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Slumdog Millionaire
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Danny Boyle
Produced by Christian Colson
Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy
Based on
Starring Dev Patel
Freida Pinto
Madhur Mittal
Anil Kapoor
Irrfan Khan
Music by A.R. Rahman
Cinematography Anthony Dod Mantle
Edited by Chris Dickens
Distributed by Pathé
Eros Entertainment
Release date
30 August 2008 (2008-08-30) (Telluride Film Festival)
9 January 2009 (2009-01-09) (United Kingdom)
23 January 2009 (2009-01-23) (India)
Running time
120 minutes
Country United Kingdom[1][2][3]
Language English
Budget $15 million[6]
Box office $377,910,544[6]

Slumdog Millionaire is a 2008 British Indian drama movie. It was directed by Danny Boyle and based on the novel Q&A by Vikas Swarup, although the movie is very different from the book.[7] The movie is set in Mumbai, India and is about a poor boy who appears on India's version of the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.

In 2009, Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for 10 Academy Awards and won 8, including Best Picture.


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