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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

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Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

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In The Wolf of Wall Street DiCaprio plays Belfort, a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 36 months in prison for defrauding investors in a massive 1990s securities scam that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, including shoe designer Steve Madden. Written by anonymous

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fbi | corruption | wealth | party | stockbroker | See more »


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Rated R for sequences of strong sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use and language throughout, and for some violence | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,510,000 (USA) (27 December 2013)

Gross:

$116,866,727 (USA) (28 March 2014)
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Wanting to work with Scorsese, Jonah Hill took a pay cut by being paid the SAG minimum, which was $60,000. See more »

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Mad Max mentions waiting to see the Equalizer on Tuesday nights. Seasons 1-3 of the Equalizer aired on Wednesday nights on CBS, and season 4 aired on Thursday nights. See more »

Quotes

Mark Hanna: The name of the game, moving the money from the client's pocket to your pocket.
Jordan Belfort: But if you can make your clients money at the same time it's advantageous to everyone, correct?
Mark Hanna: No.
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There are no opening credits or titles. The film's title doesn't appear until the start of the closing credits. See more »

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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 24 February 2014 (2014) See more »

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Score from Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous
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Scorsese's best pic since Goodfellas
30 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The last few Scorsese pics left me a little disappointed. I had begun to think Marty had become a 'gun for hire' and that his brilliance may have been spent (his earlier works were some of the best movies ever made). I attended a screening of The Wolf of Wall Street this evening, and was expecting to be unimpressed. I am happy to say I was completely blown away. This pic is Marty at his best. I laughed, I cringed, I related (with fond memories as well as a bit of guilt) and I TOTALLY believed every unbelievable moment. A good book, a great screenplay and a delightful cast were formed and molded into what I believe should get Scorsese a best director Oscar, and likely a Best Picture Award for the movie. Leo DiCaprio has grown into a versatile actor and his creation of this super hero dirtbag's roller coaster ride in this crazy (true) story is really honest and delightfully entertaining. Jonah Hill pulled out all the stops too and this is definitely his best work. Thank you Mr. Scorsese for delivering the goods so brilliantly!


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