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Summary When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. [Paramount Pictures]

The Big Short

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 45 Critic Reviews
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User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 816 User Ratings
8.1
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Summary When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. [Paramount Pictures]

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 45 Critic Reviews
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37 Reviews
13% Mixed
6 Reviews
4% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 45 Critic Reviews
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82% Positive
37 Reviews
13% Mixed
6 Reviews
4% Negative
2 Reviews

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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 816 User Ratings
8.1
88% Positive
716 Ratings
8% Mixed
68 Ratings
4% Negative
32 Ratings

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Universal Acclaim Based on 816 User Ratings
8.1
88% Positive
716 Ratings
8% Mixed
68 Ratings
4% Negative
32 Ratings

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Production Company Paramount Pictures, New Regency Productions, Plan B Entertainment
Release Date Dec 11, 2015
Duration 2 h 10 m
Rating R
Tagline This is a true story
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 5 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
4 Nominations
Critics Choice Awards
• 3 Wins & 7 Nominations