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This time we will talk about films produced in the last five years. So, prepare your popcorn and get comfortable in your armchair to see these movies and documentaries about cryptocurrencies.
Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King (2022)
Let’s start our zapping with one that premiered in March this year. Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King is available as a streaming service on the Netflix platform. “When the young founder of a collapsing cryptocurrency exchange dies unexpectedly, irate investors suspect there’s more to his death than meets the eye”, summarizes Netflix.
In December 2018, 30-year-old Gerald Cotten, founder of the QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange, died in India. Unfortunately, the private keys to $250 million in cryptocurrencies belonging to his clients disappeared along with him.
So, Trust no One is one of these cryptocurrency movies about an investigation. In this documentary, you will follow the experiences of a group of investigators who try to determine if Cotten is really dead or if he simply took the money from the users and fled.
More about the Quadriga case- Dead Man’s Switch: A Crypto Mystery (2021)
If you’re particularly interested in what happened to Cotten and the missing millions, you’ll enjoy the following documentary. Dead Man’s Switch: A Crypto Mystery was released a year before Trust no One and had a running time of 74 minutes. Furthermore, this film is from Canada, where the QuadrigaCX exchange was based.
Bitcoin: Beyond The Bubble (2018)
If you don’t have a lot of screen time, then the next option in cryptocurrency movies is for you. With a duration of just 34 minutes, Bitcoin: Beyond The Bubble offers a brief explanation of cryptocurrencies.
“What is Bitcoin? With the advent of Bitcoin, the world’s premier digital currency, for the first time in history, money is no longer controlled by banks or governments but by the people who use it. But where did this currency come from? How does it work? And is it truly the way forward, or just a flash in the pan?” you can read it in the description of this crypto movie.
Where did Bitcoin come From (2021)
Where did Bitcoin come From was released in 2021, with 23 minutes duration. The YouTuber Dagogo Altraide, better known as Cold Fusion, is the presenter of this documentary.
Where did Bitcoin come From is in our selection of cryptocurrency movies because it is ideal for those noobs who do not know much about cryptocurrencies. In this sense, Cold Fusion breaks down the information as entertaining and easy to understand while telling you everything you need to know about Bitcoin.
Bit x Bit: In Bitcoin We Trust (2019)
Some of the most influential personalities in the cryptocurrency world are Andreas Antonopolous, Brock Pierce, and Erik Voorhees. Just these three Bitcoin enthusiasts appear in Bit x Bit: In Bitcoin We Trust.
“In Bitcoin We Trust” refers to cryptocurrency seeking to transform the traditional financial system. For this reason, the slogan of this documentary parodies the official motto of the United States “In God We Trust.”
Thus, with this crypto movie that lasts 77 minutes, you will be able to receive simple information about how cryptocurrencies work and what role they will play in the coming years.
We reviewed this film in a previous article. As we mentioned, it is one of the first big-budget movies to talk about cryptocurrencies. It has the participation of actors such as Kurt Russell (Poseidon) and lasts 105 minutes.
It is a crime drama film that tells the story of Martin “Marty” Duran, an anti-money laundering (AML) analyst who investigates to unmask a giant money laundering network.
Although critics received this crypto movie poorly, it marked a significant milestone for cryptocurrency movies.
Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and The Future of the Internet (2020)
In 2020, director Torsten Hoffmann brought us Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains, and The Future of the Internet. This documentary features the participation of Ethereum‘s (ETH) co-founder, Vitalik Buterin; Charlie Lee, creator of Litecoin (LTC), among others. It takes us to review the good and bad of the cryptocurrency world, and it’s 84 minutes long.
Cryptopia is the second of Hoffman’s cryptocurrency movies. In 2015, this director premiered the documentary Bitcoin: The End of Money as We Know It.
The End Of Money As We Know It traces the history of money from the barter societies of the ancient world to the trading floors of Wall St. In addition, the documentary exposes how central banks led the world into the 2009 crisis. At the same time, it offers a look at Bitcoin and the different points of view that existed at the time.
These are some of the new cryptocurrency movies and documentaries you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. We hope that you appreciate our selection and that you can learn more about the fascinating crypto world while having a good time of relaxation.
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