The Big Short Synopsis
When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short.
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The Big Short

By wleeimf
Terrific exposition of events leading up to the 2008 Global Financial Crisis that succeeds at being entertaining as well as informative. Unfortunate that it shows only the "outsider's" ...

Thinking man's film

By FilmFan616
Awesome ensemble. I had the good fortune to attend a screening that included a Q&A with Steve Carrell and Adam McKay. First - great ensemble cast. Second - entertaining and intelligent...

Clever romp with a moral heart

By cbrey
My wife and I were expecting another dark financial whodunit like "Margin Call" when we bought tickets to this film. We were surprised to find that it is a much more nuanced, imaginative and, above...

Movie bas big balls , no vag just big old hairy balls.. 5 stars

By bigmo384
Balls balls balls.... I had to really take a dump but didn't want to miss a second of this movie so I just pooped in the popcorn bag. Next time I will be better prepared and borrow a diaper from my...

the big short

By hdaize
a lot of info and terms to follow. I would definitely watch it again, to help catch things I missed. characters were well played....

A clear message: the Great Recession was predictable -- and predicted! But who knew?

By Cinephile1818
The movie fairly accurately portrays actual events and real characters. Four human failings play out dramatically- greed, mania, intellectual dishonesty and immorality . Greedy bankers and other...

Big Short

By nprasad226
Great acting. As someone working in the financial environment, I was impressed by the realistic and accurate dialog ; good job in making it understandable for nonfinancial people without dumbing it...

Reality, delightfully explained

By knorreric
The true, very complicated story of how Wall Street crashed the economy becomes a wacky, fast-paced, engrossing dramady for all. In limited release because Walk Street doesn't want you to see this...

The Big Short is a big disappointment!!

By pierre0101
One of the worst movies I've seen in years, The Big Short was grossly oversimplified and ignores the complex economic forces that really created the real estate bubble. The writing, directing and...

Brilliant

By wadar
One of best movies on a serious scary issue ever done. bravo....

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Rated R | For Pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity.
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Common Sense Media says Finance dramedy turns complex ideas into gripping cinema.
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