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The Best Movies with Rich People Spending Big

Updated January 6, 2021 2.4k votes 694 voters 63.3k views61 items

List RulesVote up the best movies that demonstrate the extravagant, creative ways wealthy people live and spend their dollars.

The best rich people movies are generally about Billionaires who can usually buy whatever they want, whenever they want. While that dream might not be attainable in real life, it's certainly fun to watch in the movies. The best movies with rich people, spending big, feature characters having a great time with their rich lifestyle – and often paying the price for shady dealings. This is a list of the top movies about rich people including everything from Goodfellas to The Aviator to Cruel Intentions.

What films will you find on this list of the best rich people movies? In Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio portraying a gluttonous stock broker with an affinity for sex, drugs, and questionable business moves. Boiler Room is another good movie about rich people spending lots of money. Citizen Kane was one of the first movies with a rich and powerful protagonist that showed that money can't buy you happiness. Other top films found on this list include American Psycho, Scarface, and Indecent Proposal.

It's up to you to decide which movies about wealthy people balling out are the best of the best. Take a look at this list and give your personal picks a thumbs up to vote them up to the top.

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    The Wolf of Wall Street

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey

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    The Great Gatsby

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire

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    American Psycho

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    Scarface

    Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer

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    Limitless

    Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper

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    Goodfellas

    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Crazy Rich Asians

    Constance Wu, Henry Golding

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    Billionaire Boys Club

    Ansel Elgort, Taron Egerton
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    The Aviator

    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio

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    Casino

    Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro

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    Cruel Intentions

    Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar

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    The Devil Wears Prada

    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum

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    Trading Places

    Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis

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    The Talented Mr. Ripley

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    Pretty Woman

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    Margin Call

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    Arbitrage

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    Sunset Boulevard

    William Holden, Buster Keaton

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    The Hustle

    Rebel Wilson, Anne Hathaway

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    Hustlers

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    Citizen Kane

    Orson Welles, Alan Ladd

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    Boiler Room

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    War Dogs

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    Confessions of a Shopaholic

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