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.
Writer Jacob Sullivan worked 10 days on the film in an unspecified position.
You wanna know what money sounds like? Go to a trading floor on wall street. "Fuck this, shit that. Cunt, cock, asshole." I couldn't believe how these guys talked to each other! I was hooked in seconds. It was like mainlining adrenaline.
During the Black Monday crash of 1987 all of the digital tickers in the background are green - which means the market is going up.
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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