Almost everyone loves to watch movies in their free time. 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. Everyone needs to recharge. Why not learn and relax at the same time and watch some good business movies this weekend.
Business movies are possibly based on true stories that are related to the entrepreneur’s journey as a businessman. When you watch business movies you go through their entrepreneur journey. Sometimes watching business movies gives you unique business ideas to start your own business.
If you decide to take a break & watch a movie, catch up on some of these inspiring movies for entrepreneurs. All the movies about business success on this list have lessons and insights that you can take away. Between drama, documentary, and fiction, there is a lot you can learn about business and startups.
The Pursuit of Happiness
The Pursuit of Happiness is a good business movie to watch. 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.
The Founder is the second best movie for entrepreneurs. The movie is based on the founder of Mac Donald. If you are an entrepreneur you must watch this movie for motivation and learn.
Pirates of Silicon Valley
Pirates of Silicon Valley is also one of the best business-related movies to watch. The movie shows the beginnings of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates as they started their tech business empires in the 1980s.
Social Network is also one of the best business movies you will love to watch.
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.”
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical crime black comedy film.
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime corruption, and federal government.
The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why can’t achieve it.
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.
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.
Steve Jobs (2015)
Steve Jobs is a 2015 biographical drama film directed by Denny Boyle. The film takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.
Winner of 3 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay, The GodFather is one of the most revered movies of all time. Based on the Mario Puzo novel of the same name, The Godfather spans ten years and chronicles the history of the Corleone family under its patriarch, Vito Corleone, a respected Mafia don nicknamed the Godfather.
Office Space is a 1999 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. The film is based on the work-life of a typical mid-to-late software company.
Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss. Peter a software engineer, is tired of his boring job and makes a vengeful plan with two of his friends to plant a virus in his company’s system. Since it is a comedy movie. You will love to watch this movie.
If you want to become an entrepreneur or businessman, how do you train your mind to become a successful businessman? Well, you should add some good habits to your daily routine. Reading business books, watching good movies, exercising, meditation, personality development, etc. are some of the common habits you can think about.