Little sleep makes you paranoid - the insomniacs guide to financial conspiracies, big business going bad and a few feel good stories

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1.
Tetris: From Russia with Love (2004 Documentary)
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The story behind the fiendishly addictive game, a tale of high stakes, intimidation and legal feuds set against the backdrop of Cold War tensions between East and West. (60 mins.)
Director: Magnus Temple
 
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The Bank (2001)
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The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Connolly
 
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Boiler Room (2000)
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A college dropout, attempting to win back his father's high standards he gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which puts him on the fast track to success, but the job might not be as legitimate as it once appeared to be. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Younger
 
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Affluenza (1997 Documentary)
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A look at the rampant materialism consuming America. (56 mins.)
 
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The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003 TV Movie)
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The rise and fall of the Enron company, as seen from the perspective of employee Brian Cruver, based on his book. (100 mins.)
 
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Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall. (110 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
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Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary on reported Conservative bias of the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox News Channel (FNC), which promotes itself as "Fair and Balanced". Material includes interviews with former FNC employees and the inter-office memos they provided. (75 mins.)
 
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The Light Bulb Conspiracy (2010 Documentary)
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This is the story of companies who engineered their products to fail. (75 mins.)
 
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American Wasteland (2008 Documentary)
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A look at the destruction caused by mindless mass consumption. (9 mins.)
Director: Mike Newman
 
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Confessions of an Economic Hitman (2007 Documentary)
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In front of an angry audience somewhere in Latin America, a North American discloses the secret network that used the World Bank... (90 mins.)
 
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The Corporation (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance. (145 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Bigger Than Enron (2002)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: The Madoff Affair (2009)
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Bernie Madoff was responsible foe the largest financial fraud in history. Frontline correspondent Martin Smith investigates how he managed to steal $65 billion dollars from investors. (60 mins.)
 
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Capitalism: A Love Story (2009 Documentary)
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An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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Food, Inc. (2008 Documentary)
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An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Kenner
 
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GasLand (2010 Documentary)
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An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved. (107 mins.)
Director: Josh Fox
 
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I.O.U.S.A. (2008 Documentary)
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Few are aware that America may be on the brink of a financial meltdown. I.O.U.S.A. explores the country's shocking current fiscal condition and ways to avoid a national economic disaster. (85 mins.)
Director: Patrick Creadon
 
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In Debt We Trust: America Before the Bubble Bursts (2006 Documentary)
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Just a few decades ago, owing more money than you had in your bank account was the exception, not the rule. (90 mins.)
Director: Danny Schechter
 
20.
Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
21.
Jesus Camp (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham. (84 mins.)
 
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Life on the Edge of a Bubble (2009 Documentary)
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Did you know that the current Federal Reserve Bank is actually the third in a series of failed banking...
Director: William Lewis
 
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Orwell Rolls in His Grave (2003 Documentary)
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A documentary analyzing the role of the modern American media and its effects on democracy. (84 mins.)
 
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Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003 TV Series)
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The comedy illusionist duo explore various topics and debunk what they consider misconceptions about them. (30 mins.)
 
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Starsuckers (2009 Documentary)
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Documentary that explores mankind's desire to be famous and its effect on society. (103 mins.)
Director: Chris Atkins
 
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Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (2005 Documentary)
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A look at the impact of the retail giant on local communities. (98 mins.)
 
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The World According to Monsanto (2008 Documentary)
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You do not have to believe that God exists, but you will after this movie know that the devil poster... (108 mins.)
 
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Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. (99 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
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The Great Contemporary Art Bubble (2009 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Ben Lewis