Inside Job [DVD] [2010]

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Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (11 out of 11)

Special Features


  • Deleted scenes
  • The making of Inside Job
  • Commentary with director Charles Ferguson & producer Audrey Marrs

Synopsis


Inside Job
Producer/director Charles Ferguson (No End in Sight) speaks at length with journalists, politicians, and financial insiders in order to offer a clearer picture of the economic meltdown that hit America starting in 2008. Academy Award winner Matt Damon narrates this unflinching look at the deep-rooted corruption that has left millions of middle-class Americans jobless and homeless as the major corporations get bailed out while paying millions in bonuses. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Cast & Crew


  • Matt Damon
    Matt Damon - Narrator
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    William Ackman
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    Willem Buiter
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
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    Michael Greenberger



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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    You must watch this movie!!!

    Posted
    surfahdude

    This film won the Oscar for Best Documentary for 2010 and once you view it, you will agree. Matt Damon narrates on what caused the collapse of Wall Street back in 2008. Greedy banks pushed for deregulation which allowed them to gamble more money on the market than what they could afford. They increased the risks by accepting mortgages from homeowners who could ill afford paying the monthly mortgages just so they could make profits on the commissions on the processed loans. They then sold these bad loans to investment firms (retirement funds, pensions and unions) and insured them with AIG because they knew the loans were bad, making even more profits. The whole scheme collapsed when the investment firms got wise to the banks crooked deals and no one could sell the bad loans to anyone so everyone took trillions in severe losses (wiping out pensions, retirement funds and investment firms, devaluing the overall housing market) and ended up with the government bailing them all out on our dime. The ominous end shows that while President Obama wanted to reregulate the banks, the current majority in the Senate and House (who are sponsored by the banks) rejected the laws. Meanwhile, banks are pushing even for more deregulation to further their profits. If at the end of this movie you are not disgusted and enraged on what caused our economy to tank and to cause our government to go into severe debt, you only have yourself to blame when this happens again...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A Must-See for Everyone

    Posted
    KittyAngel

    Amazed. Frightened. Disheartened. Frustrated. Angry. These are some of the emotions you will feel while viewing this film and upon reflection afterwards. The worse part of it is: it's not over. The foxes are in charge of guarding the henhouse!! The architects and engineers of this financial heist have positioned themselves throughout our government, academia and industries to aid and abet the next one!!! I don't know what we can do to save ourselves from these robber barons, but we're in deep, deep doo-doo.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Look 'Inside' Around.

    Posted
    Tigon

    Reflective to the current news trends of a corrupt and flawed US economic system has been deformed, the doc retells the crooked practices of banks that lead to the 2008 recession, bank collapses, and mortgage meltdown crises that could have been prevented with all anger and enlightenment. The image of seeing top US college professors upholding flawed economic policies that DON'T work all in the name of paid representation alone is worth a look.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    excellent doc.

    Posted
    steriopticon
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    This video lays out the whole bloody mess we find ourselves in now with clarity and precision. It didn't happen overnight but was the result of a long process that started decades ago with dangerous men in charge who allowed greedy men to take advantage of the system and legally scam people out of their hard earned money as if it was not only their right to do so but in fact their duty because they could and you never give a sucker an even break.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    everyone should watch this

    Posted
    lynberg567

    Excellent movie. It's amazing that the US talks about corrupt politics in other countries. this is a rude awaking. we need regulations to put place to stop such corruption.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent movie that portrays the market crash

    Posted
    Insidejob
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    This movie did a great job explaining the effects of deregulation and the other items that caused an economic downturn in 2008. I would recommend this movie to anyone that meets the appropriate age requirements

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Movie

    Posted
    bestbuy1122
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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Great Movie...It paints a clear picture of what happened with the housing bubble and all the factors involved.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very Informative

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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Excellent information and in-depth research. Great insight and investigative reporting.

    I would recommend this to a friend


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