Finance Movies

A list of hardcore Finance movies
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1.
Barbarians at the Gate (1993 TV Movie)
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The president of a major tobacco company decides to buy the company himself, but a bidding war ensues as other companies make their own offers. (107 mins.)
Director: Glenn Jordan
 
2.
Pi (1998)
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A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature. (84 mins.)
 
3.
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
 
4.
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
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Now out of prison but still disgraced by his peers, Gordon Gekko works his future son-in-law, an idealistic stock broker, when he sees an opportunity to take down a Wall Street enemy and rebuild his empire. (133 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
5.
Boiler Room (2000)
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A college dropout 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 sounds. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Younger
 
6.
Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
7.
Other People's Money (1991)
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A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter... (103 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
8.
Rogue Trader (1999)
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The story of Nick Leeson, an ambitious investment broker who singlehandedly bankrupted one of the oldest and most important banks in Britain. (101 mins.)
Director: James Dearden
 
9.
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
 
10.
The Money Masters (1996 Documentary)
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The Money Masters is a 1996 documentary film that discusses the concepts of money, debt, taxes, and describes their development from biblical times onward. (210 mins.)
 
11.
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
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An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office. (100 mins.)
Director: James Foley
 
12.
Collapse (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary on Michael Ruppert, a police officer turned independent reporter who predicted the current financial crisis in his self-published newsletter, From the Wilderness. (82 mins.)
Director: Chris Smith
 
13.
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
 
14.
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
 
15.
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
 
16.
Two for the Money (2005)
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After suffering a career-ending injury, a former college football star aligns himself with one of the most renowned touts in the sports-gambling business. (122 mins.)
Director: D.J. Caruso
 
17.
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
 
18.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: The Warning (2009)
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Frontline offers a detailed look at the roots of the 2008 economic crisis by investigating why government officials refused to regulate emerging derivatives markets that later ruined the financial system. (60 mins.)
 
19.
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.)
 
20.
Cleveland vs. Wall Street (2010 Documentary)
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On 11th January 2008, hired by the City of Cleveland, lawyer Josh Cohen and his team filed a lawsuit against 21 banks... (98 mins.)
 
21.
The Company Men (2010)
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The story centers on a year in the life of three men trying to survive a round of corporate downsizing at a major company - and how that affects them, their families, and their communities. (104 mins.)
Director: John Wells
 
22.
The Flaw (2011 Documentary)
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An examination of the causes of the economic crisis of 2008. (78 mins.)
Director: David Sington
 
23.
Money as Debt (2006 Documentary)
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The monetary systems practiced through modern banking. (47 mins.)
Director: Paul Grignon
Stars: Bob Bossin
 
24.
Changing Lanes (2002)
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The story of what happens one day in New York when a young lawyer and a businessman share a small automobile accident on F.D.R. Drive and their mutual road rage escalates into a feud. (98 mins.)
Director: Roger Michell
 
25.
Family Ties (1982 TV Series)
Episode: Margin of Error (1983)
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Alex buys and sells stock on paper for a school project. He does so well, he decides to buy and sell for real, using his parent's stock account. Things go well, until they don't. (30 mins.)
 
26.
Boomtown (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Love of Money (2003)
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Joel, Fearless, Ray and Tom team up to investigate a group of cop killers, who threatened Joel's family... (45 mins.)
 
27.
Dealers (1989)
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The London branch of Whitney Paine, a major American investment bank, is in the midst of a crisis; after the loss of $100 million... (87 mins.)
Director: Colin Bucksey
 
28.
Desk Set (1957)
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Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a television network's research department. (103 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
29.
Field of Dreams (1989)
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An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago White Sox come. (107 mins.)