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Year
2008
Runtime
120 min.
Directors
Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan
Genres
Drama, Romance
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
511,874
Checks
94,960
Favs
5,364
Dislikes
945
Favs/checks
5.6% (1:18)
Favs/dislikes
6:1
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  1. The Doctor's avatar

    The Doctor

    It's not overhyped and overrated. Almost no Hollywood picture compares to this rags to riches story. You can imagine what Hollywood would do if they made this movie, it would drip of cynicism and falsehood. Danny Boyle manages to create a rich story, something that rarely comes out of the cinema nowadays. 9 years 4 months ago
  2. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    An almost Dickensian journey from child to young adult in the slums of India. It's also a grand love story, and a film about memory, as each question asked of the protagonist on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? sends us into a flashback that will show how he knows the answer (or doesn't). A huge editing effort, and it works completely. Charming, striking, unique and unforgettable. 3 years 11 months ago
  3. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Great movie. Very nice to see when Oscar winners are not Hollywood movies. 7 years 6 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #45 in iCheckMovies - Most Checked
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  2. This movie ranks #63 in BAFTA - Best Film
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  3. This movie ranks #78 in National Board of Review - Best Film
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  4. This movie ranks #82 in Academy Award Best Pictures
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  5. This movie ranks #111 in Academy Award Best Cinematography
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  6. This movie ranks #128 in Golden Globe Best Picture Winners
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  7. This movie ranks #190 in The 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  8. This movie ranks #302 in 501 Must See Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #317 in All-Time Worldwide Box office
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  10. This movie ranks #468 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
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