Slumdog Millionaire is a 2008 British romantic drama film directed by Danny Boyle and written by Simon Beaufoy. The film is an adaptation of Vikas Swarup's 2005 novel Q & A. Slumdog Millionaire premièred on 30 August 2008 at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado, before being shown at the Toronto International Film Festival on 7 September 2008. The film opened nationwide in the United States on 26 December 2008, earning over $4,000,000 in its first weekend in wide release. Over its entire theatrical run, the film earned over $141,000,000 over 29 weeks in the United States and Canada, $52,000,000 in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and an additional $184,000,000 in other international markets.
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