Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Trailer & Clips


Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) full movie is released on Nov 14, 2014. Watch Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) online - the English Comedy movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $103,215,094. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu and created by Alejandro G. Iñárritu with Michael Keaton and Emma Stone. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is available online on Apple iTunes and Amazon Video.

Actor Riggan Thomson is most famous for his movie role from over twenty years ago of the comic book superhero Birdman in the blockbuster movie of the same name and its two equally popular sequels. His association with the role took over his life, where Birdman is more renowned than "Riggan Thomson" the actor. Now past middle age, Riggan is trying to establish himself as a true artist by writing, directing, starring in and co-producing with his best friend Jake what is his Broadway debut, an adaptation of Raymond Carver's story, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. He is staking his name, what little artistic reputation that comes with that name and his life savings on the project, and as such will do anything needed to make the play a success. As he and Jake go through the process of the previews toward opening night, Riggan runs into several issues: needing to find a replacement for the integral supporting male role the night before the first preview; hiring the talented Broadway name, Mike Shiner, for that role, Mike who ends up being difficult to work with and who may end up overshadowing Riggan in the play; having to deal potentially with a lawsuit based on one of his actions to ensure success; needing to be there for his daughter, Sam, who he has hired to be his production assistant and who has just come out of drug rehab; and pleasing the New York Times critic, Tabitha Dickinson, who wants to use any excuse to give the play a scathing review which in turn would close the show after the opening night performance. But Riggan's biggest problem may be his own insecurities, which are manifested by him constantly hearing what he believes to be the truth from the voice of his Birdman character, who he often battles both internally and externally.

As know as:

バードマン あるいは(無知がもたらす予期せぬ奇跡), Putncilvēks, Omul Pasăre sau (Virtutea nesperată a ignoranței), Birdman o (La inesperada virtud de la ignorancia), Birdman ou (Les vertus insoupçonnées de l'ignorance)

Release Date:

Jan 16, 2015

Release Date (Streaming):

Feb 17, 2015


United States



Stream Service:

Fox Searchlight

Production Companies:

New Regency Productions, M Productions, Grisbi Productions, Le

Gross worldwide:



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Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online
It's not perfect (it can be exhausting at times, actually), but it says a lot about people, narcissism and the co-dependent relationship between actor and celebrity.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 01, 2017
Jason Bailey
A thunderbolt reminder of the kind of quick-thinking, quick-talking, quick-witted characters that Keaton used to specialize in, and Iñárritu finds the right style to showcase his gifts.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 18, 2016
Nick Schager
Esquire Magazine
Even when Keaton is transforming his character's stock issues into ones that feel unique and genuine, he's undercut by his director's flashiness, right up to an on-the-nose finale.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 22, 2016

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