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  • Actors: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor
  • Directors: Rajkumar Hirani
  • Writers: Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Abhijit Joshi
  • Producers: Aman Mahajan, Anil Davda, Sanjiv Kishinchandani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Dolby, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Dubbed: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • DVD Release Date: April 26, 2011
  • Run Time: 164 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (218 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B004O0U264
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,876 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "3 Idiots" on IMDb

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Customer Reviews

This is one of the best movies I've ever seen.
Kara Mcbride
Even with some subtitles, I laughed, cried and rejoiced with this film.
acook1432
The movie was well acted, the story line was very good.
Arly W Eggertsen

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74 of 78 people found the following review helpful By SJMiller on December 3, 2010
Format: DVD
I saw this movie on a SAS Flight to Copenhagen. I had never seen a Bollywood movie before and I was so impressed with this particular movie that I watched it a second time on the flight and now I'm ordering the DVD from Amazon. I am considering buying and downloading at least some of the mp3s from the soundtrack via Amazon as well.

The movie is in Hindi. I speak no Hindi, but it has English subtitles. The movie was lighthearted entertainment. I found it very funny, with a good soundtrack, it had a thought provoking theme, and an engaging plot. It probably won't be widely acknowledged outside of the greater Hindi speaking world, but it is definitely worth the effort to find it and deal with the subtitles. I've recommended it to several of my colleagues who I know either speak Hindi or are interested in foreign films.

I don't collect DVDs so I rarely purchase movies. Only those that have a significant impact on me in terms of being entertaining enough for multiple viewing and sharing with friend and family motivate a purchase. I think this movie is worth it and am adding it to my "collection" of approximately 5 or 6.

If you don't purchase it at least make the effort to rent it! You won't be disappointed.

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68 of 73 people found the following review helpful By Thomas E. Davis TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on June 16, 2011
Format: DVD
Following the stupendous success of "Slumdog Millionaire" in 2008, interest in Indian cinema increased markedly. Yet that movie, while set in India, was directed by an Englishman. Most people in the U.S. know very little of real Indian film, but the number of Bollywood fans is growing rapidly, and they are almost evangelical in their admiration for Aamir Khan, the star of "3 Idiots" and a golden boy in his native country. Of the relatively few exports from that enormous market to play in American theaters, this 2009 film is one of the best. It makes a fine entree into the cinematic culture of India, which is, I must warn you, an acquired taste.

The first thing you may notice is the language, which entails what linguists call "code switching." Sentences often begin in Hindi and end in English or vice versa. But much more important to grasp is the Bollywood aesthetic, which is radically different from Hollywood's; to enjoy it requires a suspension of the rules that constrain American films. Ours have rather tightly defined genres: domestic drama, buddy picture, slasher movie, Broadway musical, sci-fi actioner, and so on. Combining two of them is rare; three is straight over the top.

Indian film, in contrast, is kitchen sink filmmaking, throwing together themes and plots from many diverse genres to create tales of epic scope (this one is nearly three hours long). These sagas whipsaw the viewer back and forth from farcical parody to ghastly tragedy to musical fantasy to weepy melodrama to toilet humor to social protest to romantic comedy. The plots are frequently Byzantine in their complexity and the characters hopelessly unrealistic.
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27 of 28 people found the following review helpful By Traddles on April 6, 2011
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
This film is one of the all-time biggest hits of the Hindi film industry, and that's no surprise. Whether you're a fan of Hindi movies or simply stumbled upon this page by accident, you need to watch this movie, and here's why:

It will introduce you to one of India's best and most famous actors, Aamir Khan. His performance as Ranchhoddas Shamaldas Chandchad (known affectionately as just "Rancho") is terrific, and I certainly think it's Aamir Khan's best role. Rancho's two best friends, Raju and Farhan, are played with great sensitivity and humor by Sharman Joshi and R. Madhavan, respectively. The stunning Kareena Kapoor is simply wonderful as Rancho's love interest, taking the role far beyond just "love interest" - she's Rancho's sprightly and hilarious equal.

The story arc covers several years in the lives of 3 friends, and the narrative becomes epic by the end of the movie - you find yourself marveling at the twists and turns, all of which are tied up nicely. The story has two foundations: the bonds of true friendship, and a critique of the education system in India (though the message has universal applicability). Rancho, Raju and Farhan are students at a prestigious engineering college, where they are randomly assigned to be roommates. Raju wants to be an engineer in order to support his poverty-stricken family, Farhan doesn't really want to be an engineer at all, and Rancho...Rancho bursts into their lives as an enigmatic figure whose background and motives are unclear. Most of the film is spent jumping between their college days and the present, in which Raju and Farhan attempt to sort out the mysteries of Rancho's past.
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23 of 25 people found the following review helpful By Zhongxun Guo on February 28, 2011
Format: DVD
As someone with a graduate degree in film production, I am absolutely baffled by the fact that this lavishly entertaining and richly rewarding enterprise has not been recognized by major international film festivals and Academy Award. Without revealing any plot of the movie, I have to point out that this is the crowning jewel of the Indian film industry, an energetic roller coaster ride in the vast sea of unpredictable twists and turns in characterization, plot, social and cultural issues and life in general.
Made with a paltry $7 million, it dwarves Hollywood big cast, big budget, big effects idiotic productions.
See it, by any means!
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