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1,804 Ratings

The Big Short

Directed by Adam McKay
United States, 2015


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.

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The Big Short Directed by Adam McKay

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2016 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year

2016 | Winner: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

American Film Institute Awards

2016 | Winner: Movie of the Year

Writers Guild of America

2016 | Winner: Best Adapted Screenplay (Screen)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2015 | Nominee: Best Ensemble Cast

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