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Slumdog Millionaire [Blu-ray] (2009)

Dev Patel , Freida Pinto , Danny Boyle , Loveleen Tandan  |  R |  Blu-ray
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  • Actors: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor, Rajendranath Zutshi
  • Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan
  • Writers: Simon Beaufoy, Vikas Swarup
  • Producers: Cameron McCracken, Christian Colson, François Ivernel, Ivana MacKinnon
  • Format: AC-3, Blu-ray, Color, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby TrueHD), French (Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Dubbed: French
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Fox Searchlight
  • DVD Release Date: March 31, 2009
  • Run Time: 120 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (590 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B001P9KR94
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #32,357 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Slumdog Millionaire [Blu-ray]" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Commentary by Director Danny Boyle and Actor Dev Patel
  • Commentary by Producer Christian Colson and writer Simon Beaufoy
  • 12 Deleted Scenes
  • Slumdog Dreams: Danny Boyle and the Making of Slumdog Millionaire
  • Slumdog Cutdown

  • Editorial Reviews

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    Danny Boyle (Sunshine) directed this wildly energetic, Dickensian drama about the desultory life and times of an Indian boy whose bleak, formative experiences lead to an appearance on his country's version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" Jamal (played as a young man by Dev Patel) and his brother are orphaned as children, raising themselves in various slums and crime-ridden neighorhoods and falling in, for a while, with a monstrous gang exploiting children as beggars and prostitutes. Driven by his love for Latika (Freida Pinto), Jamal, while a teen, later goes on a journey to rescue her from the gang's clutches, only to lose her again to another oppressive fate as the lover of a notorious gangster.

    Running parallel with this dark yet irresistible adventure, told in flashback vignettes, is the almost inexplicable sight of Jamal winning every challenge on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?," a strong showing that leads to a vicious police interrogation. As Jamal explains how he knows the answer to every question on the show as the result of harsh events in his knockabout life, the chaos of his existence gains shape, perspective and soulfulness. The film's violence is offset by a mesmerizing exotica shot and edited with a great whoosh of vitality. Boyle successfully sells the story's most unlikely elements with nods to literary and cinematic conventions that touch an audience's heart more than its head. --Tom Keogh

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    Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) is just one question away from winning a fortune on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" But how has this uneducated young man from the slums succeeded in providing correct responses to questions that have stumped countless scholars before him? And will he ultimately win it all or lose everything, including his true love?

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    123 of 147 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Epic. Touching. Horrifying. Romantic. Uplifting. December 21, 2008
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    Slumdog Millionaire deserves a place among the masterpieces of world cinema. Praise is pouring in for this brilliant film, directed by Danny Boyle from a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy adapted from a novel by Vikas Swarup.

    The settings move from the bleakest - the slums outside Mumbai, where our hero, Jamal Malik, lives as a child with his older brother Salim - to high rise vistas and no less than the Taj Mahal. The story ranges from the worst despair and heartbreak to the noblest sacrifice and most romantic love.

    We are introduced in the opening moments to the young adult Jamal, played by Dev Patel. He is a contestant on the Indian version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and has just answered the ten million rupee question prior to the end of the show. His next question will be worth twenty million rupees, an unimaginable fortune to the average Indian. The arrogant, primping star of the show, played with artificial charm concealing an oily narcissism by Anil Kapoor, cannot stand that young Jamal is stealing some of his spotlight, and believes that the young, uneducated "slumdog" is cheating. (One of the key sequences involves the host "proving" to himself that Jamal MUST be cheating.) Jamal has been handed over to the police, who torture him to make him confess his deception. This moment in Jamal's life frames the rest of the film, told in flashback, and explains the torturous road that allowed Jamal to answer even the most difficult questions.

    We are not told about Jamal and Salim's father, but in an early sequence we see their mother murdered in a brutal religion riot as club-wielding Hindu's attack a Muslim slum. Orphaned, Jamal and Salim live in the trash dump at the edge of the slum. They befriend another orphan, the young girl Latika.
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    41 of 47 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Love over gold July 20, 2009
    Format:DVD
    I saw this movie back in the Christmas season last year with some reluctance. Were it not for a good friend edging me on I probably would not have bothered. I incorrectly sensed that it was just another drippy foreign film about drippy people living on the edge and getting lucky.

    Boy was I wrong.

    This is such a smart, cleverly woven story with a classic twist--reminding me of Dickens--and all the stuff we love about life, but what's really striking--and I just watched this twice on DVD--is the precious love that is expressed here.

    Lump in throat anyone?

    Goosey bumps, too?

    I just lap it up. Call me a sucker--but I had to re-play the last two minutes over and over again--where our hero brushes his sweetie's scarred cheek...and you either already know or will know the rest. It just kills me every time.The quintessential message is: LOVE OVER $$, GOLD, whatever, ANY DAY!

    Amen.
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    26 of 30 people found the following review helpful
    3.0 out of 5 stars Bogus special features October 4, 2010
    By Anna
    Format:DVD
    Do not buy this DVD if you are interested in the special features listed on the box and at the Amazon site. This DVD does not contain the making of, the deleted scenes or the audio commentary. The special features contain only trailers for 4 other movies. The movie is great, but the main reason I bought the DVD was to watch the making of. This false advertisement was a complete disappointment.
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    16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
    Format:DVD
    I have read a few reviews that bashed Slumdog, and though I see a point to them, I LOVE this film. I have lived in Faridabad ( just outside of Deli), and have firsthand seen some of the things the film touched on. In the spirit of Mira Nair, Boyle opens ones eyes to this incredible country, but he doesn't sugar coat things like most Bollywood films ( which are basically musicals, some with depth others that are laughable but enjoyable nonetheless).
    Slumdog divulges what real India is like: a fight for survival, but one that has moments of beauty in it as well. Again, MOMENTS. The amount of children MUTILATED and forced by parents and others to work is disgusting. It is beyond belief. I was in the Deli area, and that has nothing on Calcutta or some of the bad areas of Mumbai.
    And despite this, one can see a beauty in these people that simply does not exist in the West. One brief scene ( SPOILER) in the movie when Dev is about to play the last round of Millionare, a woman on the street taps on his window and says 'go and win it all'. THIS type of genuine 'I'm happy for you', aka namaste, aka respect exists amongst the dire poverty.
    And then Slumdog dives into the Muslim-Hindu tension. In the kashmir region, fighting is horrendous. This type of confusion, dislike, and sometimes hatred exists between these two religions, and now with the recent terrorist attacks, things aren't looking too good.
    Slumdog Millionaire shows how hard working, diligent, determined, and driven many ( most) Indians are in their fight to survive and feed themselves/their families. The main character has to do this from when he was born, which is a sad reality for many infants/kids there.
    THE FILM IS ARTISTIC, FAST PACED AND TYPICAL BOYLE STYLE, WITH A GREAT SOUNDTRACK.
    Please watch it, and then DO something about what you have seen. Go and visit the country. It will change your life.
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    14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars One of my all-time favorite movies; it never gets old October 21, 2010
    Format:DVD
    I think this movie is a true masterpiece of cinema. So beautifully woven together - the music, the cinematography, the screenplay, the performances, the art direction, the love story. It all works together on so many levels and this movie touches me more deeply than most of the movies I've seen in my life. I went to see it like five times in the movie theater and I felt as if I had traveled to another place without even leaving my seat! It's that much of a cinematic experience. A LOVELY PIECE OF WORK!
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    5.0 out of 5 stars A modern day romance with lots of drama
    learn how the poor live in india where life is cheap and children are exploited for profit. Watch a young man pursue his love through thick and thin only to then....... Read more
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    1.0 out of 5 stars I hate this movie.
    I hate the movie, the setting, and everything about it. It sucks. Period. I hate the violence and the abusive predator posing as an orphanage.
    Published 2 days ago by Renee L Chapman
    3.0 out of 5 stars great!
    highly recommend this to everyone - great for all ages. The video was well made and is entertaining, although sad.
    Published 6 days ago by annonymous
    5.0 out of 5 stars great movie
    I saw it since I rented as a school required view until I get my copy and I really enjoyed how much was really portrayed and what I had learned of the culture from India.
    Published 8 days ago by Dana
    5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful and Disturbing at the same time.
    Excellent!! Disturbing at times but very revealing. At least it had a happy ending. Wonderful photography. I am sure that is exactly how it is.
    Published 11 days ago by gszokoly
    4.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful and heart-wrenching look at India
    After seeing a number of Indian films lately, and loving them all, I finally sat down to watch the Best Picture Winner, Slumdog Millionaire. Read more
    Published 13 days ago by Joseph Kenney
    4.0 out of 5 stars Bought as a gift
    Bought as a gift was well liked. I haven't seen it but my family did and they like it very much.
    Published 25 days ago by W. Dones
    5.0 out of 5 stars EXACTLY LIKE THE OTHER 5-STAR REVIEWS HERE
    Great movie overall, from the cinematography to the music to the dramatic story. It certainly deserved getting the Oscar for Best Picture! Read more
    Published 1 month ago by Randal M. Pierce
    3.0 out of 5 stars Mostly good, except no special features
    The DVD arrived promptly and properly packaged to avoid damage. The movie was in good working order, However, the advertisement and the cover of the DVD itself claim several... Read more
    Published 1 month ago by Roark
    3.0 out of 5 stars Great Story
    The movie had a great story. I found it hard to follow as there was so much reflection of past times with present times
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