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The Big Short

Drama based on Michael Lewis' bestseller. Defying market reasoning, a few shrewd but oddball fund managers and traders start betting against the US mortgage system's stability.

Oscar-winning drama based on real experiences featured in Michael Lewis' bestseller. Defying market reasoning, a few shrewd but oddball fund managers and traders start betting against the US mortgage system's stability. They are predicting (and counting on) its collapse, but the unforeseen consequences prove devastating.

2 hours, 2 minutes

Last on

Sat 20 Jul 2019 22:50

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:09

    Mastodon

    Blood and Thunder

  • 00:21

    Ludacris

    Money Maker

  • 00:23

    Ladytron

    Burning Up

  • 00:39

    The Polyphonic Spree

    Lithium

  • 00:44

    Metallica

    Master of Puppets

  • 00:58

    Gorillaz

    Feel Good Inc

  • 01:28

    Pantera

    By Demons Be Driven

  • 01:55

    Neil Young

    Rockin' In The Free World

  • 01:59

    Led Zeppelin

    When The Levee Breaks

Credits

Role Contributor
Michael Burry Christian Bale
Mark Baum Steve Carell
Jared Vennett Ryan Gosling
Ben Rickert Brad Pitt
Cynthia Baum Marisa Tomei
Vinny Daniel Jeremy Strong
Porter Collins Hamish Linklater
Danny Moses Rafe Spall
Jamie Shipley Finn Wittrock
Charlie Geller John Magaro
Georgia Hale Melissa Leo
Evie Karen Gillan
Mortgage Broker 1 Max Greenfield
Mortgage Broker 2 Billy Magnussen
Lewis Ranieri Rudy Eisenzopf
Kathy Tao Adepero Oduye
Director Adam McKay
Writer Charles Randolph
Writer Adam McKay

Broadcasts

  • Sat 15 Dec 2018 21:00
  • Sat 20 Jul 2019 22:50