Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

Rachet right on up to Wretched Excess. Too much is not enough. Them that has the gold makes the golden rule. Which movie/TV show, in your opinion, contains the most eye-popping example(s) of what money/riches can buy?
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1.
Behind the Candelabra (2013 TV Movie)
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A chronicle of the tempestuous six year romance between megastar singer, Liberace, and his teenage lover, Scott Thorson. (118 mins.)
“ Mom hits the jackpot on the home slot machine and gets stiffed with a couple of bucks and some change from her lovin' son. ” - horn-5
 
2.
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
“ The inventory of Xanadu should of been before the furnace was fired up. Well, the snow-sled collection, anyway. ” - horn-5
 
3.
Cleopatra (1963)
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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. (192 mins.)
“ Cleopatra shows her big elephants to Rome. ” - horn-5
 
4.
The Last Emperor (1987)
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The story of the final Emperor of China. (163 mins.)
“ He didn't quite make 10,000 years. ” - horn-5
 
5.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
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Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. (180 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ My name is Jordan Belfort. The year I turned 26, I made 49 million dollars, which really pissed me off because it was three shy of a million a week. ” - horn-5
 
6.
Anna and the King of Siam (1946)
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In 1862, a young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King. (128 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ Being a British subject is not the reason you are safe. I could have you killed if that would serve my purpose. Such things are simple here. ” - horn-5
 
7.
Goldfinger (1964)
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Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. (110 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ Forgive me, Mr. Bond, but, uh... I must arrange to separate my gold from the late Mr. Solo. ” - horn-5
 
8.
Marie Antoinette (2006)
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The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen and ultimately the fall of Versailles. (123 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
“ Let them eat cake. ” - horn-5
 
9.
Ludwig (1973)
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Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero... (235 mins.)
“ Ludwig. He loved women. He loved men. He lived as controversially as he ruled. But he did not care what the world thought. He was the world ” - horn-5
 
10.
The Cat's Meow (2001)
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Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924. (114 mins.)
“ In November of 1924, during a weekend yacht party bound for San Diego, a mysterious death occurred within the Hollywood community. However there was no coverage in the press, no police action, and of the fourteen passengers on board only one was ever questioned by authorities. The yacht, you see, belonged to William Randolph Hearst. ” - horn-5
 
11.
Rope (1948)
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Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime. (80 mins.)
“ Rupert's extremely radical. Do you know that he selects his books on the assumption that people not only can read but actually can think ” - horn-5
 
12.
Compulsion (1959)
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Two wealthy law-school students go on trial for murder in this version of the Leopold-Loeb case. (103 mins.)
“ Sometimes murder is just a way to pass the time. ” - horn-5
 
13.
Patty Hearst (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The true story of a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970's. Her time spent... (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
“ I'm really struggling to overcome my bourgeois upbringing. ” - horn-5
 
14.
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
“ You know, you can't just go around and shoot people in the kneecaps with a double-barreled shotgun 'cause you pissed at 'em. ” - horn-5
 
15.
The Jerk (1979)
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An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis. (94 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
“ I'm gonna bounce back and when I do I'm gonna buy you a diamond so big it's gonna make you puke. ” - horn-5
 
16.
The Aviator (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. (170 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Howard, you really think they're gonna let you put out a whole movie just about tits? ” - horn-5
 
17.
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990)
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Scrooge takes his nephews to Egypt to find a pyramid and magic lamp. (74 mins.)
Director: Bob Hathcock
“ I can wish for the world's biggest diamond... no, the biggest diamond mine... no, no, all the diamond mines... no, the entire mining industry! I can see why this can take some careful thought. ” - horn-5
 
18.
Scarface (1983)
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In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. (170 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women. ” - horn-5
 
19.
Downton Abbey (2010 TV Series)
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A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century. (58 mins.)
“ War changes everything. ” - horn-5
 
20.
Elysium (2013)
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In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds. (109 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
“ The hippo wants a friend. ” - horn-5
 
21.
Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Spanning years of both Harry and Leona Helmsley's cutthroat control of their eponymonous empire, this made-for-TV movie chronicles both the high and low points of the couple's life together. (94 mins.)
“ They don't know me. They don't know who I am am. They don't know what I am. They don't know what I've done. And they're going to come in and pass judgment on me? ” - horn-5
 
22.
The Queen of Versailles (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis. (100 mins.)
“ Lauren Greenfield: How are you personally responsible for the re-election of George Bush?

David Siegel: I'd rather not say because it may not necessarily have been legal. ” - horn-5
 
23.
The Great Gatsby (2013)
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A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. (143 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ They were careless people, Tom and Daisy-they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness... ” - horn-5
 
24.
Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988 TV Movie)
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Biography of the life of Aristotle Onassis, a Greek who rose to become one of the world's most wealthiest men, detailing his rise to power and unhappy marriages. (120 mins.)
Director: Waris Hussein
“ Money speaks all languaqes. ” - horn-5
 
25.
Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)
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A rich young boy finds his family targeted in an inside job and must use his cunning to save them. (95 mins.)
Director: Donald Petrie
“ Casper the Friendly Ghost with money. ” - horn-5
 
26.
Cronos (1993)
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A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path. (94 mins.)
“ Ponce de Leon was looking in all the wrong places. ” - horn-5
 
27.
Born Rich (2003 Documentary)
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A documentary on children of the insanely rich. Directed by one of their own, Johnson & Johnson heir, Jamie Johnson. (75 mins.)
Director: Jamie Johnson
“ My family could buy your family if we wanted to. Or this boarding school and kick you out. ” - horn-5
 
28.
Antitrust (2001)
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A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems. (109 mins.)
Director: Peter Howitt
“ Dust the colon and the backslash key! Only geeks use those keys. ” - horn-5
 
29.
The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
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A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man. (102 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ What do you get for the man who has everything? ” - horn-5
 
30.
Arbitrage (2012)
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A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help. (107 mins.)
“ I'm a child of the '50s. My father welded steel for the Navy, and my mother worked at the V.A. They lived through the Depression, Pearl Harbor, and the bomb. They didn't think that bad things might happen. They knew that bad things would happen. ” - horn-5
 
31.
You've Been Trumped (2011 Documentary)
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In this David and Goliath story for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on celebrity tycoon Donald Trump as he buys up one of Scotland's last wilderness areas to build a golf resort. (95 mins.)
Director: Anthony Baxter
“ Triumph of dollars over decency. ” - horn-5
 
32.
American Psycho (2000)
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A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies. (102 mins.)
Director: Mary Harron
“ And though I can hide my cold gaze, and you can shake my hand and feel flesh gripping yours and maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable... I simply am not there. ” - horn-5
 
33.
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
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Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander. (129 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ In any place where they fight, a man who knows how to drill men can always be a King. We shall go to those parts and say to any King we find - "D'you want to vanquish your foes?' and we will show him how to drill men; for that we know better than anything else. Then we will subvert that King and seize his Throne and establish a Dynasty. ” - horn-5
 
34.
Chinatown (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder. (130 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Jake Gittes: I just wanna know what you're worth. More than 10 million?

Noah Cross: Oh my, yes! ” - horn-5
 
35.
Mr. Arkadin (1955)
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An American adventurer investigates the past of mysterious tycoon Arkadin...placing himself in grave danger. (93 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ Gregory Arkadin: A scorpion wanted to cross a river, so he asked the frog to carry him. The frog refused because the scorpion would sting him. That would not be logical, explained the scorpion, because if he stung the frog they would both drown. So the frog agreed to carry the scorpion. Half way across, the frog felt a terrible pain - the scorpion had stung him. There is no logic in this, exclaimed the frog. I know, replied the scorpion, but I cannot help it - it is my nature. ” - horn-5