Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire

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Our best guess for you: 4 stars

Average of 3469 ratings: 4.0 Stars

2008 M Contains violence and offensive language.

After coming within one question of winning 20 million rupees on the Hindi version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" 18-year-old Mumbai "slumdog" Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) is arrested on suspicion of cheating. While in custody, Jamal regales a jaded police inspector (Irrfan Khan) with remarkable tales of his life on the streets, as well as the story of Latika (Freida Pinto), the woman he loved and lost. Danny Boyle's film won all four Golden Globes for which it was nominated, including Best Picture (Drama).

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120 minutes
2009 Academy Awards
Best Picture
2009 Golden Globes
Best Motion Picture - Drama
2009 BAFTA
BAFTA Award for Best Film: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan
2008 BAFTA
BAFTA Award for Best Direction: Danny Boyle
Fatso Top 100
Rated #28 out of Fatso's Top 100

DVD details

Screen Format
2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English & Audio Descriptive
English, Hindi Dolby Digital 5.1

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.35:1
English & Audio Descriptive
English, Hindi Dolby Master Audio DTS HD 5.1

68 Member Reviews Write a review

5 by c_butler

Fantastic... I LOVED this movie... Not what I was expecting... BETTER.

5 by crazygirl1

This is a very cool movie and shows how life is for the exploited children of india.. well acted.. :)

4 by Wrynose

One boys attempt to triumph against all the odds. No big stars in this film which was a big plus in its favour. I particularly liked the urban vistas depicting the expansive squalor of massed humanity. Definitely worth a look.

4 by Albytheracistdragon

Lives up to it's reputation, I even managed to watch it twice. Has a compelling plot combined with well matched soundtrack...could even watch it again!


I know this won lots of Oscars but really not my kind of movie. Kind of depressing and could be upsetting to some. Saw this at the movies and 3 people walked out after 45mins. Mostly set in the slums... Read more

3.5 by ClarkvilleCottage

Very enjoyable, got it firstly because I liked the Millionaire game show, great shots of India and a really good story.

5 by kai4uboi

brilliant, clever and just primo. Enjoyed this movie very much, i didnt watch it until i rented this dvd. Just was wondering what all the hype was about. Now I marks.

5 by Clearview

Excellent, we really enjoyed this one, good actors.

5 by aurora

Brilliant.. has a little of everything in it and keeps you interested the whole way through.

5 by paddock

really enjoyed movie, well worth watching..............