Maimovie logo
Key visual ofHunger

Hunger

2008 , 1h 36m
Overview

The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It dramatises events in the Maze prison in the six weeks prior to Sands’ death.

  • Director: Steve McQueen
  • Writer: Enda Walsh
  • Stars: Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham, Liam Cunningham, Helena Bereen, Laine Megaw

Streaming Services

5,122 Movie Tastes Related to Hunger

Maimovie AI learns various movie tastes from social media, search keywords, and other diverse crowd data. As a result, our AI has characterized this movie with the following movie tastes:

Film Awards

48 wins84 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • BAFTA Awards

    Carl Foreman Award for the Most Promising Newcomer

    Winner
  • Cannes Film Festival

    Golden Camera

    Winner
  • Cannes Film Festival

    Un Certain Regard

    Winner

Awards from the Crowd

5,122 Movie taste rankings from the crowd
Ranked #35 for
Ranked #292 for
Ranked #340 for

Ratings

7.6
90%
82

Cast

542 Movie Tastes Related to the Cast

Based on the crowd’s live-updated social data, the following movie tastes represent the cast of the movie, Hunger:

View Live Cast Profile

Featured Crew

426 Movie Tastes Related to the Featured Crew

Based on the crowd’s live-updated social data, the following movie tastes represent the featured crew of the movie, Hunger:

Featured Crew Profile

Photos

Hunger photo 1

Trailers

Videos

Search Keywords

Touch to Google the following Keywords:

Movie Review Analysis

Here are positive & negative opinion analysis based on people’s reviews on Hunger. Tap on each key expression to see more movies with similar taste.

64% thumbs up emoji
thumbs down emoji 36%

Positive Sentiment

Negative Sentiment

Similar Movies to Hunger

“Tour De Force” as in General Taste

According to the crowd’s opinion on the general taste, these movies are characterized as “tour de force”: The Hurt Locker, Babel, Amores Perros and The Lobster.

Total of 116,354 Movies

“Extraordinary” as in General Taste

According to the crowd’s opinion on the general taste, these movies are characterized as “extraordinary”: The Hurt Locker, Babel, The Artist and Shakespeare in Love.

Total of 133,365 Movies

“Great Acting” as in Acting & Cast

According to the crowd’s opinion on the acting & cast, these movies are characterized as “great acting”: Lincoln, Hereditary, There Will Be Blood and 12 Years a Slave.

Total of 139,260 Movies

“Superb Acting” as in Acting & Cast

According to the crowd’s opinion on the acting & cast, these movies are characterized as “superb acting”: Marriage Story, There Will Be Blood, As Good as It Gets and Hereditary.

Total of 74,663 Movies

“Like A History Lesson” as in General Taste

According to the crowd’s opinion on the general taste, these movies are characterized as “like a history lesson”: Lincoln, Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party, The King and Reds.

Total of 75,936 Movies

Popular Movie Ranking with Similar Tastes

    Hunger FAQ

    The runtime of Hunger is 96 minutes.
    The full version of Hunger is provided by Apple iTunes , IndieFlix , Amazon Video , Mubi , Criterion Channel , Popcornflix
    The director of Hunger is Steve McQueen.
    On November 20, 2020, there were 5122 public reaction to Hunger including tour de force, extraordinary, great acting, superb acting, like a history lesson.
    The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It dramatises events in the Maze prison in the six weeks prior to Sands’ death..
    Hunger won 2009 BAFTA Awards, 2008 Cannes Film Festival, 2008 Venice Film Festival, 2008 Toronto International Film Festival, 2010 CinEuphoria Awards, 2009 Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema, 2009 Cinemanila International Film Festival, 2009 Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards, 2009 Evening Standard British Film Awards, 2009 Grand Prix de l'UCC and 22 others.
    The release date of Hunger is May 15, 2008.
    The genre of Hunger is Drama,History.
    On November 20, 2020, the IMDB rating of Hunger is 7.6/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 90/100, Metacritic rating is 82/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.
    The casts of Hunger are Michael Fassbender starring as Bobby Sands, Stuart Graham starring as Ray Lohan, Liam Cunningham starring as Priest, Helena Bereen starring as Raymond's Mother, Laine Megaw starring as Raymond's Wife, Brian Milligan starring as Davey Gillen.