What makes a man successful? Is it money, nice cars, a big house, a good-looking wife, or all of the above? In the film
Wolf of Wall Street
, based on the autobiography of the same name, Leonardo DiCaprio portrays Jordan Belfort, a tycoon who seemingly has it all. He has a good job, tons of money, and a beautiful house. Despite these riches, we are taken on a journey to see the other side of living such a life. The film poses this question: in order to have it all, does one have to lie, cheat, and steal to achieve that success?
Jordan Belfort is an up and coming stock broker who gets laid off from his first job after the market crashes on Black Monday. To make ends meet, he takes a job in a Long Island boiler room selling questionable penny stocks. Due to his…