Wall Street and investments with surprising frequency as a subject for feature films. Many movies show how the system can be corrupted and that a few corrupt individuals can cause shocking problems.
“Rogue Trader” (1999).
Leeson, who brought down an established British trading house in the span of just a few days with a number of unauthorized trades. Played by Ewan McGregor, the rogue trader was able to win the confidence of his superiors and then make trades that clients never wanted nor confirmed. The film demonstrated how easy it is to destroy financial lives in a very short period of time.