Get Rich Quick (Or Die Trying):

7 Best Stock Market Movies Ever Made

Look no further if you're looking for the best stock market movies. We've compiled a list of the seven best films based on critical acclaim and box office performance.

Whether you're a casual movie-goer or a film buff, we know you'll love our list. So sit back, relax, and prepare to be entertained by some of the greatest films ever made.

The Big Short (2015)

The movie is about the 2008 financial crisis in the United States. A lot of people went through incredible trauma. And the storyteller behind this film didn't want to take the easy road. 

Wall Street (1987)

It tells the story of a young stockbroker who doesn't understand this world. Of course, the main character is ambitious, as anyone might be if interested in the stock market. 

Trading Places (1983)

It highlights some socio-economic injustices created by the capitalist system in this country while highlighting what makes this system so attractive. 

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

This movie highlights how greedy and ambitious a person can be. The film is based on a real person named Jordan Belfort, who went to jail for 22 months because of what took place in this film. 

American Psycho (2000)

While the film doesn't talk too much about finances and stocks, it tries to highlight other horrors of this world. It highlights how disconnected some of these folks become after becoming rich playing the stock market. 

Boiler Room (2000)

This film warns the viewer, especially anyone attempting to become a stock investor, to stay away from companies that aren't transparent. 

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