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Wall Street and Boiler Room are very similar movies. They both take place in the world of Wall Street, dealing with stockbrokers and their often unlawful practices. There are some distinctive differences between the two movies - the way in which Gordon Gekko and Seth Davis behave are not similar and the economic situation of the two decades are different, too. However, there is a large amount of competition present in each movie, and both Wall Street and Boiler Room take place in capitalist societies. The characters in Wall Street and Boiler Room are different - exemplified in the contrast between Gordon Gekko and Seth Davis. Gordon Gekko may be greedy, but he did work for what he has - there is the general impression that Gekko began small and worked his way up from his beginnings in a blue collar family. Seth Davis, on the other hand, is looking to make a quick buck - whether it is with JT Marlin or the casino. Davis' father is a judge, and their house is very nice, so it is obvious that his start has been easier. The brokers at JT Marlin have so much money that they do not know what to do with it, exemplified in the fact that they all own large houses that look as though they have just been moved into. Gordon Gekko's house, on the other hand, is not just large - it has some sort of culture as well. There are paintings in Gekko's house, and it definitley has the feel of being lived in. However, both Seth Davis and Gordon Gekko
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