By Darren Franich
Updated June 27, 2012 at 03:35 PM EDT

Richard Gere earned rave reviews at Sundance for his performance in Arbitrage, a thriller about a successful hedge funder whose world starts falling to pieces. Some of the problems facing Gere’s character are ripped from the headlines: People scream things like “Half of the fund’s assets are missing!” and “He does not get to walk just because he’s on CNBC!” But the problems facing Gere go a little deeper than economic chicanery. Put it this way: There are 100 percent more car flips in Arbitrage than there were in Margin Call. Watch the trailer:

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