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By Brad Tuttle
May 13, 2016

When we came up with our Best Money Movie nominees, we searched strictly on films that either featured a finance industry worker as a central character or money as a core part of the plot. Also, in order to be on the short list of Best Money Movies, a film had to simply be a good movie—smart, entertaining, provocative, and so on. (So movies like The Bonfire of the Vanities, which may have been a great book about Wall Street’s “Masters of the Universe” but a total stinker of a film, were immediately out of the running.)

Now it’s time for you to have your say. Vote below for what you consider the Best Money Movie of all time. Yes, you can tell us where we got it wrong, too, and make your case for an overlooked gem in the comments below, on Facebook, or Twitter using #BestMoneyMovies. Sometime this summer, we’ll crown a winner.

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