Boiler Room

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Boiler Room is a 2000 drama / thriller film, written and directed by Ben Younger, and starring Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel and Nia Long. The film is a testosterone-fuelled, often fast-paced look at the shady world of stock brokering, following college dropout Seth David (Ribisi) as he tries to prove himself to his acerbic father (played by Ron Rifkin). The film is often unfavorably compared to Wall Street - Boiler Room also attempts to comment on the moral status of modern America - but in general it received somewhat mixed, but ultimately positive, reviews from critics. Other characters were played by Ben Affleck, Nicky Katt, Scott Caan, and Jamie Kennedy.

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