CastBen Bernanke (Ben Bernanke), Sheila Dixon (Sheila Dixon), Phil Gramm (Phil Gramm), Henry Paulson (Henry Paulson), Henry Waxman (Henry Waxman) Release dateMay 2, 2009 (2009-05-02) (Tribeca)
August 14, 2009 (2009-08-14) (United States) WriterAndrew Cockburn, Leslie Cockburn DirectorsLeslie Cockburn, Andrew Cockburn ProducersLeslie Cockburn, Andrew Cockburn Similar moviesInside Job, Hank: 5 Years from the Brink, The Ascent of Money, Capitalism: A Love Story, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, The Forecaster
TaglineWhen you are in Wall Street's casino, you play by their rules.
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American Casino is a 2009 documentary film about the American subprime mortgage crisis. It is directed and produced by Leslie Cockburn with Andrew Cockburn as co-producer.
The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on May 2, 2009, and opened at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco on August 21 and at the Film Forum in New York City on September 2. The film features Phil Gramm, Henry Paulson, Ben Bernanke, Henry Waxman, Baltimore mayor Sheila Dixon, and financial writer Mark Pittman. As of September 29, 2009 the film has grossed $23,974.
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Variety called the documentary a "searing expose" and Slant magazine described it as "revelatory."