• Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Release Date: September 24th, 2010

DVD Release Date: December 21st, 2010

PG-13 |2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary

Following a long prison term for insider trading, Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) finds himself on the outside looking in at a world he once commanded. Ostensibly hoping to repair his broken relationship with his daughter, Gekko forges an alliance with her fiance, Jake (Shia LaBeouf). Although Jake comes to view Gordon as a father figure, he learns the hard way that Gekko is still a master manipulator who will stop at nothing to achieve his goals.

Cast: Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Josh Brolin, Carey Mulligan, Eli Wallach, Susan Sarandon, Frank Langella, Austin Pendleton

Director: Oliver Stone

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Dune, Edward R. Pressman Film Corp.

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Father, 2000s, Transformation, Love, Daughter, New York City, Spirited, Engaging

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    That rare sequel that took its time -- 23 years -- so it not only advances a story but also has something new to say. show more

  • 50
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The film whipsaws between hyperbolic character study and preachy account of the recent financial meltdown. The two story lines are not well-integrated. show more

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Mr. Douglas's performance in the sequel measures up to Gekko's rep, but the rest of the movie is pumped up to the bursting point with gasbag caricatures, overblown sermons and a semicoherent swirl of events surrounding the economy's recent meltdown. show more

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture