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Boiler Room

A morally challenged college dropout joins an unscrupulous brokerage firm headed by those who destroy the financial lives of people in order to become rich. Down in the boiler room of the firm, he is taught the art of cold calling. As he becomes successful, he attempts to gain his father’s respect. Although he has become caught up in a world of riches and pleasure, and makes excuses for his greed, he becomes stricken by conscience at the realization that lives are being ruined at his expense. He begins to realize that his boss is a soulless big-time crook.
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Dove Review

Similar to the high-powered stock market shenanigans of “Wall Street,” it is about a youth who sells his soul to become what society regards as successful – being rich! It is also about redemption, as our protagonist realizes prestige built on the destruction of others is too high a price. It teaches a moral, but I believe the exposure to the R-rated content counters the learning of a virtuous message.

Dove Rating Details

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Faith

None

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Integrity

None

3
Sex

A sexual situation is implied; another sexual situation consists mainly of groping.

5
Language

GD-4; OMG-5; F-35; S-40; many racial epithets and disparaging remarks.

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Violence

None

4
Drugs

Smoking, drinking and drug use throughout.

2
Nudity

Nudity shown in a painting and a sculpture.

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Other

None

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