• Released
  • October 8, 2010
  • (Limited NY 10/8; Expands LA 10/15)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 45 min
  • Documentary
100

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Inside Job has the added value, as well as the cold comfort, of being furiously interesting and hugely infuriating. It's a scathing examination of the global economic meltdown that began more than two years ago and continues to affect our lives.
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100

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The result is a masterpiece of investigative nonfiction moviemaking - a scathing, outrageous, depressing, comical, horrifying report on what and who brought on the crisis.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
One of the most fascinating aspects of Inside Job involves the chatty on-camera insights of Kristin Davis, a Wall Street madam, who says the Street operated in a climate of abundant sex and cocaine for valued clients and the traders themselves.
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
There's such a thing as smart angry, and such a thing as stupid angry, and after seeing Inside Job, audiences will be smart angry.
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

Most impressively, it makes it understandable to those of us who don't know much at all about economics.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
It is a damning indictment of the individuals and institutions who made money while customers lost their shirts.
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88

Washington Post

By Ann Hornaday
If you think you've absorbed all you could about subprime mortgages, credit default swaps and the arcana of elaborate derivatives, think again. Inside Job traces the history of the crisis and its implications with exceptional lucidity, rigor and righteous indignation.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Matt Damon narrates, and I do wish the narration didn't end on such a generalized, throw-the-bums-out note, over footage of the Statue of Liberty.
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85

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Even more than it wants to inform Inside Job seeks to enrage.
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Ferguson doesn't aim to entertain; he wants answers, and talks to many of the enabling weasels.
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88 out of 100
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