7 Best Movies on Stock Market: Weekend Fun

After a tiring week, each one of us deserves a good break. What better than a weekend with your favorite snack and a movie based on stock market events? You would be amazed to see these movies and shows if you are a budding trader or an enthusiast.

Here is a list of all-time great movies/shows on the Stock Market. And not just that, we bring you the list of OTT platforms as well where these movies/shows can be seen:

  • Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story(2020): There is hardly any audience left in India who would not have taken sight of this masterpiece. But if you are still unknown to this, add it to your weekend watchlist. The story revolves around a middle-class guy, Harshad, who tries out his luck in the stock market. His fortunes turned him into a billionaire but carried along a controversy. Certainly check out to know more about this highest-rated web series in India.
    Directed by: Hansal Mehta
    OTT Platform: SonyLiv
  • The Big Short(2015)The Big Short is based on the real-time stock market crash of 2008. The story revolves around the fund venture of Michael Burry, Jared Venett’s entry into the CDS market, and how shorting gave massive profits to Geller and Shipley. The movie majorly focuses on debt securities. Covering other trading concepts, it also gives an overview of the unpredictability of stock markets. Obviously this one must be on your binge lists.
    Directed by: Adam Mckay
    OTT Platform: Amazon Prime
  • The Wolf of Wall Street(2013)The movie is a whilst story of a Wall Street stockbroker who starts at an entry-level job. The cinema there binds you with the scenes of Black Monday. It also showcases the pumping and dumping of penny stocks—a firm setup investigated later by several agencies. Watch out the brilliant depiction of the finance world and corruption here.
    Directed by: Martin Scorsese
    OTT Platform: Netflix/Amazon Prime
  • Bazaar(2018)Bazaar is a thriller-drama movie based on a stock trader’s life. Rizwan, a boy, known for his trading skills, gets into insider trading and corrupt networks. This movie gives a good insight into what it actually takes to work in the stock market.
    Directed by: Gauravv K Chawla
    OTT Platform: Jio Cinema
  • Rouge Trader(1999)The story moves around a derivative trader who worked for a big banking firm. His only intention in the market was to boost his returns and showcase that to gain the immaculate trust of the authorities. He took enormous risks on the funds which were available to him. What happened next? Please go and watch out!
    Directed by: James Dearden
    OTT Platform: Netflix
  • Inside Job(2010)This documentary is based on the real-time stock market crisis of 2008. The documentary is split into 5 parts which showcase views of stakeholders and key decision makers. If you are someone looking to analyze the 2008 market fall. Then this is the right thing for you, just watch it!
    Directed by: Charles Ferguson
    OTT Platform: Netflix/Amazon PrimeSo, this completes our list of top 7 must-watch stock market shows/movies. Altogether each of them will have their own fun and their own learnings. We hope you have a great time watching these in your leisure. Happy Binge Watching!


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