R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 2006-7 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is.
Richard Thaler played himself as the economist at the casino, who explains with Selena Gomez how derivatives can gear into each other and fail in sequence. Thaler is a well-known academic economist and is the author of "Nudge."
On screen quotation from Haruki Murakami's novel "IQ84":
Everyone, deep in their hearts, is waiting for the end of the world to come.
In Vegas, a shirtless man in the background has a Bud Light Platinum, which was released in 2012.
$10,531,026 (USA) (23 December 2015)
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