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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama | 24 September 2010 (USA)
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Now out of prison but still disgraced by his peers, Gordon Gekko works his future son-in-law, an idealistic stock broker, when he sees an opportunity to take down a Wall Street enemy and rebuild his empire.

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As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two-tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor. Written by Anonymous

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Gordon never gives up

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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24 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Wall Street 2  »

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$70,000,000 (estimated)

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$19,011,188 (USA) (26 September 2010)

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$52,474,616 (USA) (19 December 2010)
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Screenwriter Allan Loeb is a licensed stock broker. According to Loeb, he was most fascinated by the Bernie Madoff scandal, and how it had seemed so low-class. Director Oliver Stone has since dismissed the notion that Madoff would be referenced in the film. See more »

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When Jake Moore first enters Gordon Gekko's apartment, a white actor's position mark is visible on the floor. See more »

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Gordon Gekko: Bulls make money. Bears make money. Pigs? They get slaughtered.
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References Top Hat (1935) See more »

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Written by Ali Zafar and Baqir Abbas
Performed by and Courtesy of Ali Zafar
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pitiful sequel
15 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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I'm afraid I have to add my voice to the others who have made negative comments on this film. I finally got to see it on HBO and just barely got through it. An absolutely dreadful sequel.

The story should have picked up where the first left off. I actually felt sorry for Bud Fox at the end as he walked into prison. Now I find out that everything just went swimmingly and he's now a multi millionaire after selling the airline that was so much a focus of the original story. A huge insult to all of us and an embarrassment to Charlie Sheen, as if he needed another one, in a cameo that had no point other than to wreck the character from the first Wall Street.

Don't like any of the actors here. Really miss Martin Sheen who always adds something in whatever he is in. Have no interest in the main characters this time around and I agree that Michael Douglas looks as if he can't stay awake and I don't blame him.

Sequels are virtually never any good. Once you catch lightning in a bottle, you don't go out and stand in a field in a rainstorm hoping you can do it again without getting electrocuted. Oliver Stone did himself and his reputation nothing but harm in this pointless, witless and uninteresting tale.


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