Now out of prison but still disgraced by his peers, Gordon Gekko works his future son-in-law, an idealistic stock broker, when he sees an opportunity to take down a Wall Street enemy and rebuild his empire.
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.
Jerry and Rachel are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move.
As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two-tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor. Written by
A photo of Kirk Douglas (Michael Douglas' father) can be seen in the scene at London's tailor. When Gekko is talking through the phone, arranging meetings with high society, the photo appears on the wall behind Gekko's back, apparently in "notable customers" gallery. See more »
In several of the close-up shots of Jake on his motorcycle you can clearly see a dolly with the camera crew in the reflection in Jake's helmet visor. See more »
Boring and very disappointing. I expected much more with such a talented cast and director. For me, this film fails in just about every respect and has absolutely none of the excitement and drama of the original Wall Street. I thought the plot was dull and plodding and the film staggered to a predictable conclusion. Michael Douglas didn't do his best work in the movie and that could partly be because he was feeling the effects of the cancer he is battling so he has a good excuse... but what's Oliver Stone's excuse for directing what, in my opinion, is at best a B movie? On the plus side the scenery and New York setting did add what little charm this film had. Too bad the script was formulaic and not worthy of the talent that produced and directed it.
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