- Original title
- Running time
- 120 min.
- United States
Stanley Weiser, Oliver Stone
John C. McGinley,
20th Century Fox / Edward R. Pressman Production
Drama | Business & Stock Exchange. Job/Employment
- Synopsis / Plot
- Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) is a Wall Street stockbroker in early 1980's New York with a strong desire to get to the top. Working for his firm during the day, he spends his spare time working an on angle with with to approach the high-powered, extremely successful (but ruthless and greedy) broker Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas). Fox finally meets with Gekko, who takes the youth under his wing and explains his philosophy that "Greed is Good". Taking the advice and working closely with Gekko, Fox soon finds himself swept into a world of "yuppies", shady business deals, the "good life", fast money, and fast women; something which is at odds with his family including his estranged father (Martin Sheen) and the blue-collared way Fox was brought up.
: Oscar: Best Actor (Michael Douglas)
: Golden Globe: Best Actor Drama (Michael Douglas)
: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Actor (Michael Douglas)
: Razzie Awards: Worst Supporting Actress (Daryl Hannah)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actor (Michael Douglas)
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