Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 2014
  • Running time: 120 min
BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he... read more
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BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

Original Release

10/17/2014

US Release

10/17/2014

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Cast

Michael Keaton Riggan / Riggan Thomson
Lindsay Duncan Tabitha / Tabitha Dickinson
Zach Galifianakis Jake
Edward Norton Mike / Mike Shiner
Emma Stone Sam / Sam Thomson
Natalie Gold Clara
Naomi Watts Lesley / Lesley Truman
Amy Ryan Sylvia
Andrea Riseborough Laura / Laura Aulburn
Merritt Wever Annie
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Writers

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Raymond Carver, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo

Cast

Michael Keaton Riggan / Riggan Thomson
Lindsay Duncan Tabitha / Tabitha Dickinson
Zach Galifianakis Jake
Edward Norton Mike / Mike Shiner
Emma Stone Sam / Sam Thomson
Natalie Gold Clara
Naomi Watts Lesley / Lesley Truman
Amy Ryan Sylvia
Andrea Riseborough Laura / Laura Aulburn
Merritt Wever Annie
Kenny Chin Korean Grocer
Jeremy Shamos Ralph
Jamahl Garrison-Lowe Stagehand (Daniel) / Daniel (Stagehand)
Damian Young Gabriel
Keenan Shimizu Han
Michael Siberry Larry
Clark Middleton Sydney
Katherine O'Sullivan Costume Assistant
William Youmans Bartender (Tommy)
Paula Pell Lady in Bar

Producers

Editors

Douglas Crise, Stephen Mirrione

2015 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
2015 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
2015 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
2015 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
2015 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
2015 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Won
2015 Golden Globe Best Original Score - Motion Picture Nominated
2015 Oscar Best Motion Picture of the Year Won
2015 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
2015 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
2015 Oscar Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
2015 Oscar Best Achievement in Directing Won
2015 Oscar Best Writing, Original Screenplay Won
2015 Oscar Best Achievement in Cinematography Won
2015 Oscar Best Achievement in Sound Mixing Nominated
2015 Oscar Best Achievement in Sound Editing Nominated
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