Money Monster

A mystery-thriller skewering the finance industry

2016 | Running Time: 98 minutes | Rating: R

Lee Gates (George Clooney) is a bombastic TV personality whose popular financial network show has made him the money wiz of Wall Street. But after he hawks a high tech stock that mysteriously crashes, an irate investor takes Gates, his crew, and his ace producer Patty Fenn (Julia Roberts) hostage live on air. Ratings soar as millions tune in to watch Lee and Patty on live TV working furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today’s fast-paced, high-tech global markets. MONEY MONSTER premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Filmmakers: Jodie Foster, Director; Lara Alameddine, Producer; George Clooney, Producer; Daniel Dubiecki, Producer; Christopher Goode, Co-Producer; Grant Heslov, Producer; Joseph P. Reidy, Co-Producer

Globes de Cristal Awards 2017: Best Foreign Film (nomination)
Jupiter Award 2017: Best International Actress (nomination)


“An insightful comedy about human perspective.”

THEVERGE.COM

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