|aThe Big short /|cdirected by Adam McKay ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; executive producers, Louise Rosner-Meyer, Kevin Messick ; Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film.
|aHollywood, California :|bParamount Home Entertainment ;|aTaipei :|bYing Jei,|c2016
|aHollywood, California :|bParamount Home Entertainment,|c
|a1 videodisc (130 minutes) :|bDVD video, sound, color ;|c4 3/4 in.
|atwo-dimensional moving image|btdi|2rdacontent
|aDVD video|b4 3/4 in.|2rda
|adigital|boptical|gsurround|hDolby Digital 5.1|2rda
|avideo file|bDVD video|eregion 3|2rda
|aBased upon the book by Michael Lewis.
|aOriginally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
|aDirector of photography, Barry Ackroyd ; production designer, Clayton Hartley ; edited by Hank Corwin ; costume designer, Susan Matheson ; music by Nicholas Britell.
|aChristian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Finn Wittrock, Marisa Tomei, Tracy Letts, Byron Mann, Adepero Oduye, Karen Gillan, Max Greenfield, Billy Magnussen,
|aThe financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charlie Gellar and Jamie Shipley, small-time players who hit it big.
|aMPAA rating: R; for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity ; Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
|aDVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
|aIn English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish with optional English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned; English audio description track for people with visual disabilities.
|aAcademy Awards, 2015: Best writing, adapted screenplay (Adam McKay)