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Title: The Wolf of Wall Street

Production Company: Appian Way  
  Sikelia Productions  
  Red Granite Pictures  
  EMJAG Digital Productions  
Production Text:
Paramount Pictures and Red Granite Pictures present
An Appian Way and Sikelia production
An EMJAG production
A Martin Scorsese Picture
Distribution Company: Paramount Pictures (A Viacom Company)

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
TWOWS, LLC 26 Dec 2013 PA1872685

Release Date: 25 Dec 2013
Premiere Information: Los Angeles and New York openings: 25 Dec 2013
Production Date: began Aug 2012 in New York City
Duration (in mins): 179
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

Physical Properties: Sd: Dolby® Digital in selected theatres
  col:

Producer: Martin Scorsese (Prod)
  Leonardo DiCaprio (Prod)
  Riza Aziz (Prod)
  Joey McFarland (Prod)
  Emma Tillinger Koskoff (Prod)
  Georgia Kacandes (Exec prod)
  Alexandra Milchan (Exec prod)
  Rick Yorn (Exec prod)
  Irwin Winkler (Exec prod)
  Danny Dimbort (Exec prod)
  Joel Gotler (Exec prod)
  Adam Somner (Co-prod)
  Richard Baratta (Co-prod)
  Ted Griffin (Co-prod)
  Marianne Bower (Assoc prod)
  Georgia Kacandes (Line prod)
Director: Martin Scorsese (Dir)
  Richard Baratta (Unit prod mgr)
  Adam Somner (1st asst dir)
  Francisco Ortiz (2d asst dir)
  Jeremy Marks (2d 2d asst dir)
  Scott Koche (Addl 2d asst dir)
  Josh Muzaffer (DGA trainee)
  Robert Legato (2d unit dir, 2d unit photog)
  Julie A. Bloom (1st asst dir, 2d unit photog)
  Don H. Julien (1st asst dir, 2d unit photog)
  Scott Bowers (2d asst dir, 2d unit photog)
  David Fischer (2d asst dir, 2d unit photog)
Writer: Terence Winter (Scr)
Photography: Rodrigo Prieto (Dir of photog)
  Maceo Bishop (Cam op)
  Zoran Veselic (1st asst cam)
  Bobby Mancuso (1st asst cam)
  Rebecca Venezia (2d asst cam)
  Scott Tinsley (2d asst cam)
  Anthony Coan (Cam loader)
  Darren Ryan (Video assist)
  Andrew Cavagnet (Addl video asst)
  Mike Sime (Video playback)
  Emily Haddad (Video playback)
  Dennis Green (Video playback)
  Max Frankston (Video playback)
  William O'Leary (Chief lighting tech)
  Joseph Grimaldi (Asst chief lighting tech)
  Richie Ford (Rigging gaffer)
  Louis Petraglia (Best boy/Rigging gaffer)
  Casey Ford (Rigging elec)
  Paul Osekoski (Rigging elec)
  Tom Prate (Key grip)
  Steve Paquette (Best boy grip)
  Chris Gamiello (Dolly grip)
  Pete Bulavinetz (Dolly grip)
  Alex Califano (Grip)
  Gregory Dressel (Grip)
  Chris Kilduff (Grip)
  Michael Prate (Grip)
  Joseph Sarao (Grip)
  Bob Van Heek (Grip)
  Kevin Flynn (Key rigging grip)
  David M. Carr (Rigging grip best boy)
  William Moran (Rigging grip)
  Michael Byrne (Rigging grip)
  Jim Galvin (Set lamp op)
  Ted Goodwin (Set lamp op)
  Scott Kincaid (Set lamp op)
  Jeremy Knaster (Set lamp op)
  Michael J. Maurer (Set lamp op)
  Robert Vuolo (Set lamp op)
  Robert Stevers (Generator op)
  Michael Rudolph (Base camp generator op)
  Mary Cybulski (Still photog)
  Robert Legato (2d unit dir of photog, 2d unit photog)
  Freefly (Close range aerial photog, 2d unit photog)
  Tabb Fichau (MōVI op, 2d unit photog)
  Hugh Bell (MōVI op, 2d unit photog)
  New Deal Studios (Addl photog by)
  David Sanger (Prod, Addl photog, New Deal Studios)
  John Bernard (Prod, Addl photog, European unit)
  Arri CSC (Cam & lighting equip provided by)
  Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment (Hydrascope telescoping crane arm by)
Art Direction: Bob Shaw (Prod des)
  Chris Shriver (Art dir)
  Alyssa Motschwiller (Art dept coord)
  Jonathan Arkin (Asst art dir)
  W. Steven Graham (Asst art dir)
  David Meyer (Asst art dir)
  John Pollard (Asst art dir)
  Alexios Chrysikos (Illustrator)
  Holly Watson (Graphic artist)
  Sha-Sha Shiau (Art dept coord)
  Elinor Lee (Art dept prod asst)
  Kris Layng (Art dept prod asst)
Film Editor: Thelma Schoonmaker (Ed)
  Scott Brock (Assoc ed)
  Red Charyszyn (Asst ed)
  Clemence Stoloff (Apprentice ed)
Set Decoration: Ellen Christiansen (Set dec)
  Robert Griffon (Prop master)
  Rebecca Meis Demarco (Asst set dec)
  Kris Moran (Asst set dec)
  Philip Canfield (Leadman)
  Deborah Canfield (Set dressing foreperson)
  Alyssa Motschwiller (Set dec)
  Jamel Daniels (On-set dresser)
  Travis Wright (On-set dresser)
  Teresa Kelly Canfield (Set dresser)
  Damon Hahn (Set dresser)
  Christoph Heaps (Set dresser)
  Richard Hoppe (Set dresser)
  Brian Jones (Set dresser)
  Patrice Canfield Longo (Set dresser)
  Aaron Heeter (Set dec prod asst)
  Monica Jacobs (Asset mgr)
  Amy Safhay (Lead greensperson)
  Richard Oeser (Greens foreman)
  Tim Jackson (On-set greens)
  Raymond Samitz (Const coord)
  Gregory Criscuolo (Key shop craftsman)
  Roger Lang (Const foreman)
  Brian Becker (Const foreman)
  Bill Lehne (Carpenter)
  John McHugh (Carpenter)
  Todd MacNicholl (Key const grip)
  Thomas Walker (Const grip foreman)
  William Garvey (Const grip)
  Elizabeth Stern (Const grip)
  Peter McEntyre (Shop elec)
  Patricia Sprott (Scenic charge)
  Kevin Gillespie (Scenic foreman)
  Greg Boatwright (Industrial)
  Mike Clark (Industrial)
  Brian Cote (Cam scenic)
  Chris Bertholf (Scenic artist)
  Colin Brantley (Scenic artist)
  Jen Brinker (Scenic artist)
  Jessica Emerson (Scenic artist)
  Michele Mayas (Scenic artist)
  Jason Murphree (Scenic artist)
  John McDonnell (Asst prop master)
  Katie Clinebelle (Asst props)
  Brent Godek (Asst props)
  James McDonnell (Asst props)
  Air Hollywood (Aviation sets and interiors provided by)
Costumes: Sandy Powell (Cost des)
  Christopher Peterson (Asst cost des)
  Courtney McClain (Asst cost des)
  Denise Andres (Ward supv)
  David Davenport (Cost supv)
  Cookie Lopez Fahey (Personal costumer to Mr. Dicaprio)
  Nina Cinelli (Set costumer)
  Chuck Crutchfield (Set costumer)
  Courtney D`Alesio (Set costumer)
  Laura McCarthy (Set costumer)
  Martha Smith (Set costumer)
  Wade Sullivan (Set costumer)
  Sue Bakula (Tailor)
  Meghan Corea (Cost coord)
  Wendy Yang Bailey (Cost prod asst)
  Julie Klobusicky (Cost prod asst)
  Kelsey O`Leary (Cost prod asst)
  Ramona Sadig (Cost prod asst)
  Jessica Bergstrom (Cost prod asst)
  Giorgio Armani (Clothing for Leonardi DiCaprio provided by)
  Corneliani (Ward for Jonah Hill provided by)
  Broni ([Ward provided by])
  Château Pontet-Canet ([Ward provided by])
  Molly Grad for Gottex ([Ward provided by])
  La Perla ([Ward provided by])
  Tag Heuer ([Ward provided by])
  Gucci ([Ward provided by])
Music: Robbie Robertson (Exec mus prod)
  Randall Poster (Mus supv)
  Jennifer Dunnington (Mus ed)
  Jim Bruening (Asst mus ed)
  Chris Fogel (Source mus eng)
  Jim Bruening (Asst mus ed)
  Jared Levine (Assoc mus prod)
  Meghan Currier (Mus coord)
  Christine Bergren (Mus clearances and legal services)
  Entertainment Clearances (Rights and clearances by)
  Cassandra Barbour (Rights and clearances, Entertainment Clearances)
  Laura Sevier (Rights and clearances, Entertainment Clearances)
Sound: James Sabat (Prod mixer)
  Frank Graziadei (Boom op)
  James J. Sabat, Jr. (2d boom op/Pro Tools playback)
  Tom Fleischman (Re-rec mixer)
  Philip Stockton (Supv sd ed)
  Eugene Gearty (Supv sd ed)
  Philip Stockton (Dial ed)
  Branka Mrkic-Tana (Dial ed)
  Eugene Gearty (Sd FX ed)
  Marissa Littlefield (Supv ADR ed)
  Deborah Wallach (ADR ed)
  Frank Kern (Foley ed)
  Kam Chan (Foley ed)
  Jamie Baker (Foley ed)
  Heather Gross (Foley ed)
  Marko Costanzo (Foley artist)
  George Lara (Foley rec eng)
  Chris Fielder (1st asst sd ed)
  Sam Mille (Asst sd FX ed)
  Dominick Tavella (Addl re-rec mixer)
  Bret Johnson (Sd re-rec)
  David Boulton (ADR mixer)
  Greg Steele (ADR mixer)
  Maegan Hayward (Sd mixing facility coord)
  Steve Smith (Dolby eng)
  C5 Inc. New York (Post prod sd facility)
  Soundtrack New York (Post prod sd mixing)
Special Effects: Rob Legato (Visual eff supv)
  Red Charyszyn (VFX ed)
  Drew Jiritano (Spec eff supv)
  Andrew Mortelliti (Spec eff foreman)
  R. Bruce Steinheimer (Mechanical storm seq supv)
  Marc Noel (Spec eff gimbal foreman)
  Scott Garcia (Spec eff tech)
  Joe Montenegro (Spec eff tech)
  Jesse Noel (Spec eff tech)
  Garth Steinheimer (Spec eff tech)
  Thomas Viviano (Spec eff tech)
  Robert Legato (VFX supv)
  Mark Russell (VFX prod)
  Matt Garner (VFX ed)
  Michael Legato (VFX prod asst)
  Scanline VFX (Visual eff by)
  Joe Farrell (VFX supv, Scanline VFX)
  Danielle Plantec (VFX consultant, Scanline VFX)
  Stephan Trojansky (VFX consultant, Scanline VFX)
  Lisa K. Spence (VFX prod, Scanline VFX)
  Lukas Lepicovsky (CG supv, Scanline VFX)
  Bernd Angerer (Anim supv, Scanline VFX)
  Joel Mendias (Exec prod, Scanline VFX)
  Whitney Hagan (Digital prod mgr, Scanline VFX)
  Wendy J. Hulbert (Prod management, Scanline VFX)
  Crystal Yen Ling Choo (Prod managment, Scanline VFX)
  Andrew Lesniak (Virtual cam crew, Scanline VFX)
  Daniel Warom (Virtual cam crew, Scanline VFX)
  Gary Abrahamian (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Francisco Alvarez (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Edward Bauman (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Derek Blume (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Tatjana Bozinovski (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Austin Brown (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Baby Braulio (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Jessica Clifton (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Nick Crew (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Jim Cruz (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Christian Deiss (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Moriba Duncan (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Marvin Fonadier (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Evan Fraser (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Josiah Holmes Howison (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Melissa Huerta (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Jeff Kim (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Joel Kittle (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Dan Knight (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Kelvin Ko (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Woohyuck Lee (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Marco Leone (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  John Lindstein (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Christine Lo (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Michael Miller (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Viet Nguyen (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Brody McIlveen (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Chris McIlveen (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Joseph Mangion (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Scott Miller (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Justin Mitchell (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Michael Porterfield (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Hannes Posner (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Saysana Rintharamy (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Bernado Rodriguez (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Johannes Saam (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Ron Schrems (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  László Sebõ (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Jaeil Seo (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Martin Seu (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Marcela A. Silva (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Sally Slade (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Courteney Smith (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Jim Su (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  James Sweeney (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Nils Thuerey (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Stefano Trivelli (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Randy Ui (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Toby M. Watson (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Zach Zaubi (VFX crew, Scanline VFX)
  Method Studios (Visual eff by)
  Marko Forker (Visual eff supv, Method Studios)
  Charlene Eberle Douglas (Visual eff prod, Method Studios)
  Cara Buckley (Head of prod, Method Studios)
  Alice Kahn (Visual eff prod mgr, Method Studios)
  Aleksandar Djordjevic (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Wendy Seddon (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Chris Cooper (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Chad Herrada (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Ryan Leonard (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  David Marte (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  John Gray (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Adrian White (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Brian Di Noto (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Fausto Tejeda (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Pol Chanthasartratsamee (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Dan Letarte (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Seong Joon Lee (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Huisoo Lee (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Jeongyeon Son (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Matt Hackett (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Justin Maynard (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Andrew Ortiz (Digital artist, Method Studios)
  Igor Boshoer (Pipeline TD, Method Studios)
  David Toepfer (Systems eng, Method Studios)
  Dennis Huynh (Systems eng, Method Studios)
  Brainstorm Digital (Visual eff by)
  Richard Friedlander (Visual eff prod, Brainstorm Digital)
  Glenn Allen (Visual eff prod, Brainstorm Digital)
  Eran Dinur (Visual eff supv, Brainstorm Digital)
  Matthew Conner (Supv matte painter, Brainstorm Digital)
  Matthew Friedlander (Matte painter, Brainstorm Digital)
  Mani Trump (Lead compositor, Brainstorm Digital)
  Yunsik Noh (Digital compositor, Brainstorm Digital)
  Basak Geckinli (Digital compositor, Brainstorm Digital)
  Christian Lowe (Digital compositor, Brainstorm Digital)
  Mina Choe (Rotoscoping artist, Brainstorm Digital)
  Alex Lee (Rotoscoping artist, Brainstorm Digital)
  Adam Rothstein (VFX prod asst, Brainstorm Digital)
  Sean Araki (Systems eng, Brainstorm Digital)
  Crazy Horse East (Visual eff by)
  Paul Graff (Visual eff supv, Crazy Horse East)
  Christina Graff (Visual eff exec prod, Crazy Horse East)
  Tom Bayer (Visual eff prod, Crazy Horse East)
  Rachel Berry (Visual eff prod, Crazy Horse East)
  Derek Ledbetter (Compositing supv, Crazy Horse East)
  Carl Stern (Compositing, Crazy Horse East)
  Dennis Shin (Compositing, Crazy Horse East)
  Christian Zeiler (Compositing, Crazy Horse East)
  Jimmy Kuo (Compositing, Crazy Horse East)
  Gerald Cheng (Compositing, Crazy Horse East)
  Brian Sales (Compositing, Crazy Horse East)
  Blake Loyd (Compositing, Crazy Horse East)
  Aryel Melek-Shalom (Compositing, Crazy Horse East)
  Amy Davis (Compositing, Crazy Horse East)
  Whitman Lindstrom (Matte painter, Crazy Horse East)
  Krysten Pollard (Visual eff coord, Crazy Horse East)
  Tessa Roehl (Visual eff coord, Crazy Horse East)
  Sharon Collins (VFX accountant, Crazy Horse East)
  lola | VFX (Visual eff by)
  Edson Williams (Visual eff supv, lola | VFX)
  Thomas Nittmann (Visual eff exec prod, lola | VFX)
  Max Leonard (Visual eff prod, lola | VFX)
  Robert Olsson (Digital matte painter, lola | VFX)
  Vincent Blin (Compositor, lola | VFX)
  David Levine (Compositor, lola | VFX)
  Jeremiah Sweeney (Compositor, lola | VFX)
  Ryan Tanel (Compositor, lola | VFX)
  William Barkus (Compositor, lola | VFX)
  Brian Battles (Addl compositing, lola | VFX)
  Randy Balsmeyer (Title des)
  Big Film Design/Cinetitle (Title des)
Dance: Michael Arnold (Choreog)
Make Up: Michael Kriston (Dept head hair)
  Chris Clark (Key hair)
  Kathryn L. Blondell (Personal hairstylist to Mr. DiCaprio)
  Joseph Whitmeyer (Hairstylist)
  Valerie Gladstone-Appel (Addl hairstylists)
  Linda Librizzi (Addl hairstylists)
  Mindy Hall (Dept head make-up)
  Mary Anne Spano (Key make-up)
  Sian Grigg (Make-up artist for Mr. DiCaprio)
  Katherine O`Donnell (Make-up artist)
  Matiki Anoff (Addl make-up artist)
  Christine Domaniecki (Addl make-up artist)
  Donyale McRae (Addl make-up artist)
Production Misc: Ellen Lewis (Casting)
  Paul Barth (Helicopter pilot)
  Al Cerullo (Helicopter pilot)
  John De Simone (Prod supv)
  Ulises Rodriguez Noa (Prod coord)
  Holly Unterberger (Scr supv)
  Joan Altman (Prod accountant)
  Nils Widboom (Loc mgr)
  Mara Alcaly (Addl loc mgr)
  Matthew Bernstein (Asst loc mgr)
  Hilary Smith (Asst loc mgr)
  Frank Dauro (Loc asst)
  James Crispino (Loc asst)
  Erick Freitas (Loc asst)
  Hakiem Greenhut (Loc asst)
  Dave Michaels (Loc asst)
  Joseph Morale (Loc asst)
  Cassie Hay (Loc asst)
  Steve Faughnan (Loc coord)
  Kerry Clark (Parking coord)
  Marco Silva (Unit prod asst)
  Mike Sobiloff (Unit prod asst)
  Yusuf Ramadan J. A. G. Security (Security)
  Christopher Hall (Prod secy)
  Michael Hall (Office prod asst)
  Samantha Stogel (Office prod asst)
  King Williams (Office prod asst)
  Victoria Lucai (Office prod asst)
  Marco Baratta (Office prod asst)
  Joyce Hsieh (1st asst accountant)
  Daniel Fine (2d asst accountant)
  Susan Strine (2d asst accountant)
  Meg O'Shea (2d asst accountant)
  Kerry Roberts (Payroll accountant)
  Joanna Ogando (Payroll clerk)
  Adam Wolenski (Const accountant)
  Todd Baxley (Accounting clerk)
  Martha Griffin (Claim coord)
  Rich Fellegara (Medic)
  Kathleen Fellegara (Medic)
  Tim Monich (Dialect coach)
  Larry Kaplan (Unit pub)
  Arusha Baker (Set prod asst)
  Justin Bischoff (Set prod asst)
  Ryan Howard (Set prod asst)
  Rachel Jaros (Set prod asst)
  Paul Kahil (Set prod asst)
  Marisia Moreno (Set prod asst)
  Remi Ryterband (Set prod asst)
  Lisa Frechette (Asst to Mr. Scorsese)
  Ashley Peter (Asst to Mr. Scorsese)
  Cameron Combe (Asst to Mr. Winter)
  Tyler Calvo (Asst to Mr. Aziz & Mr. McFarland)
  Patrick Wengler (Asst to Mr. Aziz & Mr. McFarland)
  Jason Irizarry (Asst to Mr. DiCaprio)
  Jill Remis (Asst to Mr. DiCaprio)
  Allison Niedermeier (Asst to Ms. Koskoff & Ms. Kacandes)
  Selina Gomeau (Asst to Mr. Winkler)
  Zach Lasry (Prod asst)
  Charles Jeffreys (Prod asst)
  Jackson Groom (Prod asst)
  Ydania Ogando (Prod asst)
  Stephen Powers (Prod asst)
  Ilona Chesire (Res asst)
  Meghan Rafferty (Casting assoc)
  Kate Sprance (Casting asst)
  Grant Wilfley Casting (Background casting)
  Allison Hall (Background casting assoc)
  Chad Thompson (Models casting)
  Dan Alonso (Tech consultant)
  Alma Angotti (Tech consultant)
  Deni Carise (Tech consultant)
  Giosue D'Avanzo (Tech consultant)
  Peter Feinberg (Tech consultant)
  Eric Heiman (Tech consultant)
  Matthew Muszala (Tech consultant)
  Joann Parisi (Tech consultant)
  Thomas Riordan (Tech consultant)
  Neil Rubin (Tech consultant)
  Wendy Roberts (Scr supv, 2d unit photog)
  Renée Foley Burke (Scr supv, 2d unit photog)
  Michael Hyde (Transportation capt)
  Kevin Harrigan (Transportation co-capt)
  Daniel Buckman (Driver)
  John Bernhard Martin (Driver)
  Robert Alberga (Driver)
  Joe Bossi (Driver)
  David Buckman (Driver)
  Jude Donnelly (Driver)
  John Edler (Driver)
  Joe Gonzalez (Driver)
  Freddie Herndon (Driver)
  David Hyde (Driver)
  Gary Kochakian (Driver)
  John Marsh (Driver)
  Robert Morgan (Driver)
  Michael Moyer (Driver)
  Daniel Palmer (Driver)
  Gary Palmer (Driver)
  Joseph Parvis (Driver)
  Richard Presutti (Driver)
  Louis Rodriguez (Driver)
  Michael Salamone (Driver)
  Kurt Schmiederer (Driver)
  Russell Swanson (Driver)
  Ronald Trataglia (Driver)
  Kenyatta Turner (Driver)
  Steve McAuliff (Animal wrangler)
  Kim Krafsky (Asst animal wrangler)
  Tony's Food Service (Catering)
  Movieland Catering Green (Catering)
  Wilson Rivas Crafts (Craft service)
  Carnelio Campoverde (Craft service asst)
  Veronica Cadmilema (Craft service asst)
  Carolina Cadmilema (Craft service asst)
  W. Alberto Lozano (Craft service asst)
  Joshua Ravetch (Product placement)
  Randy Herman (Chief financial officer, Red Granite Pictures)
  David Boyle (Head of business and legal affairs, Red Granite Pictures)
  Laura Caulfield (Vice president, business & legal affairs, Red Granite Pictures)
  Rosalind Lapin (Legal affairs exec, Red Granite Pictures)
  Ryan Cheevers (Coord, Red Granite Pictures)
  Debra Johnson Nigro Karlin Segal & Feldstein (Outside finance/Business management, Red Granite Pictures)
  Channing D. Johnson Loeb & Loeb (Outside counsel, Red Granite Pictures)
  Danny Dimbort (Co-president, Sales and distribution, Red Granite International)
  Christian Mercuri (Co-president, Sales and distribution, Red Granite International)
  Inc Pagliuca (Senior vice president, Sales and distribution, Red Granite International)
  Kelley Cribben (Post prod supv)
  Francis Power (Post prod coord)
  Alex Gurvits (Post prod asst)
  Liz Modena Trevanna Post (Post prod accountant)
  Annie Gaudet Trevanna Post (Asst post prod accountant)
  Ellen Gelula (Dial, cont and spotting)
Stand In: Blaise Corrigan (Stunt coord)
  George Aguilar (Stunt coord)
  Sean Allison (Stunt player)
  Roy T. Anderson (Stunt player)
  Bobby Beckles (Stunt player)
  Troy Benton a> (Stunt player)
  Gianni Basetti (Stunt player)
  Brian Burik (Stunt player)
  Jared Burke (Stunt player)
  Mike Burke (Stunt player)
  Nicole Callender (Stunt player)
  Chris Cenatiempo (Stunt player)
  George Colucci (Stunt player)
  Harry Corrigan (Stunt player)
  Joe Corrigan (Stunt player)
  Ned Corrigan (Stunt player)
  Neimah Djourabchi (Stunt player)
  Geoffrey Dowell (Stunt player)
  Scott Durik (Stunt player)
  Peter Epstein (Stunt player)
  Mark Fichera (Stunt player)
  Aja Frary (Stunt player)
  Shane Geraghty (Stunt player)
  Jeffrey Lee Gibson (Stunt player)
  Don Hewitt Sr. (Stunt player)
  William Cote Kruschwitz (Stunt player)
  Gwyneth Larsen (Stunt player)
  Drew Leary (Stunt player)
  Judi Lewis-Ockler (Stunt player)
  Asa Liebmann (Stunt player)
  Samantha Macivor (Stunt player)
  Dina Margolin (Stunt player)
  Ian McLaughlin (Stunt player)
  Declan Mulvey (Stunt player)
  Dean Neistat (Stunt player)
  Victor Paguia (Stunt player)
  Corey Pierno (Stunt player)
  Balint Pinczehelyi (Stunt player)
  Christopher Place (Stunt player)
  Stephen Pope (Stunt player)
  Kevin Rogers (Stunt player)
  Jeremy Sample (Stunt player)
  Jodi Starnes (Stunt player)
  Gary Tacon (Stunt player)
  Shawnna Thibodeau (Stunt player)
  Trampas Thompson (Stunt player)
  Jon Trosky (Stunt player)
  Aaron Vexler (Stunt player)
  Caroline Vexler (Stunt player)
Color Personnel: Deluxe New York (Digital intermediate provided by)
  Yvan Lucas (Digital intermediate col, Deluxe New York)
  Philippe Majdalani (Digital intermediate prod, Deluxe New York)
  Matthew Breitenbach (Digital intermediate ed, Deluxe New York)
  Elodie Ichter (Digital intermediate assoc col, Deluxe New York)
  Katie Jordan (Digital intermediate col asst, Deluxe New York)
  Steven Bodner (Dailies col, Deluxe New York)
  Nick Monton (Head of prod, Deluxe New York)
  David Feldman (Account exec, Deluxe New York)
  Deluxe ([Col by])

Music Text: "Score From Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," composed by Michael Karp; "Stars And Stripes Forever," written by John Philip Sousa, arranged by William D. Revelli.
Song Text: "Stratton Oakmont," composed by Theodore Shapiro, "Dust My Broom," written by Elmore James and Robert Johnson, performed by Elmore James, courtesy of Geffen Records, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Informercial," composed by Theodore Shapiro; "Exotic Vacations," composed by Theodore Shapiro; "Dust My Blues," written by Joe Bihari and Elmore James, performed by Elmore James, courtesy of Capitol Records, LLC, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Spoonful," written by Willie Dixon, performed by Howlin' Wolf, courtesy of Geffen Records, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy," written by Josef Zawinul, performed by Cannonball Adderley, courtesy of Capitol Records, LLC, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick," written by Ian Dury and Charles Jankel, performed by Ian Dury & The Blockheads, courtesy of Demon Music Group Ltd.; "Bang! Bang!," written by Jimmy Sabater and Joe Cuba, performed by Joe Cuba, courtesy of Fania Records; "Tear It Down," written by Clyde McCoy and Raymond Leveen, performed by Clyde McCoy, courtesy of Capitol Records, LLC, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)," written by Billy Joel, performed by Billy Joel, courtesy of Columbia Records, by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing; "Surrey With The Fringe On Top," written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, performed by Ahmad Jamal Trio, courtesy of Verve Music Group, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Road Runner," written by Ellas McDaniel, performed by Bo Diddley, courtesy of Geffen Records, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Smokestack Lightning," written by Chester Burnett, performed by Howlin' Wolf, courtesy of Geffen Records, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Double Dutch," written by Trevor Horn, Petrus Manelli and Malcolm McLaren, performed by Malcolm McLaren, courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd., under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Cloudburst," written by Jimmy Harris, Jon Hendricks and Leroy Kirkland, performed by Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, courtesy of Columbia Records, by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing; "Insane In The Brain," written by Louis Freeze, Larry Muggerud and Senen Reyes, performed by Cypress Hill, courtesy of Columbia Records, by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing; "King Arthur, Act 3: What Power Art Thou," written by Henry Purcell, performed by The Monteverdi Choir, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner, courtesy of Erato Disques, by arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing; "Steve Madden 'Chick Walker' Commercial," composed by Human; "Never Say Never," written by Benjamin Bossi, Larry Carter, Debora Iyall, Peter Woods and Frank Zincavage, performed by Romeo Void, courtesy of Columbia Records, by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing; "There Is No Greater Love," written by Isham Jones and Marty Symes, performed by Ahmad Jamal Trio, courtesy of Verve Music Group, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Boom Boom," written by John Lee Hooker, performed by John Lee Hooker, courtesy of Vee-Jay Limited Partnership; "C'est si bon," written by Ange Henri Betti and Andrew Hornez, performed by Eartha Kitt, courtesy of RCA Records, by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing; "Give Me Luv," written by Jean-Phillipe Aviance and Victor Imbres, performed by Alcatraz, courtesy of Yoshitoshi Records obo 1 Trax, by arrangement with The Royalty Network, Inc.; "Uncontrollable Urge," written by Mark Mothersbaugh, performed by Devo, courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc. and Virgin Records Ltd., by arrangement with Warner Music Group and under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Moonlight In Vermont," written by John Blackburn and Karl Suessdorf, performed by Ahmad Jamal Trio, courtesy of The Verve Music Group, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Pretty Thing," written by Willie Dixon, performed by Bo Diddley, courtesy of Geffen Records, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "In The Bush," written by Patrick Adams and Sandora Cooper, performed by Musique, courtesy of Unidisc Music, Inc.; "Can't Help Falling In Love," written by Luigi Creatore, Hugo Peretti and George Weiss; "Goldfinger," written by John Barry, Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, performed by Sharon Jones & The DAP-Kings, courtesy of Daptone Records; "Baby Got Back," written by Anthony Ray, performed by Sir Mix-a-Lot, courtesy of American Recordings, LLC, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Everlong," written by Dave Grohl, performed by Foo Fighters, courtesy of Roswell Records, Inc.; "The Oompa Loompa Song," written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; "Hey Leroy, Your Mama's Callin' You," written by Jimmy Castor and John Pruit, performed by Jimmy Castor, courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Sloop John B," written by Brian Wilson, performed by Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, courtesy of Fat Wreck Chords; "Boom Boom Boom," written by Lamar Hula Mahone and Keith D. Mayberry, performed by The Outhere Brothers, courtesy of Unidisc Music, Inc.; "I Need You Baby (Mona)," written by Ellas McDaniel, performed by Bo Diddley, courtesy of Geffen Records, under license from Universal Music Enterprises; "Meth Lab Zoso Sticker," written by Joie Calio and Phil Leavitt, performed by 7Horse, courtesy of 7Horse Music Ltd.; "Flying High (From Family Matters)," composed by Bennett Salvay and Jesse Frederick, courtesy of Warner Bros Entertainment Inc.; "I'm Popeye the Sailor Man (From Popeye Meets Hercules)," written by Sammy Lerner, courtesy of Paramount Pictures; "Get Us Down (From Family Matters)," composed by Bennett Salvay and Jesse Frederick, courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.; "I Don't Want To Walk Without You (From Popeye Meets Hercules)," written by Frank Loesser and Jule Styne, courtesy of Paramount Pictures; "Dream Lover (From Popeye Meets Hercules)," written by Clifford Grey and Victor Schertzinger, courtesy of Paramount Pictures; "Score From Popeye Meets Hercules (A Popeye Cartoon)," composed by Winston Sharples, courtesy of Paramount Pictures; "One Step Beyond," written by Cecil Campbell, performed by Inspecter 7, courtesy of Cleopatra Records; "Hip Hop Hooray," written by Vincent Brown, Antony Criss, Keir Gist, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley and Christopher Jasper, performed by Naughty By Nature, courtesy of Tommy Boy, by arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing; "Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting," written by Charles Mingus, performed by Charles Mingus, courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp., by arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing; "Gloria," written by Giancarlo Bigazzi and Umberto Tozzi, performed by Umberto Tozzi, courtesy of Warner Music Italy SpA, by arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing; "Ca Plane Pour Moi," written by Francis Jean Deprijck and Yves Maurice A. Lacomblez, performed by Plastic Bertrand, courtesy of AMC Records; "Cast Your Fate To The Wind," written by Vince Guaraldi, performed by Allen Toussaint, courtesy of Gusto Records; "Mrs. Robinson," written by Paul Simon, performed by The Lemonheads, courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp., by arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing; "The Money Chant," written by Robbie Robertson and Matthew McConaughey, performed by Robbie Robertson featuring Matthew McConaughey, produced by Howie B. and Robbie Robertson.
Source Text: Based on the book The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort (New York, 2007).
Source Authors: Jordan Belfort
Music Composer: Patrick Adams
  Jean-Phillipe Aviance
  John Barry
  Ange Henri Betti
  Giancarlo Bigazzi
  Joe Bihari
  John Blackburn
  Benjamin Bossi
  Leslie Bricusse
  Vincent Brown
  Chester Burnett
  Joie Calio
  Cecil Campbell
  Larry Carter
  Jimmy Castor
  Sandora Cooper
  Luigi Creatore
  Antony Criss
  Joe Cuba
  Francis Jean Deprijck
  Willie Dixon
  Ian Dury
  Jesse Frederick
  Louis Freeze
  Keir Gist
  Clifford Grey
  Dave Grohl
  Vince Guaraldi
  Oscar Hammerstein
  Jimmy Harris
  Jon Hendricks
  John Lee Hooker
  Trevor Horn
  Andrew Hornez
  Victor Imbres
  Ernie Isley
  Marvin Isley
  O`Kelly Isley
  Ronald Isley
  Rudolph Isley
  Debora Iyall
  Elmore James
  Charles Jankel
  Christopher Jasper
  Billy Joel
  Robert Johnson
  Isham Jones
  Michael Karp
  Leroy Kirkland
  Yves Maurice A. Lacomblez
  Phil Leavitt
  Sammy Lerner
  Raymond Leveen
  Frank Loesser
  Lamar Hula Mahone
  Petrus Manelli
  Keith D. Mayberry
  Matthew McConaughey
  Clyde McCoy
  Ellas McDaniel
  Malcolm McLaren
  Charles Mingus
  Mark Mothersbaugh
  Larry Muggerud
  Anthony Newley
  Hugo Peretti
  John Pruit
  Henry Purcell
  Anthony Ray
  Senen Reyes
  Robbie Robertson
  Richard Rodgers
  Jimmy Sabater
  Bennett Salvay
  Victor Schertzinger
  Theodore Shapiro
  Winston Sharples
  Paul Simon
  John Philip Sousa
  Jule Styne
  Karl Suessdorf
  Marty Symes
  Umberto Tozzi
  George Weiss
  Brian Wilson
  Peter Woods
  Josef Zawinul
  Frank Zincavage
Sung By: Robbie Robertson
  Matthew McConaughey

Cast:   Leonardo DiCaprio (Jordan Belfort)  
    Jonah Hill (Donnie Azoff)  
    Margot Robbie (Naomi Lapaglia)  
    Matthew McConaughey (Mark Hanna)  
    Kyle Chandler (Agent Patrick Denham)  
    Rob Reiner (Max Belfort)  
    Jon Bernthal (Brad)  
    Jon Favreau (Manny Riskin)  
  And Jean Dujardin (Jean Jacques Saurel)  
    Joanna Lumley (Aunt Emma)  
    Cristin Milioti (Teresa Petrillo)  
    Christine Ebersole (Leah Belfort)  
    Shea Whigham (Captain Ted Beecham)  
    Katarina Cas (Chantalle)  
    P. J. Byrne (Nicky Koskoff ("Rugrat"))  
    Kenneth Choi (Chester Ming)  
    Brian Sacca (Robbie Feinberg ("Pinhead"))  
    Henry Zebrowski (Alden Kupferberg ("Sea Otter"))  
    Ethan Suplee (Toby Welch)  
    Barry Rothbart (Peter DeBlasio)  
    Jake Hoffman (Steve Madden)  
    Mackenzie Meehan (Hildy Azoff)  
    Bo Dietl (Himself)  
    Jon Spinogatti (Nicholas the butler)  
    Aya Cash (Janet (Jordan's assistant))  
    Rizwan Manji (Kalil)  
    Stephanie Kurtzuba (Kimmie Belzer)  
    J. C. Mackenzie (Lucas Solomon)  
    Ashlie Atkinson (Rochelle Applebaum)  
    Thomas Middleditch (Stratton broker in a bowtie)  
    Stephen Kunken (Jerry Fogel)  
    Edward Herrmann (Voice of Stratton Oakmont commercial)  
    Jordan Belfort (Auckland Straight Line host)  
    Ted Griffin (Agent Hughes)  
    Fran Lebowitz (Honorary Samantha Stogel)  
    Robert Clohessy (Nolan Drager (Jordan's lawyer))  
    Natasha Newman-Thomas (Danielle Harrison)  
    Sandra Nelson (Aliyah Farran (Forbes reporter))  
    Johnnie Mae (Violet (Housekeeper))  
    Christina Jeffs (Venice (Dominatrix))  
    Sabina Maschi (Swiss flight attendant #1)  
    Zana Markelson (Swiss flight attendant #2)  
    Welker White (Waitress)  
    Danny Flaherty (Zip (Lude buying teenager #1))  
    Carla Corvo (Pam)  
    Dustin Kerns (Ben Jenner)  
    Ashley Blankenship (Sales assistant #1 (In men's room))  
    Madison McKinley Garton (Heidi)  
    Dierdre Reimold (Nicole)  
    Kerry Malloy (Helicopter pilot)  
    Frank van Putten (Swiss banker)  
    Aaron Lazar (Blair Hollingsworth)  
    Steve Routman (SEC attorney #1)  
    Steve Witting (SEC attorney #2)  
    Charley Morgan (SEC attorney #3)  
    Michael Nathanson (Barry Kleinman)  
    Natalie Bensel (Bottoms up hooker)  
    Tess Gillis (Blue chip hooker)  
    Jaclyn M. Keys (Nasdaq hooker)  
    Krista Ashworth (Pink sheet hooker)  
    Kathleen Fellegara (Straight Line testimonial #1)  
    John Bernard Martin (Straight Line testimonial #2)  
    Jamel Daniels (Straight Line testimonial #3)  
    Dan Bittner (Rothschild broker #1)  
    John Behlmann (Rothschild broker #2)  
    Ward Horton (Rothschild broker #3)  
    Bret Shuford (Rothschild broker #4)  
    Paul Monte, Jr. (Rothschild broker #5)  
    Ellen Sexton (Rothschild broker #6)  
    Brian Tweedy (Rothschild broker #7)  
    J. T. O'Connor (Rothschild broker #8)  
    Steven Boyer (Investor's center broker #1)  
    Danny A. Abeckaser (Investor's center broker #2)  
    Tracy A. Friedman (Investor's center broker #3)  
    Matthew Rauch (Stratton broker #1)  
    Michael Izquierdo (Stratton broker #2)  
    Donnie Keshawarz (Stratton broker #3)  
    Johnathan Tchaikovsky (Stratton broker #4)  
    Aaron Glaser (Stratton broker #5)  
    Ben Rameaka (Stratton broker #6)  
    Ben Loving (Stratton broker #7)  
    Brian Charles Johnson (Young broker)  
    Sebastian Tillinger (Another broker)  
    Chris Riggi (Party broker #1)  
    Dan Hunter (Party broker #2)  
    Meghan Rafferty (Donnie's assistant)  
    José Ramón Rosario (Maitre d' Hector)  
    Davram Stiefler (Broker in men's room)  
    Dan Daily (Honorary Raymond Samitz)  
    Ben Van Bergen (Swiss customs officer #1)  
    Matte Osian (Swiss customs officer #2)  
    Michael Devine (Cop #1)  
    Jason Furlani (Cop #2)  
    Scott Nicholson (Police officer #1)  
    Jeremy Bobb (Police officer #2)  
    Dean Auer (Brookville police officer #1)  
    Tom Greer (Brookville police officer #2)  
    Sharon Jones (Wedding singer #1)  
    Starr Duncan (Wedding singer #2)  
    Saundra Williams (Wedding Singer #3)  
    Emily Tremaine (Cristy)  
    Zineb Oukach (Hostess on the Naomi)  
    Loretta O. Booz (Wendy)  
    Shea Coleman (Skylar Belfort, 14 months old)  
    Giselle Eisenberg (Skylar Belfort, 4 years old)  
    Deema Aitken (Lude buying teenager #2)  
    Ashley Springer (Job applicant #1)  
    Justin Anthony Long (Job applicant #2)  
    Gregory Perri (Job applicant #3)  
    Viki Boyle (Wedding minister)  
    Chris Caldovino (Rocco #1)  
    Marcos Gonzalez (Rocco #2)  
    Chris Matesevac (Break dancing broker #1)  
    Justin Yllanes (Break dancing broker #2)  
    Remy Bennett (Abby)  
    Catherine Curtin (FBI agent #1)  
    Paul Urcioli (FBI agent #2)  
    Jamie O'Connell (FBI Agent #3)  
    Michael O'Hara (Prison guard)  
    Lawrence Lau (Inmate playing tennis #1)  
    Michael Bryan French (Inmate playing tennis #2)  
    Tess Gillis (Sales assistant #2)  
    Adria Baratta (Sales assistant #3)  
    Armen Garo (Rao's patron #1)  
    Garry Pastore (Rao's patron #2)  
    Louis Vanaria (Rao's patron #3)  
    Lawrence Smith (Extra broker #1)  
    Hardy Winburn (Extra broker #2)  
    Allyson Carr (Stripper on yacht)  
    Peter Youngblood Hills (Audience member #1)  
    Daniel Hepner (Audience member #2)  
    Brendan Griffin (Audience member #3)  
    Derek Milman (Audience member #4)  
    Victor Verhaeghe (Audience member #5)  
    Jared Houseman (Audience member #6)  

Summary: In 1987 New York City, newlywed Jordan Belfort, an aspiring millionaire, arrives for his first day of work at a Wall Street stock brokerage firm, only to learn that he will be relegated to transferring telephone calls. However, executive Mark Hanna takes a liking to the boy and invites him to lunch, where he advises Jordan to be ruthless, and to stoke his insatiable greed with sex and cocaine. Jordan follows orders, earns his brokerage license, and is soon promoted, but he loses his job on 19 October 1987, Black Monday, when international stock markets crash and the firm is forced to close. Jordan scours classified advertisements for work, convinced that he has no future as a stockbroker, but his wife, Teresa Petrillo, points out a listing for an "Investor Center" in Long Island. There, Jordan discovers a rudimentary boiler room of charlatans, selling "penny stock" investments to gullible Americans of modest means. Delighted to learn of the brokers' fifty percent commission, Jordan uses his oratory skills and aggressive salesmanship to amass a fortune. He is befriended by a crude but ambitious neighbor named Donnie Azoff, and they establish their own firm, hiring Donnie's drug-dealer friends as brokers. Jordan coaches the rogues to be effective salesmen, challenging them to sell him a writing pen, but they lack charisma, and are incapable of transforming a mundane tool into an object of desire. Business falters until Jordan changes the name of the firm to "Stratton Oakmont," declaring that consumer trust is the key to securing investments. Following Jordan's dictates, Stratton Oakmont grows into a billion dollar company by skimming large commissions from faulty investments and "pump and dump" schemes, where inexpensive stock prices are artificially inflated. Jordan hires his father, "Mad" Max Belfort, to add integrity to the operation while fueling his employees' money lust with drugs and decadent orgies. With his own voracity for sex, cocaine, and Quaaludes, Jordan becomes increasingly frenzied and adulterous. Hosting one of many parties at his Long Island mansion, Jordan meets a young blonde named Naomi Lapaglia and becomes intent on possessing her, but she is covetous of his fortune and offers herself freely. When Jordan's wife, Teresa, finds him snorting cocaine from Naomi's breasts in his limousine, he is unable to deny his love for his mistress, and soon files for divorce. After proposing to Naomi and throwing himself a $2 million bachelor party, Jordan hosts a raucous wedding in the Bahamas, where he meets Naomi's favorite aunt, a Londoner named Emma. The Belforts acquire an even larger mansion, have a daughter, Skylar, and continue their debauchery, but Naomi is displeased by Jordan's infidelity and taunts him with her sexuality. Meanwhile, FBI agent Patrick Denham investigates Stratton Oakmont, hoping to combat Wall Street securities fraud operations. With the encouragement of his lawyer, Jordan and his cronies, including Donnie, ingest copious amounts of drugs and travel to Switzerland, where they meet banker Jean Jacques Saurel to open an account that is sheltered from U.S. law and FBI inquisition. When Jordan learns that the account must be established in the name of a non-American, he flies to London, England, and convinces Naomi's aunt, Emma, to lend her identity. Although Emma successfully smuggles cash into Switzerland inside her luggage, Jordan and Donnie's cash on hand is so enormous that he is forced to recruit other European smugglers, including the girl friend of Brad Bodnick, one of Stratton Oakmont's first outlaw associates. As hostilities over the cash transactions intensify between Donnie and Brad, the men argue in a shopping mall parking lot and Brad is arrested. That evening, Donnie brings Jordan rare and potent "Lemmon" Quaaludes, hoping to appease his companion before he learns about Brad's detainment. When the first pill does not take effect, the men swallow increasing numbers of the capsules, and Jordan receives a telephone call from his lawyer, ordering him to call back from a payphone. Still sober, Jordan drives his Lamborghini to a nearby country club and phones the attorney, who reports Brad's arrest and warns Jordan that his home is now under surveillance. Just then, the Quaaludes take effect, and Jordan is neither able to talk nor walk. After dragging himself back to the Lamborghini, he receives a car phone call from Naomi, who complains that Donnie is intoxicated and making illogical transactions over the phone with Saurel, the Swiss banker. Fearing Donnie's conversation will provide evidence to the FBI, Jordan navigates home in a drug-induced stupor and disconnects his friend from the telephone. Just then, Donnie chokes on a piece of deli meat. Jordan struggles to remain conscious, resuscitates himself with cocaine, and performs the Heimlich maneuver to save his partner. Sometime later, in an effort to withdraw from FBI surveillance, the two men take their wives to Italy on the Naomi, a 167-foot yacht Jordan purchased for his wife as a wedding present. There, they learn that Aunt Emma died, and Jordan is wrought with anxiety about the multi-million dollar Swiss bank account in her name. Despite the yacht captain's warning of a pending storm, Jordan orders the Naomi to head for Monaco, so he can get to Switzerland without delay. That night, the yacht encounters perilous waves. Although all on board are saved, the Naomi sinks, and the airplane that Jordan charters for Switzerland explodes just before landing to collect him, killing three people. The collective near-death experiences inspire Jordan to become sober, and he establishes a "self-help" financial coaching service, pledging to make other people rich. During the filming of an infomercial, Jordan is arrested by Agent Denham; Jordan's Swiss banker, Saurel, revealed evidence against Stratton Oakmont to the FBI when he was exposed for participation in another scheme. Although Jordan pays bail, he is disheartened by his home detention, and hopes to minimize his impending prison sentence by cooperating with the FBI and wearing a wiretap to incriminate his associates. During his next encounter with Donnie, however, Jordan secretly passes his friend a note, warning him that he is under surveillance. That evening, Jordan appeals to Naomi for sex, assuring her that he will only be in prison a short time, and will retain his fortune. Naomi is loath to accept Jordan's failures and refuses his advances, but he forces himself upon her and she orders him to have sex as if it was their final encounter. When Jordan satisfies himself, Naomi announces her plan for divorce, with full custody of Skylar and their second child. Outraged, Jordan retrieves a stash of cocaine hidden in his sofa, breaks his sobriety, and collects young Skylar from her bedroom. As Naomi struggles to defend the child, Jordan beats his wife, forces Skylar into his Mercedes, and reverses the vehicle into a wall, but he and the girl are physically unharmed. In the morning, Jordan awakens to an empty bed, and his maid announces visitors. Agent Denham wields the illicit warning note that Jordan gave Donnie the day before, revealing that Donnie was also in cahoots with the FBI, but failed to offer Jordan the same caution. Betrayed by his best friend, and deprived of his family, Jordan finally capitulates to the FBI, and a raid at Stratton Oakmont ensues. After serving twenty-two months of his three-year sentence in a Nevada prison, Jordan continues his career as a motivational speaker, challenging audiences to invent spontaneous sales pitches for a simple writing pen. In 1987 New York City, newlywed Jordan Belfort, an aspiring millionaire, arrives for his first day of work at a Wall Street stock brokerage firm, only to learn that he will be relegated to transferring telephone calls. However, executive Mark Hanna takes a liking to the boy and invites him to lunch, where he advises Jordan to be ruthless, and to stoke his insatiable greed with sex and cocaine. Jordan follows orders, earns his brokerage license, and is soon promoted, but he loses his job on 19 October 1987, Black Monday, when international stock markets crash and the firm is forced to close. Jordan scours classified advertisements for work, convinced that he has no future as a stockbroker, but his wife, Teresa Petrillo, points out a listing for an "Investor Center" in Long Island. There, Jordan discovers a rudimentary boiler room of charlatans, selling "penny stock" investments to gullible Americans of modest means. Delighted to learn of the brokers' fifty percent commission, Jordan uses his oratory skills and aggressive salesmanship to amass a fortune. He is befriended by a crude but ambitious neighbor named Donnie Azoff, and they establish their own firm, hiring Donnie's drug-dealer friends as brokers. Jordan coaches the rogues to be effective salesmen, challenging them to sell him a writing pen, but they lack charisma, and are incapable of transforming a mundane tool into an object of desire. Business falters until Jordan changes the name of the firm to "Stratton Oakmont," declaring that consumer trust is the key to securing investments. Following Jordan's dictates, Stratton Oakmont grows into a billion dollar company by skimming large commissions from faulty investments and "pump and dump" schemes, where inexpensive stock prices are artificially inflated. Jordan hires his father, "Mad" Max Belfort, to add integrity to the operation while fueling his employees' money lust with drugs and decadent orgies. With his own voracity for sex, cocaine, and Quaaludes, Jordan becomes increasingly frenzied and adulterous. Hosting one of many parties at his Long Island mansion, Jordan meets a young blonde named Naomi Lapaglia and becomes intent on possessing her, but she is covetous of his fortune and offers herself freely. When Jordan's wife, Teresa, finds him snorting cocaine from Naomi's breasts in his limousine, he is unable to deny his love for his mistress, and soon files for divorce. After proposing to Naomi and throwing himself a $2 million bachelor party, Jordan hosts a raucous wedding in the Bahamas, where he meets Naomi's favorite aunt, a Londoner named Emma. The Belforts acquire an even larger mansion, have a daughter, Skylar, and continue their debauchery, but Naomi is displeased by Jordan's infidelity and taunts him with her sexuality. Meanwhile, FBI agent Patrick Denham investigates Stratton Oakmont, hoping to combat Wall Street securities fraud operations. With the encouragement of his lawyer, Jordan and his cronies, including Donnie, ingest copious amounts of drugs and travel to Switzerland, where they meet banker Jean Jacques Saurel to open an account that is sheltered from U.S. law and FBI inquisition. When Jordan learns that the account must be established in the name of a non-American, he flies to London, England, and convinces Naomi's aunt, Emma, to lend her identity. Although Emma successfully smuggles cash into Switzerland inside her luggage, Jordan and Donnie's cash on hand is so enormous that he is forced to recruit other European smugglers, including the girl friend of Brad Bodnick, one of Stratton Oakmont's first outlaw associates. As hostilities over the cash transactions intensify between Donnie and Brad, the men argue in a shopping mall parking lot and Brad is arrested. That evening, Donnie brings Jordan rare and potent "Lemmon" Quaaludes, hoping to appease his companion before he learns about Brad's detainment. When the first pill does not take effect, the men swallow increasing numbers of the capsules, and Jordan receives a telephone call from his lawyer, ordering him to call back from a payphone. Still sober, Jordan drives his Ferrari to a nearby country club and phones the attorney, who reports Brad's arrest and warns Jordan that his home is now under surveillance. Just then, the Quaaludes take effect, and Jordan is neither able to talk nor walk. After dragging himself back to the Ferrari, he receives a car phone call from Naomi, who complains that Donnie is intoxicated and making illogical transactions over the phone with Saurel, the Swiss banker. Fearing Donnie's conversation will provide evidence to the FBI, Jordan navigates home in a drug-induced stupor and disconnects his friend from the telephone. Just then, Donnie chokes on a piece of deli meat. Jordan struggles to remain conscious, resuscitates himself with cocaine, and performs the Heimlich maneuver to save his partner. Sometime later, in an effort to withdraw from FBI surveillance, the two men take their wives to Italy on the Naomi, a yacht Jordan purchased for his wife as a wedding present. There, they learn that Aunt Emma died, and Jordan is wrought with anxiety about the multi-million dollar Swiss bank account in her name. Despite the yacht captain's warning of a pending storm, Jordan orders the Naomi to head for Monaco, so he can get to Switzerland without delay. That night, the yacht encounters perilous waves. Although all on board are saved, the Naomi sinks, and the airplane that Jordan charters for Switzerland explodes just before landing to collect him, killing three people. The collective near-death experiences inspire Jordan to become sober, and he establishes a "self-help" financial coaching service, pledging to make other people rich. During the filming of an infomercial, Jordan is arrested by Agent Denham; Jordan's Swiss banker, Saurel, revealed evidence against Stratton Oakmont to the FBI when he was exposed for participation in another scheme. Although Jordan pays bail, he is disheartened by his home detention, and hopes to minimize his impending prison sentence by cooperating with the FBI and wearing a wiretap to incriminate his associates. During his next encounter with Donnie, however, Jordan secretly passes his friend a note, warning him that he is under surveillance. That evening, Jordan appeals to Naomi for sex, assuring her that he will only be in prison a short time, and will retain his fortune. Naomi is loath to accept Jordan's failures and refuses his advances, but he forces himself upon her and she orders him to have sex as if it was their final encounter. When Jordan satisfies himself, Naomi announces her plan for divorce, with full custody of Skylar and their second child. Outraged, Jordan retrieves a stash of cocaine hidden in his sofa, breaks his sobriety, and collects young Skylar from her bedroom. As Naomi struggles to defend the child, Jordan beats his wife, forces Skylar into his Mercedes, and reverses the vehicle into a wall, but he and the girl are physically unharmed. In the morning, Jordan awakens to an empty bed, and his maid announces visitors. Agent Denham wields the illicit warning note that Jordan gave Donnie the day before, revealing that Donnie was also in cahoots with the FBI, but failed to offer Jordan the same caution. Betrayed by his best friend, and deprived of his family, Jordan finally capitulates to the FBI, and a raid at Stratton Oakmont ensues. After serving twenty-two months of this three-year sentence in a Nevada prison, Jordan continues his career as a motivational speaker, challenging audiences to invent spontaneous sales pitches for a simple writing pen. 

 
Subject Major: Corruption
  Get-rich-quick schemes
  Greed
  Lure of riches
  New York City--Wall Street
  Sex
  Stockbrokers
 
Subject Minor: Bank accounts
  Bankers
  Businessmen
  Charlatans
  Class distinction
  Cocaine
  Drug addiction
  Drug addicts
  Drug dealers
  Idle rich
  Infidelity
  Long Island (NY)
  Mansions
  Millionaires
  Nouveaux riches
  Orgies
  Partnership
  Playboys
  Salesmen
  Shipwrecks
  Sports cars
  Stock market
  Surveillance devices
  Swiss bank accounts
  Tycoons
  United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  Wealth
  Wire-tapping
  Yachts and yachting

Note: End credits include: "Special thanks to Jho Low" and acknowledgements to: ""Celso Lagar Artwork © Artist Rights Society (ARS) NY/ADAGP, Paris; " Popeye Meets Hercules [and] Family Matters Licensed by Warner Bros. Entertainment"; " The Equalizer " Courtesy of Unviersal Studios Licensing; "Stock footage courtesy of T3 Media"; " Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Courtesy of CTD Clip Licensing"; "Charging Bull Sculpture by Arturo Di Modica, Charging Bull © Arturo Di Modica, 1998"; "Photos courtesy of Getty Images Bloomberg/Don Johnston/Tomas Stehlik/xPACIFICA, Stefan Swanepoel, William Warby, Petrea Burchard, Boston Sports Gallery/Dick Raphael Collection." Other "special thanks" acknowledgements are listed as the following: "New York State Governor's Office of Motion Picture & Television Development; New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment; Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor; Katherine L. Oliver, Commissioner; New York Police Department, Movie & TV Unit; Nassau County Film Commission; Westchester County Film Commission; Federal Bureau of Investigation, Office of Public Affairs; Special Agent Anne Beagan; Supervisory Special Agent Martin Feely; Betsy Glick; Jackson Malle; David Koskoff; Kristin O'Connor; Rachael Anobile; Mark McElhatten; Gina Telaroli; Peter & Irene Pappas; Ari Emanuel; Christopher Donnelly; Rick Hohmann, Hewlett Packard; David Sparer and Kenneth Rowe, Canon; Suzette McLaughlin, Camper & Nicholsons International; Keith Winters, Inviro Studios; Rosamond Skypark Association; Temple University Marching Band; Digital Media Systems; Bloomberg." End credits also state: "Filmed in part at the One & Only Ocean Club Bahamas with the cooperation of Island Hotel Company, Limited," and, "Filmed at J. C. Studios, Brooklyn, New York"; "Filmed at Steiner Studios, Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York." The picture was: "Filmed with the support of the New York State Governor's Office for Motion Picture & Television Development."
       The picture begins with a fictionalized television advertisement for Stratton Oakmont, a real-life Long Island, NY, stock market brokerage firm founded in the late 1980s by Jordan Belfort, whose autobiography, The Wolf of Wall Street (2007), was adapted as source material for the picture. After depicting the brokerage house at the height of its decadence and moral depravity, the film moves back in time to 1987, when Belfort began his first job on Wall Street as a newlywed underling, looking to make his fortune as a stockbroker. The picture is interspersed with voice-over narration by actor Leonardo DiCaprio portraying "Jordan Belfort." The character reflects on past events and shares his subjective experience of the action onscreen, speaking directly to the audience. Scenes also depict aspects of Belfort's imagination as if they are actual events in the story. The film intermittently features extensive motivational speeches by Belfort, addressing various audiences, including his employees at Stratton Oakmont and attendees at his seminar series.
       On 26 Mar 2007, DV announced that director Martin Scorsese was informally planning a film adaptation of Jordan Belfort's "upcoming" autobiography The Wolf of Wall Street (2007), which detailed the former stockbroker's debauchery before serving prison time for defrauding investors of nearly $200 million. The book was set for publication in late Sep 2007, by Bantam Books. Scorsese's company, Sikelia Productions, was listed as the picture's producer, along with Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way, which had a "first-look" deal with Warner Bros. According to DV, Warner Bros. competed aggressively for film rights to Belfort's book against actor Brad Pitt's company, Plan B, which intended to produce the film for Paramount Pictures. Although a deal with Warner Bros. was secured on 23 Mar 2007, neither Scorsese nor DiCaprio had been officially attached to the property. However, screenwriter Terrence Winter, who was known at the time for his work on the HBO television series, The Sopranos (1999 – 2007), was hired to begin the adaptation "immediately." DV also noted that despite losing the film rights bidding war against Warner Bros., Paramount retained a recently-established "first-look" deal with Scorsese, and the studio was therefore contractually permitted to co-finance and distribute any Scorsese picture, regardless of the property's ownership.
       Later that year, a 3 Oct 2007 LAT article reported that Scorsese and DiCaprio planned to complete production on The Wolf of Wall Street before the pending Screen Actors Guild strike, which was anticipated to start summer 2008, but their efforts were thwarted by conflicts between Warner Bros. and Paramount. LAT explained that just one year earlier, Scorsese earned his first directorial Academy Award with the Warner Bros. picture The Departed (2006, see entry), and although the studio was eager to produce his next film, Scorsese accepted the "first-look" deal at Paramount for a reportedly "enormous" figure. The two studios were successfully orchestrating several co-productions at the time, including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008, see entry), and Warner Bros. offered Paramount a fifty percent stake in financing The Wolf of Wall Street, but Paramount was unwilling to accept the deal without distribution rights. On 29 Oct 2007, Var reported that Scorsese and DiCaprio decided to delay their efforts on The Wolf of Wall Street to make Paramount's Shutter Island (2010, see entry). A 4 Mar 2011 HR column noted that Warner Bros. had approached Ridley Scott to direct The Wolf of Wall Street in summer 2010.
       Over three years passed before a 17 Feb 2011 DV article announced that Scorsese finally made an official commitment to direct The Wolf of Wall Street, with DiCaprio in the starring role of "Jordan Belfort," and both Appian Way and Sikelia producing. The film was set to mark the men's fifth feature film collaboration. However, it remained uncertain if the film was still a Warner Bros. property, despite the studio's relationship with Appian Way. According to DV, the picture's financiers and start date were set to be disclosed at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2011. There, Red Granite Pictures purchased the film rights to Belfort's book, as announced in a 7 May 2011 Var news item. Producers listed at the time were Irwin Winkler, Scorsese, and his head of production at Sikelia, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, as well as DiCaprio and his partner at Appian Way, Jennifer Killoran. Also included was Alexandra Milchan, who had been with the project since Warner Bros. first optioned it in 2007, but her participation later became the subject of a legal battle. As first reported in a 27 Aug 2012 DV article, Milchan filed suit against Red Granite for forcing her and her company, Emjag Productions, off the picture, and denying her wages and screen credit, but a 4 Oct 2012 HR column announced that the two parties settled out of court, and she was awarded an executive producer credit.
       On 20 Apr 2012, HR stated that production was scheduled to begin Aug 2012 in New York City, and a 2 Nov 2012 HR news item confirmed that the $100 million picture was "now shooting." At that time, Paramount had secured domestic distribution rights, and Red Granite was reportedly seeking at least $10 million for "bigger territories" in foreign markets, a notably large sum for an independent production company. Just one week later, the 9 Nov 2012 HR announced that Universal Pictures International paid an undisclosed fee to acquire distribution rights to "select international territories," including Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, and Scandinavia.
       Despite a planned 15 Nov 2013 release date, Scorsese and editor Thelma Schoonmaker were not yet finished with post-production and industry insiders speculated that the opening would be delayed until 2014, according to a 22 Oct 2013 LAT article. However, a 2 Dec 2013 NYT report announced that the film was finally complete on 27 Nov 2013, and was set for release on Christmas Day, 25 Dec 2013. NYT noted that the length and postponement of the opening was "rare brinkmanship" in the commencement of awards season, but the release secured the picture contention for 2013.
       The Wolf of Wall Street was named one of AFI's Movies of the Year in 2013. It was also nominated for two Golden Globe awards in the following motion picture categories: Best Performance by an Actor – Comedy or Musical (Leonardo DiCaprio), and Best Motion Picture. 

Note Credits: General (mod): Ridley Scott
  Corporate note credit: Warner Bros.
  Corporate note credit: Plan B
  Geographic location: New York City New York United States
  Geographic location: Long Island New York United States
  Geographic location: The Bahamas

Source   Date   Page
Daily Variety   26 Mar 2007   p. 1, 13.
Daily Variety   17 Feb 2011   p. 3.
Daily Variety   27 Aug 2012.   
Hollywood Reporter   4 Mar 2011.   
Hollywood Reporter   20 Apr 2012.   
Hollywood Reporter   4 Oct 2012.   
Hollywood Reporter   2 Nov 2012.   
Hollywood Reporter   9 Nov 2012.   
Los Angeles Times   3 Oct 2007   Calendar, p. 2.
Los Angeles Times   22 Oct 2013   Calendar, p. 2.
New York Times   2 Dec 2013   Section B, p. 1.
Variety   29 Oct 2007.   
Variety   7 May 2011.   

 
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