The movies featured on this list tell stories about money in one way or another. Whether it’s a story about a man who was homeless and became an extremely successful businessman, or whether it’s about the pitfalls associated with making money in illegal ways.
This list has the best movies about money, including: Moneyball, Ocean’s Eleven, Wall Street, The Firm, It’s a Wonderful Life, The Pursuit of Happyness, Boiler Room, The Color of Money, and Casino. Vote up the best films about money below or add one you love that isn't already on the list.
Directed by: James DeardenRogue Trader is a 1999 drama film directed by James Dearden about former derivatives broker Nick Leeson and the 1995 collapse of Barings Bank. Based on Leeson's 1996 book Rogue Trader: How I Brought... more
Directed by: Bennett MillerMoneyball is an American 2011 biographical sports drama film directed by Bennett Miller from a screenplay by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin. The film is based on Michael Lewis's 2003 nonfiction... more
Directed by: Adrian LyneIndecent Proposal is a 1993 drama film based on the novel of the same name by Jack Engelhard. It was directed by Adrian Lyne and stars Robert Redford, Demi Moore, and Woody Harrelson.... more
Directed by: Martin ScorseseCasino is a 1995 American drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Nicholas Pileggi, who also co-wrote the screenplay for the film with... more
Directed by: Michael MooreCapitalism: 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
Directed by: George Roy HillThe Sting is a 1973 American caper film set in September 1936, involving a complicated plot by two professional grifters to con a mob boss. The film was directed by George Roy Hill, who had directed... more
Directed by: Alex GibneyEnron: 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