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Inside Job

2010 Documentary

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.

Director: Charles Ferguson

Reviews

  • One of the most fascinating aspects of Inside Job involves the chatty on-camera insights of Kristin Davis, a Wall Street madam, who says the Street operated in a climate of abundant sex and cocaine for valued clients and the traders themselves.

    Roger Ebert - The Chicago Sun-Times

    12 May 2013

  • There's such a thing as smart angry, and such a thing as stupid angry, and after seeing Inside Job, audiences will be smart angry.

    Mick LaSalle - The San Francisco Chronicle

    12 May 2013

  • Inside Job has the added value, as well as the cold comfort, of being furiously interesting and hugely infuriating. It's a scathing examination of the global economic meltdown that began more than two years ago and continues to affect our lives.

    Joe Morgenstern - The Wall Street Journal

    12 May 2013

  • The result is a masterpiece of investigative nonfiction moviemaking - a scathing, outrageous, depressing, comical, horrifying report on what and who brought on the crisis.

    Wesley Morris - The Boston Globe

    12 May 2013

  • After watching Charles Ferguson's powerhouse documentary about the global economic crisis, you will more than understand what went down - you will be thunderstruck and boiling with rage.

    Kenneth Turan - Los Angeles Times

    12 May 2013

Awards

  • Best Documentary, Features

    Academy Awards (2011)

  • Best Edited Documentary

    American Cinema Editors (2011)

     
  • Best Documentary

    Boston Society of Film Critics Awards (2010)

  • Best Documentary Feature

    Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2011)

     
  • Best Documentary

    Central Ohio Film Critics Association (2011)