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Lion - Overview

Genre:   Drama  
Opened: Nov 25, 2016     Run Time: 2hrs 0min  
Cast: Dev Patel   Tricia Mara  Nicole Kidman   David Wenham        
Director: Garth Davis   
Producer: Emile Sherman   Iain Canning   Angie Fielder  
Executive Producer: Bob Weinstein   Harvey Weinstein   David Glasser  
Lion: Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home. Based on... Read More
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8.4 star rating 8.4  on 
Rotten Tomatoes 86%  on  Rotten Tomatoes
Flixter 92%  on  Flixter
Box Office Data
# Weeks 23
# Total Gross $51.7M
Additional Content for Lion
Studio: The Weinstein Company
Theatrical Distributor: The Weinstein Company
Production Company: See-Saw Films
Production Company: Sherman Pictures (AUS)
Production Company: Sunstar Entertainment
Production Company: Aquarius Films (Australia)
Camera & Lens Equipment Provider: Panavision, Ltd.
Production Services Provider: India Take One Productions
Catering Services Provider: Fringe Benefit Catering
Editing Facilities Services: Spectrum Films
8 star rating 8
A gripping and emotional true story.
9 star rating 9
I'm a Mom who Internationally Adopted twice and I wondered what the Director's take was going to be on this subject. I asked two women who departed the theater...