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1.
Wall Street Warriors (2006 TV Series)
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An HD documentary series examining the extreme power and intense competition that defines Wall Street, seen through the eyes of those who thrive there.
 
2.
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
 
3.
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
 
4.
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
 
5.
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
 
6.
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.)
 
7.
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.)
 
8.
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
 
9.
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
 
10.
Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
11.
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
 
12.
Money as Debt (2006 Documentary)
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The monetary systems practiced through modern banking. (47 mins.)
Director: Paul Grignon
Stars: Bob Bossin
 
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.
Ripped Off: Madoff and the Scamming of America (2009 Documentary)
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The story of Bernie Madoff, his colossal confidence scam and how it both reflected and contributed to the 2008 economic crash.
 
15.
American Casino (2009 Documentary)
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This doc takes a look at how the Wall Street meltdown has affected the working class. (89 mins.)
Director: Leslie Cockburn
 
16.
Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup (2009 Documentary)
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Film in the Loose Change series. (99 mins.)
Director: Dylan Avery
 
17.
Debtocracy (2011 Documentary)
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Debtocracy seeks the causes of the Greek debt crisis and proposes solutions sidelined by the government and the dominant media. It follows countries like Ecuador that created debt Audit Commissions and tracks this process in Greece.
 
18.
Four Horsemen (2012 Documentary)
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The modern day Four Horsemen continue to ride roughshod over the people who can least afford it. Crises are converging when governments... (97 mins.)
Director: Ross Ashcroft
 
19.
Freakonomics (2010 Documentary)
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A collection of documentaries that explores the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics. (93 mins.)
 
20.
The Last Days of Lehman Brothers (2009 TV Movie)
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The heads of Wall Street's biggest investment banks were summoned to an evening meeting by the US Treasury Secretary... (60 mins.)
Director: Michael Samuels
 
21.
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.)
 
22.
The Ascent of Money (2008 Documentary)
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Niall Ferguson takes us on a historical adventure through the ascent of money, applying fact and opinion throughout.
Director: Adrian Pennick
 
23.
The Bank (2001)
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The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Connolly
 
24.
Affluenza (1997 Documentary)
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A look at the rampant materialism consuming America. (56 mins.)
 
25.
The Light Bulb Conspiracy (2010 Documentary)
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This is the story of companies who engineered their products to fail. (75 mins.)
 
26.
Food, Inc. (2008 Documentary)
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An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Kenner
 
27.
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.)
 
28.
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.)
 
29.
The Insider (1999)
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A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco. (157 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
 
30.
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
 
31.
Sicko (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths. (123 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
32.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Inside the Meltdown (2009)
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Frontline investigates the 2008 economic meltdown and offers an inside look at what caused the crisis and who, if anyone, could have stopped it. (60 mins.)
 
33.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Breaking the Bank (2009)
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An investigation of the 2008 banking crisis: what went wrong, who is to blame, and how long it will take to repair the damage. (60 mins.)
 
34.
Hot Coffee (2011 Documentary)
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How the infamous McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit and similar cases were exploited as part of a right wing crusade to weaken civil justice. (88 mins.)
Director: Susan Saladoff
 
35.
CNBC Originals (2003 TV Series)
Episode: House of Cards (2009)
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CNBC investigates the causes of the 2007 financial crisis by examining the roles of mortgage lenders and Wall Street financiers in the disaster.
 
36.
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.)
 
37.
Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: Trillion Dollar Bet (2000)
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For over a hundred years economists had dreamed of a way of reducing risk in the stock market. Two Nobel...
 
38.
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
 
39.
Owning Mahowny (2003)
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A bank manager with: (a) a gambling problem and (b) access to a multimillion dollar account gets into a messy situation. Based on the story of the largest one-man bank fraud in Canadian history. (104 mins.)
 
40.
Let's Make Money (2008 Documentary)
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Most of us don't know where their money is. However, one thing is for certain, it's is not in the bank to which we entrusted it. The bank and our money is already a part of the cycle of the global money market. (110 mins.)
 
41.
Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders (2006 Documentary)
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When Hurricane Katrina ravaged America's Gulf Coast, it laid bare an uncomfortable reality-America is... (90 mins.)
 
42.
The Flaw (2011 Documentary)
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An examination of the causes of the economic crisis of 2008. (78 mins.)
Director: David Sington
 
43.
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.)
 
44.
The End of Poverty? (2008 Documentary)
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A phenomenal discourse on why poverty exists when there is so much wealth in the world. A must see for anyone wanting to understand not only the US economic system but the foundations of today's global economy. (106 mins.)
Director: Philippe Diaz
 
45.
Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (2002 Mini-Series)
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The people, ideas, and events that created our current world economy. (360 mins.)
 
46.
Maxed Out (2012 Short Film)
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Two slackers reinvent themselves by opening dozens of pre-approved credit cards - moving them from the bottom 99% to the top 1%. (14 mins.)
 
47.
The Yes Men (2003 Documentary)
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Anti-corporate activists travel from conference to conference, impersonating member of the World Trade Organization. (83 mins.)
 
48.
The Yes Men Fix the World (2009 Documentary)
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Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events. (87 mins.)
 
49.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
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Armed with the titular manual, an ambitious window washer seeks to climb the corporate ladder. (121 mins.)
Director: David Swift
 
50.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
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A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam. (111 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
51.
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.)
 
52.
The Social Network (2010)
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Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business. (120 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
53.
Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999 TV Movie)
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History of Apple and Microsoft. (95 mins.)
Director: Martyn Burke
 
54.
Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream (2012 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Alex Gibney investigates the fact that the 400 richest Americans control more wealth than the 150 million people in the bottom 50 percent of the population. (70 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
55.
Super Rich: The Greed Game (2008 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: John O'Kane
 
56.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
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A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper. (47 mins.)
 
57.
Working Girl (1988)
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When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job. (113 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
58.
Silicon Valley (2014 TV Series)
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In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success... (28 mins.)
 
59.
Halt and Catch Fire (2014 TV Series)
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Set in the early 1980s, this series dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary... (60 mins.)
 
60.
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
 
61.
Up in the Air (2009)
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With a job traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham enjoys his life living out of a suitcase, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a new hire and a potential love interest. (109 mins.)
Director: Jason Reitman
 
62.
The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)
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A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life. (111 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
63.
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
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The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept. (110 mins.)
 
64.
The Method (2005)
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During IMF & World Bank Summit and demonstrations which upset Madrid, like other capitals, major corporation... (115 mins.)
 
65.
Startup.com (2001 Documentary)
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Traces the birth and failure of new media company govWorks.com. (107 mins.)
 
66.
E-Dreams (2001 Documentary)
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An in-depth look at the highs and lows of a dot com. The movie follows the founders of Kozmo.com as they raise money and file for IPO. But no one has predicted the market crash in April 2000. (94 mins.)
Director: Wonsuk Chin
 
67.
There Will Be Blood (2007)
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A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business. (158 mins.)
 
68.
Casino (1995)
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Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends. a mafia underboss and a casino owner for a trophy wife over a gambling empire. (178 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
69.
Citizen Kane (1941)
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
70.
Absolute Power (2003 TV Series)
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The inner workings of a successful PR firm - lying for a living. (29 mins.)