Movies About Stock Trading

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Movies About Stock Trading

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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 an American biographical black comedy based on the memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort. The film follows Belfort as he rises to become a wealthy stockbroker living the high life before his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Belfort, alongside Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Jon Bernthal and Jean Dujardin. Directed by Martin Scorsese, the film chronicles Belfort's perspective on his career as a stockbroker in New York City and how his firm, Stratford-Oakmont & Co., engages in rampant corruption and fraud on Wall Street that ultimately lands him in jail. The film portrays an exaggerated version of Belfort's life-style as he engages in a series of outrageous schemes to make a fortune and live the high life. The film depicts the excesses and debauchery of his career and of the financial world in general. It also serves as a cautionary tale of greed, excess and the dangers of unchecked ambition in the financial world.

Inside Job (2010)

Inside Job
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Charles Ferguson, starring Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir
Rated PG-13

"Inside Job" is a documentary that explores the causes and consequences of the 2008 financial crisis. Directed by Charles Ferguson, the film provides an in-depth analysis of the relationships between Wall Street, the government, and the banking industry. The film delves into the little-known details of the crisis, revealing how an interconnected group of people in power caused the worst financial crash since the Great Depression. Through interviews with key financial insiders and politicians, as well as footage of events as they unfolded, the film paints a comprehensive picture of the financial crisis and its devastating effects on individuals, businesses, and the economy. Further, it calls for greater transparency and oversight of the financial industry and increased regulation of the banking sector.

The Corporation (2003)

The Corporation
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott, starring Mikela Jay, Rob Beckwermert, Christopher Gora, Nina Jones
Rated Not Rated

The Corporation is a 2003 documentary film written and directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott. The film examines the nature of the modern-day corporation and its dominance of the global economy. Through interviews with numerous corporate leaders, academics, and activists, the film examines the organization and power of the corporation, its relationship with society, and its impact on the environment and human rights. The film also looks at the legal, economic, ethical and social implications of the rise of the corporation in global society. The film challenges viewers to question the morality and legality of corporate power, and to consider what role corporations should play in the public sphere.

The Big Short (2015)

The Big Short
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Adam McKay, starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt
Rated R

The Big Short is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Adam McKay and written by Charles Randolph and McKay, based on the 2010 book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis about the financial crisis of 2007–2008 which was triggered by the United States housing bubble. The film stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Brad Pitt as four bankers who decide to take on the big banks for their lack of foresight and greed in the housing market. The story centers on these four men and their efforts to take advantage of the impending economic collapse by “shorting” the housing market. They must take on the banks and evade legal, financial and personal risks in order to succeed. The film is a fascinating look at the financial crisis of 2007-2008, as well as a revealing look at the powerful people and organizations that profited from the looming disaster.

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. It tells the story of two wealthy commodities brokers, Randolph and Mortimer Duke (played by Ralph Bellamy and Don Ameche), who make a bet that they can turn a homeless street hustler (Eddie Murphy) into a successful and wealthy business man. Murphy's character, Billy Ray Valentine, is trained to become a commodities broker and uses his street smarts to win a huge deal and make a fortune. Meanwhile, the Dukes try to ruin the career of their rival, Winthorpe (Aykroyd). However, the tables are turned when Valentine and Winthorpe team up and devise a plan to exact revenge on the Dukes. In the end, the bet is nullified and both Valentine and Winthorpe are rewarded for their hard work.

Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

Capitalism: A Love Story
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Michael Moore, starring Michael Moore, William Black, Jimmy Carter, Elijah Cummings
Rated R

The China Hustle (2017)

The China Hustle
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jed Rothstein, starring Dan David, Matthew Wiechert, Herb Greenberg, Roddy Boyd
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 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

Freakonomics (2010)

Freakonomics
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Heidi Ewing, Alex Gibney, Seth Gordon, Rachel Grady, Eugene Jarecki, Morgan Spurlock, starring James Ransone, Tempestt Bledsoe, Melvin Van Peebles, Morgan Spurlock
Rated PG-13

 



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