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Plot Summary
Filmmaker James D. Scurlock examines the outrageous practices that consumer-lending and credit-card companies use to rack up huge profits while bleeding customers dry. Interviews include a woman declared dead by the credit bureaus and two Minneapolis entrepreneurs who use debtors' personal information to humiliate them into paying up.

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Director: James D. Scurlock

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Maxed Out (2006)

Release Date: March 9th, 2007|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • May 22, 2008 thecadean
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    This is a must watch video for everyone that has ever had a credit card. It simply sums up the American economy and how its final dance with destiny will be played out. As an issuer of campus cards and a VP on Wall St for 25 years I see many very sobering facts in this movie. No one will want to confront the growing crises, especially the government, before it's too late. Can you say Credit Crises 2007. If you don't think this can happen in the good old USA, just check the history books of 1929, and the worlds 2nd largest economy, Japan, 1993-current. Markets and economies never crash from a low. They get over exstended and quietly wilt away.....Watch Maxed Out

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