Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) poster


A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2014-10-17

Runtime 120 minutes

Budget $18m

Revenue $0.1b


TMDB 7.471


Kim Adam's profile image

kim_adam shared a tip "BORING!! Ranks right up there with Punch Drunk Love!!"

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pam_joseph shared a tip "Keaton will never not be cool."

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chris_mac123 shared a tip "A great movie filled like a play and shoot as of in one take. The performances are wonderful, especially from Keaton."

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david_artemiw shared a tip "So weird it was great"

lawal_temitope shared a tip "Great Imagination"

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andrew_henegar shared a tip "Different"

Nicholas Fitzhugh's profile image

nicholas_fitzhugh shared a tip "Genius"

shreyas__7030 shared a tip "A feat in cinematography - especially for a drama-dey. Michael Keaton is incredible."

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nathan_linerode shared a tip "Cleverly shot film. Have to see it to get it. Non-stop filming"

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dave_rich_1403 shared a tip "Brilliance"

Denver Lancaster's profile image

denver_lancaster shared a tip "Keaton can play anything that flies."

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hermon_grant shared a tip "Queen of the south"

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george_as shared a tip "Cinematography was cool and the story of the washed up sad actor was fun and treated well I thought"

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Oddbrother shared a tip "I only won't recommend it if you're looking for nostalgia. This is the opposite."

gloria_lowery shared a tip "Over the top....but good"

frank_gadsden shared a tip "This movie rips Hollywood alive. Everyone needs to watch it."

Seyma Dagistan's profile image

seyma_dagistan shared a tip "Will make you think about existentialism, arrogance and self-love"

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kimbralyn_klug shared a tip "Single take, great cast!"

luisa_lopez_7408 shared a tip "One of the best movies ever"

jessica_underwood_9551 shared a tip "Amazing. Loved the depths of this movie."

kitty_kough shared a tip "Hard to top the creative brilliance of this film."

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samuel_backfield shared a tip "creative, fun, unexpected, interesting"

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