Wall Street Movies

List of the best Wall Street movies selected by our site visitors: Crypto, The Wolf of Wall Street, Amira & Sam, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, The Untold History Of The United States, Arbitrage, The Big Short, Hustlers, Billionaire Boys Club, A Family Man
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Crypto (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersMafia, Hackers
PlotMoney, Investigation
PlaceWall Street, New York, Small cities

A young agent is tasked with investigating a tangled web of corruption and fraud in New York.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CharactersBusinessmen, Rich
PlotSuccess, Stock Exchange, Money, Love, Divorce, On real events
PlaceWall Street, Prison, New York, USA
StyleWorth watching, For a group of friends, Fascinating, Smart

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.

Amira & Sam (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersVeterans, Losers, Soldier
PlaceNew York, Wall Street

Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not trust him because he was an American soldier and her brother was killed by a bomb from American troops in the war. Sam's cousin, Charlie, asks Sam to help him with illegal hedge funds unbeknownst to Sam at the time. Amira is staying with her uncle Bassam since her father died. She sells bootlegged films on the street corner but is forced to stay with Sam after getting busted; immigration officials begin pursuing her. As the film progresses, Sam and Amira fall in love.

The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013)
Mark2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Qatar
CharactersFamily, Losers, Photographers
PlotFalse accusations
PlaceWall Street, New York
StyleAction, Makes me think, Disturbing, Fascinating

In New York, a Pakistani native finds that his American Dream has collapsed in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

The Untold History Of The United States (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.6)
Genredocumentary, military, history
PlotPolitical, Freedom
PlaceWall Street
TimeCold War
StyleMakes me think, Smart, Fascinating

Oliver Stone documentary charted the post-WW2 history of the United States.

Arbitrage (2012)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Poland
CharactersBillionaires, Lovers
PlaceWall Street, New York
StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense, Fascinating, Smart

A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.

The Big Short (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
PlotMoney, Cheating, On real events
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
StyleAction, Tense, Smart

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

Hustlers (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
CharactersGirlfriends, Single mothers, Writers
PlotRevenge, Shopping, Money, Dancing, Seduction, On real events
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

A crew of savvy former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CharactersBusinessmen, Rich, Scammers, Billionaires
PlotOn real events, Money, Cheating
PlaceParty, Wall Street, Los Angeles
StyleMakes me think, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Exciting

Led by their fellow preppie friend Joe Hunt, a group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a get rich quick scam that turns deadly.

A Family Man (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.5)
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersBusinessmen, Hunters, Fathers
PlaceWall Street
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Dane Jensen is a driven, Chicago-based headhunter, working at a cut-throat job placement firm. When Dane's boss announces his retirement, he pits Dane against Lynn Vogel, Dane's equally driven but polar-opposite rival at the firm, in a battle for control over the company.

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Money Monster (2016)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersPolice, Directors, Businessmen, Strong women, Snipers, Hackers, Lovers, Miners
PlotMoney, Weapon, Death, Internet
PlaceNew York, Wall Street, USA, Aircraft
StyleTense, Action, Unexpected ending, Smart

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.

Gold (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CharactersGold miners, FBI, Businessmen, Gangsters, Tigers
PlotInvestigation, Money, Justice, On real events
PlaceJungle, Wall Street
StyleAction, Philosophical, For men, Tense, Disturbing

Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Equity (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
PlaceUSA, Wall Street

Senior investment banker Naomi Bishop’s world of high-power big money is brutal and fierce, and one she thrives in. When a controversial IPO threatens the fragile balance of power and confidentiality, Naomi finds herself entangled in a web of politics and deception.

Cosmopolis (2012)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, France, Portugal, Italy
CharactersBillionaires, Heroes, Bodyguards
PlaceWall Street, New York
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Depressive

Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo during a riot in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's life begins to crumble.

Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
PlaceWall Street, New York

A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.

American Psycho (2000)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror, drama, crime
CharactersKillers, Serial killers, Cannibals
PlotMental disorders, Loneliness, Fear
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
StyleDisturbing, Creepy

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

Wall Street (1987)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, crime
CharactersBusinessmen, Lawyers, Friends
PlaceWall Street, New York
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Fascinating, Smart

A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.

Surviving the Game (1994)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CharactersHunters, Heroes
PlotFear, Hunting, Cheating, Survival, Adventure, Rivalry, Death, Motorcycles, Money, Chase
PlaceForest, Nature, Wall Street
StyleHeavy, For men, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals -- they're after him.

Working Girl (1988)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersStrong women
PlotFate, Love triangle
PlaceNew York, Wall Street
StyleFascinating, Cute, Smart

Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her apartment and even her wardrobe. She creates a deal with a handsome investment banker that will either take her to the top, or finish her off for good.

The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, drama
PlaceNew York, Wall Street

After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.

Boiler Room (2000)
Mark7 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
PlaceWall Street, Office, New York
StyleHeavy, Action, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, Smart

A college dropout gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which puts him on the fast track to success, but the job might not be as legitimate as it sounds.

Empire (2002)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
PlaceNew York, Wall Street, USA
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, For men

A big time drug dealer Victor Rosa is looking to get out of the game and sees his chance with a big deal with a new friend who happens to be a Wall St. stockbroker. Thinking this will be his chance to go out on top Victor soon finds out that he has been double crossed and his last option is to get revenge.

Margin Call (2011)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrethriller, drama
PlotOn real events
PlaceWall Street, New York
StyleFascinating, Smart

A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.

Too Big to Fail (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, history, news
PlotPolitical, On real events
PlaceWall Street, New York
StyleAction, Soulful, Makes me think

Based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, 'Too Big to Fail' offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks.

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotRivalry, Revenge, Success
PlaceWall Street, New York

As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor.

Inside Job (2010)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.2)
Genredocumentary, crime
CharactersBillionaires, Lawyers, Journalists
PlotInvestigation, Political, Money
PlaceWall Street, France
StyleSoulful, Smart

A film that exposes the shocking truth behind the economic crisis of 2008. The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing their homes and jobs. Through extensive research and interviews with major financial insiders, politicians and journalists, Inside Job traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships which have corrupted politics, regulation and academia.

The Good Guy (2009)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceNew York, Wall Street

Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street hot-shot. But just as everything seems to be falling into place, complications arise in the form of Tommy's sensitive and handsome co-worker Daniel. Beth soon learns that the game of love in the big city is a lot like Wall Street -- high risk, high reward and everybody has an angle.

Trader Games (2010)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, Belgium, France
PlaceWall Street, New York, Office
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

A hot young Wall Street trader finds a formula based on climatology to play the market and win big... but at what cost?