Dirty Money (2018 TV series)

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Dirty Money
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GenreDocumentary
Opening theme"Lie, Cheat, Steal" by Run the Jewels
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes6
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Adam Del Deo
  • Yon Motskin
  • Lisa Nishimura
  • Stacey Offman
  • Jason Spingarn-Koff
  • Alex Gibney
Running time50–77 minutes
Production company(s)Jigsaw Productions
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseJanuary 26, 2018 (2018-01-26) – present (present)
External links
Website

Dirty Money is an American documentary television series which tells stories of corporate corruption.[1] All six episodes of one hour long began streaming on Netflix on January 26, 2018.[2] The show's executive producers include Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney. Each episode focuses on one example of corporate corruption and includes interviews with key players in each story. Alex Gibney confirmed the series is getting a second season on Twitter. [3]


Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byOriginal release date
1"Hard NOx"Alex GibneyJanuary 26, 2018 (2018-01-26)
Subject: The Volkswagen emissions scandal.
2"Payday"Jesse MossJanuary 26, 2018 (2018-01-26)
Subject: Scott Tucker and payday loans in the United States.
3"Drug Short"Erin Lee CarrJanuary 26, 2018 (2018-01-26)
Subject: Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
4"Cartel Bank"Kristi JacobsonJanuary 26, 2018 (2018-01-26)
Subject: HSBC money laundering for the Sinaloa Cartel, Hizballa and others.
5"The Maple Syrup Heist"Brian McGinnJanuary 26, 2018 (2018-01-26)
Subject: Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers
6"The Confidence Man"Fisher StevensJanuary 26, 2018 (2018-01-26)
Subject: Donald Trump

Reception[edit]

Reaction to the series has been relatively positive, with a rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes[4] and a rating of 80 on Metacritic.[5] Brian Lowry of CNN explains the main premise that "for pro-business advocates of deregulation...offers a simple yet powerful rejoinder: Look at the terrible, unethical behavior that corporate entities try getting away with when they think nobody's looking."[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dirty Money". Netflix. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  2. ^ Dirty Money on IMDb
  3. ^ Kasey Moore (August 5, 2018). "Dirty Money Season 2: Effects from First Season and Netflix Release Date".
  4. ^ Dirty Money: Season 1 - Rotten Tomatoes, retrieved 2018-02-22
  5. ^ Dirty Money (2018), retrieved 2018-02-22
  6. ^ Brian Lowry (January 25, 2018). "Alex Gibney's 'Dirty Money' exposes capitalism run amok". CNN. Retrieved March 1, 2018.