Wall Street
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Gordon Gekko: This is the kid, calls me 59 days in a row, wants to be a player. There ought to be a picture of you in the dictionary under persistence, kid.

Gordon Gekko: Ever wonder why fund managers can't beat the S&P 500? 'Cause they're sheep, and sheep get slaughtered.

Gordon Gekko: I'm talking about liquid. Rich enough to have your own jet. Rich enough not to waste time. Fifty, a hundred million dollars, buddy. A player. Or nothing.

Gordon Gekko: Mixed emotions, buddy. Like Larry Wildman going off a cliff in my new Maserati.

Lou Mannheim: I don't know where you get your information, but I don't like it.

Gordon Gekko: It's not always the most popular person who gets the job done.

Bud Fox: Why do you need to wreck this company?
Gordon Gekko: Because it's WRECKABLE, all right? I took another look at it and I changed my mind!

Gordon Gekko: You see that building? I bought that building ten years ago. My first real estate deal. Sold it two years later, made an $800,000 profit. It was better than sex. At the time I thought that was all the money in the world. Now it's a day's pay.

Gordon Gekko: The most valuable commodity I know of is information.

Gordon Gekko: The point is ladies and gentlemen that greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Bud Fox: Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them.

Gordon Gekko: When I get a hold of the son of a bitch who leaked this, I'm gonna tear his eyeballs out and I'm gonna suck his fucking skull.

Visible crew/equipment: When Gekko is talking to the Airline board in the apartment, in the shot when he walks in front of the window, a boom mike is seen in its reflection.

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Trivia: In the original script of this movie, Bud does not receive oral sex from the prostitute. He actually just has regular sex, but Oliver Stone changed it during production for unknown reasons.

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Question: During the meeting, what made Carl Fox realise that Gordon Gecko was dishonest about his intentions? And after Bud threw Darien out of the apartment, chances are she would have told Gordon and said why. What with this and the confrontation he had with Bud earlier, wouldn't Gordon have suspected that Bud would turn against him?

Gavin Jackson

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