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‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Breaks F-Word Record
variety.com ^ | January 2, 2014

Posted on 01/04/2014 4:50:39 AM PST by ilovesarah2012

Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” is all about excess. From orgies on a plane to cocaine and cash (or “fun coupons” as Leonardo DiCaprio’s character calls them), the financial drama thrives in taking it up a notch.

So it should be no surprise that Paramount’s R-rated film sets the all-time record for the use of the f-word.

According to Wikipedia, the word “f***” is used 506 times over “The Wolf of Wall Street’s” 180-minute running time. Previously, the record for a non-documentary was Spike Lee’s 1999 film “Summer of Sam” with 435 instances.

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TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: 3hourordeal; culturewar; fbombs; fword; hollywood; leonardodicaprio; martinscorsese; moviereview; paramount; spikelee; summerofsam; thewolfofwallstreet
I don't see many movies and have no intention of ever seeing this one. Why does Hollywood think this is such a special word? I make it a point to not see R-rated movies with rare exceptions.
1 posted on 01/04/2014 4:50:39 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

it’s ODUNGOWORLD...fundamentally changing America.


2 posted on 01/04/2014 4:55:04 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: ilovesarah2012

It seems that Hollywood writers are adjective challenged.


3 posted on 01/04/2014 4:55:55 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Statistics that I never thought someone would take the time to compile
4 posted on 01/04/2014 4:56:21 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Something to be proud of, alright. </s>


5 posted on 01/04/2014 4:58:53 AM PST by onedoug
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To: P-Marlowe

Hollywood writers are no talent hacks these days. No imagination, no ability to think outside the box. They have a little formula they follow, and follow, and follow, and follow. They are the most tedious and boring people on the planet.


6 posted on 01/04/2014 4:59:20 AM PST by McGavin999
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To: ilovesarah2012

Thanks for the warning.
The bar has been lowered yet again.


7 posted on 01/04/2014 5:09:19 AM PST by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. " 2013: Mind the door handle on the way out!")
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To: ilovesarah2012

A wit pointed out that when they specifically say “The F word”, there should intentionally be an effort to misinterpret it as being the ‘f’ word that is derogatory to homosexuals.

Even to the point of taking a small segment of the film that is laced with the ‘F’ word, and *dubbing* the ‘F’ word with the ‘f’ word. Which would create much hilarity among the hypersensitive.


8 posted on 01/04/2014 5:14:48 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (There Is Still A Very Hot War On Terror, Just Not On The MSM. Rantburg.com)
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To: McGavin999

It is a true story. Perhaps the guy used the “f” word a lot. Why do we want to rewrite history?


9 posted on 01/04/2014 5:20:34 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

You make my point. They can’t even come up with a story, they have to copy a “true” story. Remakes and reality TV. Hollywood no longer is a world of magical imagination, it’s a collection of hacks.


10 posted on 01/04/2014 5:30:22 AM PST by McGavin999
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To: McGavin999

Well your post is definitely accurate. I don’t think it will get any better.


11 posted on 01/04/2014 5:31:53 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Fresh Wind

Wow...I have only seen three on that list...
The Departed, Good Fellas, and The Commitments.

Of course, in “The Commitments” it was more like “foook”, so I guess they counted those too.

Some of those were BIG Hollywood movies, Oscar Winners, and so on, but I just never felt the need to watch them.


12 posted on 01/04/2014 5:32:32 AM PST by left that other site
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To: McGavin999

I have not paid to see a movie in years. I refuse to give money to people who insult my intelligence, my political views and my religion.

The only time Jesus Christ is used in movies these days is as a swear word to interject between F Bombs.

The F word is so common now it has lost all its shock effect. So instead of abandoning it these Hollywood hacks just use it more and more until it becomes a fill word so the boring plotless and characterless movie can make it to the requisite two hour mark.

“Hey, we need another 5 minutes. Throw is some extra F Bombs and a few more Jesus H Christ’s”


13 posted on 01/04/2014 5:41:16 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: left that other site

14 posted on 01/04/2014 5:49:46 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: All

I would have guessed Goodfellas and Reservoir Dogs would be on top. My wife won’t watch those with me because the language and depictions of raw violence offends her.. she is a true lady so I won’t be seeing this one in the theaters.


15 posted on 01/04/2014 5:55:26 AM PST by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: P-Marlowe
I know why I use the word occasionally. Hollywood uses profanity for the same reason they use the shaky camera - they can't write compelling, intriguing dialogue.

Watch an old movie from the 40's and 50's and just LISTEN to the dialogue. It's a joy.

16 posted on 01/04/2014 5:55:42 AM PST by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

LOL!

I must add that the MUSIC from “The Commitments” was quite nice.

Us Irish got soul.


17 posted on 01/04/2014 6:00:50 AM PST by left that other site
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To: ilovesarah2012

The F-Word was once used to shock. That worked at one time. It cannot work 506 times in a single flick. So what is the new reason for this excessive use? I’m not sure but it certainly must reflect Scorsese’s view that the use of such language will appeal to his target audience.

He may be right.

I’m not a member of that target audience. I’m the one-F-Word-and-I’m-out-of-here type. I’ll never see this movie.


18 posted on 01/04/2014 6:05:47 AM PST by InterceptPoint
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To: left that other site

For some reason I thought that pic was from the movie, “Johnny Dangerously”!


19 posted on 01/04/2014 6:06:31 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Yep. Looked to find a movie that we could watch last night. Ended up playing a board game instead.


20 posted on 01/04/2014 6:15:29 AM PST by HarleyD (...one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Probably is. I don’t watch movies...at least the more recent ones.

here’s a true story:

My sister, on a recent trip to Ireland, was hanging out with some real Irish folks in a pub, having a grand old time with a very garrulous older couple. The old man’s speech was heavily pepped with profanity, even though the subject matter was not angry or dirty at all.

My sister said, “My, you folks have a colorful way of talking.”

Whereupon the old Irishman’s wife whacked him soundly with her purse, and exclaimed, “I TOLD YE TEH WATCH YER FOOKIN MOUTH AROUND AMERICANS!”


21 posted on 01/04/2014 6:16:26 AM PST by left that other site
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To: left that other site

ROFLMAO!!!


22 posted on 01/04/2014 6:26:27 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: moose07
The bar has been lowered yet again.

Regarding Hollywood, the bar has been on the ground for a while.

23 posted on 01/04/2014 6:36:10 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: raybbr

The only movie I have ever seen where I thought the use of a slew of F Bombs was effective was the car rental scene in Planes Trains and Automobiles.


24 posted on 01/04/2014 6:53:53 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: napscoordinator

Where are the “F” and “N” words? After all, we do not want to rewrite history?

/s

Far too many Hollywood writers and “comedians” are 13 year-olds who so liked the shocked reactions they got the first time they used these words and, lacking any other talent, have continued that mode ever since.


25 posted on 01/04/2014 6:56:39 AM PST by BwanaNdege (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. J.F. Kennedy)
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To: ilovesarah2012

More than Goodfellas or Casino? Say it ain’t so.


26 posted on 01/04/2014 7:05:56 AM PST by Scoutmaster (I'd rather be at Philmont)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Cowboy..."Dude, I just wish you wouldn't use so many cuss words."

Dude..." What the f*ck are you talking about."

27 posted on 01/04/2014 7:13:13 AM PST by jetson (THE)
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To: ilovesarah2012

This piece of garbage is bound to get numerous Academy Awards since it is an attack on capitalism.

Pray America is Waking


28 posted on 01/04/2014 7:32:22 AM PST by bray ("The Republic of Texas 2022" is coming in Feb)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Fornicate
Under
Consent of
of the King
Guess the yutes like the word it’s all they know.


29 posted on 01/04/2014 7:51:58 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Revolting cat!

Fiscal?


30 posted on 01/04/2014 9:03:54 AM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: ilovesarah2012

Ha, hubby told me this yesterday. I can’t believe someone actually counts this.


31 posted on 01/04/2014 9:08:11 AM PST by jocon307
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To: jocon307
Ha, hubby told me this yesterday. I can’t believe someone actually counts this.

There should be a movie Body Count Index to tally the number of killings by anti-gun Hollywood liberals.

I just watched Reds-2 and you'd have to Cray Computer to tally the total number killed by Hollywood Elites.

32 posted on 01/04/2014 9:32:05 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: ilovesarah2012

> According to Wikipedia, the word “f***” is used 506 times over “The Wolf of Wall Street’s” 180-minute running time. Previously, the record for a non-documentary was Spike Lee’s 1999 film “Summer of Sam” with 435 instances.

That doesn’t even count the audience members who object to the 3 hour run time. Thanks ilovesarah2012.


33 posted on 01/04/2014 9:56:08 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: TexasCajun

Here is a link to a post showing body count by actors.

http://vaviper.blogspot.com/2014/01/movie-body-counts-25-deadliest-actors.html

It’s actually from Jonah Goldberg’s “links gal”, but I got to it via Ace of Spades (credit where due!)

I have no idea if this is accurate or not, but according to the list Ah-nold S. is the deadliest of them all. So, I guess he’s a deadly RINO?


34 posted on 01/04/2014 9:58:04 AM PST by jocon307
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To: ilovesarah2012
Reminds me of this Coach Bob Knight skit.

"Why do you say F#%@ so much?" "....the most expressive word our language has."

Coach Bob Knight's favorite word - Warning - Uncensored.

That all aside, when the word is used all the time, I just start tuning it out. I do use word at times, usually when the idiot in chief is on the TV screen. I don't use it in front of women and children, or in a professional setting.

35 posted on 01/04/2014 10:07:44 AM PST by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I got sucked into watching “We’re the Millers” movie this week by someone who thought it was a funny movie. It was the most disgusting failure of a movie I have ever seen. Why Jennifer Aniston would “star” in this trashy movie is beyond me. Eff this and eff that. It made me angry, and I stopped watching it after 20 minutes.

Hollywierd is up against a wall—the wall of porn-with-a-plot nudity. They are probing, for the eventual presentation of anything-goes, to the public, in prime time.


36 posted on 01/04/2014 10:19:17 AM PST by SgtHooper (If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.)
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To: jocon307

Thanks for the link.


37 posted on 01/04/2014 1:34:09 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: SgtHooper

Hollywood should realize most people who use the word a lot are in middle school and trying to be “cool”. It is very unbecoming in adults, especially so-called professionals. I am hardly ever around anyone who uses it so when I do hear it, it just turns my stomach. I’m not perfect, but I can certainly come up with better adjectives.


38 posted on 01/04/2014 2:37:08 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

I noticed that Americas sweetheart Sandra Bullock took part in a swearfest movie, “the heat” a few months back. Ugh ugh ugh.


39 posted on 01/04/2014 4:53:21 PM PST by what's up
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To: Darren McCarty

We walked out of the Millers movie. Disgusting.

Jennifer Aniston is not a moral person.


40 posted on 01/04/2014 4:57:33 PM PST by what's up
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To: what's up

There are some movies that would be really good if not for all the profanity. I just don’t understand why they feel the need to throw in all the bad language. What’s the point?


41 posted on 01/05/2014 6:11:23 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: raybbr

‘The Blackboard Jungle’ is one of my favorites. Vic Morrow excelled as the bad boy Artie West.


42 posted on 01/11/2014 4:27:23 AM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: P-Marlowe
The only movie I have ever seen where I thought the use of a slew of F Bombs was effective was the car rental scene in Planes Trains and Automobiles.

And Clark Griswold's complete meltdown in the car in "Vacation". Hilarious.

43 posted on 01/11/2014 4:38:59 AM PST by southern rock
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