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1. Hell or High Water (II) (2016)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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88 Metascore

A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas.

Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges, Gil Birmingham

Votes: 111,490 | Gross: $26.86M

2. The Big Short (2015)

R | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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81 Metascore

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt

Votes: 243,387 | Gross: $70.24M

3. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime

8.3
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88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir

Votes: 58,814 | Gross: $4.31M

4. Killing Them Softly (2012)

R | 97 min | Crime, Thriller

6.2
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64 Metascore

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, Scoot McNairy

Votes: 115,726 | Gross: $14.94M

5. Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: James Woods, John Heard, William Hurt, Erin Dilly

Votes: 12,053

6. También la lluvia (2010)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History

7.5
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69 Metascore

As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.

Director: Icíar Bollaín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar, Karra Elejalde, Juan Carlos Aduviri

Votes: 10,395 | Gross: $0.56M

7. The Queen of Versailles (2012)

PG | 100 min | Documentary

7.1
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Stars: Alyse Barker, Lorraine Barrett, June Downs, Phillip Froehlich

Votes: 11,110 | Gross: $2.40M

8. New Kids Turbo (2010)

84 min | Action, Comedy

6.4
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Five friends from 'Maaskantje' are getting fired because of the economic crisis. They decide that they won't pay for anything anymore.

Directors: Steffen Haars, Flip Van der Kuil | Stars: Huub Smit, Tim Haars, Wesley van Gaalen, Steffen Haars

Votes: 12,435

9. Endgame (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, History

6.3
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55 Metascore

A story based on the covert discussions that brought down the Apartheid regime in South Africa.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: William Hurt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jonny Lee Miller, Mark Strong

Votes: 2,401 | Gross: $0.01M

10. As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto (2015)

125 min | Drama

7.1
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80 Metascore

Some of the chapters from Arabian Nights are adapted to a modern Portugal in this epic.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Miguel Gomes, Maria Rueff, Bruno Bravo

Votes: 1,461 | Gross: $0.01M

11. Four Horsemen (2012)

97 min | Documentary, News

7.8
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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, religion and mainstream economists have stalled. 23 ... See full summary »

Director: Ross Ashcroft | Stars: Dominic Frisby, Gillian Tett, Lawrence Wilkerson, David Morgan

Votes: 2,183

12. Collapse (II) (2009)

Unrated | 82 min | Documentary

7.8
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: Chris Smith | Star: Michael Ruppert

Votes: 6,068 | Gross: $0.05M

13. La loi du marché (2015)

91 min | Drama

6.8
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74 Metascore

An unemployed factory worker is trying to make ends meet in working-class France.

Director: Stéphane Brizé | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Karine de Mirbeck, Matthieu Schaller, Yves Ory

Votes: 3,699 | Gross: $0.11M

14. Countdown to Looking Glass (1984 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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Docudrama uses fictional reports of a crisis in the Middle East, which leads to a nuclear confrontation between the US and the USSR. "Looking Glass" is the code word for the Strategic Air ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Barzyk | Stars: Scott Glenn, Michael Murphy, Helen Shaver, Patrick Watson

Votes: 336

15. Boom Bust Boom (2015)

74 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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67 Metascore

Terry Jones guides us through the history and the nature of the economic boom-bust cycle and why people repeatedly ignore it to their sorrow.

Directors: Bill Jones, Terry Jones, Ben Timlett | Stars: Dirk Bezemer, Zvi Bodie, Willem Buiter, Philip Bulcock

Votes: 276

16. Surviving Progress (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.5
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59 Metascore

Humanity's ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling us downwards, towards collapse? Ronald Wright, whose best-seller, A Short History Of... See full summary »

Directors: Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks | Stars: Ronald Wright, Mark Levine, Robert Wright, Marina Silva

Votes: 1,601 | Gross: $0.05M

17. As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 2, O Desolado (2015)

131 min | Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

Continuation of the Arabian Nights stories by the structure were adapted to modern life in Portugal in three innings and the third chapter "The Owners of Dixie" has three chapters.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Chico Chapas, Luísa Cruz, Pedro Caldas

Votes: 931 | Gross: $0.01M

18. As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 3, O Encantado (2015)

125 min | Drama

6.6
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80 Metascore

The final trilogy of adaptation of Arabian Nights story by the structure in Portugal modern life between 2013-2014 in three chapter.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Américo Silva, Amar Bounachada, Lionel Franc

Votes: 722 | Gross: $0.00M

19. Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream (2012)

70 min | Documentary

7.5
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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.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Jack Abramoff, Michele Bachmann, Bruce Bartlett

Votes: 996

20. Las viudas de los jueves (2009)

122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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In a gated community, where everyone seems to have it all, secrets start to come out.

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro | Stars: Rafael Aieta, Ernesto Alterio, Roberto Antier, Raúl Aragón

Votes: 730

21. Moon Child (2003)

120 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The story of love and friendship on the harsh streets of 2014 Mallepa, a small corner in Asia.

Director: Takahisa Zeze | Stars: Hyde, Gackt, Leehom Wang, Tarô Yamamoto

Votes: 1,799

22. The Flaw (2011)

78 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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An examination of the causes of the economic crisis of 2008.

Director: David Sington | Stars: Andrew Luan, Robert Shiller, Louis Hyman, George Cooper

Votes: 442

23. 8: The Mormon Proposition (2010)

R | 80 min | Documentary

7.1
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55 Metascore

A scorching indictment of the Mormon Church's historic involvement in the promotion & passage of California's Proposition 8 and the Mormon religion's secretive, decades-long campaign against LGBT human rights.

Directors: Reed Cowan, Steven Greenstreet | Stars: Spencer Jones, Tyler Barrick, Dustin Lance Black, Linda Williams Stay

Votes: 1,158 | Gross: $0.10M

24. Higashi no Eden Gekijoban I: The King of Eden (2009)

Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.1
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Picking up from where the TV series left off, Saki Morimi is back in the United States, trying to find Akira Takizawa. Meanwhile, other Selecao begin to truly play the game, some taking ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Christine M. Auten, John Burgmeier, Leah Clark, Takuya Eguchi

Votes: 1,064

25. Lásky mezi kapkami deste (1980)

126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Karel Bursík (Lukás Vaculík), as a child called Kajda, recalls his childhood spent in Prague - Zizkov. His father (Vladimír Mensík), a shoe-maker, moved there his wife and three children ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Eduard Cupák, Vladimír Mensík, Lukás Vaculík, Michal Dlouhý

Votes: 171

26. Plunder: The Crime of Our Time (2009)

100 min | Documentary

7.2
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Documentarian Danny Schechter explores the financial crisis and argues that it was built on a foundation of criminal activity. To get to the bottom of it all Schechter interviews bankers, economists, and journalists.

Director: Danny Schechter | Stars: Gary Ackerman, Jonathan Alpert, Bill Bamber, Benjamin Barber

Votes: 48

27. Al Juma Al Akheira (2011)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.1
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When a forty-year-old divorced father discovers that he needs to undergo an operation, which he can not afford, within the next 4 days, he finds himself forced to deal with the life he isolated himself from for the longest time.

Director: Yahya Alabdallah | Stars: Ali Suliman, Fadi Arida, Nabil Kawni, Yasmine Al Massri

Votes: 86

28. Princes of the Yen (2014)

93 min | Documentary, Crime

8.1
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Set in 20th Century Japan the documentary explores the role and power of Central Banks and how they can be used to change a country's economic political and social structures A documentary adaption off the book by Professor Richard Werner.

Director: Michael Oswald | Stars: Andrew Piper, Richard Werner, Noriko Yamagiwa

Votes: 62

29. Les nouveaux chiens de garde (2011)

104 min | Documentary

7.6
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This documentary takes an in depth look at France's mass medias and shines a light on corporate and political interests that shape the news.

Directors: Gilles Balbastre, Yannick Kergoat

Votes: 289

30. F comme Fairbanks (1976)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Director: Maurice Dugowson | Stars: Patrick Dewaere, Miou-Miou, John Berry, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 174

31. Power Trip (2003)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Corruption, assassination and street rioting surround the story of the award-winning film, Power Trip, which follows an American multi-national trying to solve the electricity crisis in ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Devlin | Stars: Dennis Bakke, Piers Lewis, Butch Mederos, Bill O'Reilly

Votes: 196 | Gross: $0.04M

32. Secret City (2012)

72 min | Documentary

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London and the City of London are not the same place. London is a metropolis of 8 million people. The City of London is the famous square mile in the middle, with about 7,000 residents but ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Chanan | Stars: Natalie Bennett, Robin Blackburn, Stephen Haseler, Jamie Kelsey-Fry

Votes: 31

33. Bidonville: Architectures de la ville future (2013)

81 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.6
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From the heart of the planet's slums and squats, individuals have taken over these marginalized worlds and erected cities in their own image.

Director: Jean-Nicolas Orhon | Stars: Robert Neuwirth, Nicolas Reeves, Jeremy Seabrook

Votes: 26

34. Die PARTEI (2009)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.1
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The Movie describes the rise of the german satirical political party Die PARTEI.

Directors: Andreas Coerper, Martin Sonneborn | Stars: Markus Altekrüger, Dieter Althaus, Jennifer Apolinario, John Baldoz

Votes: 161

35. Noah's Castle (1979– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

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Stars: Marcus Francis, Simon Gipps-Kent, David Neal, Annette Ekblom

Votes: 18

36. Dirty Cops: Ta Batsonia: A Greek Novel About Crisis (2014 Video)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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The Complete Novel about Crisis in Greece and crime of the cops with the sense of Leonard Thimo's humor. Three cops... See full synopsis »

Directors: Anestis Dalezis, Leonard Thimo | Stars: Daniel B., Taqis B., Xaritwmeni Taratsa Boys, George Hulk

Votes: 10

37. Vanechka (2007)

103 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A young girl dreaming to become an actress goes through hell with an orphan baby on her hands. The whole world seems to be against her. She meets the love of her life when there is no one to stand by her.

Director: Elena Nikolaeva | Stars: Elena Velikanova, Maksim Galkin, Andrey Panin, Evdokiya Germanova

Votes: 105

38. Ady Gasy (2014)

84 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

6.4
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Just for the time of a film, let's have fun reversing the roles... Let's imagine it isn't for the economists anymore to demonstrate their growth model, but for the farmers, artists, ... See full summary »

Director: Nantenaina Lova | Stars: Rejao Refaralahy Joela, Rado Mpikabary, Florentine Razafiharisoa, Joela Rejao Refaralahy

Votes: 14

39. Lidé na kre (1937)

88 min | Drama

6.3
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The prevailing pitiful economic situation affects the lives of many people. Professor Václav Junek (Frantisek Smolík) gradually realizes that his idealistic notions differ considerably from... See full summary »

Director: Martin Fric | Stars: Frantisek Smolík, Zdenka Baldová, Ladislav Bohác, Lída Baarová

Votes: 9

40. Capitalism Hits the Fan (2009)

57 min | Documentary

8.4
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Richard D Wolfe Economist on the 2008 Economic debacle

Director: Sut Jhally | Star: Richard Wolff

Votes: 14

41. Komissaari (2012)

53 min | Documentary

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Director: Pekka Lehto | Stars: Olli Rehn, Slavoj Zizek, Margrit Kennedy, Markku Manninen

42. Il pane a vita (2013)

65 min | Documentary

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In October 2012, after 123 years, the cotton factory Honegger of Albino closed down, in the middle valley of Bergamo, where working is a religion. In the cotton factory, the place at the ... See full summary »

Director: Stefano Collizzolli | Stars: Giovanna Ghilardi, Liliana Ghilardi, Lorenzo Signori, Lara Vezzoli

43. Akujo no kisetsu (1958)

110 min | Comedy, Crime

6.6
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A rich skinflint, hated by his common wife (a previous Geisha) and his nephew, tries to follow his selfish desires and keep his wealth of diamonds safe; while there are separate plots being... See full summary »

Director: Minoru Shibuya | Stars: Isuzu Yamada, Mariko Okada, Eijirô Tôno, Yûnosuke Itô

Votes: 16

44. 45 vathmi (2013)

15 min | Short, Drama

6.8
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Athens, August 2012. 45 degrees. A capital at the border of exploding.

Director: Georgis Grigorakis | Stars: Eleftheria Komi, Stelios Xanthoudakis

Votes: 16

45. La entrega (1954)

106 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Director: Julián Soler | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Marga López, Enrique Rambal, Andrea Palma

Votes: 10

46. Dirty Cops: Ta Batsonia (2012 Video)

13 min | Short, Action, Adventure

9.3
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A Greek short film about the cops in Greece and the crime with the sense of Leonard Thimo's humor. The 1st Part of the Trilogy. Followed by Dirty Cops-Ta Batsonia: The Vengeance (2012) (V) ... See full synopsis »

Director: Leonard Thimo | Stars: George Hulk, Tony Meramveliotakis, Jimm Mustang, Leonard Thimo

Votes: 9

47. Liquid Sun (2011)

11 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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Director: Diede van Vree | Stars: Donal Gallery, Fergus McCarthy

Votes: 17

48. Forward 13: Waking Up the American Dream (2014)

120 min | Documentary, News

7.8
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Caught in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, Patrick Lovell, one of 10 million people who lost their homes, finds himself asking why he and so many Americans were blindsided by ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Lovell | Star: Patrick Lovell

Votes: 12

49. Welcome to Detroit (2010)

97 min | Documentary

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Sergio Marchionne moved to Toronto at 13 from Abruzzo, Italy. Forty-five years later he's in Detroit as CEO of Fiat-Chrysler. Will he be the one to save Detroit? Welcome to Detroit opens ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Salvadore | Stars: Jeffrey Eugenides, Sergio Marchionne, Mario Platero, Vittorio Zucconi

50. Roi Mat (2011)

Short

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With the economic crisis as the background, Daphne and Petros a young couple create their own world making their lives look like a game of chess. No matter who wins or loses, life goes on and on.

Directors: Stefania Giannikou, Angelos Kovotsos | Stars: Andreas Frangos, Iro Lidorikioti, Manos Schetto, Filippos Stavrinidis

Votes: 12