• Margin Call (2011)

Margin Call

Release Date: October 21st, 2011

DVD Release Date: December 20th, 2011

R |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

When an analyst uncovers information that could ruin them all, the key players (Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany) at an investment firm take extreme measures to control the damage.

Cast: Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, Mary McDonnell, Demi Moore

Director: J.C. Chandor

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Before the Door

Keywords: Office, Emotional, Suspenseful, Rise

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    The first-rate cast cannot be faulted. Chandor has assembled an extraordinary ensemble. show more

  • 100
    Stephen ColeThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Chandor's shrewdest bit of business is figuring out how to make an A-list movie with a $3.5-million budget. Solution: buy low, sell high. Hire last decade's A-list – Spacey, Irons and Demi Moore – and give them their best parts in years. show more

  • 80

    Margin Call's strengths are of mood and the slick surfaces of things, and these elements are haunting long after the credits have rolled. show more

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Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)