Top 18 The Wolf Of Wall Street Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Wolf Of Wall Street facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Wolf Of Wall Street film message.

When Jordan Belfort first meets the Swiss banker Jean Jacques Saurel, Belfort is framed in front of Lac Lamane while the banker is framed in front of a fish tank. This might imply Belfort is a big fish dealing with a little fish.
When Jordan Belfort first meets the Swiss banker Jean Jacques Saurel, Belfort is framed in front of Lac Lamane while the banker is framed in front of a fish tank. This might imply Belfort is a big fish dealing with a little fish.
Jordan Belfort states that it is important to pause while pitching penny stocks to clients and make them speak first. He later uses this same tactic while attempting to bribe the FBI agents.
Jordan Belfort states that it is important to pause while pitching penny stocks to clients and make them speak first. He later uses this same tactic while attempting to bribe the FBI agents.

The Wolf Of Wall Street Trivia

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  1. It features a brief shot filmed on an iPhone. Scorsese needed a shot of the "fasten your seat belt" sign for the aeroplane scene. Robert Legato, the effects supervisor, took a video of one during a flight on his iPhone and showed Scorsese who said "Great. Let's just use that."

  2. Actors snorted crushed B vitamins for scenes that involved cocaine, Jonah Hill eventually became sick with bronchitis after so much inhaling and had to be hospitalised

The Wolf Of Wall Street Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Jordan Belfort, Leonardo Dicaprio, is introduced on stage by the real Jordan Belfort by calling Jordan (himself) "the badest motherfucker I have ever met"
    Jordan Belfort, Leonardo Dicaprio, is introduced on stage by the real Jordan Belfort by calling Jordan (himself) "the badest motherfucker I have ever met"

The Wolf Of Wall Street Hidden Details

Jordan's home gym has over 400 lbs loaded on the bench press. An amount they would not be able to realistically do, but think they might be able to do while on drugs.

In every scene that Jordan Belfort was high on ludes, there was continuity errors put in on purpose by the director to signify his deteriorated memory

1 - When Jordan rolls down the stairs high on the Lemmon drug the stairs appear to be longer than normal to highlight how he experienced it.
When Jordan rolls down the stairs high on the Lemmon drug the stairs appear to be longer than normal to highlight how he experienced it.
1 - Jordan Belfort mentions The Mayflower in his initial introduction of Stratton Oakmont. Later in the film you see a model of The Mayflower in his office
Jordan Belfort mentions The Mayflower in his initial introduction of Stratton Oakmont. Later in the film you see a model of The Mayflower in his office

During his largest quaalude highin The Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort is shown falling down a set of steps which, in a second shot, dramatically increases in number.

1 - Jordan Belfort's apartment has a view of the infamous Lipstick building - headquarters of Bernie Madoff's hedge fund, which organized the largest Ponzi scheme in history
Jordan Belfort's apartment has a view of the infamous Lipstick building - headquarters of Bernie Madoff's hedge fund, which organized the largest Ponzi scheme in history
1 - The real life Jordan Belfort introduces Leonardo DiCaprio (who plays Jordan in the movie) onto the stage in the final scene.
The real life Jordan Belfort introduces Leonardo DiCaprio (who plays Jordan in the movie) onto the stage in the final scene.
1 - Jordan takes hallucinogenic drugs and reaches a "cerebral palsy" level of high. The stairs in the top image show what the stairs really look like, whereas the bottom image is what the stairs look like to someone high on hallucinogenics.
Jordan takes hallucinogenic drugs and reaches a "cerebral palsy" level of high. The stairs in the top image show what the stairs really look like, whereas the bottom image is what the stairs look like to someone high on hallucinogenics.
1 - At Jordan and Naomi's wedding, the song being sung is Goldfinger by Shirley Bassey. The lyrics heard are "Beckons you to enter his web of sin, but don't go in", describing Jordan's scheme
At Jordan and Naomi's wedding, the song being sung is Goldfinger by Shirley Bassey. The lyrics heard are "Beckons you to enter his web of sin, but don't go in", describing Jordan's scheme

During the scene where Jordan Belfort is introducing his new sellers. You can hear "Anthony's song" by Billy Joel being played in the background. (Explanation in the comments)

After FBI agent Denham puts Belfort away he is shown on his subway ride home. While looking around the subway car the lyrics from Mrs. Robinson, "every way you look at it you lose,"

FBI Agent Denim is cut to on the train while the line "no matter which way you look at it you lose" plays. This is a reference to how Jordan Belfort tells him he will always ride the train and live a shitty life, after Belfort was sentenced to prison as a result of denim.

The Wolf Of Wall Street poster
The Wolf Of Wall Street poster

The Wolf Of Wall Street Plot

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Wolf Of Wall Street. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama
Director Martin Scorsese
Stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey
IMDB score 8.2