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The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003)

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The rise and fall of the Enron company, as seen from the perspective of employee Brian Cruver, based on his book.

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Penelope Spheeris

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Brian Cruver (book), Stephen Mazur (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Kane ... Brian Cruver
Shannon Elizabeth ... Courtney
Cameron Bancroft ... Duffy
Nancy Anne Sakovich Nancy Anne Sakovich ... Liz Perry (as Nancy Sakovich)
Natalie Brown ... Amber St. Pierre (Miss April)
Aleks Paunovic ... Lazarri
Jonathan Higgins ... Greg McLainey
Mike Farrell ... Kenneth Lay
Brian Dennehy ... Mr. Blue
Jon Ted Wynne ... Jeff Skilling
Paul Christie Paul Christie ... Andrew Tillman
Tom Keenan Tom Keenan ... Allen Flemming
Larissa Gomes ... Anna-Marie
Jennifer Hill ... Miss August
Steven Ratzlaff ... Welling
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Storyline

Brian Cruver, an ambitious 26-year-old lands a job at Enron. As he assimilates to the company's get-rich-quick mantra, spending sprees and wild corporate "gatherings" become the norm. But when Enron files for bankruptcy, Cruver discovers he's just a pawn in a failing game of corporate greed--one that made the rich richer...while the rest lost everything. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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The Rich Got Richer, The Rest Lost Everything. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Verdadeira História de uma Fraude See more »

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Brian Cruver: Why are you acting like this, huh? Is it because I'm trying to give you a nice wedding?
Courtney: Correction: You're trying to give your Enron bosses a nice wedding. I'm just along for the ride.
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More Than I Deserve
Written by Steve Carlson and Christian Kane
Performed by Kane
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11 September 2003 | by triple8See all my reviews

A few minutes ago I submitted a review of this television movie and one thing I said was I didn't know whether the main character ever really existed or not. Then I read some of the other reviews and saw he did-that this was based on a true story of one of the Enron employees. I'm glad to know the main character wasn't fictionized so that definetly brings the movie up a point or 2 but I still wish they'd gone into more character depth with some of the other Enron employees.


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