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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama | 24 September 2010 (USA)
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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.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Prison Cage Guard
Harry Kerrigan ... Prison Guard
... Gordon Gekko
... Winnie Gekko
... Jake Moore
Sunil Hirani ... Himself
... News Host
... Dr. Masters
... Zabel Trader
... Louis Zabel
Eric Purcell ... Jeweler
... Hedge Fund Chief
... Robby
Melissa Lee ... Newscaster
... Reporter
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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 Anonymous

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Gordon never gives up

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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24 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Wall Street 2  »

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Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,011,188, 26 September 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$52,474,616, 19 December 2010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$134,748,021, 19 December 2010
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2.39 : 1
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The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2009 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year. See more »

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In a scene where Gordon Gekko and Jake Moore are riding in a cab, it shows the cab driving for quite a long time before showing the meter, which only reads $2.90. Given that New York cab meters start at $2.50 and would increase to $2.90 after only 1/5 of a mile, it is apparent that the meter was either not really running or shot at a different time in the cab ride than was shown in the movie. See more »

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Gordon Gekko: It's about the game.
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Mnemonic Discordance
Written and performed by David Byrne
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Another Part Two That Doesn't Live Up to The Original
21 July 2011 | by See all my reviews

I was looking forward to seeing what Oliver Stone & the ensemble he got together could do with an updated version of an even greedier Wall Street that was gambling with obscene amounts of money & making their own rules that the S.E.C. didn't do anything about or even try to understand it seems.

I was very disappointed. This follow up didn't fare well against the original...which is almost always the case. But with Stone directing again & Douglas in again...I thought this may have a chance. Some part 2's are just laughable...I guess they make money or they would stop doing them. The big exception of course was "The Godfather part 2".

Anyway - this movie just didn't have the snap, crackle & pop of the original. And I think the movie spent way too much time on the Jake & Winnie relationship played by Shia LaBeouf (wasn't that Glenn Campbell's name in the original "True Grit", well....maybe it was LaBeef) & Carey Mulligan. By the way...very sad about Campbell's Alzheimers admission.

When I saw this movie I knew that LaBeouf had been in a lot of Hollywood movies & must have been well thought of....but it was the 1st movie I had seen him in. I thought he did OK with the part he was given. But Mulligan was such an annoying character as Winnie....or was it Whiney? Every time she was in a scene it was like fingernails on a blackboard. Did anybody else feel that way about Mulligan's performance?

And as others have said...the ending was just not very good.


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