A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.
United States of America
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Michael Keaton (Riggan Thomson), Edward Norton (Mike Shiner), Emma Stone (Sam Thomson), Zach Galifianakis (Jake), Naomi Watts (Lesley Truman), Andrea Riseborough (Laura Aulburn), Amy Ryan (Sylvia) more..., Kenny Chin (Korean Grocer), Jamahl Garrison-Lowe (Daniel (Stagehand)), Jeremy Shamos (Ralph), Katherine O'Sullivan (Costume Assistant), Damian Young (Gabriel), Keenan Shimizu (Han), Akira Ito (Translator), Natalie Gold (Clara), Merritt Wever (Annie), Michael Siberry (Larry), Clark Middleton (Sydney), William Youmans (Bartender (Tommy)), Lindsay Duncan (Tabitha Dickinson), Paula Pell (Lady in Bar), David Fierro (Man in Bar), Hudson Flynn (Kid in Bar (Billy)), Warren Kelley (Dresser), Joel Garland (Stagehand), Brent Bateman (Broadway Tourist), Donna Lynne Champlin (Broadway Lady), Valentino Musumeci (Broadway Kid), Taylor Schwencke (Broadway Kid), Craig muMs Grant (Broadway Man on Street), Kyle Knauf (Annoying Times Square Guy), Dave Neal (Annoying Times Square Guy), Kelly Southerland (Annoying Times Square Guy), Roberta Colindrez (Broadway Woman on Street), Catherine Peppers (Cashier), Frank Ridley (Mr. Roth), Janis Corsair (Female Usher), Rakesh G. Shah (Liquor Store Owner), Bill Camp (Crazy Man), Malachi Weir (Guy in Window) and others.
Stephen Mirrione (Editor), Alexander Dinelaris (Screenplay), Alejandro González Iñárritu (Screenplay), Armando Bo (Screenplay), Nicolás Giacobone (Screenplay), Alejandro González Iñárritu (Producer), Arnon Milchan (Producer) more..., Emmanuel Lubezki (Director of Photography), John Lesher (Producer), James W. Skotchdopole (Producer), Antonio Sánchez (Original Music Composer), Douglas Crise (Editor), Francine Maisler (Casting), Kevin Thompson (Production Design), Alexander Dinelaris (Associate Producer), Nicolás Giacobone (Associate Producer), Drew P. Houpt (Associate Producer), Christina Won (Associate Producer), Molly Conners (Executive Producer), Sarah E. Johnson (Executive Producer), Christopher Woodrow (Executive Producer), Stephen H. Carter (Art Direction), George DeTitta Jr. (Set Decoration), Albert Wolsky (Costume Design), Jerry Popolis (Hairstylist), Kat Drazen (Hairstylist), Judy Chin (Makeup Department Head), Rondi Scott (Makeup Artist), Gay Howard (Art Department Coordinator), David Meyer (Assistant Art Director), Chris Shriver (Assistant Art Director), Joseph Alfieri (Construction Coordinator), Gerald DeTitta (Leadman), Aaron Glascock (Sound Designer), Martín Hernández (Sound Designer), Jeremy Peirson (Sound Designer), Roland N. Thai (Sound Effects Editor), Skip Lievsay (Sound Re-Recording Mixer), Bill Meadows (Sound Re-Recording Mixer), Frank A. Montaño (Sound Re-Recording Mixer) and others.
TSG Entertainment, Worldview Entertainment, New Regency Pictures, M Productions, Le Grisbi Productions
Riggan is on a rise.
Riggan Thomson gets drunk and falls asleep on the steps of a house.
Riggan Thomson and Mike Shriner discuss the play on the street in front of the theatre.
When Riggan Thomson wakes up the next morning he is haunted by his other me: Birdman.
Riggan Thomson locks himself out of the theatre. He has to drop the robe and has to walk to the entrance of the theatre. He crosses Times Square and is recognized by lot of Birdman fans.