Here are just a few movies featuring ethical themes. Most of them are suitable for classroom use, and all are just generally good viewing.
|Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
(Here’s my review of the movie.)
(Here’s my review of this film.)
|Wal-Mart — The High Cost of Low Price
(Here’s my review of the film.)
|Gattaca, the classic dystopian tale of genetic technology run amok. Starring Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman.|
|The Insider, starring Russell Crowe and Al Pacino — The true story of tobacco executive- turned- whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand.|
A documentary about a group of unemployed auto-parts workers who walk into their idle factory in Buenos Aires, roll out sleeping mats and refuse to leave.
(Here’s my blog entry about this documentary.)
|Wall Street (1987)
The classic late-80’s tale of greed and ego in the world of corporate mergers and acquisitions.
(Here’s my blog entry on the famous “Greed is Good” speech.)