Released Date
November 26, 2008
Distributor
Focus Features
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$20,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$31,841,299 + $22,748,259 = $54,589,558
43

James Franco

as Scott Smith

37

Lucas Grabeel

as Danny Nicoletta

53

Josh Brolin

as Dan White

61

Sean Penn

as Harvey Milk

42

Diego Luna

as Jack Lira

72

Victor Garber

as Mayor George Moscone

36

Emile Hirsch

as Cleve Jones

36

Alison Pill

as Anne Kronenberg

60

Denis O'Hare

as State Senator John Briggs

66

Jeff Koons

as Art Agnos

35

Joseph Cross

as Dick Pabich

About Milk

The story of Harvey Milk and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.

About

Gus Van Sant-directed biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist Harvey Milk. It earned eight Academy Award nominations and won two for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Sean Penn) and Best Original Screenplay.

Trivia

The Samoan Censorship Board banned the film in late March 2009 without giving a reason.