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Boiler Room Details


In this drama that explores greed and corruption in American business, [[Performer~P216061~Giovanni Ribisi~giovanniribisi]] plays Seth Davis, an intelligent and ambitious college dropout who runs a casino in his apartment. Eager to show his father that he can succeed, Seth lands a job with a small stock brokerage firm. He is given a space in the company's "boiler room," where he makes cold calls to prospective clients. As it turns out, Seth has a genuine talent for cold calling, which gains him the approval of his superiors, the admiration of his father, and the attentions of one of his co-workers, Abby Hilliard ([[Performer~P43114~Nia Long~nialong]]). However, the higher up the ladder Seth rises, the deeper he sinks into a quagmire of dirty dealings, until he's breaking the law in order to keep his bosses happy and his paychecks coming. The Boiler Room also features [[Performer~P216143~Tom Everett Scott~tomeverettscott]], [[Performer~P195366~Scott Caan~scottcaan]], [[Performer~P215606~Jamie Kennedy~jamiekennedy]], [[Performer~P37063~Nicky Katt~nickykatt]], and [[Performer~P426~Ben Affleck~benaffleck]] in a cameo as the headhunter who brings Seth into the firm. [[Performer~P216061~Ribisi~giovanniribisi]] and [[Performer~P216143~Scott~tomeverettscott]] also appeared together in [[Feature~V136774~That Thing You Do~thatthingyoudo]]; [[Performer~P216061~Ribisi~giovanniribisi]] was the drummer replaced by [[Performer~P216143~Scott~tomeverettscott]], who then led The One-Ders to fictional pop stardom. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:February 18, 2000


Awarded by
Independent Spirit Awards Ben Younger Best First Feature 2000 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Ben Younger Best First Screenplay 2000 Nominee


Giovanni Ribisi
as Seth Davis
Vin Diesel
as Chris Varick
Nia Long
as Abby Halperin
Nicky Katt
as Greg Feinstein
Scott Caan
as Richie
Ron Rifkin
as Judge Davis
Jamie Kennedy
as Adam
Taylor Nichols
as Harry Reynard
Bill Nichols
as Agent Drew
Tom Everett Scott
as Michael Brantley
Ben Affleck
as Jim Young
Lori Yoffe
as Secretary
David Younger
as Marc
Seth Ullian
as Broker
Joseph Tudisco
as Janitor
Marsha Dietlein
as Susan Reynard
Raymond Pirkle
as JP Broker
John Griesemer
as Concierge
Anson Mount
as Broker
Jared Ryan
as Casino Steve
Taylor Patterson
as Sara Reynard
Neal Lerner
as Gay Man
Eddie Malavarca
as Broker
Mark Webber
as Kid
Carlo Vogel
as Rude Kid
Judy Del Guidice
as Office Woman
Lucinda Faraldo
as Trendy Hostess
Jon Abrahams
as Jeff
Peter Rini
as JP Broker
Will McCormack
as Mike the Casino Patron
Christopher Fitzgerald
as Kid
Bill Sage
as Agent Drew
Serge Skliarenko
as Croatian Broker
Ross Ryman
as Isaac
Marjorie Johnson
as Abby's Mother
Don J. Hewitt
as Local
Siobhan Fallon
as Michelle, Harry's Supervisor
Lisa Gerstein
as Sheryl
Donna Mitchell
as Seth's Mother
Gillian Sacco
as Waitress at Mickey's
Peter Maloney
as Doctor Jacobs


Ben Younger
Jennifer Todd
Suzanne Todd
Catherine Gore
Ben Younger
Enrique Chediak
Dana Sano
Musical Direction/Supervision
Bob Bowen
Musical Direction/Supervision
Chris Peppe
Anne Stuhler
Production Designer
Mark White
Art Director
Roswell Hamrick
Art Director
E. Bennett Walsh
Richard Brener
Executive Producer
Claire Rudnick Polstein
Executive Producer
Jennifer Alex
Set Designer
Julia Caston
Costume Designer
Julian Petrillo
First Assistant Director
John Papsidera
Wendy O'Brien-Livingstone
Charles McKenna
Hair Styles
Dallas Hartnett
Hair Styles
Dorian Cheah
Re-Recording Mixer
Emily Glatter
Production Supervisor
Claire Best
Production Executive
Joe Barnett
Re-Recording Mixer
Julian Petrillo
First Assistant Editor
Katisse Buckingham
Musical Performer
Kerry Loeschen
Musical Performer
Louis Russell
Musical Performer
Lucy Sustar
Foley Editor
Luis Eric
Musical Performer
Mary Erstad
Foley Mixer
Michael Hertlein
Dialogue Editor
Mike Russo
Stunts Coordinator
Peter Leto
First Assistant Editor
Quentin Harris
Key Hairstylist
Ric Keeley
Post Production Supervisor
Rita Parikh
Production Coordinator
Robert Getty
Dialogue Editor
Robin Nelson Sweet
Production Supervisor
Paul Prokop
Production Controller
Carla Fry
Production Executive
Toby Emmerich
Executive Music Producer
Benjamin Cook
Sound Effects Editor
Frank Gaeta
Supervising Sound Editor
Roland N. Thai
Sound Effects Editor
David Lee Fein
Foley Artist