Supercapitalist Theatrical Release Poster.jpg
Directed bySimon Yin
Written byDerek Ting
Produced byJames C. Chie
Derek Ting
Joyce Yung
Diana Footitt
David Hou
Phillip Yin
StarringLinus Roache
Kenneth Tsang
Derek Ting
Richard Ng
Michael Park
Kathy Uyen
Darren E. Scott
CinematographyDerrick Fong
Edited byVictor Pena
Release date
  • August 10, 2012 (2012-08-10)
Running time
101 minutes
CountriesUnited States
Hong Kong
Box office$15,919[2]

$upercapitalist (also advertised as Supercapitalist) is a Hong Kong-based financial thriller. The film's official release was on August 10, 2012 (2012-08-10) via the day-and-date film distribution model, thereby being available simultaneously in movie theaters and on cable and Internet video on demand through Warner Bros. Digital and Gravitas. It premiered at the Asian American International Film Festival.[3]



$upercapitalist was well received by financial publications with New York Times Dealbook reporting on the film,[4] and then Christia Freeland "Film Tackles Capitalism and Identity" but mostly poorly received by film critics though it was not widely reviewed.[5] On Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 18% based on reviews from 11 critics.[6]


  1. ^ "Believe It or Not, in This Movie the Hedge Fund Manager is the Hero".
  2. ^ "$upercapitalist". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  3. ^ Asian American International Film Festival. "$UPERCAPITALIST : Asian CineVision". Asian American International Film Festival. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  4. ^ "In 'Supercapitalist,' Wall Street is Back as a Villain".
  5. ^ Reuters, Chrystia Freeland &#124 (August 16, 2012). "Film Tackles Capitalism and Identity". The New York Times.
  6. ^ "$upercapitalist". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved June 21, 2019.

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