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The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  5 January 2003 (USA)
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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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Brian Cruver
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Courtney
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Duffy
Nancy Anne Sakovich ...
Liz Perry (as Nancy Sakovich)
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Amber St. Pierre (Miss April)
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Lazarri
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Greg McLainey
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Mr. Blue
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Jeff Skilling
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Andrew Tillman
Tom Keenan ...
Allen Flemming
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Anna-Marie
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Miss August
Steve Ratzlaff ...
Welling (as Steven Ratzlaff)
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Brian Cruver, an ambitious 26-year-old lands a job at Enron. As he assimilates to the company's get-rich-quick mantra, spending sprees and wild corporate "gatherings" become the norm. But when Enron files for bankruptcy, Cruver discovers he's just a pawn in a failing game of corporate greed--one that made the rich richer...while the rest lost everything. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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The Rich Got Richer, The Rest Lost Everything.

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A Verdadeira História de uma Fraude  »

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Mr. Blue: We're the bad guy. We're the criminals. And don't think it's just this company. There's hundreds of Enrons out there, a thousand, cooking the books, inflating the earnings, hiding the debt, buying off the watchdogs.
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More Than I Deserve
Written by Steve Carlson and Christian Kane
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Awful, Awful, Awful
6 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

As one of the victims of the whole Enron scandal, my mother forced me to watch this movie with her. How many times can I say awful? The script was so weak, using cliche after cliche. It seems as though the writers pieced this story together with a few articles on Enron. Watching the movie, we honestly were able to complete about half of the one-dimensional characters' lines and thoughts. I realize this was supposedly adapted from a book, but was the book this bad? I don't know what to say. Just terrible. The best thing about the movie? Shannon Elizabeth actually kept her clothes on. Other than that, this movie gets a big fat F.


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