Bankruptcy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bankruptcy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, feel good, humorous, captivating and entertaining films and TV shows about / with bankruptcy, society, family relations, mentor, redemption, dishonesty, destiny, couples, vengeance and parents and children plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bankruptcy: Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), Don't Think About It (2007), Margin Call (2011), Kinky Boots (2005), Too Big to Fail (2011), Changing Lanes (2002), The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000), Blow (2001), Big Fish (2003), Bastards (2013).

List of bankruptcy movies

Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two intelligent people, Dick and Jane actually get pretty good at robbing people and ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unemployment, bankruptcy, suburbs, loss of job, down on your luck, unlikely criminals, scapegoat, husband wife relationship, heist, humiliation, travel agent, retribution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Don't Think About It (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Plot: bankruptcy, small town, dysfunctional family, family relations, homecoming, family business, family life, lifestyle, unfulfillment, parents and children, family home, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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 7.1
 120K
Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspense, clever ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, corporate crimes, wall street, greed, businessman, millionaire, workplace situations, financial problem, moral dilemma, investments, stock market crash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, california
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 7.1
 19K
Kinky Boots (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, in central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Yet, the untimely death of his father places him in that position, only ...
Style: touching, humorous, inspirational, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cabaret, fashion show, factory, small town, fashion, family business, fish out of water, unlikely partners, bankruptcy, designer, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, milan italy, europe, london
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Too Big to Fail (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, 'Too Big to Fail' offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few ...
Style: factual, thought provoking, tense, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: financial crisis, wall street, bankruptcy, politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, society, race against time, social problems, senator, corporate world, stock broker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, middle east, california
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 6.5
 68K
Changing Lanes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, bankruptcy, vengeance, hotshot lawyer, workplace problem, ethics, power relations, self control, accident, coincidence, ex couple relations, divorced divorcee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: World War I has left golfer Rannulph Junuh a poker-playing alcoholic, his perfect swing gone. Now, however, he needs to get it back to play in a tournament to save the financially ravaged golf course of a long-ago sweetheart. Help arrives in the ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: golf, underdog, starting over, americana, bankruptcy, great depression, world war one, childhood, human spirit, hopes, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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 7.6
 244K
Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, emotional, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug addiction, rise and fall, drug dealing, drug abuse, cocaine, drug use, friendship, gangsters, drug cartel, blind ambition, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 90s, 50s ...
Place: colombia, california, latin america, usa, mexico ...
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 8.0
 420K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, feel good, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, storytelling, fantasy world, family relations, circus, human spirit, journey, fish, escapades, mermaid ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, morocco, russia, texas, miami ...
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 6.2
 3K
Bastards (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, neo noir, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: bankruptcy, family problems, uncover truth, family business, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, hidden identity, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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 8.1
 811
Real Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: True love threatens to tear a family apart in this epic Mexican serial set in the 1800s. Rich and beautiful Matilde falls in love with Adolfo, but her mother, Augusta, disapproves of the relationship when she learns Adolfo is poor. Augusta forces ...
Style: serious, stylized, emotional, contemplative, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, arranged marriage, bankruptcy, power of love, social differences, forbidden love, against the odds, love triangle, family disapproval, couples, inheritance, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico
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Blood from a Stone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The day his bank refuses to finance him, Georges will do everything he can to save his shipyard and his employees.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: bankruptcy, save the day, workplace, rivalry, working class, factory, labor union, boss and employee, workplace situations, society, employer, strike ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence
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Séraphin: Heart of Stone (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Séraphin unfolds against the severe and achingly beautiful landscape of rural Quebec in 1889, where young lovers are torn from each other when a bankrupt shopkeeper forces his daughter into an arranged marriage to save his business. But true love ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: greed, bankruptcy, love and romance, couples, parents and children, village life, couple relations, true love, family relations, romance, young lovers, small town ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, quebec
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The Crocodiles Strike Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New summer adventure of the Crocodiles, who set up their detective skills to find out who is behind the accidents of the factory where Ollie and Mary's parents work , which could mean the closure of the plant, the move of the family and the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenage love, amateur detective, juvenile delinquency, bankruptcy, crimes, undercover, adventure, investigation, rivalry, buddies, best friends, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Switzerland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, treason, vengeance, adventure, treasure, false accusation, sword fight, prison, french, lone hero, confined, frame up ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
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Superclásico (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Christian is a Copenhagen wine seller on the brink of bankruptcy. Equally unsuccessful in just about every other aspect of life, it has been 17months since his wife Anna left him. Anna works as a soccer agent in Buenos Aires and now lives a life of ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, parents and children, bankruptcy, rivalry, hopes, win over, fish out of water, disorder, husband wife relationship, love triangle, divorce, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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Saint Martyrs of the Damned (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A reporter goes to a mysterious village to investigate mysterious disappearances until one night, his friend gets abducted and every citizen wants him dead.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: missing person, small town, mystery, bankruptcy, journalism, ghost, media, crimes, village, mysterious woman, hotel, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Cost of Living (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Une héritière qui n'arrive pas à hériter, un radin qui ne peut rien dépenser, un petit garçon qui trouve un billet dans la rue, un restaurateur prodigue qui ne fait que donner... Tels sont, entre autres, les personnages de ce film ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: rich and poor, looking for love, satire, workplace, society, love and romance, human nature, workplace situations, romance, generosity, bankruptcy, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joshua Steed returns to Missouri a wealthy man with a beautiful wife; however, the past has a way of catching up. Soon Joshua is tangled in a web of rumors, deception and betrayal that threatens to tear his family apart. Back in Kirtland, financial ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional
Plot: mormon, family in danger, leadership, religions or cults, redemption, bankruptcy, rivalry, society, dishonesty, danger, hopes, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
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Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, satirical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, husband wife relationship, bankruptcy, cons and scams, couple relations, romance, couples, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 5.8
 13K
The Love Punch (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, reluctant partners, unlikely partners, vengeance, bankruptcy, romance, renewed love, disorder, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, cote d'azur, french riviera, paris france
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Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: witty, humorous, surreal, not serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, disorder, siblings relations, irresponsible, bankruptcy, immature, rivals, silly humor, weirdo, adolescence, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.7
 1K
The Jewel (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Amanzio Rastelli appointed several of his relations to managerial positions in his firm. They decided to think internationally and now business is heavily in debt. Luckily for the Rastellis, Bolta the accountant uses all the tricks of his art to ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense, clever ...
Plot: ambition, family business, bribery, dishonesty, rise and fall, legal, unfulfillment, bankruptcy, family relations, corporate crimes, working the system, stock broker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
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Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: TLC's humble beginnings in Atlanta quickly led to an unprecedented rise to fame in the 1990's as one of the world's most talented, celebrated and highest-selling female groups of all time. Through very public and high profile success, ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rising to stardom, music band, musician's life, hip hop, artists and showbiz, ambition, bankruptcy, music, strong female presence, r&b, woman
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through its president Roberto Calvi, notoriously found dead under the Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, political corruption, politics, conspiracy, bank, mafia, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, gangsters, manipulations, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, london, palermo italy, new york, vatican ...
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 6.7
 466
A Simple Curve (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Caleb is 27, and was raised in the majestic Kootenays by his bush hippie parents. He loves his father Jim and understands his reverence for wood working, coriander and Soya products, but he just doesn't get Jim's determined effort to ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: family business, human nature, parents and children, lifestyle, youth, hopes, forgery, small town, family in crisis, bankruptcy, old friend, father son relationship ...
Time: future
Place: canada
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This Is Martin Bonner (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two men, at opposite ends of the social spectrum, find themselves starting new lives in the same, small town and form an unlikely friendship.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: estrangement, rehabilitation, friendship, starting over, haunted by the past, redemption, one more chance, dishonesty, betrayal, gain trust, society, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa
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Kings of South Beach (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This fact-based crime thriller details the downfall of Miami's hottest nightclub. Chris Troiano owns the trendiest nightclub in all of South Beach; a place where the line always winds down the block and only the most beautiful people make it ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, downfall, bankruptcy, nightlife, nightclub, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, abuse, addiction, drinking alcohol, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.7
 5K
The Caiman (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A skewering of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
Style: sincere, disturbing, realistic, serious, controversial ...
Plot: filmmaking, politics, film within a film, bribery, relationship vs career, showbiz, political intrigue, ambition, crumbling marriage, state affairs, head of state, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
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 7.0
 18K
Melissa & Joey (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Melissa & Joey is an ABC Family original television series starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence that premiered on ABC Family on August 17, 2010. The series follows local politician Mel Burke and Joe Longo, whom Mel hires to look after ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, family, family relations, politician, parents and children, custody, adolescence, couples, job seeking, bankruptcy, fish out of water, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio
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