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Bleep this: ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ sets record for f-bombs

Updated: 2014-01-03T21:19:58Z

By LISA GUTIERREZ

The Kansas City Star

If “The Wolf of Wall Street” doesn’t win any Oscars, it always has this honor to fall back on: A record for the most f-bombs dropped in an American feature film.

Wikipedia (NSFW) counted them – 506 in all during the 180-minute movie.

That beats the previous record for a non-documentary, the 435 f-words lobbed about in Spike Lee’s 1999 film, “Summer of Sam.”

This is not new territory for director Martin Scorsese. He has two other movies on Wikipedia’s Top 20 F-Word list, including “Casino” – 422 f-bombs – and “Goodfellas,” with 300.

They don’t even come close, though, to the champ of all champs, a 2005 comedy documentary that used the f-word 857 times in 93 minutes.

The movie?

“F**k”

Go figure.

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