The Wolf of Wall Street parents guide

The Wolf of Wall Street Parent Guide

Sex, sin and scandal run rampant among stockbrokers in this explicit drama.

Release date December 25, 2013

Who has the charisma to pull off being a stock market genius, enjoying the high life and -- even after getting incarcerated for fraud -- managing to rise as a public speaker and business consultant? Jordon Belfort. Nicknamed The Wolf of Wall Street, this bio-drama (starring Leonardo DiCaprio) is based on his life and crimes.

Why is The Wolf of Wall Street rated R? The MPAA rated The Wolf of Wall Street R for sequences of strong sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use and language throughout, and for some violence.

Run Time: 179 minutes

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The Wolf of Wall Street
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is The Wolf of Wall Street rated R? The Wolf of Wall Street is rated R by the MPAA for sequences of strong sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use and language throughout, and for some violence.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the strong sexual content in this film some readers have been confused about our “review” of this movie. Like most R-rated movies, we did not review The Wolf of Wall Street but instead we provide you with content information through various government and industry ratings agencies. In addition the vast media coverage of this film has repeatedly indicated it contains frequent graphic sex scenes and over 500 sexual expletives. Parents are wise to heed the R-rating on this movie. As you are visiting our site it is highly unlikely you will find this movie in any way appropriate for children or teens.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Brief explicit violence.

- Sexual violence.

- Portrayals of hand-to-hand violence (punching, slapping), sometimes in a domestic context.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent, detailed portrayals of sexual activity, with breast and buttock nudity.

- Frequent male and female frontal nudity (breast, buttock, genitalia) in a non-sexual context.

- Simulated and implied sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Sexual innuendo.

- Crude content.

Language:

Approximately 700 instances of coarse language including:

- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, sexual and ethno-cultural slurs, and vulgar expressions. - Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language and references.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).

- Detailed alcohol use and abuse.

- Pervasive and detailed portrayals of illegal drug use (marijuana, cocaine and Quaaludes).

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News About "The Wolf of Wall Street"

Learn more about the real Jordan Belfort, in his own words and as summarized by the public. This movie is based on Jordan Belfort memoir, The Wolf of Wall Street.

Cast and Crew

The Wolf of Wall Street is directed by Martin Scorsese and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, P.J. Byrne, Jon Favreau, Matthew McConaughey, Jonah Hill.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Wolf of Wall Street movie is March 25, 2014. Here are some details…

The Wolf of Wall Street releases to home video on March 25, 2014.

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Leonardo DiCaprio portrayed another real-life con man in Catch Me If You Can. Fame and/or fortune lead to personal challenges for those portrayed in the following biographical films: Frost / Nixon (about President Richard Nixon), The Iron Lady (Margret Thatcher), Patton (a WWII commander), The Damned United (a football coach) and The Aviator (Howard Hughes—also played by Leonardo DiCaprio)

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