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20 Movies Like The Big Short (2015)

Gold (2016) poster

1 Gold (2016) ★ 6.7

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The story of Kenny Wells, a modern-day gold prospector, a grizzled businessman and dreamer who desperately awaits a chance to turn his fortunes around. Left with few options, Wells finds an equally unsuccessful partner, a geologist, to carry out a grand plan: to find gold in the uncharted Indonesian jungle.
Margin Call (2011) poster

2 Margin Call (2011) ★ 7.1

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Follows the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.
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3 Spotlight (2015) ★ 8.1

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The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
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4 Vice (2018) ★ 7.2

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The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
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5 The Founder (2016) ★ 7.2

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The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.
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6 The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) ★ 8.2

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1987. Jordan Belfort becomes a broker at a successful investment bank. Soon the bank closes after a sudden collapse of the Dow Jones index. On the advice of his wife Teresa, Jordan takes a job at a small small stockbroker. His persistent customer relations style and innate charisma quickly pay off. He meets his housemate Donnie, a salesman, who immediately finds common ground with Jordan and decides to open his own firm with him.

They hire several of Belfort's friends and his father Max as employees and call the company Stratton Oakmont. In his spare time, Jordan lives his life: maneuvering from one party to another, engaging in sexual relations with prostitutes, and using a variety of drugs, including cocaine and Quaaludes. One day there comes a moment when an FBI agent begins to take an interest in Belfort's rapid enrichment...

Too Big to Fail (2011) poster

7 Too Big to Fail (2011) ★ 7.3

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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.
Money Monster (2016) poster

8 Money Monster (2016) ★ 6.5

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes them and their crew as hostage.
Truth (2015) poster

9 Truth (2015) ★ 6.8

Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.

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10 The Irishman (2019) ★ 7.8

Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran is a man with a lot on his mind. The former labor union high official and hitman, learned to kill serving in Italy during the Second World War. He now looks back on his life and the hits that defined his mob career, maintaining connections with the Bufalino crime family. In particular, the part he claims to have played in the disappearance of his life-long friend, Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, who mysteriously vanished in late July 1975 at the age of 62.
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11 The Social Network (2010) ★ 7.7

The film tells the story of the creation of Facebook, one of the most popular social networks on the Internet. The network's resounding success among users around the world changed the lives of Harvard University classmates who founded it in 2004 and became the youngest multimillionaires in the United States in a few years.
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12 Steve Jobs (2015) ★ 7.2

Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.
Joy (2015) poster

13 Joy (2015) ★ 6.6

The story of four generations of a family. A girl named Joy turns into a woman who becomes the founder of a business dynasty and its head.

Inside Job (2010) poster

14 Inside Job (2010) ★ 8.2

The global economic downturn, with an estimated loss of $20 trillion, has caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes. Through careful research and interviews with leading figures in the financial world, politicians, and journalists, the film reveals the ugly truth about the origins of the criminal industry and its networks that have corrupted politics, economic regulators, and academia...

War Dogs (2016) poster

15 War Dogs (2016) ★ 7.1

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Loosely based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a three hundred million dollar contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

War Dogs (2016) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Big Short (2015). War Dogs (2016) was released in 2016, made by and has average rating 7.1 in 2022. Main stars of the War Dogs (2016) film are: Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz.

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) poster

16 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) ★ 6.2

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Ex-corporate raider Gordon Gekko, who has served his time, emerges from prison into a whole new world on the brink of a financial crisis. He is a dinosaur whose methods are long outdated and whose reputation is playing havoc. But he is chosen as a partner by young trader Jacob Moore, who offers Gekko a deal: he fixes the old man's relationship with his daughter, who has not spoken to him for eleven years and who blames Gordon for his brother's suicide, and he helps Jacob, who is courting the girl, to climb to the top of the financial ladder.

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Shia LaBeouf, Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan. You can find Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) in the the next genre categories: Drama and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) has average rating 6.2, according to Screench user votes.

The King's Speech (2010) poster

17 The King's Speech (2010) ★ 8.0

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The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.
Catch Me If You Can (2002) poster

18 Catch Me If You Can (2002) ★ 8.1

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Barely 21 yet, Frank is a skilled forger who has passed as a doctor, lawyer and pilot. FBI agent Carl becomes obsessed with tracking down the con man, who only revels in the pursuit.

Catch Me If You Can (2002) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken. Catch Me If You Can (2002) belongs to the next genres: Biography, Crime, Drama and has average rating 8.1, according to user votes.

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19 Nixon (1995) ★ 7.1

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A biographical story of former U.S. President Richard Nixon, from his days as a young boy, to his eventual Presidency, which ended in shame.

Nixon (1995) is one of the last movies similar to The Big Short (2015) and it was released in 1995. Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Biography, Drama, History and has average user rating of 7.1 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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20 Moneyball (2011) ★ 7.6

Is Moneyball (2011) similar to The Big Short (2015) film?

A film based on the 2003 book by Michael M. Lewis about the Oakland baseball team and its general manager, Billy Beane. His goal is to build a competitive baseball team despite financial difficulties.

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