Release Date 2005

Enron: The Smartest Guys in The Room

Synopsis /

Based on the best-selling book of the same name by Fortune reporters Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind, ENRON: The Smartest Guys in the Room is a multidimensional study of one of the biggest business scandals in American history. Released theatrically by Magnolia Pictures and nominated for an Academy Award, the film chronicles one of the greatest corporate disasters in history, in which top executives from the 7th largest company in this country walked away with over one billion dollars, leaving investors and employees with nothing.

Director /

  • Alex Gibney

Writer /

  • Alex Gibney

Producers /

  • Alex Gibney
  • Jason Kliot
  • Susan Motamed

Executive Producers /

  • Todd Wagner
  • Mark Cuban
  • Joana Vicente

Editor /

  • Alison Ellwood

Based on the book by /

  • Bethany McLean & Peter Elkind