Picture from Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Overall C+

Director Oliver Stone picks up the story he began in his 1987 film Wall Street. In this sequel, Gordon Gekko (played by Michael Douglas again) has just been released from prison. And it is not long before the disreputable stockbroker is back in the money game. Only this time he's bringing along his starry-eyed, future son-in-law (Shia LaBeouf), despite the objections of his estranged daughter (Carey Mulligan).

Violence C+
Sexual Content B-
Profanity D
Substance Use D+

Why is Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is rated PG-13 for for brief strong language and thematic elements.

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Violence: A scene of a man committing suicide by falling in front of a subway train is shown a number of times. Two people engage in a dangerous motorcycle race.

Sexual Content: An unmarried couple living together is shown cuddling in bed with their nightclothes on. A girl talks about her pregnancy. Some low cut evening gowns are seen at a social event.

Language: At least two explicit sexual expletives and some strong sexual slang terms are used in a nonsexual context, along with a couple of depictions of crude hand gestures. Nearly two-dozen profanities and terms of Deity are used, as well as scatological slang and a rude ethnic slur.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Individuals frequently drink at social events and at home. One man appears to be slightly inebriated during a party. Characters are often seen smoking cigars, while others use cigarettes. Discussions about illegal drug use are included. A man gulps pills from a small bottle during a stressful event at work.

Other: Characters involved in the financial market engage in unethical business practices, including lying and stealing, that cause serious financial fallout.