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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)  link to Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) on IMDb  

Number: 737

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IMDb Rating:
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7.8/10 (362883 votes)

Country: USA, 119 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy

Director(s): Alejandro González Iñárritu

Cast: Michael Keaton (as Riggan), Emma Stone (as Sam), Kenny Chin (as Korean Grocer), Zach Galifianakis (as Jake), Naomi Watts (as Lesley)

Medium: Unknown,

Plot Outline: Actor Riggan Thomson is most famous for his movie role from over twenty years ago of the comic book superhero Birdman in the blockbuster movie of the same name and its two equally popular sequels. His association with the role took over his life, where Birdman is more renowned than "Riggan Thomson" the actor. Now past middle age, Riggan is trying to establish himself as a true artist by writing, directing, starring in and co-producing with his best friend Jake what is his Broadway debut, an adaptation of Raymond Carver's story, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. He is staking his name, what little artistic reputation that comes with that name and his life savings on the project, and as such will do anything needed to make the play a success. As he and Jake go through the process of the previews toward opening night, Riggan runs into several issues: needing to find a replacement for the integral supporting male role the night before the first preview; hiring the talented ...

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