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
Screenwriter Allan Loeb is a licensed stock broker. According to Loeb, he was most fascinated by the Bernie Madoff scandal, and how it had seemed so low-class. Director Oliver Stone has since dismissed the notion that Madoff would be referenced in the film. See more »
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The first twenty minutes were very promising.Then it got boring. Extremely boring.There just isn't any plot.Gekko getting together with his daughter maybe was touching for a moment.But the girl crying all the time got on my nerves.She is supposed to be an adult. In stead she is acting like a little child. I like Shia,but what on earth was he representing. At least Charlie Sheen as Bud Fox had a clear objective.(Speaking of which,his cameo as the guy we know from Two and a half men is so in contrast of the character Bud Fox that completely diminishes the first movie.I could not believe that they would make a parody of his role). Shia was a guy who was ambitious but stuck with his green energy project.While any men or woman with common sense would bail on it.No,it is the right thing do.Oh,please. Now,this isn't Shia's fault. But Oliver Stone,what happened to him. He used to be brilliant. This movie is not even a good depiction of the economic crisis the world is in right now,so it is not even enlightening.Incredible waste of time and celluloid.
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