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Movie Fact #5 - August 22nd, 2020

 

For the 1987 film Wall Street, the character Gordon Gekko (Played by Michael Douglas) is said to be a composite of several people. One such example was actually an old friend of the film's director Oliver Stone, Wall Street broker Owen Morrisey who was involved in a $20 million insider trading scandal in 1985. In addition, Dennis Levine, corporate raider Carl Icahn, art collector Asher Edelman, agent Michael Ovitz, and Stone himself. Another inspiration was Ivan Boesky who once made a speech to the 1986 graduating class of the U.C. Berkeley School of Business Administration where he said, "Greed is right". This served as inspiration for Gekko's now famous line, "Greed, for lack of a better word, is good".

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pornfly
pornfly
Aug 22, 2020

You wanna another writer, SLEUTH?

Collaborate with that guy

'wearing a wig plucked from a KISS doll found in a haunted antique store'

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Nicholas E. Lauer
Nicholas E. Lauer
Aug 22, 2020

@Rambo: Buddy...WHY didn’t he put the bunny back in the box?! 🤷🏻‍♂️

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Rambo
Rambo
Aug 22, 2020

Con Air was his best movie. An action masterpiece.

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pornfly
pornfly
Aug 22, 2020

https://collider.com/best-nicolas-cage-movies-ranked/


Is Nicolas Cage committing 10,000% to an accent that he has mastered by about 30%?

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