Lights! Camera! Taxes! The IRS's Star Turn

By Suzanne Woolley and Ben Steverman - 2013-03-27T17:11:31Z

Photograph by Universal/Everett Collection

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'Schindler's List' (1993)

In this Holocaust drama, the friendship between Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson) and his Jewish accountant, Itzhak Stern (Ben Kingsley), plays a key role in convincing Schindler to employ, and thus save, hundreds of Jews in his factory.

Tax takeaway: In rare instances, creative accounting is a truly heroic act.