Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Visible crew/equipment: Several times during the movie, when Jacob rides his motorcycle you can see the camera reflection in his helmet.

Continuity mistake: After racing against Breet, Jake takes off his helmet and his hair is sweaty and messed. A frame later it's dry and perfectly brushed.

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Continuity mistake: After Jake signs the contract, the real estate seller lifts up her glasses. A frame later they're back down by the tip of her nose.

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Continuity mistake: When Jake arrives at Gekko's empty flat, the position of the papers on the floor changes between shots.

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Other mistake: When Gecko and his future son-in-law are passengers in a cab the meter reads $2.90 and the extra fee indicates $1.50. Since the ride was several minutes, the meter should have increased well beyond $2.90. Further, there is not a extra fee of $1.50 allowed in Manhattan.According to the official NY Taxi Web site: Minimum taxi fare is $2.50.Additional charges are $0.40 per 1/5 of a mile (at or above 6 mph) or for 2 minutes of time stopped or traveling below 6 mph.The night-time surcharge is $0.50 for rides beginning from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.The peak hour weekday surcharge is $1.00 and is charged for rides from 4 - 8 p.m. weekdays.


Factual error: The painting "Saturno devorando a su hijo" has been in the Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain) since 1876. Plus, it can't be a sketch as the movie states, because the original painting was a mural work that was transferred to canvas after Goya's death.

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Factual error: On the ecography that Jake shows to Gekko there's a note on the top left corner stating it's an 8 week baby. However, the baby seen on-screen is 4-5 months old.

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Continuity mistake: When Jules tells Bretton off, he heads toward the door of the panelled office. The door is just open enough for the old man to slip out. Before Eli leaves, the camera cuts to another angle and the door is now wide open.

Audio problem: When Bretton smashes the painting, he yells in rage twice. The second yell was dubbed in, because his mouth is closed.


Jacob Moore: Is this a threat?
Gordon Gekko: Absolutely.

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Trivia: Shia Labeouf did a lot of research with real financial traders in order to prepare for his role. He also made money ($389,000) on his investments based on what he learned.

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