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 cameo by Sharon Jones performing Goldfinger, the title theme to the James Bond film Goldfinger (1964), at Jordan and Naomi's wedding is a reference to Jordan Belfort's actual wedding where "Nobody Does It Better", the theme song from another Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), was performed.
On new issue day? On cocksucking motherfucking new issue day? This is what you do!
During the introduction of Steve Madden, Jordan is rallying the stock brokers and puts his hand around the neck of one stock broker. Continuing his speech he puts his around the neck of the next stock broker. The camera goes to a front shot of Jordan and he is in the process of putting his hand around the neck of the same stock broker.
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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