Our Favorite Films About White Collar Crime

What is white collar crime? When is it appropriate to hire a white collar crime lawyer? Although the movies are just that—movies—we think that they can be a pretty interesting look into the life of a white collar crime lawyer.

Here are a few of our favorite movies about white collar crime.

  • David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross is an award-winning film (based on Mamet’s play) about two days in the lives of a real estate team. An all-star cast featuring Alec Baldwin, Jack Lemmon, Ed Harris, Kevin Spacey, Alan Arkin, and Al Pacino (among many others) makes this movie about white collar crime in the real estate business one to watch. A number of the actors in the film received nominations and awards for their performances.
  • Based on a true story, Owning Mahowny is based on a true story in which a bank employee steals millions of dollars from his employer in order to satisfy his gambling addiction. Minnie Driver, John Hurt, and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman round out the cast. Praised by Roger Ebert as one of the ten best films of 2003 and this film was nominated for Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Motion Picture at the Genie Awards.

If you’re in Trenton or Newark and you’re in need of a white collar crime lawyer, the Law Offices of Robert J. Degroot can help to defend you against these serious criminal allegations. Don’t hesitate to contact us today and stay tuned for part two in our series on the best films about white collar crime.