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Wall Street -- An impatient young stockbroker tries to rise to the top by adopting the credo "greed is good" from his mentor, only to find his life falling to pieces in the process.
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Wall Street -- A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.


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Stanley Weiser (written by) &
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Release Date:
11 December 1987 (USA) See more »
Every dream has a price.
A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charlie Sheen ... Bud Fox

Tamara Tunie ... Carolyn

Franklin Cover ... Dan
Chuck Pfeiffer ... Chuckie (as Chuck Pfeifer)

John C. McGinley ... Marvin

Hal Holbrook ... Lou Mannheim

James Karen ... Lynch
Leslie Lyles ... Natalie

Michael Douglas ... Gordon Gekko
Faith Geer ... Natalie's Assistant
Frank Adonis ... Charlie
John Capodice ... Dominick

Martin Sheen ... Carl Fox

Suzen Murakoshi ... Girl in Bed
Dani Klein ... Receptionist
François Giroday ... Alex

Josh Mostel ... Ollie

Ann Talman ... Susan
Lisa Zebro ... Gina
Rocco Ancarola ... Maitre'd '21' (as Rocco Anacarola)
Martin Sherman ... Banker at '21'
Monique van Vooren ... Woman at '21'
Derek Keir ... Busboy at '21'

Andrea Thompson ... Hooker

Lauren Tom ... Lady Broker

George Blumenthal ... Broker in Locker Room

Terence Stamp ... Sir Larry Wildman
George Vlachos ... Maitre'd 'Le Cirque'
Liliane Montevecchi ... Woman at 'Le Cirque'
Ronald von Klaussen ... Airline Mechanic (as Ronald Von Klaussen)
Michael O'Donoghue ... Reporter
Pirie MacDonald ... TV Business Analyst
Thomas Anderson ... Butler

Sean Young ... Kate Gekko

Cecilia Peck ... Candice Rogers

Paul Guilfoyle ... Stone Livingston

Annie McEnroe ... Muffie Livingston

Daryl Hannah ... Darien Taylor
Jack Pruett ... Sam Ruspoli
Ronald Yamamoto ... Houseboy

James Spader ... Roger Barnes
Yanni Sfinias ... Panos

Grant Shaud ... Young Broker

Carol Schneider ... Paralegal

Saul Rubinek ... Harold Salt

Sean Stone ... Rudy Gekko
Astrid De Richemonte ... Nicole
Adelle Lutz ... Janet

Sylvia Miles ... Dolores the Realtor
Christopher Burge ... Auctioneer
Richard Feigen ... Bidder at Auction
James Rosenquist ... Artist at Auction
John Galateo ... SEC Man

Richard Dysart ... Cromwell
Marlena Bielinska ... Woman in Plane
William G. Knight ... Duncan Wilmore
Jean De Baer ... Toni Carpenter
Bruce Daniel Diker ... Young Lawyer (as Bruce Diker)
Jeff Beck ... Investment Banker
Diego Del Vayo ... Commercial Banker

Millie Perkins ... Mrs. Fox

Pat Skipper ... Postal Inspector
John Deyle ... U.S. Attorney
Michael A. Raymond ... Trader - New York Stock Exchange
Eugene Dumaresq ... Trader - New York Stock Exchange
Lefty Lewis ... Trader - New York Stock Exchange
Mike Rutigliano ... Trader - New York Stock Exchange (as Michael Rutigliano)
Heather Evans ... Trader - Office
Ken Lipper ... Trader - Office

Donnie Kehr ... Trader - Office (as Don Kehr)
Elise Richmond ... Trader - Office
David Logan ... Trader - Office
Paul Kawecki ... Trader - Office
Dickson Shaw ... Trader - Office

Patrick Weathers ... Trader - Office

Jill Dalton ... Trader - Office
Allan Salkin ... Trader - Office

Oliver Stone ... Trader - Office

Michael C. Mahon ... Trader - Office

Jeff Rector ... Trader - Office
Pamela Riley ... Trader - Office
Jon Wool ... Trader - Office
James Bulleit ... Elevator Person (as Jim Bulleit)

Alexandra Neil ... Elevator Person

Sam Ingraffia ... Elevator Person

Anna Levine ... Elevator Person

Byron Utley ... Elevator Person
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
J. Adam Glover ... Evan Morrissey (uncredited)

David Hummel ... Stock Broker (uncredited)
Erville Light ... Herself (uncredited)

Kevin Michael Moran ... Business Man (uncredited)
Chris Nelson Norris ... Health Club Attendant (uncredited)

Bill Phillips ... Chronicle Reporter (uncredited)

Helen Proimos ... Race Fan (uncredited)

Directed by
Oliver Stone 
Writing credits
Stanley Weiser (written by) &
Oliver Stone (written by)

Produced by
Michael Flynn .... associate producer
A. Kitman Ho .... co-producer
Edward R. Pressman .... producer
Original Music by
Stewart Copeland 
Cinematography by
Robert Richardson (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Claire Simpson 
Casting by
Risa Bramon Garcia  (as Risa Bramon)
Billy Hopkins 
Production Design by
Stephen Hendrickson 
Art Direction by
John Jay Moore 
Hilda Stark 
Set Decoration by
Leslie Bloom 
Susan Bode 
Costume Design by
Ellen Mirojnick 
Makeup Department
Fern Buchner .... makeup artist
Anthony Cortino .... hair stylist
Production Management
David Epstein .... post-production supervisor
Judith Stevens .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vebe Borge .... second second assistant director
Stephen Lim .... first assistant director (as Steve Lim)
Michael Samson .... dga trainee
Amy Sayres .... second assistant director
Art Department
James J. Archer .... set dresser (as Jim Archer)
Joe Archer .... set dresser
Elisa Nevel Demarest .... scenic artist (as Elisa Nevel)
Jack Finnerty .... shop electrician
Jim Fredericks .... set dresser
Paul Gaily .... set dresser
Gilbert Gertsen .... carpenter (as Gil Gertsen)
Thomas E. Halligan .... construction grip (as Tom Halligan)
Clifford Klatt .... set dresser (as Cliff Klatt)
Robert H. Klatt .... set dresser (as Bob Klatt)
Steve Krieger .... set dresser
Sancha Mandy .... art department coordinator
Charles E. McCarry .... art director: New York
Tom McDermott .... props
William Meyerson .... set dresser
Robert 'Pete' Miller .... head construction grip
Billy Puzo .... master scenic artist
James St. Clair .... stand-by scenic
Bruce Swanson .... set dresser
Dick Tice .... lead set dresser
Lohr Wilson .... scenic artist
Paul Wilson .... set dresser
Thomas Wright .... property master
Travis Wright .... props
Anthony Zappia .... chief carpenter
Scott Gertsen .... carpenter (uncredited)
Manny Sanchez .... carpenter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Arthur Bloom .... sound recordist
Alice Clift .... foley artist
Gordon Daniel .... supervising sound editor
Greg Dillon .... sound editor
Denis Dutton .... sound editor (as Dennis Dutton)
John Fundus .... boom operator
Charles Grenzbach .... sound re-recording mixer (as Charles 'Bud' Grenzbach)
David Hawkins .... sound editor
Dean G. Manly .... assistant sound editor (as Dean Manly)
Christopher Newman .... sound mixer (as Chris Newman)
Troy Porter .... foley mixer
Richard D. Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer
Edward L. Sandlin .... sound editor (as Edward Sandlin)
John Wilkinson .... sound re-recording mixer (as John 'Doc' Wilkinson)
Visual Effects by
Andrew Francis .... digital colorist (uncredited)
Jim Lovelett .... stunt coordinator
Harry Madsen .... stunt coordinator
Gene Harrison .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Ricki-Ellen Brooke .... second assistant camera
Sandy Brooke .... first assistant camera
Christopher Dolan .... electrician (as Chris Dolan)
James 'Packy' Dolan .... gaffer
James P. Dolan .... best boy electric
Richard Dolan .... electrician (as Rich Dolan)
Ronald Dolan .... electrician (as Ron Dolan)
Chris Hayes .... camera operator
Thomas Jirgal .... grip (as Thomas 'Casey' Jirgal)
Robert McGavin .... electrician (as Bob McGavin)
Mike Miller .... key grip (as Michael Miller)
James Pollard .... best boy grip
Paul Postelnicu .... camera trainee
Andrew D. Schwartz .... still photographer
Robert Sciretta .... electrician (as Bob Sciretta)
Newton Thomas Sigel .... director of photography: second unit (as Tom Sigel)
Rick Whitfield .... video technician
Mik Cribben .... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Steven Search .... cam-remote tech (uncredited)
Casting Department
Judie Fixler .... additional casting
Heidi Levitt .... principal casting assistant
Victoria Thomas .... casting consultant
Katherine Venti .... principal casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bill Christians .... wardrobe supervisor
Judy L. Ruskin .... assistant costume designer (as Judy Wong)
Ursula Schrader .... wardrobe supervisor (as Ursula 'Kiki' Schrader)
Editorial Department
Donah Bassett .... additional negative cutter
David Brenner .... additional film editor (as David S. Brenner)
Elizabeth Carr .... post-production assistant
Bob Hagans .... color timer: De Luxe
Joe Hutshing .... associate editor: Los Angeles
Mark Livolsi .... apprentice editor: New York
Julie Monroe .... assistant editor
Mark Nakamine .... digital color correction
Tom San Martin .... negative cutter
Pietro Scalia .... assistant editor
Anthony Sherin .... apprentice editor
Arnold Shuster .... negative cutter (as Arnold Schuster)
Judy Silberstein .... associate editor: New York
Francine Taylor .... post-production coordinator
Amy Urena .... post-production assistant
Joe Violante .... dailies advisor: Technicolor
Bob Wolfrum .... negative cutter
Music Department
Budd Carr .... music supervisor
Michael Dittrick .... music editor
Nicola Freegard .... music coordinator (as Niki Freegard)
Kenneth Hall .... supervising music editor
Antonio Carlos Jobim .... composer: party music
Jeff Seitz .... music co-producer
Jeff Seitz .... music engineer
Transportation Department
John Leonidas .... transportation captain
Other crew
Jeff Beck .... technical advisor
Marion Billings .... publicity consultant (as Marion S. Billings)
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot
Celia D. Costas .... location manager (as Celia Costas)
Peter DePalma .... assistant: Mr. Douglas
Elon Dershowitz .... executive assistant
Bruce Devan .... executive assistant
Liz Dixon .... dialogue consultant
Richard Dooley .... assistant location manager
Lenard Dorfman .... location staff
David H Dreyfuss .... video segment producer (as David H Dreyfuss)
Cilista Eberle .... accounting assistant
Heather Evans .... technical advisor
Josh Gotbaum .... technical advisor
Robert Grindrod .... accounting assistant
Ken Haber .... location manager (as Kenneth Haber)
Fred Havens .... technical consultant
Nancy Huang .... technical advisor: Daryl Hannah
Andrea Jaffe .... publicity consultant
Laura Keegan .... craft service
Don Lee .... production staff
Ken Lipper .... chief technical advisor
Kathy Lorelli .... production staff
Charles M. Lum .... location staff (as Charles Lum)
Deborah Lupard .... production staff
George Wild Markham .... production staff
Jackie Martin .... production coordinator
Paige Martinez .... production staff
Joe McDougall .... production staff
Owen Morrissey .... technical advisor
Eric Myers .... publicist
Dan Perri .... main and end title sequences
Dan Perri .... montage creator
Martha Pinson .... script supervisor
Anthony Sabatini Jr. .... computer image designer
Sandra Maltz Saccio .... assistant: Mr. Pressman (as Sandra Maltz)
David Satin .... engineer: computer display
Elisabeth Seldes .... assistant: Mr. Stone (as Elisabeth H. Seldes)
Barbara-Ann Stein .... production accountant
Neri Kyle Tannenbaum .... production office assistant
Neal Thompson .... assistant: Dan Perri
Joseph Trammell .... chief video coordinator (as Joe Trammell)
Suzannah Troy .... craft service
Susan Weiser-Finley .... technical consultant
Neal Weisman .... publicity coordinator
Sandy Wexler .... technical advisor
Steve White .... art handler
Kate Yatsko .... production staff
Burton Sharp .... adr group coordinator (uncredited)
Tim Tyler .... location assistant (uncredited)
Alan Flusser .... special thanks
Louis Stone .... dedicatee
Ermenegildo Zegna .... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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During the meeting where it's revealed Blue Star will be broken up, Gekko's representative tells Bud he will have the shortest lifespan of any executive, "since that pope who got poisoned." This is obviously a reference to John Paul I whom died in 1978 after only 33 days of being pope.

John Paul I died of natural causes but conspiracy theories still persist of an assassination.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In his first meeting with Gekko, Bud says Bluestar has "80 medium body jets." Aircraft are either narrow body or wide body. Bud may be revealing his ignorance about aircraft, though he seems fairly well-informed about Bluestar and the airline business.See more »
[first lines]
Businesswoman #1:[a crowd of businessmen stampede into an elevator] Excuse me.
Businessman #1:Easy!
Businesswoman #2:Excuse me!
Businessman #2:Thank you.
Businesswomen #3:Sorry!
Businessman #3:Easy!
Businessman #4:Easy!
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Who is Gordon Gekko?
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113 out of 149 people found the following review useful.
there are 2 roads, but only one bears Stone's intent, 20 June 2002
Author: scrummy01 from Phoenix, Arizona

You can watch Wall Street and take it for face value. If you want to do that, all you have to do is watch Michael Douglas, probably the most underrated actor of the last 30 years, give his greed speech. You will be amazed at this man's talent for delivering a performance. You can watch Daryl Hannah give a flawless interpretation of the high priced trophy girlfriend/wife. And you can just feel the disappointment that your father showed you the first time you let him down when you watch Martin and Charlie Sheen deliver the hospital scene. The story is a classic. It is purely timeless. The setting is as grand as the money that they are playing with. The supporting cast is excellent (realtor, boss, traders, etc.) This film is everything a casual movie fan needs to sit for 2 hours and be entertained. However, if you want to look deeper into the film you will appreciate the true intent of Mr. Stone's effort. Don't get too caught up in the façade of tall buildings, trading stock and corporate tycoons. Wall Street is not necessarily all that it seems. Rather, it is consistent with Mr. Stone's clever work in the past. It seems that to a creative genius like Stone, it is not enough to make the typical story of the kid hits it big and suddenly crashes back to earth (see secret of my success, cocktail, top gun, etc.) The intent of the picture may be completely different from the actual medium chosen. Stone drops clues throughout the film. It's the dawn of a new age, 1987. The journey from the old economy i.e. the airline industry and paper industry to the age of information. The sun is rising in the east as shown in the beach scene. A quote from Stone's character Gekko `damn I wish you could see this' is the perfect hint of what Mr. Stone is trying to say. Oliver Stone sees the future, it is a future economy based on information being the most powerful resource in the world. The eastern philosophy, the greed, the self-destruction of smoking and working out. All these things brought Gekko down. Gekko was brought down by what? A man with a micro tape recorder. A man armed with the medium of the new economy, electronic media. He was nailed by a person whom he trained to `get information' Well, he got the information and Gekko was brought down by the fact that he was short sighted to it. Great movie and excellent foresight by Mr. Stone as always. I suggest you watch it again. But, this time I suggest that you look for the real intent of the film. In my opinion, this is quite simply one of the best films of all time. Not only because of its timeliness, amazing foresight (see stock market crash in October 87, and the rise of silicon valley and Microsoft in late 80's) and one of the best performances by an actor period in Michael Douglas' portrayal of Gordon Gekko.

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