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

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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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Brian Cruver
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Courtney
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Duffy
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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
Paul Christie ...
Andrew Tillman
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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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5 January 2003 (USA)  »

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A Verdadeira História de uma Fraude  »

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Brian Cruver: [Narrating the epilogue] Others at Enron responded more... openly to the call for disclosure. Dream became reality when Playboy presented "The Women of Enron," and then, Playgirl responded with "The Men of Enron." Bickers? Well, he left Wall Street and found something a little more...
[Pictures are shown of Bickers as a blackjack dealer in Las Vegas]
Brian Cruver: secure. Duffy returned his family to San Francisco. Liz found another marketing job.
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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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