The Wolf of Wall Street script
Synopsis: The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese. The screenplay by Terence Winter is adapted from the memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort and recounts from Belfort's perspective his career as a stockbroker in New York City and how his firm Stratton Oakmont engaged in rampant corruption and fraud on Wall Street that ultimately led to his downfall. Leonardo DiCaprio (who also co-produced the film) stars as Belfort, with Jonah Hill as his business partner and friend Donnie Azoff, Margot Robbie as his second wife Naomi Lapaglia, and Kyle Chandler as Patrick Denham, the FBI agent who tries to bring him down. Matthew McConaughey, Rob Reiner, Jon Favreau, and Jean Dujardin are also featured. The film marks the director's fifth collaboration with DiCaprio, after Gangs of New York (2002), The Aviator (2004), The Departed (2006), and Shutter Island (2010), as well as his second collaboration with Winter after the television se

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Jordan looks up suddenly, paranoid, as if he’s hearingvoices.

9 INT. HELICOPTER - NIGHT (FEB ‘95)

Jordan, drooling and stoned out of his skull, wears arumpled custom-made business suit as he mans a set ofcontrols next to his frantic co-pilot, CAPTAIN DAVE.

CAPTAIN DAVE:

Pull up! Jesus! We’re gonnacrash!!

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Jordan’s head bobs as he pulls back on the stick.

The helicopter rises sharply, then levels out, hovering30 feet above a huge mansion. Down below, throughJordan’s hazy, DOUBLE VISIONED POV, we see a sparklingpool, tennis court and waterfall.

JORDAN (V.O.)

Check this out -- despite mycompletely fucked-up state, Icould fly straight while stillseeing two of everything.

He closes one eye; his POV sharpens. Putting pressure onthe stick, the helicopter descends slowly over thedriving range... then LURCHES and SLAMS to the ground.

JORDAN:

(to Captain Dave)

Ya guzza git hazarous doozy pay,

buddy.

10 INT. JORDAN’S ESTATE - FRONT DOOR - DAY (FEB ‘95)

Morning. Sober now, impeccable in suit and tie, Jordanheads for the door holding a glass of orange juice.

JORDAN (V.O.)

Yes, on a daily basis I takeenough drugs to sedate greaterLong Island.

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11 EXT. JORDAN’S ESTATE - CONTINUOUS (FEB ‘95)

He pops two white pills, swigs some juice, then speaksdirectly to the camera as he heads for a waiting limo.

JORDAN:

I take Quaaludes for my back,

fifteen to twenty a day.

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Terence Winter

Terence Patrick Winter (born October 2, 1960) is an American writer and producer of television and film. He is the creator, writer, and executive producer of the HBO television series Boardwalk Empire (2010–14). Before creating Boardwalk Empire, Winter was a writer and executive producer for the HBO television series The Sopranos, from the show's second to sixth and final season (2000–2007). In 2013, he wrote the screenplay to Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He is the co-creator, writer and executive producer of another HBO television drama series, Vinyl (2016–present). more…

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