Lion Movie

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Who's Involved:

Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Dev Patel, David Wenham, Garth Davis, Luke Davies, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Menik Gooneratne, Pallavi Sharda, Eamon Farren

Release Date:

Friday, November 25, 2016 (Limited)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Follows a five-year-old Indian boy who, after a wrong train takes him thousands of miles away from home and family, survives many challenges before being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only the scantest of clues, he learns of a new technology called Google Earth, and sets out to find his lost family.

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Who stars in Lion: Cast List

... Lucy

"Annette" , "A Nightmare On Elm Street"  

... Sue Brierley

"The Upside" , "Just Go With It"  

... Saroo Brierley

"The Green Knight" , "The Personal History of David Copperfield"  

... John Brierley

"Dirt Music" , "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole"  

"Photograph" , "Talaash - The Answer Lies Within"  

... Swarmina

"Mortal Engines"  

... Prama

"Tom and Jerry"  

... Luke

"Girl Asleep"  

Who's making Lion: Crew List

A look at the Lion behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Garth Davis last directed Mary Magdalene and Shantaram. The film's writer Luke Davies last wrote News of the World and Angel of Mine.


Garth Davis


Luke Davies

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Watch: Lion Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about Lion?

Key Facts

  1. Adapted from the non-fiction book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley.

Filming Timeline

  1. August 2016: The film was in Completed status.
  2. March 2016: The film was in Post-Production status.

Lion Release Date: When was the film released?

Lion was released in 2016 on Friday, November 25, 2016 (Limited release). There were 2 other movies released on the same date, including Miss Sloane and Evolution.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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