Milk (2008) (Movie)

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Milk is a 2008 American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, who was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Dustin Lance Black, the film stars Sean Penn as Milk and Josh Brolin as Dan White, a city supervisor who assassinated Milk and Mayor George Moscone. The film was released to much acclaim and earned numerous accolades from film critics and guilds. Ultimately, it received eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, winning two for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Penn and Best Original Screenplay for Black. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 55 photos, 1 photo album, 72 quotes, 32 trivia items, 92 lists, 5 songs, 96 awards, 279 news stories, and key facts about Milk!

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Milk is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Universal Pictures films, Films set in New York City, American LGBT-related films, Films featuring a Best Actor Academy Award winning performance, Films based on actual events, Films set in San Francisco, California, Films whose writer won the Best Original Screenplay Academy Award and Films about elections.

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Harvey Milk: You know what I think, Cleve Jones? Cleve Jones: That you're gonna get somewhere if you keep talking? Harvey Milk: No, I think you should do what you do well- be a prick. But come with us and be a prick.


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Nominated for 96 Awards | Won 39

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