Margin call [videorecording] / Roadside Attractions ; Benaroya Pictures and Myriad Pictures present a Before the Door production ; in association with Washington Square Films, Untitled Entertainment and Sakonnet Capital Partners ; executive producers, Anthony Gudas, Michael Corso, Rose Ganguzza, Joshua Blum, Kirk D'Amico, Randy Manis, Cassian Elwes, Laura Rister ; producer, Joe Jenckes ; produced by Robert Ogden Barnum, Corey Moosa, Michael Benaroya, Neal Dodson, Zachary Quinto ; written and directed by J.C. Chandor.


  • Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Films, Inc, c2011.

Available copies

  • 10 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

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Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.
Special features: Director and producer feature commentary [optional audio]; Deleted scenes [with optional commentary] (5 min.); Revolving door: Making "Margin Call" (6 min.); Missed calls: Moments with cast & crew (1 min.); From the deck: photo gallery [slide show] (4 min.); Also from Lionsgate (8 min.).
Contents Note: Opening titles -- Bad luck -- The file -- Something huge -- Second opinion -- Under the rug -- Exposed -- The music stops -- A sense of comfort -- Sacrifice -- The long way home -- Mercy killing -- Facing the music -- Shifting ground -- Fire sale -- End credits.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Frank DeMarco ; editor, Pete Beaudreau ; production designer, John Paino ; costume designer, Carolyn Duncan ; original music, Nathan Larson.
Participant or Performer Note: Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, Mary McDonnell, Demi Moore, Stanley Tucci, Aasif Mandvi, Ashley Williams, Susan Blackwell, Maria Dizzia.
Summary: Set in the high-stakes world of Wall Street, Margin Call is an entangling thriller involving the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. When an entry-level analyst unlocks information that could prove to be the downfall of the firm, a roller-coaster ride ensues as decisions both financial and moral catapult the lives of all involved to the brink of disaster.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Rated R for language.
System Details Note: DVD; Region 1; 5.1 Dolby Digital EX; widescreen presentation, 1.78:1 aspect ratio, for 16x9 televisions.
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Gudas, Anthony. (Producer). Corso, Michael. (Producer). Ganguzza, Rose. (Producer). Blum, Joshua. (Producer). D'Amico, Kirk. (Producer). Manis, Randy. (Producer). Elwes, Cassian. (Producer). Rister, Laura. (Producer). Jenckes, Joe. (Producer). Barnum, Robert Ogden. (Producer). Moosa, Corey. (Producer). Benaroya, Michael. (Producer). Dodson, Neal. (Producer). Chandor, J. C. (Director). Spacey, Kevin. (Actor). Bettany, Paul, 1971- (Actor). Irons, Jeremy, 1948- (Actor). Quinto, Zachary. (Producer). Badgley, Penn, 1986- (Actor). Baker, Simon, 1969- (Actor). McDonnell, Mary. (Actor). Moore, Demi. (Actor). Tucci, Stanley. (Actor). Mandvi, Aasif, 1966- (Actor). Williams, Ashley, 1978- (Actor). Blackwell, Susan. (Actor). Dizzia, Maria. (Actor). DeMarco, Frank G. (Cinematographer). Larson, Nathan, 1970- (Composer). Roadside Attractions (Firm) (Added Author). Benaroya Pictures. (Added Author). Myriad Pictures. (Added Author). Before the Door Pictures. (Added Author). Washington Square Films. (Added Author). Untitled Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Sakonnet Capital Partners. (Added Author). Lions Gate Films. (Added Author). Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).