The Top Films to Inspire Entrepreneurs

The Top Films to Inspire Entrepreneurs

Most people enjoy watching films. It can help them relieve their stress and feel relaxed after a long, tiring day. Watching movies can also be a great bonding experience for families and friends. Movies can also help you learn, or inspire you to do something new. 

If you are beginning to explore the world of entrepreneurship or are already in the industry, watching business films can be a great way to learn more about business management. This is comparable to reading self-help and motivational books or books about business and leadership. 

Here’s our list of the top movies to watch to inspire you to get moving in your dream business. 

The Social Network

Find out how Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook while studying at Harvard, his struggles, and how the platform rose into one of the biggest social media sites. The movie reminds us that all big businesses came from humble beginnings.

The Founder

Currently, McDonald’s is the biggest fast-food chain in the world, thanks to Ray Kroc. He may be a controversial person, but his story is an inspiring one. Moreover, this story shows how difficult it is to stay in business even though you started the trend. The movie also teaches how to value and take advantage of the opportunities given to us.

Steve Jobs

Not the film starring Ashton Kutcher; the one with Michael Fassbender playing the role of the tech-mogul Steve Jobs. You will see the crucial points of the Apple co-founder’s life and his journey in building the company.

Thank You For Smoking

This movie will show you the best techniques to market or sell any product. In addition, it will teach you the right attitude you need to have to succeed in your chosen niche.

The Pursuit of Happyness

Based on Chris Gardner’s life and his struggle as a homeless person for almost a year, this flick shows how he overcame unimaginable situations to achieve his dreams.

The Wolf of Wall Street

Based on a true story that follows the story of Jordan Belfort and the ups and downs of life being an entrepreneur. The Wolf of Wall Street shows us what characteristics we should not possess as an entrepreneur. 

The Aviator

A biopic of Howard Hughes, focuses on how this unconventional billionaire rose to fame. It also depicts his battles against other giant companies while dealing with a mental illness. The movie will help you realize that struggles and problems will toughen you and bring you closer to success.

Regardless of which movie you watch first, you will not be disappointed as they all give entrepreneurs valuable lessons.

Have you watched any of these films? Are there movies we haven’t included in the list? Share your thoughts, and we will gladly try your recommendations as well.

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