Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

A poor teen accused of cheating on India’s version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire and the story of his often brutal upbringing isn’t a LOLs-fest at times, but his route to the 20 million rupee question and why he knows each answer, breaks and then warms the cockles of your heart. Plus, the film’s central song, Jai Ho, and it’s accompanying dance routine, is catchy AF. The Academy agreed. Best song was one of its eight Oscar wins.

Slumdog Millionaire (2008) is found in...