Econ Cinema

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Compare different economic systems

SSEF4 The student will compare and contrast different economic systems and explain how they answer the three basic economic questions of what to produce, how to produce, and for whom to produce.
John Lennon on Forrest Gump (EN)


During the time that Forest carries on his Ping Pong hobby, he visits China to play in tournaments. He later appears on a talk show with John Lennon and talks about the people whom live in China. Forest describes the command economy. He says that they don't own anything and that they don't go to church. They don't own anything or go to church because the government doesn't give them that freedom.

Business Organizations

SSEMI4 The student will explain the organization and role of business and analyze the four types of market structures in the U.S. economy.

a. Compare and contrast three forms of business organization—sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation

Forrest Gump (6/9) Movie CLIP - Lt. Dan Makes His Peace (1994) HD


In the beginning of this scene Forest shows the woman a magazine with him and Lt Dan on the front cover of a magazine. Forest and Lt Dan are the perfect example of a partnership. They both helped in creating the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.


SSEPF5 The student will describe how insurance and other risk-management strategies protect against financial loss.

a. List various types of insurance such as automobile, health, life, disability, and property.

b. Explain the costs and benefits associated with different types of insurance; include deductibles, premiums, shared liability, and asset protection.

John Q health insurance scene


In this scene in John Q, His son has just had heart failure and learns that his Health insurance doesn't cover his son's heart transplant.