Rogue Trader

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Rogue Trader tells the true story of Nick Leeson, an employee of Barings Bank who--after a successful trading run--ends up accumulating $1.4 billion in losses hidden in account #88888.

  1. James Dearden

    Director, Writer

  2. Nick Leeson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ewan McGregor

    Ewan McGregor

    Nick Leeson

  2. Anna Friel

    Anna Friel

    Lisa Leeson

  3. YB

    Yves Beneyton

    Pierre Beaumarchais

  4. Betsy Brantley

    Betsy Brantley

    Brenda Granger

  5. Caroline Langrishe

    Caroline Langrishe

    Ash Lewis

  6. Nigel Lindsay

    Nigel Lindsay

    Ron Baker

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Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • January 1, 1999



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Featured Review

A review by John Chard

By John Chard

My team were young, they were hungry, and they didn't have a clue.

I don't have youth on my side, as regards Nick Leeson's quote that headlines this small review, but I was hungry for a good film and I didn't have a clue about what it would be like!

Rogue Trader is the story of how wide boy Nick Leeson brought about the downfall of Barings Merchant Bank, one of the most financially historical institutions in London. A fictionalised adaptation from Leeson's own autobiography, the potential for a potent insight into insider trading et al is wasted. Instead we get a film of baffling trader c... read the rest.

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