Movies About Investment Banking

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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey
Rated R

The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on the memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort and follows his rise and fall on Wall Street, as well as his hard-partying lifestyle and tumultuous personal life. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Belfort, the film also features Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey and Jean Dujardin. In the film, Belfort is an ambitious stockbroker who discovers that corruption runs deep on Wall Street and soon finds himself embroiled in an array of criminal activities. He and his partners build a multi-million dollar empire by engaging in fraudulent activities and spending their newfound wealth on lavish lifestyles, but eventually their schemes come crashing down. The Wolf of Wall Street has been praised for its performances, direction, humor, and Scorsese's ability to capture the culture of the 1980s financial world.

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit of Happyness
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Gabriele Muccino, starring Will Smith, Thandiwe Newton, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe
Rated PG-13

The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 drama film directed by Gabriele Muccino, starring Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith. The film follows Chris Gardner (Will Smith), a struggling salesman from San Francisco who is struggling to make ends meet for his son and himself. With the help of a friend, Chris obtains an internship at a prestigious stock brokerage firm, but the position pays no money. Despite the challenges he faces, Chris does not give up hope, and he and his son persevere through homelessness and other hardships in pursuit of happiness. Ultimately, Chris's hard work and determination pay off as he is accepted into a paid position at the brokerage firm, and he is able to provide a better life for himself and his son.

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Glengarry Glen Ross
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From James Foley, starring Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin
Rated R

Glengarry Glen Ross follows the lives of four desperate real estate salesmen as they fight to survive in the competitive Chicago real estate market. Shelley 'The Machine' Levene (Jack Lemmon) is the veteran whose fortunes have taken a turn for the worse; Ricky Roma (Al Pacino) is the smooth-talking top salesman; Dave Moss (Ed Harris) is a schemer trying to get ahead; and George Aaronow (Alan Arkin) is a nervous man desperate to make a sale. The men are forced to compete for leads, and in a desperate effort to stay afloat in the ruthless business, they resort to extreme measures. When a top salesperson's leads are stolen, he must rely on his wit and salesmanship to turn the tables and save his career. The film ultimately explores the lengths these men will go to in order to survive and succeed.

American Psycho (2000)

American Psycho
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Mary Harron, starring Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage
Rated R

American Psycho is a darkly comic satire of the 1980s yuppie culture, directed by Mary Harron and based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis. The film follows the story of Patrick Bateman, a wealthy Wall Street banker who lives a seemingly perfect life on the outside, but hides a darker side within. After meeting a colleague at a business lunch, Bateman begins an increasingly violent journey of murder and psychopathy as he descends into madness. Eventually, he finds himself on the brink of insanity and is forced to confront the consequences of his murderous actions. The film is a dark, twisted, and shocking look at the emptiness of materialism and superficiality of the yuppie lifestyle.

Trading Places (1983)

Trading Places
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John Landis, starring Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche
Rated R

Trading Places is a 1983 American comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy. The plot tells the story of a commodities broker and a homeless street hustler whose lives cross paths when they are unknowingly made part of an elaborate bet between two wealthy brothers. The Duke brothers are cold-blooded, cut-throat businessmen who have made a bet with each other that by switching the roles of the two men, the broker and the hustler, they can prove that social class determines success more than hard work and skill. The two men have to switch roles and live the life of the other for a week to win the bet, and the results are hilarious. In the end, the two men are successful and the Duke brothers lose their bet.

Wall Street (1987)

Wall Street
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie, Franklin Cover
Rated R

Margin Call (2011)

Margin Call
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From J.C. Chandor, starring Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany
Rated R

Boiler Room (2000)

Boiler Room
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ben Younger, starring Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Nicky Katt
Rated R

The Firm (1993)

The Firm
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Sydney Pollack, starring Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Hal Holbrook
Rated R

The Company Men (2010)

The Company Men
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From John Wells, starring Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Tommy Lee Jones, Suzanne Rico
Rated R

The Bank (2001)

The Bank
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Robert Connolly, starring David Wenham, Anthony LaPaglia, Sibylla Budd, Steve Rodgers
Rated Not Rated

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Shia LaBeouf, Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin
Rated PG-13

Rollover (1981)

Rollover
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Alan J. Pakula, starring Jane Fonda, Kris Kristofferson, Hume Cronyn, Josef Sommer
Rated R

The Deal (2005)

The Deal
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Harvey Kahn, starring Christian Slater, Selma Blair, Robert Loggia, Colm Feore
Rated R

 



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