That rare sequel that took its time -- 23 years -- so it not only advances a story but also has something new to say.
Pete HammondBoxoffice Magazine
With the woes of Wall Street constantly in the headlines, Oliver Stone could not have picked a better time to reignite Wall Street.
Has Gordon Gekko gone soft? The answer is, sort of -- a development that takes some of the bite out of Oliver Stone's shrewdly opportunistic, glibly entertaining sequel, which offers another surface-skimming peek inside the power corridors of global finance.
Steve PersallTampa Bay Times
Whatever his motivations or deeds, Gordon Gekko is a classic screen character and Douglas is never better than when playing him.
Roger MooreOrlando Sentinel
It's almost kitschy - the way Stone injects himself into a couple of scenes, an eccentric Eli Wallach cameo, the inclusion of a Charlie Sheen moment that flat out winks at the audience.