Betting on Zero (2017)

7.2

Netflix rating: 7.2
Metacritics rating: 72.0

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Writer/director Ted Braun follows controversial hedge fund titan Bill Ackman as he puts a billion dollars on the line in his crusade to expose Herbalife as the largest pyramid scheme in history. From ‘Darfur Now’ writer/director Ted Braun comes a riveting docu-thriller following controversial hedge fund titan Bill Ackman as he puts a billion dollars on the line in his crusade to expose Herbalife as the largest pyramid scheme in history. Herbalife claims Ackman is simply a market manipulator out to make a fortune from short-selling their stock, but Ackman insists Herbalife deliberately targets low-income and immigrant communities and robs them of their life savings. Herbalife is joined on the counterattack by longtime Ackman nemesis (and fellow Wall Street billionaire) Carl Icahn, while Ackman finds an unlikely ally in Chicago activist Julie Contreras, who rallies the Latino community to get the Federal government to intervene. Blending tales of high-stakes corporate intrigue with working-class people caught in the crossfire, Braun paints a stirring picture of the American Dream gone wrong. This documentary delves into the complex world of Herbalife, the international nutritional supplement company accused of fostering a pyramid scheme.

Title
Betting on Zero
Year
2017
Genre
Documentary
IDMB rating
7.2 (3999 votes)
Netflix rating
7.2
Metacritics rating
72.0
Directors
Ted Braun
Actors
William Ackman

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