R | | Crime, Drama
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.
Sir Larry Wildman, the British takeover artist played by Terence Stamp, is widely believed to be modeled after Sir Gordon White of Hanson PLC, a company that does only acquisitions, liquidations, and wholesale deconstruction of companies.
Businessman #1: Easy!
Businesswoman #2: Excuse me!
Businessman #2: Thank you.
Businesswomen #3: Sorry!
Businessman #3: Easy!
Businessman #4: Easy!
When Gekko drops Bud from the limo, the street is completely dry. A few blocks away it was pouring rain. It could be a microburst, which produces heavy rain in a small area.
Building illustrations are shown during entire end credits
$4,104,611 13 December 1987