It makes the world go-’round and drives people to irrational behavior–money is like an elusive seductress that everyone wants, but only a skilled few know how to get. In this category, we face off the best wall street movies with the money-hungry brokers, the hottest bankers, and the mildest accountants to work in the moneymaking industry.
See also: Corrupt Lawyers
Paying texas, Yuck: Chris Wolf vs Jonathan Mardukas
Congrats, you just won the top prize in ‘The Amazing Race’. Which accountant will make sure the government doesn’t take a big bite out of it? Chris Wolff from the movie The Accountant, or Jonathan “The Duke” Mardukas from the cult comedy 80’s movie Midnight Run?
When it rains gold, put out the Buffett! Jordan Belfort vs Bud Fox
Warren Buffett says: “When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble.” Which broker will know how to seize an opportunity and maximize it? The legendary cunning Jordan Belfort from Scorcese’s movie The Wolf of Wall Street, or Bud Fox from Wall Street?
The Wall Street Virus: Seth Davis vs Michael Burry
These two financial wizards are no strangers to criminal activities. Who do you trust to handle your money and make financial decisions for you? It’s COVID Time! Which broker will know how to make the virus work for your money? Seth Davis from Boiler Roon or The Big Short’s Michael Burry?
Basic trust: Andy Dufresne vs Shawshank Redemption
These two financial wizards are no strangers to criminal activities. Who do you trust to handle your money and make financial decisions for you? Andy Dufresne from the 1994 Academy Award winner The Shawshank Redemption, or Oscar Wallace from the 1986 film The Untouchables?
The Audit: Skyler White vs Hermes Conrad
As government bureaucrats, these guys must be strict. Who would you hate more to be audited by? Walter White’s partner in crime, Skyler White (Breaking Bad), Or Futurama’s Hermes Conrad?