• Released
  • October 8, 2010
  • (Limited NY 10/8; Expands LA 10/15)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 45 min
  • Documentary
Inside Job Synopsis
A filmmaker grills government and corporate bigwigs on their roles in the global economic crisis.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Inside Job Best documentary thus far

By moviiebuff
I would suggest that all colleges show this documentary to their students. It would be a lesson well worth understanding. America needs to see how easily it was for our world to go tumbling down....

Inside Job Best documentary thus far

By moviiebuff
I would suggest that all colleges show this documentary to their students. It would be a lesson well worth understanding. America needs to see how easily it was for our world to go tumbling down....

The most important film I've seen.

By JAMESJUDE
I see so many movies but I was truly moved by this documentary film. The afternoon audience in LA burst into applause at the end of the film. This might be the MOST important film I've seen all...

The most important film I've seen.

By JAMESJUDE
I see so many movies but I was truly moved by this documentary film. The afternoon audience in LA burst into applause at the end of the film. This might be the MOST important film I've seen all...

Disturbing material presented straightforwardly

By suzan_with_a_z
This film is a good old-fashioned documentary, not a Michael Moore polemic. Don't get me wrong--I like Moore's gonzo style, and almost wish he'd done this flick, since then it would have been viewed...

OK documentary

By yabbadabbamoo
A good job of researching and assigning deserved blame to "globalization" and the Bush administration. Blatant absence of blame assigned to Clinton, Frank and Dodd who initiated much of the fraud. ...

OK documentary

By yabbadabbamoo
A good job of researching and assigning deserved blame to "globalization" and the Bush administration. Blatant absence of blame assigned to Clinton, Frank and Dodd who initiated much of the fraud. ...

Disturbing material presented straightforwardly

By suzan_with_a_z
This film is a good old-fashioned documentary, not a Michael Moore polemic. Don't get me wrong--I like Moore's gonzo style, and almost wish he'd done this flick, since then it would have been viewed...

By leaeste04@yahoo
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Inside Job

By lavila18911
Charles Ferguson lays out the underpinnings of the world financial crisis. He does it with TV film footage, interviews, etc. It is fascinating, and horrifying, to watch how the bankers and...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some drug and sex-related material