Sex, cocaine, midgets, money, greed and corruption - a normal day in the office for the Wolf of Wall Street.
The Wolf of Wall Street is one of the most highly acclaimed movies of 2013. The movie is based on the real-life story of Jordan Belfort, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead role.
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The Wolf of Wall Street DVD Release Dates
|Country||DVD Release date|
|USA||25 March 2014|
|Canada||25 March 2014|
|U.K||19 May 2014|
The film, which was directed by Martin Scorsese, is set in the 1990s and revolves around Belfort’s life as a wealthy New York stockbroker who engages in corruption and securities fraud. Australian Margot Robbie plays Belfort’s second wife and the film also features Jean Dujardin, Jonah Hill and Matthew McConaughey. The Wolf of Wall Street was released in Australia on 23 January 2014 and it went on to gross $307 million at the time of publishing.
The film has been well received by critics and earned nominations for five Academy Awards, including nominations for Best Director and Best Picture. It has also received four BAFTA nominations, two Golden Globe nominations and a nomination for an AACTA award.
The Wolf of Wall Street has been praised and reprimanded by viewers in equal measure, mainly due to what many consider the extreme use of profanity. For example, F-bombs are dropped a record 569 times in the movie. The film also features plenty of nudity and sex, all of which have contributed to its banning in various countries.
Jordan Belfort, a newly certified stockbroker adopts a lifestyle geared towards making money, sex and cocaine as instructed by his boss Mark Hanna (Matthew McConaughey). After he loses his first job on account of the firm’s bankruptcy during Black Monday, he then start his own business dealing with penny stocks.
While these activities made him a millionaire and a hot second wife, it soon also attracted the attention of the FBI. From his rise to a filthy rich stockbroker living the high (quite literally) life, the audience also sees his fall involving crime and corruption.
The Wolf of Wall Street DVD
Fans of The Wolf of Wall Street will soon have access to the DVD version of the film. Its producers, Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland, revealed that the DVD version will be much longer than the cinema release, stretching to a running time of four hours. The DVD is set to be released on March 25, 2014, in the USA and Canada. However, it’s yet to be confirmed when other countries will have access to the DVD.
You can expect 25 percent more than what you experienced on the big screen, with the DVD an hour longer than the original. Aziz dropped a few hints to the press, claiming that the audience should expect more sex scenes between Margot Robbie and Leonardo DiCaprio and of course more explicit language.
McFarland also added that there will be some great surprises in the DVD edition. In addition to longer versions of the scenes that you watched on big screen, you can also expect to enjoy more exciting scenes that were cut from the screened version. Fans can also look forward to audio commentaries with the DVD release.
Despite its profanity and sex scenes, The Wolf of Wall Street has achieved astonishing success and the DVD release is set to push its earnings even further into the stratosphere. So far, the movie is close to earning $200 million worldwide, which is a great feat for an R-rated film.
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