The fall of Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme robbed $65 billion from unsuspecting victims; the largest fraud in U.S. history.
Only those you trust can truly betray you.
Did You Know?
For the sequence at Madoff's luxurious house on Montauk, the production filmed on another part of Long Island and CGI'd his house into the footage. See more
In a montage in which Bernie is calling Ruth from prison, he leaves her multiple voicemail messages. This is technically impossible to do, as all phone calls placed from federal penitentiaries must be accepted by the person the prisoner is calling. This is to prevent people from receiving unwanted phone calls and voicemail messages from prisoners.
The entire premise of the montage is unrealistic. If prisoners could call whomever they want whenever they want, all kinds of people would receive unwanted and threatening messages, including victims of the prisoners' crimes. See more
Well, but these people, you know... they had a little greed in them too.
Big Noise from Winnetka
Written by Ray Bauduc
, Bob Crosby
, Bob Haggart
& Gil Rodin
Performed by The Club Colette Jazz Band See more