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Want to behold the glory that is 'Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)' in the comfort of your own home? Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the Alejandro González Iñárritu-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to take the pressure off.

We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription choices - along with the availability of 'Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)' on each platform. Now, before we get into the nitty-gritty of how you can watch 'Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)' right now, here are some details about the Fox Searchlight comedy drama flick.

Released October 17, 2014, 'Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)' stars Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Norton, Andrea Riseborough. The R movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 59 min, and received a score of 88 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from 49 respected critics.

Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "Former cinema superhero Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) is mounting an ambitious Broadway production that he hopes will breathe new life into his stagnant career. It's risky, but he hopes that his creative gamble will prove that he's a real artist and not just a washed-up movie star. As opening night approaches, a castmate is injured, forcing Riggan to hire an actor (Edward Norton) who is guaranteed to shake things up. Meanwhile, Riggan must deal with his girlfriend, daughter and ex-wife."

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