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Summary An actor (Michael Keaton)—famous for portraying an iconic superhero—struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 58 Critic Reviews
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User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 1,895 User Ratings
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Summary An actor (Michael Keaton)—famous for portraying an iconic superhero—struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 58 Critic Reviews
87
88% Positive
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9% Mixed
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3% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 58 Critic Reviews
87
88% Positive
51 Reviews
9% Mixed
5 Reviews
3% Negative
2 Reviews

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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 1,895 User Ratings
8.2
84% Positive
1595 Ratings
8% Mixed
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8% Negative
143 Ratings

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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 1,895 User Ratings
8.2
84% Positive
1595 Ratings
8% Mixed
157 Ratings
8% Negative
143 Ratings

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Production Company New Regency Productions, M Productions, Grisbi Productions, Le, TSG Entertainment, Worldview Entertainment
Release Date Oct 17, 2014
Duration 1 h 59 m
Rating R
Tagline You're Anything But Invisible
Academy Awards, USA
• 4 Wins & 9 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 2 Wins & 7 Nominations
Gold Derby Awards
• 3 Wins & 18 Nominations