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

Rogue Trader (1999)

Rogue Trader (1999)

Rogue Trader follows the true story of Nick Leeson (Ewan McGregor), a rogue trader working for Barings Bank in Singapore. Leeson racked up debts worth over a billion dollars while reporting significant profits to head office in London. Having bankrupted the organisation, Leeson did what any sensible person would do: run. When he ended up in prison, he wrote Rogue Trader, the autobiography on which this film is based.