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.
Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker edited the film in Scorsese's house.
The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.
In the flashback scene of Jordan leaving the Country Club while under the influence of Ludes, it's listed that he's driving his Ferrari. He's not in his Ferrari, he's in an early 80s Lambourghini Countach that is totally different than anything made by Enzo and the crew.
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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