• Released
  • December 25, 2013
  • R , 2 hr 59 min
  • Comedy
  • 15,493 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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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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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It is the best and most enjoyable American film to be released this year.
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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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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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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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By James Berardinelli
The Wolf of Wall Street joins "After Hours" as the most openly comedic films Scorsese has made.
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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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USA Today

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

Overly long, but overall an entertaining journey

By tswennes
Let me start with a criticism: if ever a film could have used a bit more time in the editing room, this is the one. Trimming it back 30 minutes would have not hurt the storytelling one iota, and...

Less is More.

By daninzitari
I enjoyed Wolf of Wall Street, there were a fair share of artistic moments from Scorsese, and some entertaining dialog scenes. Still, it's another case of a story being bloated and a Director...

Great movie

By miguel908
Di Caprio outstanding perhaps they could have done with less sex and drugs. Our economy is being driven by corruption may be is time to rethink who the boss is...

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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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