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Law movies
Barbarians at the Gate (1993)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: The CEO of RJR Nabisco decides that the time is ripe to take over his own company and enlists the help of American Express.
Cast: James Garner, Jonathan Pyrce, Peter Riegert, Joanna Cassidy. Directed by Glenn Jordan.
Categories:  Corporations  Securities  Comedy

Law movies
Boiler Room (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A college dropout is recruited to join a Long Island brokerage firm that specializes in hard-selling questionable stocks and leaving a trail of ruined small investors in their wake.
Cast: Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Ben Affleck. Directed by Ben Younger.
Categories:  Securities  Drama  Ethics

Law movies
Bonfire of the Vanities (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: **
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: The misadventures and eventual downfall of a Wall Street bond broker after he's involved in a hit and run accident in the Bronx with his mistress. Based on the novel by Tom Wolfe.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith, Morgan Freeman. Directed by Brian De Palma.
Categories:  Securities  Comedy  Drama

Law movies
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Complete Ninth Season (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  5 hours, 16 min. 
Plot: Ongoing saga of Larry's life; a walking victim of misunderstandings and missed opportunities.
Cast: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Jason Alexander, Richard Lewis.. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Securities

Law movies
Primer (2004)
Rated:  pg-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  77 min. 
Plot: Two young engineers struggle with the consequences of exploiting their mysterious new invention.
Cast: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden, Anand Upadhyaya, Carrie Crawford. Directed by Shane Carruth.
Categories:  Patent  Securities  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: An ex convict master manipulator stops at nothing to reclaim his rightful place at the top of Wall Street.
Cast: Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin, Shia Labeouf. Directed by Oliver Stone.
Categories:  Drama  Securities  Family

The Wolf Law Library welcomes your suggestions for additions to the Feature Film Collection! If there is a law-related movie you feel we might be missing, please submit your suggestion to the Circulation & Reserve Desk at lawcir@wm.edu.

You can view a list of all law library movies in the online catalog.