The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)
The Wolf Of Wall Street SynopsisBased 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.
The Wolf Of Wall Street Release Date
In Theaters December 25, 2013
The Wolf Of Wall Street Credits
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Jon Favreau, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jean Dujardin, P.J. Byrne, and Kenneth Choi
Written by: Terrence Winter
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Produced by: Riza Aziz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Joey McFarland, and Martin Scorsese
Length: 165 min
MPAA Rating: [ R ]
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
External Info: The Wolf Of Wall Street Official Website
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