The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) 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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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 dbehammer
This movie had tremendous acting talent but was overshadowed by XXX rated nudity and crude boring and lewd language followed by a smorgasbord of rampant drug usage. After three hours of watching...

The Wolf of Wall Street

By dbehammer
This movie had tremendous acting talent but was overshadowed by XXX rated nudity and crude boring and lewd language followed by a smorgasbord of rampant drug usage. After three hours of watching...

Wolf on Wall Street

By doeallen1
After one hour of this incredibly disappointing film, my party of three left. There were many reasons for leaving the least of which was the intense drug use, explicit sexual encounters and the...

Wolf on Wall Street

By doeallen1
After one hour of this incredibly disappointing film, my party of three left. There were many reasons for leaving the least of which was the intense drug use, explicit sexual encounters and the...

master piece

By Ithacaphan
Did you nuns and 40 year old virgins think it was going to be a book club on wall street? Have you seen casino? That was scorsese's take on old vegas - now apply that to wall street...youve heard of...

master piece

By Ithacaphan
Did you nuns and 40 year old virgins think it was going to be a book club on wall street? Have you seen casino? That was scorsese's take on old vegas - now apply that to wall street...youve heard of...

Like you go watch porn movie with strangers in the threatre

By kymshine
Others sure might love it, but everyone's opinion worth to be publicized. So my opinion is this movie has too many drugs/cocaine, too may porn scenes, beyond sexy, beyond anything. Every 5 minutes...

Like you go watch porn movie with strangers in the threatre

By kymshine
Others sure might love it, but everyone's opinion worth to be publicized. So my opinion is this movie has too many drugs/cocaine, too may porn scenes, beyond sexy, beyond anything. Every 5 minutes...

Academy awards vs Puritans

By Panocya
Movie is not for young kids as there is a lot of nudity. However it is done in good taste And the storyline keeps you entertained for the 3 hours. I had to drag my wife to it as she read reviews...

Academy awards vs Puritans

By Panocya
Movie is not for young kids as there is a lot of nudity. However it is done in good taste And the storyline keeps you entertained for the 3 hours. I had to drag my wife to it as she read reviews...

More Info

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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