As a fan of business related movies, this was terrible.

By brycemiller023
Written September 02, 2014
As someone that relies on Fandango reviews, I thought it was only right that I write one and warn people not to waste their money here. I'm a HUGE fan of Wall Street (maybe because of my finance experience), so I was pretty excited for this movie to release. The movie, however, was just bad. It was so little about finance and 95% of the movie was about cocaine and having sex with hookers and hoes. Honestly, the movie went way overboard and felt like it was dragging on for an eternity. Again, I'm a huge fan of Wall Street movies (Margin Call, Inside Job, and heck, even the Wall Street Gordon Gecco movies were fun), but this was simply not worth my time or money. Even as someone who loves the finance industry and craves for business-oriented movies, this was a complete waste of my time. I'd highly recommend sitting at home and watching Margin Call on Netflix instead.
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The Wolf of Wall street is the Wolf of the Box Office

By nmahasne13
Written September 02, 2014
This movie was fantastic for so many reasons, starting with the camera movement and coming full circle with the performances. All around everything was sensation in this film. Although, the film is lengthy, you don't really feel the time passing by. The storytelling and point of view portions of the film made it more personal and direct. The film has a raunchy flavor to it, but in the general scheme of the film it was completely appropriate.
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No

By kbhaught
Written September 02, 2014
Acting was good. Hated the film. An unnecessary assault of pornography, drugs, and non-stop cursing for over three hours. Not for kids of any age, or for adults for that matter--unless you think the world is really like that rather than a small subset of very troubled people. I wish I had read the reviews before going, or at least hadn't chosen a middle seat as I would have left in the first ten minutes. I found it fascinating that the audience seemed to have no discomfort with full female nudity, a constant barrage of lewd sexual scenes and perversions, graphic drug use, glorification of same, and constant filthy cursing--yet gasped in horror when one character swallowed a live goldfish. Seriously?? The moral is that if you have enough money you can do anything with just a slap on the hand, and then remake yourself as a motivational speaker. Gross, just gross. Okay, I will grant it was a good character study, but was it really necessary? Hardly.
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Only an R?

By drnason
Written October 10, 2014
I walked out of this movie after almost 3 hours, and I never walk out of a movie. The entire movie was profanity and soft porn, I was embarrassed and offended at the content. Do the people in Hollywood think we are too stupid to pay to watch an intelligent movie? I get that it's a true story, but it was offensive over and over and over again. The manager of the theater said they cut a few scenes to make it "R" and that he had to screen it for work. He gladly gave our money back. Many people got up and walked out of the showing we were in tonight. I love Leo and I was actually interested in seeing this film. I regret that I wasted my time watching it, and I definitely regret wasting the end of my Christmas Day filling my mind with this trash. Not good at all. BEWARE.
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Sheep In Wolf's Clothing

By starkfarm
Written October 11, 2014
This MIGHT have been a good two-hour movie but we'll never know. Redundant. Redundant. Redundant. Three-hours? Why? The drugs, the over-the-top office politics, the sex...we get it. It really wasn't necessary to repeat the same themes over and over and over and over... Remember how good "Goodfellas" was with Ray Liotta narrating, and the stop-action filming and the intriguing story, etc? Fast-forward twenty-three years, take away the interesting story, and the crispness with which it was told, and you've got "The Wolf of Wall Street".
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