Success. Ambition. Passion. All good words. Right? Yes, they are good words in the right context and under the right mindset. But if they are stretched to a limit where you start using unfair means to get to the place where you want to be, the same success can result in outrageous side-effects. ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ is a film about a man so consumed with success and money that he was willing to break the laws and go to the extreme. Not all movies on this list are about outlaws, but almost all of them are about success and money. We have tried to come up with a list of films similar to The Wolf of Wall Street that are our recommendations. If you are interested, you might be able to stream some of these movies like The Wolf of Wall Street on Netflix or Amazon Prime or even Hulu.
10. Boiler Room (2000)
‘Boiler Room’ is a film that had all the potential for a classic but just loses its way out towards the end. Nevertheless it’s an intriguing drama that explores success, guilt, loyalty and greed. Seth Davis is a young college dropout who runs a casino and earns a living out of it. However, his father is disappointed with him. He is then recruited to join a brokerage firm and it changes his life forever. He begins to earn a lot of money and becomes immensely successful and manages to gain his father’s approval. However, things don’t go well as the dirty hands of the business stitch him up in greed and we no longer see him as the person he once was. The film is one hell of a roller coaster ride that portrays the various facets of success and what greed and money could eventually to do to you.
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9. The Aviator (2004)