Enron: The Smartest Guys In the Room

Enron: The Smartest Guys In the Room

By Alex Gibney

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2006-04-28
  • Advisory Rating: 15
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Director: Alex Gibney
  • Production Company: 2929 Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • iTunes Price: GBP 5.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: GBP 2.49
7.1/10
7.1
From 101 Ratings

Description

Based on the best-selling book of the same name by Fortune reporters Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind, Alex Gibney incredibly reveals how top executives of America’s seventh-largest company walked away with one billion dollars leaving investors and employees with absolutely nothing. The film comes to a harrowing denouement as we hear Enron traders ringing hundreds of millions of dollars in profits out of the California energy crisis and as a result, we come to comprehend how the unimaginable excess of the Enron hierarchy had such a shocking and profound domino effect that may shape the face of our economy for years to come…

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Reviews

  • RENT ONLY???

    5
    By Youssef Allam
    this is one of the best documentaries ever.... how come it is only for rent??
  • One of the best documentaries ever

    5
    By SirTwister
    At the core of every disaster you will find well meaning but deluded people surrounded by scum bags. This documentary recognises this and that is why it is amazing. Apparently it can be brought with only 4 million Enron Share certificates which most ex employees have in vast piles in the corner of the garage.
  • Excellent Expose of Greed

    5
    By mitul69
    An extremely compelling documentary on greed and ego. You will be engaged, appalled and dumbfounded by the antics, and sheer stupidity of the people involved. I sat asking myself, "how did nobody pick up on this?" as much as "How did they get away with that?" at almost every chapter. The downside? It's rental only. Given the chance, I would click BUY.
  • Great documentary on greed and stupidity

    5
    By RobL
    Enron: Smartest guys in the room is a great documentary and I would recommend it to anybody. But seriously Apple, rent only! Come on!

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