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The Resource The big short, Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present ; a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; directed by Adam McKay, (videorecording)

The big short, Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present ; a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; directed by Adam McKay, (videorecording)

Label
The big short
Title
The big short
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present ; a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; directed by Adam McKay
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charlie Gellar and Jamie Shipley, small-time players who hit it big
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Awards note
Winner, 2016 Academy Awards for Writing, adapted screenplay (Adam McKay)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Big short (Motion picture)
  • Big short (Motion picture)
  • Big short (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Music, Nicholas Britell ; costume designer, Susan Matheson ; editor, Hank Corwin ; production designer, Clayton Hartley ; director of photography, Barry Ackroyd
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity ; Canadian Home Video rating: 14A
Language note
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish; optional English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned; English audio description track for people with visual disabilities
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B54 2016
PerformerNote
Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Marisa Tomei, Finn Wittrock, Karen Gillan, John Magaro
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  • McKay, Adam
  • Randolph, Charles
  • Pitt, Brad
  • Gardner, Dede
  • Kleiner, Jeremy
  • Milchan, Arnon
  • Gosling, Ryan
  • Bale, Christian
  • Carell, Steve
  • Leo, Melissa
  • Linklater, Hamish
  • Spall, Rafe
  • Strong, Jeremy
  • Tomei, Marisa
  • Wittrock, Finn
  • Gillan, Karen
  • Magaro, John
  • Britell, Nicholas
  • Corwin, Hank
  • Hartley, Clayton R.
  • Ackroyd, Barry
  • Lewis, Michael
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Regency Enterprises
  • Plan B Entertainment
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
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  • Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009)
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Financial crises
  • Financial crises
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The big short, Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present ; a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; directed by Adam McKay, (videorecording)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based upon the book by Michael Lewis
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015
  • Widescreen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429240156
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 59176430000
  • 2054363
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn939716728
  • (OCoLC)939716728
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (enhanced for 16:9 TVs) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The big short, Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present ; a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; directed by Adam McKay, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based upon the book by Michael Lewis
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015
  • Widescreen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429240156
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 59176430000
  • 2054363
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn939716728
  • (OCoLC)939716728
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (enhanced for 16:9 TVs) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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