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.
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' ... ...
I'm sober for two years, stopped my drugs, settled down with my wife and kids, and then this happens! Rugrat gets busted down in Miami, and guess who happens to be with him? Saurel! That's right, out of all the Swiss bankers in Miami, it had to be ...
When Jordan Belfort is addressing the office and has his arm around Steve Madden, the position of Belfort's arm changes as the camera goes from the front to behind.
The film opens with a Stratton Oakmont advertisement hosted by Jordan Belfort. The film title appears only at the ending.
News reports in local media have said the version of Wolf of Wall Street (2013) showing in Abu Dhabi cinemas removes 45 minutes of content. Aside from nudity and sexual situations, most of the edits come from the film's 500+ curse words. Time Out Abu Dhabi reported offensive language was removed by "either by muting the audio temporarily or chopping chunks from scenes mid sentence, which produces a jarring effect for viewers."
$18,361,578 (USA) (27 December 2013)
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