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.
The majority of the film was improvised, as Martin Scorsese often encourages.
Say what you will, but the Duchess did have style. She brought in a decorator, feng shui'd the whole place. She even hired a gay butler. This guy was smart, sophisticated, professional. Really, really great. Except for that one time.
Naomi Lapaglia: Oh my God!
Nicholas the Butler: Oh, ...
When Donnie and Jordan are fighting each other under the influence of Lemmon 714, Jordan gets tangled up by a telephone cable. One cut later, the cable disappears and Jordan is able to move freely again.
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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