Rogue Trader (1998)
Average Rating: 5/10
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1999 Wide
Average Rating: 3.2/5
User Ratings: 5,214
Based on the tell-all autobiography by Nick Leeson, Rogue Trader tells the true story of how one man managed to bring down England's best respected merchant bank. Ewan McGregor plays Leeson, an ambitious young man from North London who is hired by the Barings Brothers Bank and sent to Indonesia to help untangle some problems with bearer bonds. Leeson does well enough to earn a transfer to Singapore, where he's put in charge of Barings' staff at the Singapore International Money Exchange. The
Jan 1, 1999 Wide
Dec 14, 1999
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No one else involved in the film is able to match McGregor's conviction.
a superb story, simply but effectively told
An intriguing true story, a magnetic lead actor, and yet the result is pancake-flat.
Truly, truly boring.
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