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Three separate but parallel stories of the mid 2000s mortgage housing crisis in the US are told. It's 2005. Eccentric ex-physician turned one-eyed Scion Capital hedge fund manager Michael Burry, who tosses traditional office attire for shorts, bare feet and a Supercuts haircut, believes, based on research, that the US housing market is built on a bubble that will burst within the next few years. Having autonomy within the company to do largely as he pleases, Michael proceeds to bet against the housing market with the banks, who are more than happy to accept his proposal for something that has never happened in American history, they believing in the process that Michael is a crackpot and they are a sure very lucrative winner in the deal. Jared Vennett with Deutschebank gets wind of what Burry is doing and, as an investor himself, believes he too can cash in on Burry's beliefs. An errant telephone call to FrontPoint Partners gets this information into the hands of Mark Baum, an ..
|nudity||A couple scenes in strip clubs. In one of the scenes, the female strippers' breasts are shown but nipples are covered. In another, there is one stripper whose breasts and nipples are briefly shown. In both scenes, there is plenty of sexual dancing. A man describes to another man a lump he has in his testicles. A diagram of it appears on the screen during the conversation. Lasts for a few seconds|
|profanity||8 abuses of the name "Jesus," and 2 desecrations of "Christ"; 10 misuses of "God." A full 90 uses of the 'f' word (1 of them on-screen only), 9 instances of "hell," 49 instances of the 's' word, 7 of "ass," 3 of "crap," 1 of "tits," 2 of "douchbag," and 2 of "prick."|
|frightening||Christian Bale's character tells some upsetting stories A few scenes depicting/discussing the suicide of one character's brother. These scenes are emotional. Overall, this movie contains lots of swearing and some sexual content/nudity. Even if you don't consider those two things to be inappropriate, the movie is still rather confusing and the viewer should be smart enough to understand its topic in order for them to at least enjoy the film.|