9. Films

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.)
Food, Inc.
(Here’s my review of this film.)
Wal-Mart — The High Cost of Low Price

(Here’s my review of the film.)

Gattaca 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.
The Take
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.)

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