The Big Short is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film based on the 2010 book of the same name by Michael Lewis. In the film, bond and real estate derivative geeks who bet against the collateralized debt obligation bubble saw the housing crash of 2008 coming and made money off it.
The font chosen for the Big Short movie's title in the poster appears to be Engravers Regular. Robert Wiebking designed this decorative typeface in 1899. You can preview and view more details about it here.