Lee Gates (George Clooney) is a Wall Street guru who picks hot stocks as host of the TV show Money Monster.
Suddenly, during a live broadcast, disgruntled investor Kyle Budwell storms onto the set and takes Gates hostage.
He tells Lee that he lost everything on one of his tips.
As Gates tries to plead with Kyle, he’s also using an earpiece to praat with his longtime producer (Julia Roberts) in the control room.
Together, they must figure out a way to defuse the situation and disarm the kwaad young man.
Age restriction 16L.