Boiler Room

Seth (Giovanni Ribisi) is cornered and forced to help the FBI, both to save himself and his estranged father -- who the FBI has on tape illegally plotting to keep his son out of jail. He tells Vin Diesel to help this client who is in financial trouble, having spent a lot of money buying his stocks (fraudulent,worthless, and concocted by his company). Seth also tells Diesel that the FBI will arrive pretty soon and leaves just as the cops and prison busses pull up...

Gordon Gekko

Other mistake: In the scenes after Giovanni Ribisi is arrested, his looks are constantly changing. In scenes where he is talking to Vin Disel his face is very fat. When he walks by Abby's desk he is thin again. If you get Boiler Room on DVD you'll see an original ending where Ribisi is thin all the way through the end of the movie; Because Giovanni was preparing for a film that required him to gain 30 something pounds, the scenes that needed to be reshot for a different ending are very defined.

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Richie: Get the fuck out of here before I put you in a mayonnaise jar.

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Question: Anyone in a sales floor realizes that if you have a lot of people in one room talking at the same time, there's background noise. Yet only one or two people have active noise canceling headsets. Everyone else uses handsets. Either everyone should or no one should. Why the difference?

Answer: I spent some time as a telemarketer (my apologies to anyone I may have called) and only certain people got headsets. They were used as a reward for top closers. Everyone else had to use handsets in a room similar to the one in the movie.

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