Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

Ambitious young investment banker Jacob Moore (Shia LaBeouf) discovers that greed is still the name of the game when he forges a fragile alliance with onetime Wall Street hotshot Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) shortly after Gekko is… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 24, 2010
DVD Release Date: December 21, 2010
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's more entertaining than many sequels, but with Oliver Stone directing, a terrific cast, and a timely storyline that picks up where the original left off, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps should be better.

Sean P. Means

The old Gordon Gekko would have torn this movie apart with his gleaming teeth, while today?s Gekko seems content just to nibble on the edges.

Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

Great to see Douglas back in the role that won him an Oscar. But even when he's offscreen, he's a bigger presence than LaBeouf.

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Lindy West
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

Often, the film feels more like a lecture than a narrative-minus the one thing that makes a lecture useful: actual information.

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

This is a pulp novelisation of the banking crisis and its pleas for relevance ring hollow.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Stone used to know in his gut that a sermon belongs in the pulpit, not the multiplex. No more.

Sr. Rose Pacatte
National Catholic Reporter

Money Never Sleeps shows the black ice that our prosperity as a nation travels on. It's a warning straight out of Dickens but without a happy ending for the poor and comeuppance for the perpetrators.

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James Berardinelli

There are times when iconic characters should be left alone to bask in the glory of a single appearance and, unfortunately, that's the case with Gordon Gekko.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Stone handles the financial stuff quite well.

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Will Chadwick
We Got This Covered

Lazy directing on the behalf of Oliver Stone, the miscasting of Shia LaBeouf and an often incomprehensible plot turn this film into a total mess.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
A great sequel about the endurance of the money game and the pleasure for some to be in the speculation battle, with a sharp dialogue and another amazing… More
Candy Rose
Brilliant plot that looks at Wall Street traders in the brink of the global banking crisis. A young trader's (Shia) mentor dies and he seeks revenge on the… More
Alex roy
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is Oliver Stone's sequel to his 1987 film Wall Street. I quite enjoyed the original, and I thought it was a surprising… More
Spencer S.
A totally new take on the same course material as the original, this film is rooted in the present's economic climate, which is why it most likely exists.… More
Scott Green
Shia is only thing that makes it interesting.
paul sandberg
So much is right about this film, and yet the contrived ending where the main characters just happen to be at the right place, at the right time, leaves you… More