Birdman

Release Date: Friday, October 17, 2014 Limited

Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Lindsay Duncan, Zach Galifianakis, Molly Conners, Christopher Woodrow, John Lesher, Sarah E. Johnson, Arnon Milchan, Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicolas Giacobone, James W. Skotchdopole

A washed up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play.

R Comedy 1 hr, 59 m

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A washed up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play.

A washed up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play.

Plot

What's the story about?

Plot
Riggan Thompson was Birdman, a crime-stopping superhero with a beak and a three-film franchise. Now, he's a washed up actor trying to get his career and life back together by opening his own play on Broadway. On the eve of it's opening, the play is close to falling apart and Riggan is forced to sign a younger, egotistical lead actor, whom he despises. What results over the next three days is strange, dark and downright hilarious, nearly costing Riggan his career, family and sanity in the process.
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Top Cast

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Crew Behind the Film

The Birdman behind-the-scenes crew and production team.

The film's director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu last directed Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths and The Revenant. The film's writer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu last wrote Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths and The Revenant.

Producers
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
John Lesher
Arnon Milchan
James W. Skotchdopole

Additional Information

MPA Rating
R Restricted for language throughout, some sexual content and brief violence
Runtime
1 hr, 59 m
Tagline
Not available
Also known as
The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance, Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Language
English

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Birdman Video Clip: Coffee Movie Clip Image
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Birdman Video Clip: Coffee
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Birdman Theatrical Trailer
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Birdman International Trailer

Production Details

What we know about the Birdman movie production.

Key Facts

  • Emma Stone will play Michael Keaton's daughter, fresh from rehab and now his assistant. Naomi Watts will be an actress in the play, while Zach Galifianakis will play the production's conniving producer.

Production Updates

Completed

The film was tagged as Completed.

Post-Production

The film was tagged as Post-Production.

Production

The film was tagged as Production. Principal photography began on April 15th in New York City.

Pre-Production

The film was tagged as Pre-Production. An early April 2013 production start is being eyed.

Release Dates

When was the film released?

Birdman was released in limited movie theaters on Friday, October 17, 2014. There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including The Best of Me, Fury and The Book of Life. As a limited release, Birdman was shown in select movie theaters in major markets.



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