The Big Short

The Big Short

  • 2015
  • R
  • 130 min
  • USA
  • biography, comedy, drama

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

Director: Adam McKay

Writers: Adam McKay, Charles Randolph

Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo

The Big Short approaches a serious, complicated subject with an impressive attention to detail -- and manages to deliver a well-acted, scathingly funny indictment of its real-life villains in the bargain.

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The Big Short (2015)


  • Adam McKay
    Adam McKay
    Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. He is most famous for his partnership with comedian Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys.

Main Cast


Tagline: This is a true story.

Source: based upon the book by Michael Lewis

Certificate: R

Genres: biography, comedy, drama, history

Categories: financial crisis, wall street, mortgage, loan, short selling, banking, goldman sachs, financial market, economics


Producer: Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Arnon Milchan, Brad Pitt

Editor: Hank Corwin

Casting: Kathy Driscoll, Francine Maisler

Director of photography: Barry Ackroyd

Original music composer: Nicholas Britell

Costume design: Susan Matheson

Executive producer: Louise Rosner-Meyer, Kevin J. Messick

Production design: Clayton Hartley

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 130 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital, Datasat, DTS

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Color: Color

Also Known As

  • La grande scommessa (IT)
  • La gran apuesta (ES)
  • A Grande Aposta (BR)