1)The Big Short: Directed by Adam Mckay and starring Brad Pitt and Ryan Goslin,The Big Short is an academy ward winning movie for its taut screenplay and unconventuional filming methods.The movie is about the financial crisis during the 2007-08 time.The movie is based on a book by Michael Lewis.The movie is about three sets of people who figure out the collapse of the housing market way before the industry notes it.They decide to churn money out of it.Michael Burry, hedge fund manager discover that the United States housing market, based on high-risk subprime loans is extremely unstable. Anticipating the market's collapse in the second quarter of 2007, as interest rates would rise from adjustable rate mortgages, he proposes to create a credit default swap market, allowing him to bet against market-basedmortgage backed security for profit.Jared Vinnete a banker hears about Michael Burry’s analysis and finds he is right,he is a Deutsche Bank salesman,he earns a fee by selling swaps to Mark Baum a frustrated hedge fund manager.Geller and Shipley another group of investors reads Vinnetes prospectus and invests in swaps with advice from Ben Rickert.This is a must watch for Business aspirants.
2)Margin Call: Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry, Margin Call is a thriller involving the key players at an investment firm during a 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. When an entry-level analyst finds information that could prove to be the downfall of the firm, the story begins.The movie is also surrounding the the 2007 financial crisis in its perimeters and surroundings.How87 the story moves from the lower level employees to the highest is interesting.This is also a financial movie worth watching.
3)The Wolf Of The Wall Street: Directed by Martin Scorsese ,this movie is comedy movie is about th life of Jordan Belfort a stock broker who earns money by selling penny stocks and other frauds.The technique of selling penny stocks were the pump and dump scheme,where the brokers inflate the price of the stock by misleading statements to an artificially augmented price.Then the stocks being volatile the people who were conned into buying the stocks a large amount of their money.Jordan gets rich afterwards and get involved in drugs and sex.The films end with him being arrested and becoming e new man
This are my three favourites, share your favourite financial movies.