R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.
It's only a matter of time before someone else sees this investment. We have to act now.
Lawrence Fields: And how do you know these bonds are built on subprime crap? Aren't they filled with hundreds of pages of mortgages?
Michael Burry: I read them.
Lawrence Fields: You read them? No one reads ...
Michael Burry: ...
After Mark Baum returns from Vegas, Cynthia says to him, "You're not a saint. Saints don't live on Park Avenue." At the end of the movie, when Mark is speaking on the phone with Vinnie, he is clearly on the west side of Central Park. Park Avenue is on the east side.
$705,527 (USA) (11 December 2015)
$70,235,322 (USA) (1 April 2016)