Production was halted for a week after Hurricane Sandy hit New York in late 2012. Martin Scorsese even denied access to his film facility on Manhattan's 57th Street due to the potential hazards posed by a toppled crane near his building.
Does Daddy get a kiss from both of his little girls?
Naomi Lapaglia: Oh, no. No, Daddy doesn't even get to touch Mommy for a very, very... very long time.
Jordan Belfort: Daddy's really sorry about what he said in the other room, he didn't mean any of it!
Naomi Lapaglia: Daddy shouldn't waste his ...
When Jordan is explaining the origin of Quaaludes around the pool table, Donnie knocks a beer off a ledge. In the next shot the beer has returned, only to disappear in the third shot.
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 the movie 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 600+ 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."
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