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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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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 »
User Reviews:
A very very very good film See more (246 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 Hogan ... Michelle, Harry's Supervisor (as Siobhan Fallon)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Frank Anello ... Stockbroker (uncredited)
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)
Daniel Reton ... Broker (uncredited)

Stephen Scibetta ... JP Marlin Senior Broker (uncredited)

Spero Stamboulis ... Todd (uncredited)

Mike Struck ... Trainee (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 .... re-recording mixer
Dorian Cheah .... 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 .... 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 .... 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
Rob Agredo .... grip (as Robert A. Agredo)
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)
 
Location Management
Paul Kramer .... location manager
Evan Perazzo .... assistant location manager
Jonathan Roumie .... location assistant
Gregory Routt .... location assistant: second unit (as Greg Routt)
Ashley W. Sieg .... location assistant (as Ashley Sieg)
Elias Scoropanos .... location assistant: reshoots (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 Hernandez .... chef
Marc Jacobs .... production resources
Michael Johnson .... production accountant (as Michael K. Johnson)
Paul Johnson .... security officer
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
Paul Prokop .... production controller
Michelle Purple .... assistant: Suzanne Todd (as Michelle Glass)
Karen Radzikowski .... production assistant
Darin Read .... edit room runner
Lee E. Scharfstein .... stand-in: Giovanni Ribisi (as Lee Emery)
Bethann Schebece .... production assistant (as Bethann Shebece)
Ted Shields .... production assistant
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)
Danika Kohler Doman .... assistant production office coordinator (uncredited)
Michael C. Kingsley .... production assistant (uncredited)
George F. Miller .... stand-in (uncredited)
Anthony Reynolds .... utility stand-in (uncredited)
Benjamin Sacks .... office production assistant (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 »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Denmark:15 | Finland:K-16 | France:Tous publics | Germany:12 | Hong Kong:IIB (DVD rating) | Iceland:L | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 (DVD rating) | South Korea:15 (original rating) | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #36838)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
In the scene where Chris (Vin Diesel) and Seth (Giovanni Ribisi) are waiting outside Greg's (Nicky Katt) house, we never see the car move or get turned on. Before they shot the scene Ben Affleck was sitting in the car, listening to music. He accidentally took the car keys home with him. They absolutely had to shoot the scene that night and couldn't find Ben. They shot the scene with the car where it is and lit up the house so there wouldn't be a reflection of the camera and crew.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Michael is talking to the room full of brokers to tell them about the party, his tie pin is alternately closed/open between shots.See more »
Quotes:
Judge Marty Davis:[while having with their family] How come I've never heard of this firm?
Seth Davis:It's a smaller firm, there are probably a million others you've never heard of
Judge Marty Davis:The reason I ask is I thought you'd join a firm like Goldman Sachs or something of that stature
Seth Davis:The reason the larger houses don't like to hire kids straight out of college unless you went to an ivy league school or if you want to do cash flow analysis for the next fifteen years they usually want you to work outside their firm for a few years and get a good sense of the market but most brokers start out at little firms like JT Marlin
[...]
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Don't Be an Asshole (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
That Ain't GangstaSee more »

FAQ

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13 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
A very very very good film, 1 October 2010
Author: Gram from England

I'll sum this film up in 5 words, 'on par with fight club'.

This is a great film, every second of this film is worth 9/10. I'll start with the films flaws. Firstly, the main character is very weak, I'm not sure whether it's poor writing or bad acting but he just comes across as an idiot rather than the deep, flawed, entrepreneur that the film wanted to portray. Secondly, even in the year 2,000 floppy disks were an ageing technology, without giving much away there's a scene where an entire companies data is copied to a floppy disk. The film includes a lot of central characters and doesn't provide any back-story for any of them, this wouldn't be so much of a problem if the central character wasn't so weak but by the end of it you feel as though you haven't seen a single character develop or even begin to understood any of the characters but you have just seen a good film.

Praise: This film is amazing. The film really captures the desires of society and gives them a face. The characters really convey the shallow two facedness you come across every day where they're happy and pleasant until something happens that could even remotely damage their cash flow. Every person you've ever met that wanted to make a quick buck is in this film, the consumerism and lack of social conscience that constantly plagues society is so prevalent in this film. It also approaches the topic of share trading from a much more accessible angle, they don't put much effort into adding the right industry terms or showing scenes of the NY stock exchange - they show the consequences of share trading, the lack of understanding of the average consumer and give you a better understanding of where the money comes from. If you're anything like me then this film takes you on a ride where you are the main character every step of the way until finally you return to life with a much deeper understanding of the desires people succumb to in modern society. This film includes very young appearances by a lot of famous actors, Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel etc. who all pull their weight to give life to the film. I'm explaining the film in a very stale way but I can't help it, it's on par with 'fight club' - you can't explain why the film is good in a way that does it justice, just watch 2 hours of cinema that will improve your quality of life.

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