Best Movies on Trading, Finance, Investment

Collection of the best movies on Trading, Finance, Investments. The list will be updated at regular intervals. Do add your recommendations to the list.
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Trading Places (1983)
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A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires. (116 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ This movie comes from a real-life social experiment of trading partners William Eckhardt and Richard Dennis. The two traders based in Chicago set out to settle their dispute. Whether successful trading could be taught. Both later went on to have successful trading careers. ” - ecnforexuk
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
“ Too Big to Fail takes a documentary approach to the beginning of the financial crisis in 2008. There is a comical depiction of real life financial leaders/big wigs in this movie starring James Woods, Paul Giamatti and so on. And well, there is also a Warren Buffett in the movie. (Well not Buffett himself) ” - ecnforexuk
Margin Call (2011)
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Follows the key people at an investment bank, over a 24-hour period, during the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. (107 mins.)
Director: J.C. Chandor
“ What do you do when you have just 36 hours to decide the future of your company? Margin Call is an intense movie where a junior (almost insignificant) analyst figures out something is wrong with the company's financials. Watch how the management comes together in this movie that picks up momentum as it progresses. Great acting from Kevin Spacey. ” - ecnforexuk
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
“ Boiler Room, was supposedly released just at the end of the dot com bubble. The movie exposes how bucket shops with people filled with greed without care for their investors make billions of dollars in a truly 'Get-rich-quick' fashion. Great screen play by Vin Diesel ” - ecnforexuk
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
“ While Lehman Brothers, Fanny Mae and Freddy Mac are familiar to the current population, Enron was perhaps the big daddy of all financial crisis and eventual collapse. 10 Year down, it still is fresh in everyone's mind. This is a documentary which is based on a book by FORTUNE magazine reports and follows the inside story on the rise and fall of Enron and its high level executives. ” - ecnforexuk
Quicksilver (1986)
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Jack Casey used to be a hot-shot stock market whiz kid. After a disastrous professional decision, his life in the fast lane is over... (105 mins.)
Director: Tom Donnelly
“ Kevin Bacon starts as a hot shot stock market whiz who loses it all one day (along with the money he takes from his parents); shorting a stock that gets a buy out offer. Defeated, he confines himself to a bicycle delivery boy. He later befriends a budding entrepreneur. The question is, will Jack Casey ('Kevin Bacon') get back on his feet? ” - ecnforexuk
Wall Street (1987)
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A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing. (126 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Bud Fox, is an ambitious Wall Street broker played by Charlie Sheen. Set in the 1980's New York, Bud spends most of his time trying to work his 'angles' with higher powered broker Gordon Gekko, who eventually takes him under his wing. Greed is Good, that's what the movie's storyline centers upon. Fast money, riches takes its toll as Bud ends up trading on insider information. Watch this old but gold movie, featuring the boisterous Charlie Sheen ” - ecnforexuk