• Released
  • December 25, 2013
  • R , 2 hr 59 min
  • Comedy
    Drama
  • 15,494 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

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Critic Ratings

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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
What keeps the energy percolating is DiCaprio’s performance, in the loosest and most charismatic turn of his career.
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It is the best and most enjoyable American film to be released this year.
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100

Total Film

A touch too long, yet never slack, at three hours, TWOWS benefits from independent funding, Scorsese’s brass balls and an A-grade cast’s...
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100

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
DiCaprio's swaggering, swinging-dick performance is the wildest damn thing he's ever put onscreen.
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100

The Telegraph

By Robbie Collin
As hot and wet as freshly butchered meat: every second, every frame of its three-hour running time is virile with a lifetime’s accumulated...
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100

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The Wolf of Wall Street joins "After Hours" as the most openly comedic films Scorsese has made.
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100

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
If it had been a drama, The Wolf of Wall Street might have been unwatchable: There’s simply too much of everything. But Scorsese and...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's rambunctious and unruly, but mesmerizing.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Scorsese tells the Wolf’s story almost strictly from the Wolf’s point of view. We never see his victims. It’s actually an effective...
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80

Variety

By Scott Foundas
A big, unruly bacchanal of a movie that huffs and puffs and nearly blows its own house down, but holds together by sheer virtue of its...
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The Wolf of Wall Street

By haymansj
Leonardo DiCaprio's acting was fantastic. However, this movie was over the top on sex, profanity, and drugs -- way beyond gratuitous. 2 hours would have been plenty for this story. I wish I could...

The Wolf of Wall Street

By cmmichalek
Neither my husband or I liked the movie. Leonardo acted well with the script he had but really, the script had something to be desired. I'm sure he could do better than this script. Sex, sex, sex way...

Go if you must, but be prepared to not respect the characters

By fanchar
The story is very interesting, but,none of the characters have ANY character, morals, or respect for themselves. At times they behave in very distasteful ways,so that at the end of the movie one...

Mildly Impressed

By alisencj
This movie isn't as bad as some of the critics relay. Yes, there is a serious amount of language ongoing (the F bomb is everywhere) and the T&A is over the top.....if you can get beyond all of this,...

20 or 30 years in jail isn't long enough for what he did to other humans

By wisdomaker11
Their language reflected their values and disregard for other human beings lives. If you're disturbed hearing F bombs dropped throughout an entire movie, in every sentence, don't go. If you can get...

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Rated R | For graphic nudity, drug use, language throughout, some violence and strong sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Intoxicating rise-and-fall story is full of sex and drugs.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF