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Runtime: 119 min

Genres: Comedy | Drama

Languages: English

Countries: USA

BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself. (c) Fox Searchlight

Writers (4)

Alejandro González Iñárritu (screenplay) and
Alexander Dinelaris (screenplay) and
Armando Bo (screenplay)
Nicolás Giacobone (screenplay) and

Composers (1)

Antonio Sanchez (original score)

Editors (2)

Cinematographers (1)

Emmanuel Lubezki director of photography

Actors (109)

Akira Ito Translator
Alan Davis Tourist with Bagel (uncredited)
Alex Malaos Theater audience member (uncredited)
Alexandra Aristy Assistant Stage Manager (uncredited)
Amy Novondo Tourist (uncredited)
Amy Ryan Sylvia
And Palladino Audience Member (uncredited)
Andrea Riseborough Laura
Anna Hardwick Blonder Reporter
Anna Kuchma Reporter (uncredited)
Benjamin Kanes Young Birdman (uncredited)
Bill Camp Crazy Man
Bomber Hurley-Smith Stage Manager (uncredited)
Brent Bateman Broadway Tourist
Brian Cheeks Tourist (uncredited)
Bryan Burton Alternate Kid in Bar (uncredited)
Carrie Ormond Theater Critic (uncredited)
Catherine Peppers Cashier
Charles Rosa Broadway Theatergoer (uncredited)
Chris McFarland Stagehand (uncredited)
Chuck McMahon Tought Guy / Stagehand (uncredited)
Clark Middleton Sidney
Craig muMs Grant Broadway Man on Street
Damian Young Gabriel
Dave Bobb Upscale Theater Patron (uncredited)
Dave Neal Annoying Times Square Guy
David Fierro Man in Bar
David H. Holmes Stagehand (uncredited)
David Itchkawitz Shocked Audience member (uncredited)
Donna Lynne Champlin Broadway Lady
Dorothy Weems Enraptured Theatre Goer (uncredited)
Dusan Dukic Newscaster
Dwayne Rivera Audience Member (front row) (uncredited)
Ebrahim Jaffer Cab Driver
Edward Norton Mike
Emma Stone Sam
Frank Ridley Mr. Roth
Glenn Wein Young Male Usher
Helena-Alexis Seymour Newscaster
Hudson Flynn Kid in Bar (Billy)
Ian Finlay Newscaster
Jackie Hoffman Lady on Balcony (Mary)
Jamahl Garrison-Lowe Daniel (Stagehand)
James Farley Man on the stoop (uncredited)
Janet Stanwood NYC upscale pedestrian (uncredited)
Janis Corsair Female Usher
Jeremy Shamos Ralph
Joel Garland Stagehand (as Jimmy Marsh Garland)
Johanna Day Annoying Tourist (uncredited)
John Stepanian Upscale Theater Patron (uncredited)
Jon Douglas Rainey Journalist (uncredited)
Joseph Anthony Jerez Tourist (uncredited)
Josephine Pizzino Usher / Audience Member / Crazed Fan / Stalker (uncredited)
Julie Gudz Reporter #3 (uncredited)
Katherine O'Sullivan Costume Assistant
Katrina E. Perkins Tourist (uncredited)
Keenan Shimizu Han
Keith Mackler Theatre Patron (uncredited)
Kelli Wilcoxen Theater Goer (uncredited)
Kelly Southerland Annoying Times Square Guy
Kenny Chin Korean Grocer
Kyle Knauf Annoying Times Square Guy
Les Gardonyi Audience (uncredited)
Leslie C. Nemet Paparazzi (uncredited)
Lindsay Duncan Tabitha
Madeline Farbstein Lady in the Theatre (uncredited)
Malachi Weir Guy in Window
Marian Volk Aficionado (uncredited)
Merritt Wever Annie
Michael Keaton Riggan
Michael Siberry Larry
Michelle E. Mancini Special Ability (uncredited)
Millie Torchetti Theater Patron (uncredited)
Nancy Ellen Shore Upscale theater patron (uncredited)
Naomi Watts Lesley
Natalie Gold Clara
Nicolas Rain Noe Intermission Man
Paul Thornton Times Square pedestrian (uncredited)
Paula Blum Shocked Nurse (uncredited)
Paula Pell Lady in Bar
Philip Odango Audience member (uncredited)
Rachael Ma Tree (uncredited)
Rakesh Shah Liquor Store Owner (uncredited)
Raymond Mamrak Annoying Tourist (uncredited)
Rich Petrillo Times Sq onlooker (uncredited)
Richard R. Corapi Upscale Theatre Patron / Driver (uncredited)
Robbin Banx Upscale Theatre Goer (uncredited)
Roberta Colindrez Broadway Woman on the Street
Sean Daniel Stentiford Broadway tourist (uncredited)
Shade Rupe Opening Night Audience Member (uncredited)
Stefanie Bari Sophie (uncredited)
Stefano Villabona Tourist Theater Audience Member (uncredited)
Stella Toppan Theatre goer (uncredited)
Stephen Adly Guirgis Good Neighbor
Stephen Payne Crazy Man (uncredited)
Stuart Schnitzer NYPD New York Police Department / Theatre Audience (uncredited)
Susan Blackwell Intermission Woman
Taylor Schwencke Broadway Kid
Teena Byrd Tourist at a Broadway Show (uncredited)
Teresa Meza Stage Manager (uncredited)
Thelma O'Leary Broadway Play Attendee / Tourist (uncredited)
Thomas J. Bellezza Tourist (uncredited)
Tracy Michael Lynch NYC Tourist (uncredited)
Valentino Musumeci Broadway Kid
Vanessa Malanga Native New Yorker Theatre Patron (uncredited)
Warren Kelly Dresser
William Youmans Bartender (Tommy)
Z. Frankie Broadway Audience Member (uncredited)
Zach Galifianakis Jake