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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, Charming, Temptation, 1980s, Brash, 1990s

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  • Any meaningful perspective on the greedfest of the period is obscured by the gleefulness of the depiction. show more

  • 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

  • Been there, done that. As thrilling a filmmaker as Martin Scorsese continues to be, and as wild a performance as Leonardo DiCaprio dishes up as its morally bankrupt master of the universe, The Wolf of Wall Street seems almost entirely unnecessary. show more

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