• The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street

Release Date: December 25th, 2013

DVD Release Date: March 25th, 2014

R |2 hr 59 min

Plot Summary

In 1987, Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) takes an entry-level job at a Wall Street brokerage firm. By the early 1990s, while still in his 20s, Belfort founds his own firm, Stratton Oakmont. Together with his trusted lieutenant (Jonah Hill) and a merry band of brokers, Belfort makes a huge fortune by defrauding wealthy investors out of millions. However, while Belfort and his cronies partake in a hedonistic brew of sex, drugs and thrills, the SEC and the FBI close in on his empire of excess.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Jon Bernthal, Jon Favreau, Rob Reiner

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Biography , Comedy drama

Production Co: Appian Way, Emjag, Sikelia

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Pursuit, Office, Brash, 1980s, Temptation, Charming, 1990s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    It is the best and most enjoyable American film to be released this year. show more

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Nearly as extravagant as the characters it depicts, Martin Scorsese's comic, operatically-scaled film is, on a moment-by-moment basis, often madly entertaining due to its live-wire energy, exuberant performances and the irresistible appeal of watching naughty boys doing very naughty things. show more

  • 100
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    If it had been a drama, The Wolf of Wall Street might have been unwatchable: There’s simply too much of everything. But Scorsese and screenwriter Terence Winter (The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire) hit on the genius idea to turn the story into a riotous comedy, one that keeps topping itself everytime you think it can’t possibly get crazier. show more

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Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Leading Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro (2014)
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy