Chasing Madoff
Chasing Madoff (2011)

Chasing Madoff is the compelling story of Harry Markopolos and his team of investigator's ten-year struggle to expose the harrowing truth behind the infamous Madoff scandal. Throughout the decade long investigation, Markopolos pieced… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: August 26, 2011
DVD Release Date: April 2, 2012
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

Prosserman wisely skirts the esoterica of high finance, though he cleverly uses good visual devices to suggest the shocking scope of Madoff's crimes.

Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

Viewers get very little about Madoff himself. While the film is primarily about Markopolos, it makes little sense without much insight into his nemesis.

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

Eventually it starts to feel like a parody of an Errol Morris film.

Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

If you're wondering why so many people are cynical about Wall Street, the government and the system in general, "Chasing Madoff" tells you.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

"Chasing Madoff" is not a very good documentary, but it's a very devastating one.

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

When the officials getting paid to do the job failed miserably in their duties, it was the crazy guy who stood as the public's last and only line of defense

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Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The film may leave some viewers even more confused about the Madoff affair than they were in the first place.

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David Denby
New Yorker

The hero has a colorless, off-rhythm voice, dead eyes, disorderly hair. He's not, we gather, an imaginative man, but, a religious Greek Orthodox and a former Army officer, he's propelled by a strong sense of rectitude, an ethos of duty.

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Sara Michelle Fetters

The heat is always on, the volume consistently turned all the way up, the whole thing a pile of more, more, more when a whole lot of less, less, less would have been far more effective.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
"Chasing Madoff" is an insightful documentary, in more ways than one, about Harry Markopolos, a portfolio manager, who along with a couple of… More
Chihoe Ho
This documentary on the 2008 Bernard Madoff investment scandal came across as a self-promotion for the elaborate Ponzi scheme whistleblowers since it never… More