The Big Short Movie

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2015 | R | Drama True Story

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... more

Release DateU.S.

The Big Short was released on
Friday, December 11, 2015 Limited Release
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Nationwide Release

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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DIRECTOR

Adam McKay

Screenwriter

Charles Randolph
Adam McKay

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Rating MPAA

R for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity

Storylines 3 more

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

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