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British

Independent: Dead Man's shoes (2006)
Director: Shane Medows

Low Budget: London to Brighton (2006)
Director:  Paul Andrew Williams

Culturally British: Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone (2001)
Director: Chris Columbus

US
Mainstream:
Batman Begins (2005)
Director: Christopher Nolan

Independent:
Black Swan (2010)
Director:  Darren Aronofsky

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Dead Man's Shoes Marketing, Budget and Gross.

Budget: £723,000
 

Gross: 
UK: £111,600
Domestic: £3,800
World wide: £118,700

Marketing:
Website
DVD 
Poster
Trailer

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Dead Man's Shoes Reviews and Awards

Reviews:

Metacritic.com2 1/2 stars 
Rotten Tomatoes: Audience - 4 stars 
Critics give negative reviews 

Awards Nominated:

BAFTA 
British Independent Film Awards. - 8 times
Empire Awards, UK -  2 times
London Critics Cirle Film Awards - 2 times

Awards Won:

Dinard British Film Awards - Shane Meadows
Empire Awards, UK  - Best British Actor - Paddy Considine
Evening Standard British Film Awards - Paddy Considine 

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London to Brighton Marketing, Budget and Gross

Budget: £80,000

Gross: 
UK: £200,500
Domestic: £4,000
World wide: £270,000

Marketing:
DVD 
Poster
Trailer  

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London to Brighton Review and Awards

Reveiws
IMDb - 3 1/2 stars 
TotalFilm - 4 stars 

Awards Nominated:

BAFTA
British Independent Film Awards - 2 times
London Critics Circle Film Awards 

Awards Won: 
British Independent Film Awards
Dinard British Film Festival
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Evening Standard British Film Awards
Foyal Film Festival 
Raindance Film Festival 
 

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HP & the PS Marketing Budget and Gross

Budget: $125,000,000

Gross:
Uk: $91,290,000
Domestic: $317,575,000
World Wide: $975,000,000

Marketing: 
Poster 
Merchandise 
Website
Clothes
Books 

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HP & the PS Reviews and Awards

Reviews:
Robertbert - 5 stars
Metacritic - 3 stars 

Awards Nominated:
Academy Awards, USA                     
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, USA
American Cinema Editors, USA     
BAFTA - 8 times 
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards
DVD Exclusive Awards                    
Empire Awards, UK - 2 times
Kids Choice Awards, USA

Awards Won: 
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, USA 
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards
Evening Standard British Film Awards
Young Artists Awards 

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Batman Begins Marketing Budget and Gross.

Budget: $150,000,000

Gross:
UK: $30,000,000
Domestic: $205,300,000
World Wide: $374,200,000

Marketing:

Trailers
Marchendise
Posters
Comics
Website 

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Batman Begins Reviews and Awards

Reviews:
Metacritic: 3 1/2 stars
Robertbert: 5 stars 

Awards Nominated:

Academy Awards, USA,
Acadamey of Science Fiction, Fantancy and Horror - 7 times
BAFTA
Empire Awards, UK - 3 times

Awards Won:

Acadamey of Science Fiction, Fantancy and Horror - 3 times
Hollywood Film Festival 

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Black Swan Marketing, Budget and Gross.

Budget: $13,000,000

Gross:
UK: $26,000,000
Domestic: $107,000,000
World Wide: $329,400,000
 
Marketing: 
Website
Trailers
Poster
Twitter
Soundtrack 

 

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Black Swan Reviews and Awards

Reviews
IMDb - 4 stars
Maetacritic - 4 stars

Awards Nominated:
Academy Awards, USA - 4 times 
BAFTA - 11 times
Golden Globes, USA  - 3 times

Awards won:
Academy Awards, USA
BAFTA
Golden Globes, USA 

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Stars

Film: Dead Man Shoes
Stars: None

Film: London to Brighton
Stars: None

Film: Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone
Stars: Maggie Smith, Alan Rickman, Richard Harris, Robbie Coltrane
Major Part: No. Daniel Radcliff, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint play main roles

Film: Batman Begins 
Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine
Major part: Yes. 

Film: Black Swan
Stars: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis
Major part: Yes

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