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Boiler Room -- 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.

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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Ben Younger (written by)
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Release Date:
18 February 2000 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Motion creates Emotion! See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 9 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(154 articles)
User Reviews:
Thinking with Testosterone See more (238 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Giovanni Ribisi ... Seth Davis

Vin Diesel ... Chris Varick

Nia Long ... Abbie Halpert

Nicky Katt ... Greg Weinstein

Scott Caan ... Richie O'Flaherty

Ron Rifkin ... Judge Marty Davis

Jamie Kennedy ... Adam

Taylor Nichols ... Harry Reynard

Bill Sage ... FBI Agent David Drew

Tom Everett Scott ... Michael Brantley

Ben Affleck ... Jim Young
John Griesemer ... Concierge
David Younger ... Marc

Herbert Russell ... Kid (as Russell Harper)

Mark Webber ... Kid

Christopher Fitzgerald ... Kid
Donna Mitchell ... Mrs. Davis

André Vippolis ... Neil Davis

Jon Abrahams ... Jeff

Will McCormack ... Mike the Casino Patron
Jared Ryan ... Casino Steve

Anson Mount ... Broker

Kirk Acevedo ... Broker
Seth Ullian ... Broker
Eddie Malavarca ... Broker
Carlo Vogel ... Rude Kid
Matthew Saldivar ... Series Seven Kid (as Matthew Saldívar)
Serge Skliarenko ... Croatian Broker
Lisa Gerstein ... Sheryl

Ross Ryman ... Isaac
Marjorie Johnson ... Abbie's Mother

Peter Rini ... JP Morgan Broker
Raymond Pirkle ... JP Morgan Broker
Joe Pretlow ... JP Morgan Broker

Peter Maloney ... Dr. Jacobs
Lori Yoffe ... Secretary

Alex Webb ... FBI Director
Gillian Sacco ... Waitress at Mickey's

Donald John Hewitt ... Local (as Don J. Hewitt)
Mark Moshe Bellows ... John Feiner

Daniel Sauli ... Broker Steve (as Daniel Serafini-Sauli)

Lucinda Clare ... Trendy Hostess (as Lucinda Faraldo)
Neal Lerner ... Gay Restaurant Patron

Taylor Patterson ... Sara Reynard
Michael McCarthy ... Max Reynard

Marsha Dietlein ... Susan Reynard

Joseph Tudisco ... Janitor

Judy Del Giudice ... Office Woman

Siobhan Fallon ... Michelle, Harry's Supervisor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Delancey Birzin ... Broker (uncredited)

Angelo Bonsignore ... JP Marlin Trainee (uncredited)

Robert Boris ... JP Marlin Trainee (uncredited)
Jonny Fido ... JP Marlin Trainee (uncredited)

Robert Frannicola ... Abrams (uncredited)

Desmond Harrington ... JP Marlin Trainee (uncredited)
George Nicolaidis ... Stockbroker (uncredited)

Daniel Reton ... Broker (uncredited)

Spero Stamboulis ... Todd (uncredited)

Ben Van Bergen ... Agent Etkins (uncredited)

Directed by
Ben Younger 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Ben Younger (written by)

Produced by
Richard Brener .... executive producer
Claire Rudnick Polstein .... executive producer
Pamela Post .... associate producer
Jennifer Todd .... producer
Suzanne Todd .... producer
E. Bennett Walsh .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
The Angel 
 
Cinematography by
Enrique Chediak 
 
Film Editing by
Chris Peppe 
 
Casting by
John Papsidera 
 
Production Design by
Anne Stuhler 
 
Art Direction by
Roswell Hamrick 
Mark White 
 
Set Decoration by
Jennifer Alex Nickason  (as Jennifer Alex)
 
Costume Design by
Julia Caston 
 
Makeup Department
Caryn Brostoff .... key makeup artist
Mary Cooke .... hair stylist (as Mary Cook)
Quentin Harris .... key hair stylist
Dallas Hartnett .... hair stylist
Charles McKenna .... hair stylist
Kyra Panchenko .... makeup artist: Nia Long
Nuria Sitja .... additional makeup artist
 
Production Management
Carla Fry .... executive in charge of production
Ric Keeley .... post-production supervisor
Robin Sweet .... production supervisor (as Robin Nelson Sweet)
E. Bennett Walsh .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eric Henriquez .... second second assistant director (as Eric W. Henriquez)
Peter Leto .... second assistant director
Julian Petrillo .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
David T. Anderson .... shop electrician (as David Anderson)
Avery S. Brandon .... scenic artist
Douglas Fecht .... lead man
Aaron N. Feldman .... storyboard artist
John Jackson .... construction coordinator (as John C. Jackson)
Henry Kaplan .... set dresser
George Kouzoujian .... key carpenter
Rebecca Meis DeMarco .... assistant property master
Dana Neuwirth .... set dresser
Mark Newell .... additional property master
Ed Parra .... art department intern
Siena Porta .... lead painter
Shelley Rich .... art department coordinator
William Riley .... stand-by painter
Jeffrey Rollins .... on-set dresser (as Jeffrey S. Rollins)
David Schanker .... property master
Lisa Kent .... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Joe Barnett .... sound re-recording mixer
Dorian Cheah .... sound re-recording mixer
Gino Conway .... assistant sound editor
Benjamin L. Cook .... sound effects editor (as Benjamin Cook)
Lisle Engle .... sound effects editor
Mary Erstad .... foley mixer
David Lee Fein .... foley artist
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Frank Gaeta .... supervising sound editor
Robert Getty .... additional dialogue editor
David Grant .... dialogue editor
Michael Hertlein .... dialogue editor
Larry Hoff .... sound utility (as Lawrence Hoff)
Robert Jackson .... dialogue editor (as Robert C. Jackson)
Thomas Jones .... adr supervisor
Diane Marshall .... foley artist (as S. Diane Marshall)
Michael Mullane .... background sound editor
Kelly Neese .... boom operator
John Ross .... sound re-recording mixer
Peter Schneider .... sound mixer
Anne Slack .... digital transfer engineer
Lucy Sustar .... foley editor
Roland N. Thai .... sound effects editor (as Roland Thai)
Mark Choi .... sound conforming editor (uncredited)
Michael Hertlein .... adr editor (uncredited)
Derek Marcil .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Alec St. John .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Johanna Turner .... transfer engineer (uncredited)
Karl Wasserman .... additional boom operator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Michael Russo .... stunt coordinator (as Mike Russo)
Donald John Hewitt .... stunt performer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert A. Agredo .... grip
Tony Arnaud .... best boy grip
Will Arnot .... Steadicam operator (as William S. Arnot)
Kelly Beaton .... electrician
Brian Carmichael .... 24 frame video operator
Divine Cox .... grip (as Divine T. Cox)
Jeffrey A. Danielson .... best boy electric
Keith Devlin .... electrician (as Keith J. Devlin)
James J. Ferris .... electrician
Edwin M. Figueroa .... key grip
Matthew W. Flannery .... assistant Steadicam operator (as Matt Flannery)
Michael Green .... camera operator
Mikey Jackson .... camera loader
David Lee .... still photographer
Ariane Lemay .... second assistant camera
Joseph Quirk .... gaffer
Joia Speciale .... additional first assistant camera
Aurelia Winborn .... first assistant camera (as Aurelia J. Winborn)
Lance Mayer .... camera loader: second unit (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Lori Eastside .... extras casting
Wendy O'Brien .... casting associate
Sharon Blythe .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Jane Lew .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
J. Josie Gold .... wardrobe intern
Jill Kliber .... assistant costume designer
Marcia Patten .... wardrobe supervisor
Kevin Ritter .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Elaine C. Andrianos .... first assistant editor
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Pamela Chmiel .... first assistant editor (as Pam Chmiel)
Jody Levin .... executive in charge of post-production
Sally Moore .... editorial apprentice
Matvey Shatz .... color timer
Nick Smith .... second assistant editor
John Dowdell .... hd colorist (uncredited)
Ken Rubenfeld .... dailies colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
The Angel .... music arranger
The Angel .... score mixer
The Angel .... score producer
Stretch Armstrong .... music consultant
Bob Bowen .... music coordinator
Katisse Buckingham .... musician: saxophone
DJ Drez .... musician: scratches
Toby Emmerich .... executive in charge of music
Luis Eric .... musician: trumpet
Mark Kaufman .... music clearance executive
Kerry Loeschen .... musician: trombone
Lise Richardson .... music editor
Louis Russell .... musician: guitar
Robert Russell .... musician: bass guitar
Dana Sano .... music executive
Dana Sano .... music supervisor
Lori Silfen .... music business affairs executive
 
Transportation Department
M.F. Connolly .... driver
Rocco Curatolo .... driver
Richard Curry .... transportation co-captain
James Fanning .... driver
Maurice Fitzgerald .... driver
Joseph W. Kelly .... driver
Thomas McGoldrick .... driver (as Tom McGoldrick)
Edward O'Donnell .... transportation captain (as Ed O'Donnell)
George Bolton .... transportation captain: re-shoots (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Titus Atkins .... production maintenance
Teddy Au .... assistant accountant
John Begeny .... assistant: Ben Younger
Oritte Bendory .... production assistant
Gene Benus .... parking assistant
Claire Best .... production executive
Jonathan Bonanno .... assistant production coordinator
Stephen C. Brandt .... production assistant
Laurie Cartwright .... risk management
Wayne Clemons .... parking assistant
Jamie Cohen .... rights clearances
Natasha Conklin .... production office assistant
William R. Durant .... parking assistant
Jeff Egan .... production safety
Joe Facey .... craft service
Rich Fellegara .... set medic (as Richard Fellegara)
Betsy Friedman .... production assistant
Emily Glatter .... supervising production coordinator
Ginger Gonzalez .... production assistant
Catherine Gore .... script supervisor
Tosha L. Hawkins .... payroll accountant
Erika Hemmerle .... assistant: Jennifer Todd
Michael E. Hernandez .... chef (as Michael Hernandez)
Marc Jacobs .... production resources
Michael Johnson .... production accountant (as Michael K. Johnson)
Paul Johnson .... security officer
Paul Kramer .... location manager
Julie Kuehndorf .... unit publicist
Michael Lewis .... production attorney
Patrick Lievano .... unit location assistant
Colin MacLellan .... production assistant (as Colin AJ MacLellan)
Ginny Martino .... business affairs liaison
Stephan Morgan .... production office assistant
Jennifer Mount .... risk management
Rita Parikh .... production coordinator
Evan Perazzo .... assistant location manager
Paul Prokop .... production controller
Michelle Purple .... assistant: Suzanne Todd (as Michelle Glass)
Karen Radzikowski .... production assistant
Darin Read .... edit room runner
Jonathan Roumie .... location assistant
Gregory Routt .... location assistant: second unit (as Greg Routt)
Lee E. Scharfstein .... stand-in: Giovanni Ribisi (as Lee Emery)
Bethann Schebece .... production assistant (as Bethann Shebece)
Ted Shields .... production assistant
Ashley W. Sieg .... location assistant (as Ashley Sieg)
Robert Taleghany .... post-production accountant
Lee Tucker .... preview technical supervisor
Tom Tumminello .... parking coordinator
Lady Xang .... craft service assistant
Ronald C. Briggs Jr. .... inventory services (uncredited)
Michael C. Kingsley .... production assistant (uncredited)
Danika Kohler .... assistant production office coordinator (uncredited)
George F. Miller .... stand-in (uncredited)
Anthony Reynolds .... utility stand-in (uncredited)
Benjamin Sacks .... office production assistant (uncredited)
Elias Scoropanos .... location assistant: reshoots (uncredited)
Beth Theriac .... assistant: Mr. Younger (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Rick Dahl .... thanks
Howard Goldberg .... thanks
Phyllis Goldberg .... thanks
Steve Harris .... thanks
Alan Hevesi .... thanks
Steve Kerper .... thanks
Michael Spatt .... thanks
Dennis Squitieri .... thanks: Bergen Jaguar
J.P. Tods .... thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Money Game" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong language and some drug content
Runtime:
120 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Denmark:15 | Finland:K-16 | France:U | Germany:12 | Hong Kong:IIB (DVD rating) | Iceland:L | South Korea:18 (DVD rating) | South Korea:15 (original rating) | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #36838)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Greg tells Chris to get his "One Race" hands off his money. Chris is played by Vin Diesel, who's production company is called One Race Productions.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Greg is introduced as "Greg Weinstein" by Michael, yet moments later the leader board names him as "Greg Feinstein".See more »
Quotes:
Greg Weinstein:Hang up. Hang up the phone.
Seth Davis:Thank you. That's nice for you to do that for me.
Greg Weinstein:First of all, there's gonna be a lot of these regardless of how good you are but you happen to suck big fat ass rhinoceros dick.
Seth Davis:Well, thank you. That's confidence inspiring.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Don't Be an Asshole (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
New York (Ya Out There)See more »

FAQ

Is the movie based on a true story?
What is a boiler room?
What is 'pump and dump?'
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17 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Thinking with Testosterone, 14 August 2006
Author: glocksout from United States

Boiler Room is basically about a young college drop-out, played by Giovanni Ribisi, who is seeking the quick way to the top. He starts an illegal gambling casino in his home, but is soon offered a job as a stock broker. This is a fast-paced occupation full of young guys who don't know what to do with their money. They gamble constantly, they party constantly; drugs, women and cars. On the surface, this is easily brushed off as a formulaic, pop-culture movie. If you pay attention though, this is a lot more than that. The subtext for this story is the relationship Ribisi has with his father. This relationship holds a lot of tension, and through the film goes through many changes both positive and negative, and culminates in a tear-jerking revelation. I'll admit it, I almost cried. But there is also a lot more going on here, most notably the story of one of Ribisi's clients who had domestic problems he had to face with his wife and children. His performance was impressive, and you really felt for him.

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