Leonardo DiCaprio has once again shown his charismatic side in this movie apart from the previous movie, The Great Gatsby. The three hour long movie surely show a punch in the wild lifestyle of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) who got a little fortune through selling of penny stocks and starting up a company called Stratton Oakmont.
What is Quaalude Actually ?
Quaalude is a brand name for Methaquolone which has been noted by Indian researchers in the 1950s. It is being use as a hypnotic, for treatment of insomnia and as a sedative and muscle relaxant. However, the medicine has been abused by users as an illegal recreational drug, especially popular in the late 1960 and early 1970s. It was manufactured in USA under the trade name Rorer and “Lemmon” with numbers 714 stamped on the pills which is often referred as 714s, “Lemmons” or “Lemmon 7s”. One of the funniest moment and great acting by Lenardo DiCaprio was when Donnie offers Jordan a powerful brand of Quaaludes, which they thought the pills are old and seems to lose their potency and they took huge doses to compensate. The Quaaludes kick in with overwhelming effect while Jordan was at the country club calling his private investigator, Bo Dietl, who has warned him that his house phone was being tapped by FBI and insisted that Jordan to call him back using a public pay-phone. He had to climb all the way over the stairs to reach his sporty car before having a disastrous journey back home.
Some Facts About This Movie
- It is one of the movie that uses the most word “fuck”.
- This is a fucking real life story.
- Audience responded that the movie has actually raised the status of Jordan Belfort as a better man despite his scams has caused many loss of family and fortune.