Thinking about Movies About Finance, there is no limit to the creators reporting on this topic. We gathered 8 of the top ones.
From Charles Ferguson, starring Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir
Inside Job is a documentary film that examines the causes of the 2008 financial crisis. It dives deep into the systemic corruption of the financial industry and its role in the global economy. Through interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, the film traces the rise of a rogue industry and reveals how practices such as predatory lending, insider trading, and fraud led to a financial collapse that cost millions of people their jobs and their homes. The film also examines the aftermath of the crisis and sheds light on the potential for future financial crises if similar practices are allowed to continue.
From Martin Scorsese, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey
The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy crime film directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort. It follows the rise and fall of Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, from a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to a hard-partying drug addict and criminal. The film also stars Jonah Hill as his business partner, Donnie Azoff, Margot Robbie as his second wife, Naomi Lapaglia, and Matthew McConaughey as his mentor, Mark Hanna. The Wolf of Wall Street exposes the corrupt stockbroker culture of the 1990s, with Belfort and his partners running a penny stock boiler room and committing financial fraud on the stock market. Belfort eventually gets arrested, convicted, and sentenced to four years in prison. Despite his criminal activity, Belfort's story is ultimately a cautionary tale of greed, drugs, and excess, emphasizing that money and power can quickly be lost.
From Adam McKay, starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt
The Big Short is an Oscar-winning 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Adam McKay, based on the 2010 non-fiction book by Michael Lewis of the same name. It tells the true story of four outsiders in the world of high-finance who, anticipating the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, decide to take on big banks and Wall Street by betting against the mortgage market and making a fortune. The film stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Brad Pitt, with Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater and Marisa Tomei in supporting roles. It grossed $133 million worldwide on a $28 million budget and was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for McKay. It won Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for Bale.
From Oliver Stone, starring Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie, Franklin Cover
From Jim Bruce, starring Liev Schreiber, Paul Volcker, Janet Yellen, Peter Atwater
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From Jed Rothstein, starring Dan David, Matthew Wiechert, Herb Greenberg, Roddy Boyd
From J.C. Chandor, starring Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany
From Oliver Stone, starring Shia LaBeouf, Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin