Documentary The Best Documentaries About Wall Street  

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List Rules Documentaries about Wall Street.

There are many documentaries on the topic of the financial industry, specifically the trading industries of Wall Street. If you’ve ever wondered, "What are the best documentaries about Wall Street?” then check out the list below for your answer.
 
The documentary films featured on this list have been ranked by the community as the best that look at the various aspects of Wall Street, including Forex trading, stocks, bonds, corruption of the government tied to the financial industry, controversial issues that surround the money markets of Wall Street, the history of the trading industry, and possibilities of another big market crash. No matter what aspect of the Wall Street world piques your interest, there is sure to be a documentary on this list for you!
 
This list is made up of the best Wall Street documentaries, including: The Wall Street Code, Inside Job, The Fabulous Life of Wall Street Brokers, Money, Power and Wall Street, The Corporation, Wall Street Warriors, Why Are We All in Debt, and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room. Vote for your favorite financial documentary today and add any that might be missing.
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Inside Job Matt Damon The creators of ``Undercover Boss'' are behind this unscripted TNT series, which gives the popular CEO-in-disguise premise a bit of a twist. ``Inside Job'' puts candidates for six-figure ...more

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Billion Dollar Day

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Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Peter Coyote, Gary Davis, Jeffrey Skilling Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room is a 2005 documentary film based on the best-selling 2003 book of the same name by Fortune reporters Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind, a study of one of the ...more

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Quants: the Alchemists of Wall Street

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Frontline: Inside the Meltdown Ben Bernanke, Will Lyman, Peter Haydu

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The Fabulous Life of Wallstreet Brokers

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Investment Banking

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Breaking the Bank

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Capitalism: A Love Story Robert Powell Capitalism: A Love Story is a 2009 American documentary film directed, written by and starring Michael Moore. The film centers on the late-2000s financial crisis and the recovery stimulus, while ...more

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The Ascent of Money The Ascent of Money is a 2009 International Emmy Award nominated TV program in UK.

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The Wall Street Code

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Goldman Sachs: Power and Peril

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Money Power and Wall Street

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Wall Street Warriors

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The Untouchables

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Floored Floored is a 2009 documentary film about the people and business of the Chicago trading floors. The film focuses specifically on several Chicago floor traders who have been impacted by the ...more

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The Flaw The Flaw is a 2010 documentary film written and directed by David Sington.

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Freakonomics Adesuwa Addy Iyare, Kahiry Bess, Greg Crowe Freakonomics: The Movie is a 2010 American documentary film based on the book Freakonomics by economist Steven D. Levitt and writer Stephen J. Dubner. The film had its premiere at the Tribeca ...more

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Trader Lj Ugarte, Judah Jensen, Bernadette Burgos

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Life and Debt Ziggy Marley Life and Debt is a 2001 American documentary film directed by Stephanie Black. It examines the economic and social situation in Jamaica, and specifically the impact thereon of the International ...more

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25 Million Pounds 25 Million Pounds is a 1996 British documentary film by filmmaker Adam Curtis. It details the collapse of Barings Bank in the mid-1990s due to the machinations of Nick Leeson, who lost ...more

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Commanding Heights -- the Battle for the World Economy

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The Love of Money

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The Corporation The Corporation is a 2003 Canadian documentary film written by University of British Columbia law professor Joel Bakan, and directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott. The documentary examines ...more

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Cityboy: Secrets of Investment Bankers

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Super Rich: the Greed Game

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Why Are We All in Debt?

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Trillion Dollar Bet

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The Warning

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Money, Power and Wall Street