that theater and "talkies" aren't the stick that stirs the drink anymore, but Birdman isn't going to fix that, the same way directors ranting in press junkets won't. Preachy, but entertaining, and the single-take cinematography is mesmerizing if not exhausting.

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 12/13/2017 Reply  · 

Maybe a few scenes should’ve been left on the cutting room floor but otherwise a film which contains beautiful imagery, fantastic performances and dives into the mind state of a crazy washup actor and I also appreciated how it made fun of the commercial state of movies today!

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