other people's money DVD?

 
Old 01-25-04, 01:01 PM
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other people's money DVD?

Is there a dvd of this movie "other people's money"- if not, are there other movies like it that you would recommend?
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Old 01-25-04, 01:07 PM
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Unfortunately, no DVD of this one as far as I know.

For recommendations, you might want to check out the Review and Recommendation forum.

Good luck!
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Old 01-25-04, 07:34 PM
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I don't think there is any movie that quite compares. Mainly that is because almost anyone who makes movies - from big Hollywood blockbusters to small independent films - has no clue how markets and business actually works. It's easier to just make the big businessperson the villain and be done with any thinking about the subject (see Wall Street for example). Many critics completely misunderstood OPM because they never got it that Larry was not a villain as he was "supposed" to be.

Larry's speech is one of the high points of cinematic history as far as I'm concerned. It blows Gordon Gekko's speech out of the water because it reflects reality, it's not something set up to be portrayed as cynically playing on people's "greed" just so the audience can be manipulated into sneering at it.

One other movie I can think of that does a pretty good job with the subject of business and treats it fairly is Working Girl.

BTW, it's too bad OPM is not out on DVD but I do have the letterboxed laserdisc.

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Old 01-25-04, 08:39 PM
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Yea, it's definitely a good film. I felt it- of course, I did read Ayn Rand...so maybe that put me at an advantage, as to understanding Larry. That movie was beautiful. A DVD release is a must for this classic.
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