Inside Job

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Overview

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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Overview

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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Special Features

Deleted scenes; The making of Inside Job; Commentary with director Charles Ferguson & producer Audrey Marrs
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/8/2011
  • UPC: 043396369160
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:49:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 3,952

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Matt Damon Voice Only
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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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Inside Job
1. Chapter 1 [12:04]
2. Chapter 2 [4:24]
3. Chapter 3 [6:19]
4. Chapter 4 [8:12]
5. Chapter 5 [5:59]
6. Chapter 6 [5:31]
7. Chapter 7 [8:57]
8. Chapter 8 [5:31]
9. Chapter 9 [5:27]
10. Chapter 10 [6:11]
11. Chapter 11 [8:39]
12. Chapter 12 [4:54]
13. Chapter 13 [3:28]
14. Chapter 14 [1:51]
15. Chapter 15 [5:55]
16. Chapter 16 [7:09]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Inside Job
   Play Movie
   Subtitles
      English SDH
      English Subtitled Commentary
      French
      Spanish
      Subtitles Off
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Commentary With Director Charles Ferguson Producer Audrey Marrs: On/Off
      The Making of Inside Job
      Deleted Scenes
         Charles Morris
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            Charles Morris Deleted Scene #1
            Charles Morris Deleted Scene #2
         Dominique Strauss-Kahn
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            Dominique Strauss-Kahn Deleted Scene #1
            Dominique Strauss-Kahn Deleted Scene #2
         Eliot Spitzer
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            Eliot Spitzer Deleted Scene #1
            Eliot Spitzer Deleted Scene #2
            Eliot Spitzer Deleted Scene #3
         Gillian Tett
         Jerome Fons
         Lee Hsien Loong
         Satyajit Das
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            Satyajit Das Deleted Scene #1
            Satyajit Das Deleted Scene #2
            Satyajit Das Deleted Scene #3
         Simon Johnson
         Yves Smith
      Theatrical Trailer
   Previews
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted March 13, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    Here's A Movie Guaranteed To Make You Angry...

    ...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.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 17, 2011

    A real must watch movie

    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.

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  • Posted March 15, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    Everyone must check this out!!!

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