25 best money movies ever

It’s the root of all evil, but cash has also inspired some of the greatest movies ever to hit the silver screen. We pony up the best of 'em

American Psycho (2000)

American Psycho (2000)

Who knew, when Christian Bale played this banking executive mental case, he wasn’t actually acting that much. The Genesis-loving Patrick Bateman – a wealth and image-obsessed banker by day – murders so secretly and efficiently it’s hard not to be a little unsettled by this film. Especially when he lobs a chainsaw down a staircase onto a girl’s head.