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The Wolf of Wall Street

(DVD - 2013)
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.
Publisher: West Hollywood, Calif. :, Appian Way,, 2013
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 1415777055
9781415777053
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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Don't let your kids watch it. Maybe funny for some adults but using the F-word a million times doesn't make me like a movie.

Dec 06, 2014
  • ivy14 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Intense content but maybe because of that, the movie turns out to be WAYY TOO INTENSE therefore it just gets dragging-on at the end. Leonardo tried too hard yet his acting failed to leave me an impression - so sad to say.

Dec 06, 2014
  • ilove48whippets rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

One of the worst movies in terms of content! Many well-known actors in it. They probably wish we will forget them in this one! Total waste of time! Do yourself a favor and skip this one!

Dec 04, 2014
  • marx_bro rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Debauchary never looked so fun. However, this thing was waaaaay toooo long. It is basically a rehash of (Charlie Sheen's) "Wall Street".

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 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.

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

Dreamstime thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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

Happy_24 thinks this title is suitable for 21 years and over

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

vcc thinks this title is suitable for 21 years and over

jonzo thinks this title is suitable for 40 years and over

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

britprincess1 thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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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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Dec 06, 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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