Every year, tax season inspires Americans…to gripe, complain, and cross their fingers and pray that they avoid an audit. But rather than focus on the depressing side of your yearly ordeal, why not consider the more enjoyable things that taxes have inspired — namely, a long list of films. Whether a hapless civil servant, a slick government functionary or a faceless boogeyman who kicks old ladies out of their home, the taxman is usually good for a laugh, a groan, or a scream of abject terror. And, with the Oscars coming this weekend, there’s no better time to take a peek at these taxing classics.
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