So. Much. Money.
There's always that scene where they make more money than they know what to do with, and start throwing it away like it's garbage. Or having sex on it. Or whatever. We love this so much because we all know what's around the corner...
mo' money, mo' problems.
All Of The Iconic One Liners
At least they've got enough cash to fill up the odd swear jar...
It's Not Just About The Men
Wall Street women are pretty terrifying, too. And just as ruthless, corrupt and debauched. Unless you're Melanie Griffith's Tess McGill, and then you simply rock. As she says herself: "I have a head for business and a bod for sin. Is there anything wrong with that?"
And Yes, It's Fun To See Them Fail
When the greedy master of the universe eventually gets caught, or thrown in jail, or loses it all, or has the total meltdown, it's awesome. Because for viewers, watching these Wall Streeters hit rock bottom is as interesting as seeing them get to the top. Nothing like a little schadenfreude.
There's A Lot Of Fighting
High-pressure, make-or-lose millions-in-minutes life choices and frequent alcohol or drug binges have a tendency to make people VERY ANGRY.
They Know How To Party
And we mean par-tay.
But Are Less Good At Losing
Although becoming an alcoholic sidewalk Santa suits Dan Aykroyd (aka Louis Winthorpe III) well.
Lots. Of. Beautiful. Women.
Which means lots of sexy scenes.
And More Sex
This is the opening scene for Billions – and that’s not even the Wall Street guy under that PVC leather stiletto heeled boot. Kinkiness, orgies, prostitutes, adultery... you name it, a Wall Street drama’s got it when it comes to exciting sex scenes.
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