Wall Street (1987)directed by Oliver Stone
Wall Street is a 1987 American drama film.The film tells the story of Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) a young stockbroker desperate to succeed who becomes involved with his hero, Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas), a wealthy, unscrupulous corporate raider.
Charlie Sheen as Bud Fox Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko
Oliver Stone met with Tom Cruise about playing Bud Fox, but the director had already committed to Charlie Sheen for the role.
Michael Douglas as the “glorious” Gordon Gekko and Daryl Hannah as Darien Taylor. Daryl Hannah has never seen the film. She said in an interview that the film was a “rough experience” and that she and Director Oliver Stone had an “unhealthy working relationship”. While she is now fine with him, at the time of filming she accused Stone of being a misogynist, and as she did not want to relive the experience she chose never to see the film. She states “film is a collaborate medium. Sometimes you hook up with people you don’t collaborate well with.” (source: imdb)
Charlie Sheen as Bud Fox and Daryl Hannah as Darien Taylor
Oliver Stone later admitted that everyone involved told him Daryl Hannah was miscast and told him to replace her, but he was too proud.
Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko
That was the only film in 1987 to win both an Oscar (Best Actor: Michael Douglas) and a Razzie (Worst Supporting Actress: Daryl Hannah) for acting
American Psycho (2000) directed by Mary Harron
American Psycho is a novel by Bret Easton Ellis, published in 1991. The story is told in the first person by the 27 years old handsome and well educated Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), a serial killer New Yorker living his own American dream who leads a double life: during the day he works on Wall Street earning a fortune and at night he descends into madness as he experiments with fear, violence and murder…
Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman and Chloë Sevigny as Jean, Bateman’s secretary, whom Bateman refers to as “Jean, my secretary who is in love with me”. One of the reasons why Chloë Sevigny was attracted to the project was because she has a brother who also works on Wall Street.