Director: Danny Boyle
Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan
Yeah, the hype got a little extra, but Slumdog is definitely worth however many rupees your Netflix bill converts to. Boyle brings his white-man eye into the slums of Mumbai for the heart-lifting story of an orphan who spends his whole life fighting the odds for love...and one million dollars! Cue triumphant bhangra music!
YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
The big pit of shit that young Jamal leaps into was—thankfully—not made of real human excrement. It's actually a combo of peanut butter and chocolate. No wonder lil' homie looked so excited to be covered in it!