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The Wolf of Wall Street

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Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
The Wolf of Wall Street
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Sex. Money. Power. Drugs. Brace yourself for an outrageous true story from legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Jordan Belfort, a young stockbroker, is hungry for fame and glory in New York City, where corruption is king and more is never enough.
Title: The wolf of Wall Street
Edition: EnglishFrenchSpanish version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 179 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in.,rda
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1,rda
widescreen (16:9),24 fps,rda
laser optical,NTSC,rda
video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Based on the book by Jordan Belfort
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
Special feature: Previews
Summary: Sex. Money. Power. Drugs. Brace yourself for an outrageous true story from legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Jordan Belfort, a young stockbroker, is hungry for fame and glory in New York City, where corruption is king and more is never enough.
Audience: MPAA rating: R; for sequences of strong sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use and language throughout, and for some violence CHV rating: 18A; for sexual content, substance abuse, and nudity
Awards & Distinctions: Golden Globe Awards, 2014 : Best actor (comedy or musical), Leonardo DiCaprio
ISBN: 1415777055
Statement of Responsibility: Paramount Pictures and Red Granite Pictures present ; an Appian Way and Sikelia production ; an EMJAG production ; a Martin Scorsese picture ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Riza Aziz, Joey McFarland, Emma Tillinger Koskoff ; screenplay by Terence Winter ; directed by Martin Scorsese
Distributor: Hollywood, California :, Paramount Pictures,, [2014]
Credits: Costume designer, Sandy Powell ; editor, Themla Schoonmaker ; production designer, Bob Shaw ; director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto.
Performers: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jon Favreau, Jean Dujardin, Joanna Lumley, Christine Ebersole, Jon Bernthal, Shea Whigham.
System Details: DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation enhanced for 16:9 TVs; 5.1 Dolby Digital
Other Language: In English, dubbed Spanish, or dubbed French; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned; English audio description track for people with visual disabilities
Subject Headings: Belfort, Jordan Drama Stockbrokers New York (State) New York Drama Securities industry New York (State) New York Drama Wall Street (New York, N.Y.) Drama Success New York (State) New York Drama Nineteen eighties Drama Nineteen nineties Drama
Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Biographical films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Topical Term: Stockbrokers
Securities industry
Success
Nineteen eighties
Nineteen nineties
Publisher No: 36001 Paramount Pictures
360014 Paramount Pictures
PAR600169002 Paramount Pictures
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You will love to hate Dicapio character from the beginning to end. Not only does he narrate but there's a lot of pausing and over the top scenes; I'm sure cocaine didn't create that much fun. Entertaining? Smdh NO! Oscar worthy? NO!
Just a another movie about how a young kid made so much money doing schemes. I actually feel asleep during the midway point; movie went on way too long. A lot of the same curse words,like F..and S. This movie is less than a rental

Oct 17, 2014
  • uzebdrumz rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Is truth stranger than fiction? Hollywood's portrayal of the life of Jordan Belfort is full-on hyperbole given that we live through all his highs and lows in 3 hours. The selfish conceit of this film cannot be overstated. Money, drugs, and the complete objectification of women are the hallmarks of this film. The story is pretty simple; get rich with other people's money, then blow it all in a despicable display of self-indulgence & questionable investment strategies. Character development is easy: everyone is addicted to money or material possessions, & that's about it. Don't expect to learn anything about the victims of white collar crime, as that would take away from the singular focus of this film. The question that remains at the end of the story is whether "Wall Street" is really as morally reprehensible as portrayed in this film? Of course it is...watch & learn.

Oct 08, 2014
  • michaelbrouillette rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Don't know if it was intended to be this way, but I found the movie extremely funny. The characters, especially Danny, were so over the top I just couldn't take it seriously. Kept me entertained for the entire movie, even if it did feel a bit too long.

... A VERY DISAPPOINTING EXPERIENCE...
Half-way ismovie had been directed by more than one person ( only to be shocked watching the end-credits to learn that the film had been directed by M.Sorcese), so much so that the over all tone of the film was not cohesive unto itself. I do believe that the movie had real potential... but some of the strands of the fabric of this film slipped-out of the hands of the director. LDiCaprio, actually, does a very good job in portraying a slick maneuverer, with too much charm and good-looks by-half, and his performance anchors the film. However, I believe that JonahHill was nominated for an AcademyAward... and without wishing to seem unkind, I cannot figure why he deserved the nomination. I think that this movie would have fared better as a serious exposee... perhaps with comedic overtones, than whatever it actually turned-out being.

Sep 29, 2014
  • Gary Geiserman rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

A ‘worst movie of all time’ candidate! Besides riding on reputation, if not paying no attention at all, I guess Marty tried for the comedy, perhaps it’s in the book (I didn’t read). Comedy isn’t drama done w/o intensity. Comedy is just below love itself. People not good w/fun use ‘comedy’ to dump bad theatrics (esp children’s shows). This embarrassment of a movie shunted imcompetent work there. In fact, a couple times Leo accidently fell into a dramatic mini-moment and it rang a bell! I felt bad for him. ___ The only thing even interesting here is why, sociologically, this film was well received. But that’s all that’s interesting about everything... -— I hope Leo doesn’t go the way of De Niro who retired 25 yrs ago. (because of how bad this film is I won’t get resentful they DELETED all financial info—such pandering!!! For a real movie, see “Boiler Room” or "Margin Call". (annoying to see Jews depicted as Italians—Marty always does this)

Sep 26, 2014
  • frishta rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

DiCaprio was good. Movie made me laugh and made me angry at the same time because there is a lot of truth to it.

Sep 23, 2014
  • Dreamstime rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Drugs of all kinds and frantic sex. The style can be interesting. I think the character he portrayed deserved more justifiable consequences than what he received. No wonder so many of us are enraged by Wall Street greed and sociopathic behavior. Disgusting without redemptive justice.

Sep 22, 2014
  • LibraryUser53 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

The film addresses an interesting question. What if your earnings were suddenly1000 times more than the typical middle class family earns today? What if you earned $50 million per year instead of $50,000? It's not an easy to answer question. You may like pork chops for dinner, but you can't eat 1,000 pork chops in one meal. You can certainly pay 1000 times more for a car than a Corolla would cost, but it still will have four wheels and -- assuming you want to keep your driver's license -- you'll have to keep to the same speed limit rules as the Corolla. So what's the point? What are you going to do with all the extra loot? The film presents one possible answer: spend it on expensive parties, sex, and drugs. As a major plus, Mr. DiCaprio turns in yet another of his stellar performances. He's really a very good actor. On the minus side, the other acting in the film is mostly sub-par. And the presentation is way to much over-the-top. I found myself saying: "Ok, I get it with the sex and drugs already. Get on with the story about the business and the stocks." Alas, it is not to be. At 60 minutes in, more parties, more sex, more drugs. So I clicked to see how much longer the film was. Oh my, there was another 2 hours left to go! I couldn't take another 2 hours of this, so I popped the DVD out of the player.

Too obscene. I didn't watch it to the end. Not worth the time

Sep 16, 2014
  • kendalliah rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

About an hour too long, but entertaining to watch. I found the soundtrack to be oddly distracting and it made the timeline very confusing - I never knew how much time was passing, and assumed the soundtrack was cluing me into what decade/period it was, but it was always off! Made it really disjointed. A few of the jokes were a little cruder than I think was necessary - not that I have any problem with crude jokes, just that they detracted from the film. Overall a OK movie, great performance from DiCaprio as always, but not spectacular in any way.

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Sep 23, 2014
  • Dreamstime rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

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May 08, 2014
  • Happy_24 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

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Apr 21, 2014
  • vcc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Mar 05, 2014
  • britprincess1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 19, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

One word can sum up this movie DUMB.

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Mar 05, 2014
  • britprincess1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Other: Excessive and frequent drug use is depicted.

Mar 05, 2014
  • britprincess1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: I couldn't count how many acts of sex occur in this film. It's a lot.

Mar 05, 2014
  • britprincess1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: There are a few scenes that may be considered violent, but I don't think that's the main issue in this film (see sexuality, coarse language, drug use).

Mar 05, 2014
  • britprincess1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: It holds the Guinness World Record for the most utterances of the F-bomb in cinematic history at 506 (averaging over 2 per minute). It's your call.

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Jul 19, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

"And people in hell want slupees." -Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon

May 20, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Mark Hanna: The name of the game, moving the money from the client's pocket to your pocket.

Jordan Belfort: But if you can make your clients money at the same time it's advantageous to everyone, correct?

Mark Hanna: No.

Mar 05, 2014
  • britprincess1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"Most of the Wall Street jackasses I bust are douchebags, just like their fathers before them. But you ... you, Jordan, got this way all on your own."

Mar 05, 2014
  • britprincess1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"You show me a pay stub for $72, 000, I quit my job right now and work for you."

Mar 05, 2014
  • britprincess1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"I'm a former member of the middle class raised by two accountants in a tiny apartment in Bayside Queens. The year I turned 16 as the head of my own brokerage firm, I made 49 million dollars, which really pissed me off because it was three shy of a million a week."

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