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Millions (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  29 April 2005 (USA)
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Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.


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The UK is about to switch its currency from Pounds to Euros, giving a gang a chance to rob the poorly-secured train loaded with money on its way to incineration. But, during the robbery, one of the big bags falls literally from the sky on Damian's playhouse, a 7-year old given to talking to saints. The boy then starts seeing what the world and the people around him are made of. Ethics, being human and the soul all come to the forefront in this film. Written by Reuben Cogo

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Plot Keywords:

euro | train | robbery | money | saint | See All (164) »


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

29 April 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Millones  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$70,224 (USA) (11 March 2005)


$12,776 (Chile) (21 April 2006)

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[first lines]
Damian Cunningham: [voiceover] The French have said au revoir to the franc, the Germans have said auf wiedersehen to the mark, and the Portuguese have said... whatever to their thing.
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Written by Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych (uncredited)
English lyrics by Peter Wilhousky (uncredited)
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Arranged by Joe Crnko (as Joseph Crnko)
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A Rich Story In Every Way
13 April 2005 | by (San Francisco, California) – See all my reviews

After directing the Scottish junkies' tale "Trainspotting" and the zombie horror story "28 Days Later," the latest from Danny Boyle is a real departure. "Millions" is the story of Damian Cunningham, a pious young dreamer who walks and talks with saints. When a huge satchel of money falls out of the sky, he assumes it came from Heaven. This is a charming movie with a tender story, and whimsical visuals. (Keep your eye on the saints' halos!) There are moments of comedy, of suspense, and thought-provoking elements. One scene has St. Peter giving a theory on how the miracle of the loaves and the fishes may have really happened. Above all, "Millions" may make you think about being more charitable. Whether that was Boyle's original intention is not clear, but it's a very nice sentiment.

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