Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Synopsis
Master manipulator Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) emerges from prison with a new agenda.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Among an excellent cast, Douglas truly is the nexus; he and Stone make this sequel pay off big-time.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
That rare sequel that took its time -- 23 years -- so it not only advances a story but also has something new to say.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The film's lack of focus is almost criminal, but schadenfreude energizes Stone.
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63

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
There are plenty of strong performances, and LaBeouf does a nice job of becoming the tough-skinned pragmatist. Mulligan is as earnest as...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A lot of Money Never Sleeps - too much - is about Gekko père's desire to reconnect with his very angry daughter.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The film whipsaws between hyperbolic character study and preachy account of the recent financial meltdown. The two story lines are not...
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50

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
In its empty-headed hubris, it's not much more admirable than the conniving, moneygrubbing elite it's trying to take down.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Mr. Douglas's performance in the sequel measures up to Gekko's rep, but the rest of the movie is pumped up to the bursting point with...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Maybe money never sleeps, but this missed opportunity of a movie will have audiences dozing.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Greed is boring.
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Money Might Not Sleep But I Sure Did

By gegan
What a heavy-handed piece of garbage. Over-actor Shia LaDouche shines again and keeps using up his 15-minutes of fame over-and-over-and-over. When will producers realize that Shia is more of a...

"Money Never Sleeps" is surprisingly entertaining. It's big and loud and brash in an almost operatic way

By BillyNYC
Wall Street: MNS/Oliver Stone was making a statement on the glibly money-hungry times when his "Wall Street" came out in 1987 and, with it, the iconic figure of Gordon Gekko declaring that greed, for...

I'd love to say Must Go,but.....

By lovestalentmoviefan
...that's if you are a fan of the first one,or just trust Michael to successfully reprise his Gekko role,with more layers,and do it well. I did and was not let down in the least. Other than that,I say...

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By dsteimle
It is worth the effort...

A Big Disappointment

By Big_Cat
Went to this movie eager with anticiaption. Left extremely disappointed. My biggest issue was all the holes in the script. And easy oversights. Example - everytime the movie would cut to CNBC for a...

Relevent to today's Wall Street debacle...

By catnmouse
First, this movie is NOT a re-make.... it is a sequel, and, as sequels go, of course it is not as good as the original. However, Shia LaBeouf was an excellent choice for his part - young, good...

Great Movie!

By Aerospace747
Great movie, never seen the first one back in 1987, so I rented it to watch it. But this second part was really great, you just have to pay close attention to whats going on and why. The outcome was...

Michael Douglas Rocks In This One

By movie-pro
Great acting. Good story line in these times. It kind of makes you wince with what goes on down on Wallstreet. I hope this is not Mr. Douglas's last movie. I really didn't need to see that loser...

awesome

By skander
the movie was really good as for the actors...

Wall Street: Money never sleeps

By fred1
Absolutely Fantastic film! Michael Douglas and Shia LaBeouf are wonderful together! Michael Douglas was fabulous as usual and I think gave a very real representation of what a "hard core wall...

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Rated PG-13 | For thematic elements and brief strong language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Heavy-themed remake not as edgy as original.
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