Wall Street (1987) Poster



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Followed by 


The Invisible Man (1933)
mentioned in dialogue
The Lone Ranger (1949) (TV Series)
someone is called Kemosabe
Patton (1970)
The Longest Yard (1974)
The guards played and lost to a team named Anacott Steel.
Puckman (1980) (Video Game)
mentioned in dialogue
The Terminator (1984)
Gekko refers to Ollie as "The Terminator" for having mercilessly bought thousands of shares for cheap.

Referenced in 

Hill Street Blues: Days of Swine and Roses (1987) (TV Episode)
companies named Teldar in both.
Siskel & Ebert: Oscar Nomination Surprises for 1987 (1988) (TV Episode)
Day by Day: My World and Welcome to It (1988) (TV Episode)
Ross does an impersonation of Michael Douglas' character.
Only Fools and Horses....: Yuppy Love (1989) (TV Episode)
Rodney states that Del has seen the film six times, and that he wants to be just like Gordon Gekko.
Only Fools and Horses....: Danger UXD (1989) (TV Episode)
Del refers to his braces as "Gordon Gekko braces".
Siskel & Ebert: The Hunt for Red October/House Party/Courage Mountain/Rosalie Goes Shopping/Too Beautiful for You (1990) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert wonders what Charlie Sheen is doing in "Courage Mountain" (1990) after making movies like this one.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Meanwhile, in Gordon Gekko's jet."
The Simpsons: Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment (1991) (TV Episode)
Bart says, "This is where Wall Street gets arrested".
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
The line "I never got to see Wall Street!"
De Dageraad: Aflevering 22 (1991) (TV Episode)
Picture from this film on cover of HP de Tijd seen in De Dageraad meeting room
The Player (1992)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules and the Captive Women (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "It's Gordon Gecko!"
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
As Topper and Benjamin Willard pass each other on the river, they both exclaim, "I loved you in 'Wall Street!'"
Friends: The One with the Monkey (1994) (TV Episode)
In reference to Daryl Hannah, David says, "I liked her in Splash, but not so much in Wall Street".
The American President (1995)
At one point the president's Chief of Staff A.J. McInerney played by Martin Sheen updates President Shepherd, played by Michael Douglas, about a possible strike by airline mechanics, flight attendants and baggage handlers. In Wall Street (1987) Martin Sheen plays an airline union shop steward and at one point attends a meeting with Gordon Gekko, also played by Michael Douglas, with airline pilots', flight attendants' and baggage handlers' union reps.
NewsRadio: Zoso (1996) (TV Episode)
Mr. James mentions that this is the saddest movie he ever saw
The Prisoner of Zenda, Inc. (1996) (TV Movie)
NewsRadio: Rap (1997) (TV Episode)
"Greed is good."
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: What Price Harvey? (1999) (TV Episode)
At the end of the episode, when Salem accidentally has been washed with "ambition shampoo", he is on the phone, saying the line "greed is good".
Spin City: Wall Street (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
Boiler Room (2000)
Everyone is watching Wall Street at Michaels house and quoting lines from the film.
Good Advice (2001)
When telling his broker to sell short, Charlie Sheen's character says "Trust me... I used to be good at this."
Dawson's Creek: The Importance of Not Being Too Earnest (2002) (TV Episode)
Pacey quotes, "Greed is good" from the movie.
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)
A Gordon Gecko lookalike pedestrian says 'Greed is good'
The Twilight Zone: Found and Lost (2002) (TV Episode)
Sean mentions that greed is good.
25th Hour (2002)
Monty makes a Gordon Gecko reference.
Futurama: Three Hundred Big Boys (2003) (TV Episode)
Amy's tattoo sarcastically calls Kiff "Gordon Gecko."
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Miles's "Love is good" speech is started in the same style and tone as Gordon Gekko's "Greed is good" speech.
Gilmore Girls: Chicken or Beef? (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says, "It's like I'm Bud Fox saying, 'Thank you for the lesson, Mr. Gekko.'"
Saturday Night Live: Megan Mullally/Clay Aiken (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by 'Sharon Stone'
High Chaparall: Robert Englund (2004) (TV Episode)
During Lisa's Swedish language course with Robert, one phrase is 'Gordon Gekko was a really unrealistic movie character'.
Knuckle Sandwich (2004)
mentioned in dialogue
High Chaparall: Mahir Cagri (2004) (TV Episode)
A poster can be seen
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The O.C.: The Rager (2005) (TV Episode)
Reed: You're like a Doogie Howser meets Gordon Gekko.
The Deal (2005)
Ca. 29 min into the film Abbey calls Tom "a kinder, gentler Gordon Gekko".
Grattis världen: Dover-Calais (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
The DiCaprio Code (2006) (Short)
George Lucas mentions this movie when talking about Michael Douglas
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Proud Flesh (2006) (TV Episode)
One of the characters in the episode mentions the film (he shows it to his students)
Black Rain: The Script, the Cast (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast: Ruths Schweigen (2006) (TV Episode)
Brock mentions the movie.
American Dad!: Irregarding Steve (2006) (TV Episode)
Roger thinks the New York Stock Exchange is a Hollywwod make-believe for such movies as this one
Waking the Dead: The Fall: Part 1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Calvin quotes Gordon Gekko's "Greed is good line."
The Sarah Silverman Program.: Not Without My Daughter (2007) (TV Episode)
Heather does the 'Greed is good' speech
Robson Arms: Pest Control (2007) (TV Episode)
When Nick wants to get a suit for job interviews, Nick calls him Gordon Gekko.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Sandworm (2007) (TV Episode)
the Buy More HR guy thinks Morgan is being Gordon Gekko for Halloween
30 Rock: Ludachristmas (2007) (TV Episode)
Kenneth has a flashback to his Wallstreet days compete with movieposter.
The Office: Employee Transfer (2008) (TV Episode)
On Halloween, Ryan dresses up as Gordon Gecko.
Shrink (2009)
movie cover seen in rental store
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.87 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $4,000 question
Neues aus der Anstalt: Die Zeit drängt (2009) (TV Episode)
Tobias Mann mentions Freiherr von und zu Guttenberg "looks like Michael Douglas in Wallstreet".
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.157 (2009) (TV Episode)
Kelder talks about this film.
The Goode Family: Gerald's Way or the Highway (2009) (TV Episode)
Dean asks Gerald if he has seen the movie
Family Guy: Quagmire's Baby (2009) (TV Episode)
Quagmire mentions the movie
The Thick of It: Episode #3.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Stewart tells Phil that a policy is the "reverse-Gekko" before saying "greed is bad".
White Collar: Hard Sell (2010) (TV Episode)
While undercover selling stocks, Neal says "Life comes down to a few moments... this is one of them," which is what Bud Fox tells himself before meeting Gordon Gekko for the first time.
De wereld draait door: Episode #5.93 (2010) (TV Episode)
Middelkoop calls this a classic about the financial world.
Greenberg (2010)
Mentioned in dialogue
Psych: Think Tank (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "Greed, for lack of a better word, is a good."
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Entourage: Lose Yourself (2010) (TV Episode)
De wereld draait door: Episode #6.7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Kelder mentions this film and the influence it had on him.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says the economy is so bad, Gordon Gekko switched to Geico
The Hour: Episode #7.27 (2010) (TV Episode)
Robert Herjavec says the film is his all-time favourite and the film is then briefly discussed in his interview.
Hellcats: Back of a Car (2010) (TV Episode)
At the 80s party, Dan is dressed up as Gordon Gekko.
Gossip Girl: It-Girl Happened One Night (2011) (TV Episode)
The Captain: "'Wall Street' didn't need a sequel - in the theaters or in my life."
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
Poster is shown.
Ugly Americans: Wail Street (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Entourage: The Big Bang (2011) (TV Episode)
"Greed is no longer good"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.213 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Charlie Sheen was in the film
The Daily Show: Melody Barnes (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (2011) (TV Movie)
Poster shown. Rich Hall says greed was good in the 1980s.
Dog the Bounty Hunter: Greed Is Good (2012) (TV Episode)
Title references the film's famous "Greed is good" line.
Dog the Bounty Hunter: Greed Is Good: Part 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Title references the film's famous "Greed is good" line.
This Means War (2012)
Cover seen on shelf in DVD store.
Big Miracle (2012)
Gordon Gekko mentioned
Nostalgia Critic: Jungle 2 Jungle (2012) (TV Episode)
"Why didn't they put this as a double feature with Wall Street?"
Saturday Morning RPG (2012) (Video Game)
Players who have a ton of in-game money earn an achievement called "Gordon".
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.121 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay joks that Mitt Romney will host a showing of the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.177 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Charlie Sheen was in the film
The Newsroom: Amen (2012) (TV Episode)
Sloan mentions Gordon Gekko, the main character of that movie.
Cancel Crash (2012) (TV Movie)
reactions to the 1987 movie
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!: Episode #12.16 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ant McPartlin asks the question, "What street in the financial district of New York is also the title of the 1987 blockbuster starring Michael Douglas?" Ashley Roberts correctly answers, "Wall Street."
Jeopardy!: 2013 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal Game 5 (2013) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "Easel Down the Road" category
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Apprentice: I'm Being Punked by a Jackson (2013) (TV Episode)
Stephan mentions Gordon Gecko
The To Do List (2013)
Poster of Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko on Brandy's wall
Rude Tube: Kick-Ass Animals (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex.
Parks and Recreation: The Pawnee-Eagleton Tip Off Classic (2013) (TV Episode)
Donna says that Ron's cell phone "looks like the original phone from the movie 'Wall Street.'"
Have I Got News for You: Episode #46.8 (2013) (TV Episode)
Robert Lindsay asks "Who has been saying that greed is good this week?"
Psychopath Night (2013) (TV Movie)
Included in the examination of psychopathy on film
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
FBI agent compares Jordan to Gordon Gekko. Jordan uses the "nobility in poverty" speech also from that movie.
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014) (Video Game)
Achievement "Greed is good"
Life Partners (2014)
Tim states that it was his favorite movie as a kid and cites it as the reason he went to business school.
Suits: Leveraged (2014) (TV Episode)
Charles Forstman calls Mike "Bud Fox"
Cat Run 2 (2014)
Gordon Gekko mentioned
Parenthood: Too Big to Fail (2014) (TV Episode)
Crosby: "Greed is good."
Bob's Burgers: Father of the Bob (2014) (TV Episode)
"Greed is Gouda" burger
Suits: Not Just a Pretty Face (2015) (TV Episode)
Charles Forstman watches this movie every month to remind him what a pussy Gordon Gekko is
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Is Bad at Math! (2015) (TV Episode)
Dong mentions "Wall Street" among the reasons he came to live in New York City.
The Jack and Triumph Show: Something Racist (2015) (TV Episode)
Mention by Triumph
30 for 30: I Hate Christian Laettner (2015) (TV Episode)
A still is shown of the film.
Man Up (2015)
They quote the film.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Michael Douglas/Jim Gaffigan/Nate Ruess (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Michael Douglas
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.15 (2015) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Blackcatloner Reviews: Falling Down (2015) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner mentions that D-FENS is the best role that Michael Douglas has played since Gordon Gekko in this movie.
EastEnders: Episode dated 20 October 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Fatboy uses Gordon Gecko as an example of how a man wants to feel in his new car.
One Hit Wonderland: "Ridin" by Chamillionaire (2016) (TV Episode)
Todd mentions Gordon Gecko.
Josh: Cut & Dried (2016) (TV Episode)
Josh says carrying around two mobile phones makes him fell like Gordon Gekko.
30 for 30: Catholics Vs. Convicts (2016) (TV Episode)
A still is featured.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #15.84 (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in question.


The Tracey Ullman Show (1987) (TV Series)
One of the Simpsons shorts can be seen on TV briefly.

Featured in 

The 60th Annual Academy Awards (1988) (TV Special)
Oliver Stone: Inside Out (1992) (TV Movie)
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
Boiler Room (2000)
Money Never Sleeps (2000) (Video)
Clips are presented.
The Directors: The Films of Oliver Stone (2000) (TV Episode)
Clips are presented.
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
Backstory: Wall Street (2002) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
I Love the '80s: 1987 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Gordon Gekko is #24 on the "Villains" list.
The Beautiful Country (2004)
The film plays at Binh's refuge in New York. Gordon Gekko's speech about greed is shown; Binh has no money at all, and is actually a victim to the greed of human traders.
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The quote "Greed, for lack of a better word, is good." is #57 on the list.
Getaway: Episode #15.41 (2006) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown when a story on movie locations in Central Park visits Sheep Meadow.
20 to 1: 50 to 01: Great Movie One Liners (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on the line "Greed, for want of a better word, is good."
20 to 1: Movie Saints and Sinners (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Gordon Gekko.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 26 June 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of this film were shown during the 'Talking Points' segment.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.24 (2008) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Michael Douglas.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Salt/Ramona and Beezus/Summer Doc Round-Up (2010) (TV Episode)
Terence Stamp's Lifetime Achievement Award
De wereld draait door: Episode #6.13 (2010) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Michael Douglas is shown.
I Am (2010)
shows the clip of Gordon Gecko saying "Greed...is good."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.72 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Michael Douglas films
Moyers & Company: On Winner-Take-All Politics (2012) (TV Episode)
contains clip from
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Shop 'til You Drop (2013) (TV Episode)
Brief video clip is shown during end credits.
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Masters of the Universe (2013) (TV Episode)
Includes footage of Oliver Stone's "Most '80s" films.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Birdemic: Shock & Terror (2014) (TV Episode)
"I'm talking about liquid. Rich enough to have your own jet".
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 40 in the Countdown

Spoofed in 

The Ben Stiller Show: With Sarah Jessica Parker (1992) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Oliver Stoneland" segment
Fallout 2: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (1998) (Video Game)
When visiting the town of Gecko, one of the ghouls will muse upon the nature of greed. He also introduces himself as "Gordon of Gekko" spoofing Micheal Douglas' character.
Futurama: Future Stock (2002) (TV Episode)
That Guy is based on Gordon Gecko, down to the way he dresses; his mentoring Fry parallels the plot of Wall Street.
Robot Chicken: Maurice Was Caught (2009) (TV Episode)
Kermit's cousin, Gordon Gecko, appears on "Sesame Street" to lecture the kids about money.
South Park: Crack Baby Athletic Association (2011) (TV Episode)
the scene when Cartman unveils his plans to Kyle/Kyle later wears the same shirt, tie and suspenders that Michael Douglas wore as Gordon Gekko
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
The plot of Meltdown partly resembles this film.
Screwing Wall Street (2015) (Video)

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