R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A college dropout, attempting to live up to his father's high standards, gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm which puts him on the fast track to success. But the job might not be as legitimate as it first appeared to be.
Giovanni Ribisi plays a Queens College dropout in this film. Writer and director Ben Younger is a graduate of Queens College, with a degree in political science.
Judge Marty Davis:
How come I've never heard of this firm?
Seth Davis: It's a smaller firm, there are probably a million others you've never heard of
Judge Marty Davis: The reason I ask is I thought you'd join a firm like Goldman Sachs or something of that stature
Seth Davis: The reason the larger houses don't ...
Warrants issued by a judge for the wiretaps are never mentioned.
At the start of the film, the New Line Cinema studio logo features the faces from various U.S. Dollar bills, and the studio fanfare music uses a hip-hop "scratch" sound effect.
DVD features deleted scenes not included in original theatrical version:
$5,742,129 20 February 2000