Greed. Scandal. Revenge.
These are some themes that can bring down big companies, as captured by Hollywood. The greedy '80s prompted a slew of films about corporations that went kaput, and the rise and fall of real-life firms like Enron Corp. have also inspired filmmakers. Will Lehman Bros.'s bankruptcy, Merrill Lynch's sale to Bank of America and American Insurance Group's bailout by the U.S. government make the silver screen?
Newsviners: What goes on your list of best movies on business meltdowns? Surprised by any films that made our list? Notice any parallels between these movies and the recent turmoil on Wall Street?