Slumdog Millionaire

Lists: Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009, Best Picture Winners from the 2000s, Thriller, HPR Movie Of The Day, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Independent Film Award Nominees - BIFA, Academy Award Best Picture Winners - All Time

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: 524 (Rank from 2008: # 12)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 57.14%
Regular 35.71%
Half-Popped 7.14%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi97
Sir M Hayes XIV95
Entertainment Blur Rob95(full review)
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 GuysFilmQuest80Comedy: 0
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 5
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.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 4
Rewatch: 4

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)