WTF: ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Sets Profanity Record

WTF: ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Sets Profanity Record

the wolf of wall street 2 WTF: The Wolf of Wall Street Sets Profanity Record

Variety reports that Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” drops the f-bomb

a staggering 506 times in the space of 180 minutes, besting a record set by Spike Lee’s 1999 film “Summer of Sam” (435 f-bombs in 142 minutes).

Wikipedia’s list of American films:

  • The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) 506
  • Summer of Sam (1999) 435
  • Casino (1995) 422
  • Alpha Dog (2007) 367
  • End of Watch (2012) 326
  • State Property (2002) 321
  • Running Scared(2006) 315
  • Goodfellas (1990) 300

Notes

  • “Casino” and “Goodfellas” are also Scorsese films.
  • USA Today reports that Film School Rejects says that a Canadian horror movie, “Gutterballs”, uses the profanity 625 times.
  • “Fuck”, a 2005 documentary on the word, includes 857 uses.

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