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The Wolf of Wall Street

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.
ISBN: 1415777055
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE W
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


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Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie

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Nov 09, 2014
  • manuelaleal rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Shallow but extremely entertaining. Never a dull moment. That's a lot considering it's a 3-hour film...

Nov 04, 2014
  • MT60 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Mostly despicable characters but couldn't stop watching. Never a dull moment.

Nov 03, 2014
  • larrybmovie rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

I detested this picture. Hated the characters and the script, and I can find no reason we were asked to watch some jerk in a three hour debauch. I've enjoyed one or two of Scorcese's films, but generally, the man's work eludes me. My reaction to this picture was the same as the one to Raging Bull: How does this movie illuminate my life?? Or isn't Art supposed to do that anymore?

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 & 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.

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.

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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.

"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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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.

One word can sum up this movie DUMB.

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