The Big Short

The Big Short

Title: The Big Short

Release: 2015

Rating: 7.8

Language: English

Country: USA

Runtime: 130

Genre: Action,Biography,Comedy,Drama,History

The Big Short

Release 2015
Rating 7.8
Language English
Country USA
Runtime 130
Genre Action,Biography,Comedy,Drama,History



Three separate but parallel stories of the U.S mortgage housing crisis of 2005 are told. Michael Burry, an eccentric ex-physician turned one-eyed Scion Capital hedge fund manager, has traded traditional office attire for shorts, bare feet and a Supercuts haircut. He believes that the US housing market is built on a bubble that will burst within the next few years. Autonomy within the company allows Burry to do largely as he pleases, so Burry proceeds to bet against the housing market with the banks, who are more than happy to accept his proposal for something that has never happened in American history. The banks believe that Burry is a crackpot and therefore are confident in that they will win the deal. Jared Vennett with Deutschebank gets wind of what Burry is doing and, as an investor believes he too can cash in on Burry's beliefs. An errant telephone call to FrontPoint Partners gets this information into the hands of Mark Baum, an idealist who is fed up with the corruption in the ...

Director :

Adam McKay

Writer :

Charles Randolph (screenplay by), Adam McKay (screenplay by), Michael Lewis (based upon the book by)

Actors :

... Michael Burry

... Mark Baum

... Jared Vennett

... Ben Rickert

... Georgia Hale

... Porter Collins

... Charlie Geller