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. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underb... full plot below
U.S. Release DateThe Big Short release date was Friday, December 11, 2015. This was a Limited in theaters release.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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Rating MPAAR for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity
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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. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything.
official plot version from paramount.com
Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on Michael Lewis' best-seller The Big Short: Inside The Doomsday Machine about the housing and credit bubble of the 2000s.
- The book follows different people involved with creating the credit bubble. The feature adaptation will likely feature several A-list actors in various roles, similar to the cast of Traffic or The Counselor (per Variety, 1-13-15).
Also Known As
- The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine