Slumdog Millionaire

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Brief Synopsis: "The story of the life of an impoverished Indian teen Jamal Malik, who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of "Who Wants to be A Millionaire?", wins, and is then suspected of cheating."

Overall Ranking: 671 (Rank from 2008: # 15)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 58.82%
Regular 29.41%
Half-Popped 11.76%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97
Sir M Hayes XIV95
Entertainment Blur Rob95(full review)
Annwyn S90
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews90
Dave Examines Movies88(full review)
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes88(full review)
Brandon H85
CinemaVisitor Erik85
Lisa Marie Bowman85 - An excellent and exuberant film from Danny Boyle.
(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80
Thomas Pollock80
Jay of Life Vs Film80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80
Bryan Lienesch55 - Boyle's high-adrenaline, psychedellic vision for the film gets in the way of what would have otherwise been a fairly impressive script.
Ryan from Ten Stars Or Less50(full review)

People Involved

  • Anil Kapoor (Prem Kumar)
  • Mia Drake Inderbitzin (Adele)
  • Dev Patel (Jamal Malik)
  • Saurabh Shukla (Sergeant Srinivas)
  • Rajendranath Zutshi (Director (as Raj Zutshi))
  • Jeneva Talwar (Vision Mixer)
  • Freida Pinto (Latika)
  • Irrfan Khan (Police Inspector)
  • Ayush Mahesh Khedekar (Youngest Jamal)
  • Mahesh Manjrekar (Javed)
  • Sanchita Choudhary (Jamals mother)
  • Danny Boyle (Director)