Almost everyone used to watch movies in their free time. Between drama, documentary, and fiction, there is a lot you can learn about starting and running a business from the comfort of your home. Why not learn and relax at the same time and watch some of these business movies this weekend to gear up the motivation for next week! Whether you are just starting out or just have an idea or have been at it for years, all the movies about business success on this list have lessons and insights that you can take away.
Sometimes watching movies may not be the most productive use of time but hey! It’s the weekend and we all need a break at some point. Don’t beat yourself too much because everyone needs to recharge! Remember: it is not a sprint, but rather a marathon!
If you do decide to take a break & watch a movie, catch up on some of these inspiring movies for entrepreneurs.
1. The pursuit of happiness
You got a dream. You gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they wanna tell you, you can’t do it. If you want something, go get it.
2. Pirates of Silicon Valley
Shows the beginnings of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates as they built their technology empires in the 1980s.
Facing unemployment and his girlfriend’s rejection, a writer is sure that he has no future. Everything changes when he comes across a drug that enhances mental acuity.
4. The Wolf of Wall Street
The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why can’t achieve it.
5. Social Network
Look a guy who builds a nice chair doesn’t owe money to everyone who has ever built a chair, okay? They came to me with an idea, I had a better one.”
6. The GodFather
I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.
Startup.com examines the state of the internet revolution, in which inflated ideals and dreams of instant wealth have been supplanted by harsh economic realities and broken promises.
Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A’s has a realization: Baseball’s conventional wisdom is all wrong. He must reinvent his team by outsmarting the richer ball clubs to victory.