R | | Biography, Comedy, Crime
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.
24 December 2013 | GoneWithTheTwins
"The Wolf of Wall Street" is 90% eye-popping revelry and 10% routine storytelling.
"The Wolf of Wall Street" paints a very decadent picture of the financial sector and its corrupted denizens, ...
Another Martin Scorsese/Goodfellas (1990) & Boardwalk Empire (2010) character connection is former N.Y.C. super-cop and now-prominent private investigator Bo Dietl, appearing as himself as Jordan Belfort's real-life P.I., and recreating an actual dinner meeting at East Harlem's infamous and exclusive mob/celebrity insiders' ... ...
So I was a little surprised you asked Christie for my number.
Jordan Belfort: Yeah? Why's that?
Naomi Lapaglia: Aren't you married?
Jordan Belfort: What? Married people can't have friends?
Naomi Lapaglia: We're gonna be friends?
Jordan Belfort: Yeah. Don't you wanna be my friend?
Naomi Lapaglia: We're not gonna be friends.
After Jordan fights with his wife and backs out of the garage with his daughter in the car, the reverse POV shows that the overhead door that he crashed through is actually a swing style door and it is in tact.
The film opens with a Stratton Oakmont advertisement hosted by Jordan Belfort. The film title appears only at the ending.
$18,361,578 (USA) (27 December 2013)
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