Movies That Talk About Making Money

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Wall Street (1987)

Michael Douglas and Charlie Sheen faced off in Oliver Stone's film about the ethics of money-making and whether greed is good or not.

Boiler Room (2000)

Directed by Ben Younger, the film follows a young man (Giovanni Ribisi) who has an awakening and decides to aid the FBI in closing the book on a pump-and-dump scheme by a stock broker firm.

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks were directed by Steven Spielberg in this tale of a young con artist who swindles banks, airlines, cities, and people.

Badmaash Company (2010)

Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Vir Das, and Meiyang Chang starred in Parmeet Sethi's film about aspirational youngsters who, fed up with the lack of lucrative opportunities, resort to dubious schemes to make money.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Martin Scorsese directed and Leonardo DiCaprio starred in this true story of Jordan Belfort, a man who used any and all means possible to get rich quick.

The Big Short (2015)

Adam McKay directed Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt, among others, in this comedy-drama about the 2007-08 US financial crisis.

Dumb Money (2023)

Directed by Craig Gillespie and featuring an ensemble that includes Paul Dano, Pete Davidson, America Ferrera, Sebastian Stan, and Seth Rogen, the film follows the infamous GameStop short squeeze and its aftermath.

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