In The Wolf of Wall Street DiCaprio plays Belfort, a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 36 months in prison for defrauding investors in a massive 1990s securities scam that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, including shoe designer Steve Madden.
|nudity||There are sexual references throughout (used with strong language for the most part), as well as objectification. Women are often seen as objects. In one scene, a man sees an attractive woman and says he would have sex with her even if she were his sister. A main character is married to his first cousin. A man under the influence of drugs masturbates while looking at a woman in the middle of a crowded party. His genitals (prosthetic) are clearly visible for several seconds. A man tells another man the necessity of masturbating in the workplace. A man snorts cocaine off a woman's bare breasts, and then appears to blow cocaine into the woman's anus. Prostitutes are mentioned and shown throughout. A orgy takes place on a jet -- bare breasts and buttocks are shown fleetingly. A homosexual orgy is shown with many completely naked men having sex in various positions; penises, buttocks, and thrusting are all visible. A man is shown lying nude on his stomach while a woman straddles his buttocks and places a burning candle in what appears to be his anus. A woman with a short dress spreads her legs while sitting on the floor to tease a man, also putting her hands there to masturbate, while two other men watch from a CCTV camera. camera. (no genitals are shown) A drunk man feigns to have sex with a flight attendant against her will; he thrusts onto her from behind as she tries to push him away and kisses another woman simultaneously who also pushes him away. Margot Robbie shows full frontal nudity from a distance.|
|violence||A man commits suicide. He is briefly shown covered in blood in a bathtub full of blood, but he is not shown cutting his wrist. A husband and his wife argue bitterly, she hits him in the face and he hits her back. Later, she tries to hit him again, and he then punches her in the stomach, leaving her lying on the floor. A man drives in reverse slamming into a brick pillar, he receives a bloody cut on his forehead. A man punches another man in the face three times and blood spurt from his nose onto people's faces. Two men hold another man over a balcony and threaten to drop him. Some men are seen fighting in the background at an office.|
|profanity||24 uses of 'God,' 17 of 'Jesus,' and 15 of 'Christ.' Approximately 569 instances of the 'f' word, 70 of 'shit', 6 of 'dick,' 5 of 'prick,' 4 of 'bitch' and 'cocksucker', 3 of 'hell,' 'pussy', 'tits', 'faggot', and 'asshole', 3 of 'cunt', 'whore', 'twat', 'crap,' and 'son of a bitch', and 2 of 'n-word'.|
|alcohol||There is frequent drug and alcohol use throughout. Several main characters are highly dependent on cocaine and quaaludes, and are often shown using them. A man gives a lengthy monologue about how many drugs he takes with flourishes of his arms and big smiles, typical of coke users. A man is seen snorting cocaine off of a woman's breasts. Two men smoke freebase cocaine or crack and behave ebulliently. Characters are shown drinking in a number of scenes. Two men take a large amount of expired "Lemon" quaaludes and react badly; with one man losing control of his limbs; he then drives in this state, causing a great deal of damage to his car, whilst the other man nearly chokes to death on food.|
|frightening||The movie, for the most part, is a black comedy; as it deals with topics involving criminal activities on the stock market (hence the eponymous title) and associated sex over indulgence, drug use and alcohol addiction. Rated R for sequences of strong sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use & language throughout, and for some violence. "Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, that you instead use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories." Therefore the use of any numbers rating the content, will be considered personal opinion, and not allowed.|