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Boiler Room (2000)

Boiler Room (2000)

Boiler Room (2000) is a gripping drama film directed by Ben Younger. Set in the cutthroat world of finance, the movie takes an unflinching look at the high-stakes world of stockbrokers operating in illegal and unethical "boiler rooms." It delves into the intense pressure, moral dilemmas, and the pursuit of the American Dream through the lens of a young college dropout named Seth Davis.

Playing the lead role of Seth Davis is the talented actor Giovanni Ribisi, who brings an unmatched intensity and vulnerability to the character. Seth, driven by a desire to prove his worth to his strict father and escape his illegal casino business, finds himself drawn into the exhilarating world of brokerage firms. He lands a job at J.T. Marlin, a seemingly prestigious firm that turns out to be a front for a fraudulent operation.

At J.T. Marlin, Seth encounters a charismatic and manipulative broker named Jim Young, played by Ben Affleck. Affleck portrays Young with a combination of charm, arrogance, and cunning, making him a fascinating character to watch. Young becomes both a mentor and a corrupting influence on Seth, pushing him further into the dangerous world of deception and financial manipulation.

The cast also includes Vin Diesel as Chris Varick, one of the top brokers at J.T. Marlin known for his aggressive sales tactics and extravagant lifestyle. Diesel's performance adds an additional layer of intensity and energy to the film. Nia Long portrays Abbie Halpert, Seth's love interest and a federal agent investigating the fraudulent activities at J.T. Marlin. She brings a strong presence and an unwavering moral compass to her role.

Boiler Room explores themes of ambition, morality, greed, and the allure of wealth. It showcases the temptations faced by young professionals in a fiercely competitive industry, while also shedding light on the devastating consequences of their actions. With its sharp writing and a brilliant ensemble cast, the movie keeps viewers on the edge of their seats, questioning their own ethical boundaries.

The film's soundtrack perfectly complements its intense and fast-paced narrative. Featuring a mix of hip-hop, rock, and electronic music that reflects the energy and urgency of the characters' lives, the music adds an extra layer of immersion to the viewing experience. If you want to immerse yourself in the sounds of Boiler Room, you can easily play and download the soundtrack to relive the thrilling atmosphere of the film.

In conclusion, Boiler Room (2000) is a captivating drama that shines a spotlight on the dark underbelly of the financial world. With its talented cast, gripping storyline, and a powerful soundtrack, the film serves as a cautionary tale about the perils of unchecked ambition and the seductive allure of ill-gotten wealth. It remains an essential watch for anyone intrigued by tales of the morally corrupt side of the American Dream.

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A commission. That's why we work here.
A double scotch on the rocks.
A good hour from the New York Stock Exchange.
A guy says, "Call me tomorrow"? Bullshit!
A lot of trainees are so anxious to get off the phone...
A pharmaceutical company, Farrow Tech...
A piker asks how much vacation you get in the first year. Vacation?
A sale is made on every call you make.
A salesman among salesmen.
A senior broker who's a little more familiar with that particular stock.
A senior broker's gonna call them back with an idea.
A two dollar rip, which is unheard of anywhere on Wall Street...
Abby, can you come in here for a second?
Act as if you are the president of this firm.
Act as if you got a nine inch cock. Act as if.
Actually, I've been married for ten years.
After you're done training, you take the Series Seven.
All right, that's it. It's over.
All right, yeah. You know what I fuckin' hate?
All right? Hold on a second. One second.
All right.
All right. All right, so... Look, why don't you do this?
All right. At the house. Sheryl. Yes!
All right. Here's the deal.
All right. How much you want?
All right. I gotta get back to that phone call, but...
All right. I wanna talk to you guys about appearance.
All right. Let's try it.
All right. Place your bets.
All right. Place your bets.
All right. So I got into it.
All right. That's it. I am out of here in three seconds...
All right. What is it? What do you want from me?
All that bullshit about them...
All the profits you made for your customers?
All you're doing is investing it. I'm not selling crack here.
Am I? I'm not trying to...
And about your mother's health.
And be aggressive. Learn how to push.
And be relentless. That's it. I'm done.
And bust. Sorry about that.
And buy yourselves a new car.
And dump 'em on the open market and make his money back.
And feel completely comfortable about the trade.
And finally...
And find out from the inside if the books are cooked.
And for the first time in my life, I see how much my father loved me.
And get those kids out of my fuckin'house.
And God forbid the stock should go up.
And Greg Weinstein, $190,000.
And guess how old I am. Twenty seven.
And had him pick me up 50,000 shares under my sister in law's name.
And have your rebuttals ready.
And he comes around the car, and he sees me lying there.
And he slaps me across the face.
And he wasn't a whale.
And he'll trust you to watch his kids for the weekend.
And he's gonna do an obscene amount of business with this firm.
And he's gonna walk.
And he's like, "Not interested. Bye." That's a shitty lead, okay?
And he's not the reason, Greg.
And I am deadly serious about that. Dead fuckin' serious!
And I didn't do it again. Much simpler.
And I don't want to, but you gotta get yourself at least one decent suit...
And I just got this new bike.
And I know that I'm not working at Goldman Sachs...
And I landed behind this parked car.
And I made up his mind for him.
And I mean that.
And I need that tomorrow. That is all.
And I push them something they never asked for.
And I ran it pretty fuckin' well, Dad!
And I tried... I tried to make the changes that you wanted me to!
And I was laying there for a good half hour.
And I was so happy...
And I'm associated with you, what do you think will happen to me?
And I'm just testing this guy out.
And I'm leaving J.T. Now!
And I'm skidding out in this puddle like Starsky and Hutch.
And I'm telling you, we'll never have to ask for it again.
And I'm telling you, you will never have to ask for it again.
And if he doesn't send the check, I'm the one holding the bag, follow me?
And if you're right and she's so loyal to you...
And it could be tomorrow for all I know.
And it's always the same half assed attempt.
And it's...
And just to show you how appreciative I am...
And let him take it for a ride.
And not a clue what to do with it.
And now we're gonna lose the house.
And said, "Welcome to the club."
And that a senior broker's gonna call them back in a month.
And that's exactly what I wanted to do... get in.
And that's what I remember.
And the casino... The casino was a fucking business...
And the pedal spins around hard enough to break my leg.
And the profits are down 40% since the last week I was here full time.
And then I got this job 'cause I thought it was what you wanted me to be doing!
And then some kid started sneaking in additional funds.
And then we'll talk about doing future business.
And then when the next I.P.O. Comes out...
And then you and I can talk like normal people, all right?
And then you can go to school during the day and work at night.
And then you question it the minute you see something a bit off.
And then you show up at my daughter's confirmation.
And then you turn on the TV, and there's just more of it.
And there is no such thing as a no sale call.
And they can talk to you about it.
And they can't even get a fucking car loan 'cause their credit's so bad.
And they're always living three steps ahead.
And to do that properly, you need to at least look the part.
And watch your colleagues get rich doing clinical trials.
And we have the most reliable delivery in the city.
And we're making, like, four times that?
And we're trying to save every last penny.
And what the fuck is with the suits? You look like you're on Gotti's crew.
And why would they be walking into the building next door?
And you can ask any one of my customers.
And you can split your share with him, which I'll up to 65%...
And you open accounts for your team leader.
And you still can't fuckin' handle it?
And you want to do what?
And you will too, believe me.
And you're never gonna hear the end of it.
And you're real busy over there...
And, no, you're only gonna work for me a short time.
And, you know, make you some money.
Another share of stock for the rest of our lives.
Anybody tells you money is the root of all evil doesn't fuckin' have any.
Anything. Just get a "yes" out of 'em.
Anyway, I look up at him...
Anyway, that's stuff you'll have to learn later.
Anyway, the point is, I had to adapt to this new world.
Are you gonna release the tape to the press?
Are you listening to me?
Are you that fucking bitter?
Are you working with a million dollars in the market now?
As a matter of fact, Farrow's been doing nothing but signing more contracts.
As long as there's no connection between the investors and the firm.
As soon as we sell off his position...
Ask 'em how they'd like to see 30, 40% returns.
Ask 'em rhetorical questions. It doesn't matter.
At least I can make sure you don't get caught.
Average client's 45 years old, from the Midwest...
Basically, it's a way to raise capital...
Bear Stearns can call the S.E.C. They can't find any dirt on us.
Because all I wanted to do was make your pain disappear.
Because he depends on us to literally create the market for him.
Because it doesn't seem like the ideal working environment for a black woman.
Because Jeff tanked my fucking gold mine.
Because of my involvement in this firm.
Because we have a minimum level of aesthetic professionalism here...
Because you had the foresight to see a good thing coming.
Because you see value. I am your kids' college fund, for chrissakes.
Before we get ahead of ourselves, just what are you offering?
Before we start, I have one question. Has anyone passed a Series Seven exam?
Before you take the Series Seven, but it's a great system.
Besides, the first sell just whets the appetite.
Besides, the other day you looked a little frazzled...
Big swinging dick, enjoy it while it lasts.
Blew my mind.
Bob. Bob, be rude. Hang up the phone.
Booked. Booked. I got a hundred against.
Booked. Someone cover Greg. Cover Greg.
Boy, you gotta get ahold of that edge. It's kinda sharp.
Bring it up for the kid. Highest Series Seven score this month.
But at least I can make sure you don't get caught.
But don't tell me you can't put together 2,500 bucks."
But for now get something to hold you over.
But he loves you, Seth.
But he made a second trade a week after I opened him.
But I gotta tell you, man, this is risky fuckin' business.
But I hate to turn away a new customer.
But I thought this was, like, an interview?
But I was focused.
But I'll take it. I mean...
But I'm asking you to start small just to prove what I can do for you.
But I'm not some 18 year old selling the cure for Al DS. I am 46 years old.
But if we can do something good like this, it's all the better.
But if you really want this...
But it wasn't Wall Street.
But loves a hotshot New Yorker who sounds good on the phone.
But Michael's fronting his friends as the investors on every I.P.O. We do.
But more importantly, we made a commitment to get back to you.
But most all brokers usually start out in little firms like J.T. Marlin.
But part of me had to know what Michael was doing in there the week before.
But that's not really interesting conversation.
But that's your 40th account.
But the Daily News offers you something no other paper can... a taste of New York.
But these guys were macking it hard.
But this putz is telling me, you know, "Uh, 100 shares."
But we already know that.
But we have this company that's going to market in about a week or so.
But you cannot keep going back and forth like this. It's ridiculous.
But you forbid it, then you use it against me.
But you happen to suck big, fat ass rhinoceros dick.
But, I mean, how does that really affect me?
But, you know, I'm getting ahead of myself...
But... I mean... Who gives a shit?
By delaying, you simply restrict my ability to do my job.
Call your local broker and short the stock.
Can I change your mind about doing the I.P.O. Scheme?
Can you buy a bigger bed when you get some money, please?
Can you get the fuck out of my office?
Change your last name. Say you're the fuckin' vice president.
Chris Varick, $205,000;
Chris, I got arrested last night.
Chris, the F.B.I. Are gonna raid the place in 20 minutes.
Clean up your life, make an honest living...
Clients who've been with me six months...
Come on, Chris. Come on. What's the difference?
Come on, Chris. You know what that means.
Come on, man.
Come on, Mike. I told you you gotta hit the table. Sixteen.
Come on.