9 Business Movies for Entrepreneurs

9 Business Movies for Entrepreneurs

At the heart of every entrepreneur are throbbing questions of how to thrive in the market space, what marketing strategy to implement, what innovation to pick up, and which to discard. Consequently, seeing movies has been a key means of answering those questions. Also, it is unarguably one of the best, most relaxing ways to ease off tension. And it only gets better when these movies have a lot in it to teach. Below is a list of movies on business recommended for any entrepreneur to watch.


In no particular order;

1. The Social Network (2010).

This is one of the movies on business. It’s about the founder and team behind one of the world’s largest social website, Facebook. Supposedly, you’ll learn how Mark Zuckerberg created the social networking site, Facebook, with the help of his friend Eduardo Saverin. But not long after, a string of deception rips their relationship apart as opposed to the Facebook objective of connecting people.

Learn more about the Facebook social network.

2. Pursuit of Happiness (2006)


This is a powerful movie that talks about how a man managed to scale through all odds in his personal struggles. He loses his wife, house, and money as he strongly believes in a product he knows he can’t sell. But continues to fight until he gets what he wants.

3. Risky Business. (1983)

An interesting and captivating movie for entrepreneurs about a young boy, Joel.


He has to come up with a very creative way to make fast cash with his dad away.

4. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013).

 This movie explains the introduction to life in the fast lane through stockbroking where Jordan Belfort takes a hit after a Wall Street crash. He is also able to unite with Donnie Azoff, cheating his way to the top as their relationships slide. Also, asides it’s the revelation of several business secrets, it also provides great comic relief.

5. The Godfather (1972)

It is a story about the growth of a small-scale family business and how it grows to become the largest organized crime family in New York, fighting against opposition.

This movie gives you insights into what it takes to become one of the most powerful businesses in the world.

6. The Blues Brothers (1980)


Unarguably, this movie should be on every movie list for an entrepreneur. It tells you about two brothers who truly believed in themselves and their business, even as start-ups when everyone else thought they were nuts. This movie shows you what it means to be relentless and pursue your mission, regardless.

7. Catch Me if You Can (2002)

This movie is based on a true story. That is, the movie exemplifies an entrepreneurial journey.

It talks about how important creative problem solving, business vision and entrepreneurship skill is important for every business.

8. Wall Street (1987)

This entrepreneurial movie is about a young stockbroker, Bud Fox, who will do anything in order to succeed. In this movie, you’ll learn what happens when the desire to succeed takes over this young lad’s life, and the motto of how ‘Greed is good’ directs you on how to run a business.

Suddenly everything comes to a halt when he’s asked to do something morally reprehensible.

9. Office Space (1999)

This is movie about a man, Peter Gibbons. A man who can’t help being promoted, and suddenly begins to slack and do things his way.

But trouble soon sets in when his careless nature starts to lead him to steal from his company in a much bigger way than expected.

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