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Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

2015
Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

Directed by

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu

Starring

Michael Keaton
Kenny Chin
Jamahl Garrison-Lowe
Jeremy Shamos
Andrea Riseborough
Katherine O'Sullivan
Damian Young
Keenan Shimizu
Akira Ito
Natalie Gold
Merritt Wever
Michael Siberry
Clark Middleton
Amy Ryan
William Youmans
Lindsay Duncan
Paula Pell
David Fierro
Hudson Flynn
Warren Kelly
Joel Marsh Garland
Brent Bateman
Donna Lynne Champlin
Valentino Musumeci
Taylor Schwencke
Craig muMs Grant
Kyle Knauf
Dave Neal
Kelly Southerland
Roberta Colindrez
Catherine Peppers
Frank Ridley
Janis Corsair
Rakesh Shah
Bill Camp
Malachi Weir
Jackie Hoffman
Stephen Adly Guirgis
Glenn Wein
Ebrahim Jaffer
Nicolas Rain Noe
Susan Blackwell
Anna Hardwick
Dusan Dukic
Helena-Alexis Seymour
Ian Finlay
Alexandra Aristy
Robbin Banx
Stefanie Bari
Thomas J. Bellezza
Paula Blum
Dave Bobb
Bryan Burton
Teena Byrd
Brian Cheeks
Richard R. Corapi
Alan Davis
Johanna Day
Madeline Farbstein
James Farley
Z. Frankie
Les Gardonyi
Julie Gudz
David H. Holmes
Bomber Hurley-Smith
David Itchkawitz
Joseph Anthony Jerez
Benjamin Kanes
Anna Kuchma
Kamron Leal
Tracy Michael Lynch
Rachael Ma
Keith Mackler
Vanessa Malanga
Alex Malaos
Raymond Mamrak
Michelle E. Mancini
Chris McFarland
Chuck McMahon
Teresa Meza
Robert Myers
Leslie C. Nemet
Amy Novondo
Thelma OLeary
Philip Odango
Carolyn Ormond
And Palladino
Stephen Payne
Katrina E. Perkins
Rich Petrillo
Josephine Pizzino
Jon Douglas Rainey
Dwayne Rivera
Charles Rosa
Shade Rupe
Stuart Schnitzer
Nancy Ellen Shore
Janet Stanwood
John Stepanian
Paul Thornton
Stella Toppan
Millie Torchetti
Stefano Villabona
Marian Volk
Dorothy Weems
Kelli Wilcoxen
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A selection of the 2015 Oscar nomination, to see the full list visit Oscars.com

Here the list of the "main" nominations:

Best Picture

American Sniper
Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory Of Everything
Whiplash

Best Director

Alejandro G. Irritu, Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher
Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game

Best Actor

Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
Bradley Cooper, American Sniper
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
Michael Keaton, Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Eddie Redmayne, The Theory Of Everything

Best Actress

Marion Cotillard, Two Days One Night
Felicity Jones, The Theory Of Everything
Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon, Wild

Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Laura Dern, Wild
Emma Stone, Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Meryl Streep, Into The Woods
Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game

Supporting Actor

Robert Duvall, The Judge
Ethan Hawke, Boyhood
Edward Norton, Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher
JK Simmons, Whiplash

Foreign Language Film

Ida
Leviathan
Tangerines
Timbuktu
Wild Tales

Adapted Screenplay

American Sniper
The Imitation Game
Inherent Vice
The Theory of Everything
Whiplash

Original Screenplay

Boyhood
Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Foxcatcher
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Nightcrawler

Animated Feature

Big Hero 6
Boxtrolls
How To Train Your Dragon 2
Song Of The Sea
The Tale Of Princess Kaguya

Movie details
UK total gross
£5,673,841
1100
Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)
1101

US total gross
$42,340,598
1779
Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

UK BBFC Certificate: 15

Popular in: United States

Box Office Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 7

Weeks on box office: 6

Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
7N
£1,524,667
£1,524,667
8
£826,316
£2,992,266
8▲▼
£551,250
£4,015,427
9
£380,113
£4,668,099
11
£160,294
£5,044,674
15
£132,445
£5,673,841