Steve Carell, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt star in the financial crisis drama The Big Short, based on Michael Lewis’s non-fiction book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. Watch the movie trailer below. The film tells the riveting story of Wall Street insiders and aggressive lenders that lead to the 2008 U.S. housing market collapse.
Release Date: December 11, 2015 (limited); 23rd (wide)
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Adaptation
Director: Adam McKay
Screenwriter: Adam McKay
Cast: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Marisa Tomei, Finn Wittrock
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated
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. Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball), and directed by Adam Mckay (Anchorman, Step Brothers) The Big Short stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt.