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The big short / Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present ; a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; directed by Adam McKay.

McKay, Adam, 1968- (film director,, screenwriter.). Randolph, Charles, (screenwriter.). Pitt, Brad, 1963- (film producer,, actor.). Gardner, Dede, (film producer.). Kleiner, Jeremy, (film producer.). Milchan, Arnon, (film producer.). Gosling, Ryan, 1980- (actor.). Bale, Christian, 1974- (actor.). Carell, Steve, 1963- (actor.). Leo, Melissa, (actor.). Linklater, Hamish (actor.). Spall, Rafe, 1983- (actor.). Strong, Jeremy, 1978- (actor.). Tomei, Marisa (actor.). Wittrock, Finn, 1984- (actor.). Gillan, Karen, 1987- (actor.). Magaro, John, 1983- (actor.). Britell, Nicholas, 1980- (composer.). Corwin, Hank, (editor of moving image work.). Hartley, Clayton R., (production designer.). Ackroyd, Barry, (director of photography.). Lewis, Michael (Michael M.). Motion picture adaptation of (work): Big short. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation, (presenter.). Regency Enterprises (presenter.). Plan B Entertainment, (production company.). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Marisa Tomei, Finn Wittrock, Karen Gillan, John Magaro. (Cast).

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Wide screen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs.
Based upon the book by Michael Lewis.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Nicholas Britell ; costume designer, Susan Matheson ; editor, Hank Corwin ; production designer, Clayton Hartley ; director of photography, Barry Ackroyd.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Marisa Tomei, Finn Wittrock, Karen Gillan, John Magaro.
Summary, etc.:
The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charlie Gellar and Jamie Shipley, small-time players who hit it big.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity ; Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish; optional English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned; English audio description track for people with visual disabilities.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 2015: Best writing, adapted screenplay (Adam McKay)
Subject: Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 > Drama.
Financial crises > United States > 21st century > Drama.
United States > Economic conditions > 2001-2009 > Drama.
Lewis, Michael (Michael M.) > Film adaptations.
Genre: Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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