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Inside Job
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Inside Job

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Director: Charles Ferguson

Cast: Matt Damon, William Ackman, Daniel Alpert


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Producer/director Charles Ferguson (No End in Sight) speaks at length with journalists, politicians, and financial insiders in order to offer a clearer picture of the economic meltdown that hit America starting in 2008. Academy Award winner Matt Damon narrates this


Producer/director Charles Ferguson (No End in Sight) speaks at length with journalists, politicians, and financial insiders in order to offer a clearer picture of the economic meltdown that hit America starting in 2008. Academy Award winner Matt Damon narrates this unflinching look at the deep-rooted corruption that has left millions of middle-class Americans jobless and homeless as the major corporations get bailed out while paying millions in bonuses.

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Sony Pictures
[Wide Screen]
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
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Special Features

Deleted scenes; The making of Inside Job; Commentary with director Charles Ferguson & producer Audrey Marrs; Over 60 minutes of additional deleted scenes

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Matt Damon Narrator
William Ackman Participant
Daniel Alpert Participant
Jonathan Alpert Participant
Sigridur Benediktsdottir Participant
Willem Buiter Participant
John Campbell Participant
Patrick Daniel Participant
Satyajit Das Participant
Kristin Davis Participant
Martin Feldstein Participant
Jerome Fons Participant
Barney Frank Participant
Robert Gnaizda Participant
Michael Greenberger Participant
Eric Halperin Participant
Samuel Hayes Participant
Glenn Hubbard Participant
Simon Johnson Participant
Christine Lagarde Participant
Jeffrey Lane Participant
Andrew Lo Participant
Lee Hsien Loong Participant
Andri Magnason Participant
David McCormick Participant
Lawrence McDonald Participant
Harvey Miller Participant
Frederic Mishkin Participant
Charles Morris Participant
Frank Partnoy Participant
Raghuram Rajan Participant
Kenneth Rogoff Participant
Nouriel Roubini Participant
Andrew Sheng Participant
Allan Sloan Participant
George Soros Participant
Eliot Spitzer Participant
Dominique Strauss-Kahn Participant
Scott Talbott Participant
Gillian Tett Participant
Paul Volcker Participant
Martin Wolf Participant
Gylfi Zoega Participant

Technical Credits
Charles Ferguson Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Chad Beck Editor,Screenwriter
Rich Bologna Sound/Sound Designer
Adam Bolt Editor,Screenwriter
Svetlana Cvetko Cinematographer
Alex Heffes Score Composer
Susan Jacobs Musical Direction/Supervision
Christina Weiss Lurie Executive Producer
Jeffrey Lurie Executive Producer
Kalyanee Mam Associate Producer,Cinematographer
Mariko Marrs Set Decoration/Design
Audrey Marrs Producer
Anna Moot-Levin Associate Producer
Abigail Savage Sound/Sound Designer


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Inside Job 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
poughkeepsiejohn More than 1 year ago
...angry enough, in fact, to demand serious financial reforms. When Wall Street was tanking in 2008 and the entire banking system seemed on the verge of a global collapse, it resulted in a mega-costly federal bailout, all at taxpayer's expense. Meanwhile, nearly all of the people responsible for this collapse have yet to be arrested or prosecuted. And what's worse, this crisis was foreseeable and preventable. These are the facts that are laid bare in Charles Ferguson's "Inside Job", which was good enough to win an Oscar for Best Documentary recently. Now, I still have a hard time trying to figure out about the so-called "derivatives" that Wall Street types use to make profits. What I do now is---and this movie explains it clearly---is that financial institutions were giving out mortgages to people who either couldn't afford it or mortgages that they knew would fail. When the mortgages did fail, the financial institutions made a profit by hedging against those loans. This is damning stuff. Even more damning is how "Inside Job" also looks at those who have profitted from the collapse. One such person is Richard Fuld, the former CEO of Lehman Brothers, who somehow managed to pocket a $484 million bonus for himself before his company went belly-up. The film also spends a lot of time talking to people like former New York Governor and Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer, and his frustration about how difficult it is to prosecute these bankers is palpable (mostly due to lack of cooperation). There's even a Wall Street madam named Kristin Davis, who tells of stockbrokers and traders retaining hookers for $1000 per night and cocaine-fueled parties the night before going back on the floor of The Exchange (somehow, that's enough to make anyone demand reform). Narrated by Matt Damon, "Inside Job" is one of those rare required-viewing films. This is a film that points fingers in virtually all directions because many Wall Streeters end up becoming lobbyists for the government or talking heads for the news networks, thus making financial reform a bit difficult. For those who feel this film doesn't put a human face on the real suffering this unchecked avarice has caused, you might want to watch Michael Moore's "Capitalism: A Love Story", which was made about the same time. He covers much of what they talk about in "Inside Job". But see this one first---and foremost.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fulminata More than 1 year ago
This is a movie many people need to see. It ends in a startling way. The people who gave us the subprime crisis and its after effects go on not to jail, but even greater power and control. That this can happen is galling. The documentary maybe attacked by some as partisan or biased but I see no grounds for this. It is well made and objective. I recommend this movie to anyone wanting to understand the recent economic crisis and who put us there.
mar4evaa More than 1 year ago
Everyone must check this out!!!