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Lion (2016)

PG-13
118 min | Biography, Drama

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Director
Garth Davis (directed by)
Writers
Saroo Brierley (adapted from the book "A Long Way Home" by) | Luke Davies (screenplay by)
Producers
Iain Canning (produced by) | Angie Fielder (produced by) | Emile Sherman (produced by)
Composers
Volker Bertelmann (music by) (as Hauschka) | Dustin O'Halloran (music by)
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Budget
$ 12,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 123,360
Gross (USA)
$ 51,738,905
Gross (World)
$ 140,312,928
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Release date
Jan 6, 2017 (United States)

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Khushi Solanki
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Riddhi Sen
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Udayshankar Pal
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Surojit Das
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Deepti Naval
Mrs. Sood Mrs. Sood   See fewer
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Swarmina Swarmina   See fewer
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David Wenham
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Nicole Kidman
Sue Brierley Sue Brierley   See fewer
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Keshav Jadhav
Young Mantosh Young Mantosh   See fewer
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Dev Patel
Saroo Brierley Saroo Brierley   See fewer
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Divian Ladwa
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Todd Sampson
Provost Provost   See fewer
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Babli Pandey
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Rohini Kargaiya
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Tony Skinner
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John Brierley
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8.1 / 10 | 168,664 votes