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Current Rating: 4.60

Current Rating: 4.60

based on 192 votes and 72 reviews

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  • 5 stars One of the best movies I've seen in years!
  • 5 stars Excellent movie
  • 5 stars Best movie I've ever seen
  • 5 stars It was an unforgettable journey from being lost to being found; The loss of innocence, and faith in the fundamental goodness of those whom we love; universal family values. It was a GREAT movie.
  • 3 stars Beginning is fabulous, gripping, well crafted, well shot. The middle loses it's way big time. The ending redeems the movie, particularly as it's a true story. There was an opportunity to make this a great film, it definitely did not deliver for me.
  • 2 stars Sad but boring. I spent the last 40 minutes of the movie thinking, "Just look up Ganesh* on Google ... why is it taking so long" I do not understand why it was nominated for an Oscar ... were all the other movies really that bad?
  • 5 stars Good movie and great acting! Strongly recommend.
  • 5 stars Wonderful movie. Tear jerker! The little boy who plays the part of young Saroo was amazing! Your heart breaks for Saroo and all the characters centered around him. It's hard to imagine the pain of both his birth mother and adoptive mother. Great, heartwarming outcome.
  • 5 stars What a movie! It was out of this world. The acting was so powerful I was in tears. I can't imagine what life this child had n how he found his mother years later. Beautiful! All the actors were great n I felt for Nicole Kidman who played his mom. Very emotional! 👍👍👍👍👍
  • 5 stars Excellent actors and movie!!


Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama, Romance
Running Time:  118 min.
Release Date:
December 9, 2016 - Toronto
December 21, 2016 - Wide
Digital: March 28, 2017
DVD/Blu-ray: April 11, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 4.60
based on 192 votes and 72 reviews
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Cast: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Eamon Farren, Tannishtha Chatterjee

Inspiration: Saroo Brierley