Danny Boyle

28 Days Later (2002)

Rated R

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs — and it’s absolutely impossible to contain. Danny Boyle directs.

Millions (2004)

Rated PG

Damian and his brother, Anthony, find a satchel filled with British pounds, but with the country just days away from switching to the Euro, they must quickly find a way to spend and share their newfound wealth. So what happens when two young boys stumble upon a cache of cash? While Damian wants to give to the poor, Anthony aims to live it up. Danny Boyle directs.

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Rated R

After coming within one question of winning it all on the Indian version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?,” 18-year-old Mumbai “slumdog” Jamal Malik is arrested on suspicion that he cheated his way to the top. While in custody, he regales a jaded inspector with remarkable tales of his life on the streets and the story of the woman he loved and lost. Danny Boyle directs this Oscar-winning Best Picture.

Sunshine (2007)

Rated R

The sun is dying and Earth’s days are numbered in this sci-fi thriller helmed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle. With permanent darkness looming, scientists devise a plan to reignite the sun before the lights go out forever. To do so, a crew of astronauts is sent hurtling through space on an intense mission to determine the fate of the planet.

Trainspotting (1996)

Rated R

Danny Boyle’s explosive 1996 film tracks the misadventures of young men trying to find their way out of joblessness, aimless relationships and drug addiction. Some are successful, while others are hopelessly not. Based on Irvine Walsh’s novel, Trainspotting melds grit with poetry, resulting in a film of harsh truths and stunning grace.

Synopsis by Netflix.

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