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

I use Xanax to stay focused,

ambien to sleep, pot to mellowout, cocaine to wake up andmorphine because it’s awesome.

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JORDAN (CONT'D)

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JORDAN (CONT'D)

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12 EXT. STRATTON OAKMONT III - LONG ISLAND - DAY (FEB ‘95) 12

The limo pulls up to the black glass office building.

Jordan gets out, heads inside through a back door.

JORDAN:

But of all the drugs under God’sblue heaven, there’s one that’s myabsolute favorite.

13 INT. STRATTON OAKMONT III - JORDAN’S OFFICE - DAY (FEB ‘95) 13

Gadgets, computers, oxblood leather furniture. With

the DIN of the brokerage firm bleeding in, Jordan usesa credit card to cut a line of coke on his desk. As he

peels a crisp $100 DOLLAR BILL off a wad, rolls it up:

JORDAN:

Enough of this shit’ll make youinvincible, able to conquer theworld and eviscerate your enemies.

He SNARFS up the line, gestures to the cocaine.

JORDAN (CONT’D)

I’m not talking about this. I’m

talking about this.

(Jordan unfurls the$100 with a SNAP)

Money is the oxygen of capitalismand I wanna breathe more than anyother human being alive.

He crumbles it into a ball and tosses it into a corner,

where it comes to rest with two dozen others. Over his

back as we TRACK HIM out of his office toward what sounds

like the ROAR of a mob-JORDAN

(V.O.)

Money doesn’t just buy you abetter life -- better food, better

cars, better pussy -- it alsomakes you a better person. You

can give generously to the churchof your choice or the political

party. You can save the fuckingspotted owl with money.

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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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