Main Street took the fall. Wall Street got the check. The true story behind the 2008 economic crisis.
HBO Films presents a searing account of the 2008 Financial Crisis. Too Big To Fail, based on Andrew Ross Sorkin's bestselling book, provides an in-depth look at the intersection of Wall Street and Washington and how their decisions impact Main Street. Mixing real-life personalities with a gripping countdown to economic disaster, Oscar winner director Curtis Hanson creates an explosive drama capturing how the U.S. economy was brought back from the brink of collapse.