The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Director: Martin Scorsese
Writers: Terrence Winter, Jordan Belfort
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jon Bohn Ser / Jean Dujardin / Cristin Milioti / Catalina Keys
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Biography / Crime
Region: United States
Language: English / French
Release: 2013-12-17 (New York premiere) / 2013-12-25 (USA)
Film length: 180 minutes
Also known as: Werewolf of Wall Street (Hong Kong)
Rating: 8.2 on IMDB / 80% on Rotten Tomatoes
In the crisis-ridden investment world, Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio), in charge of Stratton Oakmont, has a luxurious life and strength. In 1987, 22-year-old Jordan joined the Rothschild Company, starting as an operator, and under the guidance of senior broker Mark (Matthew McConaughey), he entered the world of stockbrokers full of drugs and desire. Half a year later, because of “Black Monday”, Jordan turned to a small company selling “penny stocks”. , Wandering in the gray area made a lot of money, and was called the “Wolf of Wall Street”. However, the FBI has begun to pay attention to him…
The film is based on the autobiography “The Wolf of Wall Street” by former Wall Street stockbroker Jordan Belfort.
“The Wolf of Wall Street” is a 2013 biographical black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, and Margot Robbie. The film is based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, a stockbroker who defrauded investors and engaged in other criminal activities during the 1990s.
The film follows Belfort’s rise from a young stockbroker to the founder of a successful brokerage firm, as he engages in a life of excess and debauchery fueled by drugs, sex, and money. Along the way, he attracts the attention of the FBI and struggles to maintain his lavish lifestyle while facing legal consequences for his actions.
“The Wolf of Wall Street” was praised for its dynamic direction, strong performances, and humorous yet poignant examination of greed and excess in American culture. It received multiple Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor for DiCaprio’s performance.
The film also generated controversy for its explicit content and portrayal of Belfort’s criminal behavior, with some critics arguing that it glorified his actions. However, many others praised the film for its honest and unflinching depiction of a darker side of the financial industry.