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Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

R
110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.
Director
Writers
Alex Gibney | Bethany McLean (book "The Smartest Guys in the Room - The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron") | Peter Elkind (book "The Smartest Guys in the Room - The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron")
Composer
Matthew Hauser (as Matt Hauser)
Cinematographer
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Release date
May 20, 2005 (United States)

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John Beard
Self - Former Enron Accountant Self - Former Enron Accountant   See fewer
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Tim Belden
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Barbara Boxer
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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George W. Bush
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James Chanos
Self - President, Kynikos Associates (as Jim Chanos) Self - President, Kynikos Associates (as Jim Chanos)   See fewer
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Bill Clinton
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Carol Coale
Self - Ex-Stock Analyst, Prudential Securities Self - Ex-Stock Analyst, Prudential Securities   See fewer
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Peter Coyote
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Gray Davis
Self - Former Governor of California Self - Former Governor of California   See fewer
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Reggie Dees II
Self - Young man the stripper dances in front of (as Reggie Deets II) Self - Young man the stripper dances in front of (as Reggie Deets II)   See fewer
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Joseph Dunn
Self - California State Senator Self - California State Senator   See fewer
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Max Eberts
Self - Former Spokesman, Enron Energy Services Self - Former Spokesman, Enron Energy Services   See fewer
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Peter Elkind
Self - Co-Author, 'The Smartest Guys in the Room' Self - Co-Author, 'The Smartest Guys in the Room'   See fewer
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Andrew Fastow
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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David Freeman
Self - Former Advisor to Governor Davis Self - Former Advisor to Governor Davis   See fewer
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Kenneth Lay
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jay Leno
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Bill Lerach
Self - Former Attorney Self - Former Attorney   See fewer
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Joe Lingold
Energy Trader Energy Trader   See fewer
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Michael Lugenbuehl
Cliff Baxter Cliff Baxter   See fewer
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Loretta Lynch
Self - California Public Utilities Commissioner Self - California Public Utilities Commissioner   See fewer
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Amanda Martin-Brock
Self - Former Enron Executive Self - Former Enron Executive   See fewer
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Bethany McLean
Self - Fortune Reporter; Co-Author, 'The Smartest Guys in the Room' Self - Fortune Reporter; Co-Author, 'The Smartest Guys in the Room'   See fewer
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Mike Muckleroy
Self - Former Enron Executive Self - Former Enron Executive   See fewer
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James Nutter
Self - Palmer Memorial Church (as Reverend James Nutter) Self - Palmer Memorial Church (as Reverend James Nutter)   See fewer
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John Olson
Self - Stock Analyst, Sanders Morris Heart Self - Stock Analyst, Sanders Morris Heart   See fewer
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Lou L. Pai
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Nancy Rapoport
Self - Dean, University of Houston Law Center Self - Dean, University of Houston Law Center   See fewer
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Ronald Reagan
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Harvey Rosenfield
Self - Consumer Advocate Self - Consumer Advocate   See fewer
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Marla Ruzicka
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Mark Salzberg
Croupiers Croupiers   See fewer
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Arnold Schwarzenegger
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Maria Shriver
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jeff Skilling
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Mimi Swartz
Self - Executive Editor, Texas Monthly Magazine Self - Executive Editor, Texas Monthly Magazine   See fewer
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Sherron Watkins
Self - Ex-Vice President, Enron Corp; Enron Whistleblower; Co-Author, 'Power Failure' Self - Ex-Vice President, Enron Corp; Enron Whistleblower; Co-Author, 'Power Failure'   See fewer
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Barbara Bush
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Bush
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Laura Bush
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Peter Fitzgerald
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Fritz Hollings
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Carl Levin
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Donna Reed
Mary Bailey (clip from It's a Wonderful Life (1946)) (archive footage) (uncredited) Mary Bailey (clip from It's a Wonderful Life (1946)) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Stearns
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Ted Strickland
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Ron Wyden
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7.6 / 10 | 16,610 votes