The Wolf of Wall Street

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The Wolf of Wall Street is an American black comedy movie directed by Martin Scorsese. It was produced by Leonardo DiCaprio.

The movie is about a stockbroker who works on Wall Street in New York City during the 1990s. He runs a company that commits stock fraud and insider trading. The story is based on the memoirs of Jordan Belfort.

Leonardo DiCaprio plays Belfort (the stockbroker), Matthew McConaughey plays Mark Hanna, Jonah Hill plays Donnie Azoff, Rob Reiner plays Max Belfort and Kyle Chandler plays Denham. P. J. Byrne, Jon Favreau, Joanna Lumley, Margot Robbie, Spike Jonze, and Edward Herrmann also appear in the movie.

The movie is 179 minutes long. Some sex scenes were cut away to prevent MPAA from giving this an NC-17. It was released on December 25, 2013.

It was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

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