We have came up with 10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch. Watching useless tv series or scrolling social media is not worth the time for an Entrepreneur like You. You need inspiration, the inspiration to grow yourself by never giving up, to keep your faith on you by keeping hopes up and all the negativities down.
Let the count down begin and presenting you the top 10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch on Startup, Entrepreneurship, and Success.
1. Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
“Success is a menace. It fools smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL – Bill Gates
“Good artists copy, great artists steal.”NOAH WYLE – Steve Jobs
This movie set back into the 1980s, the rivalry between the two founders, Steve Jobs from Apple and Bill Gates from Microsoft. The building of the tech empire in different ways by the two tech founding fathers operation. Well, It teaches you that belief in yourself and in your dream. Even if someone copies your idea, he won’t be able to create and execute the way you do.
2. The Social Network (2010)
Well, who doesn’t know Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook. This movie is based on how mark founded Facebook and worked for it. He started his business from his room and that business converts him into a billionaire. In this movie, you will see how he faces the hurdles and solve them by not backing or giving up, just using the mind and working hard. If you are also starting from scrap don’t lose hope.
3. The Pursuit of Happiness (2006)
“Don’t ever let someone tell you, you can’t do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they want to tell you you can’t do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?”Chris Gardner
As from the name you can guess the storyline or plot of the story. This movie shows how much an entrepreneur struggles to achieve their dreams and happiness. The Entrepreneur, Chris Gardener faced a lot of hurdles in the process of achieving his dream to become a stockbroker and he was even homeless for a year. His story will motivate you to never accept your failure, no matter how hard is the circumstances. Always find a way to achieve what you decide by working hard and smartly to overcome hurdles.
4. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
“I’ve got the guts to die. What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live?”Jordan Belfort
This movie is based on a real person, Jordan Belfort. Belfort will teach you a lot from his own story how you can achieve your own success like, “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.” Just keep yourself to the ethical path( a lesson from the movie) and you can achieve success even after facing the problems.
5. Office Space (1999)
Do you hate 9 to 5 job? Well, every entrepreneur does, that’s why they are their own boss. This movie will give you the same story in a hilarious way about an entrepreneur who hates his job due to which he gets caught into entrepreneurship. It will motivate you and refresh your views on being an entrepreneur.
6. Wall Street (1987)
This movie is moving around the story of ambitious and greedy, Gordan Gekko who afterward took the unethical path and got himself caught in insider trading. This movie also teaches you that do not sell yourself for money. Being an entrepreneur doesn’t only mean being wealthy and famous. Make your way on the ethical path (always avoid the unethical one).
7. Steve Jobs (2015)
From the name of the movie, you can guess to whom this movie belongs to, Steve jobs the iconic entrepreneur co-founder of the Apple company. This movie shows how he became one of the fathers of the tech industry.
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8. The Founder (2016)
The American fast-food tycoon RayKroc, who created McDonald’s, a fast-food restaurant and took it to an extreme level by making restaurants chain and achieving the target of the biggest restaurant business in the world. It’s an inspiring story that every entrepreneur should watch. That is how a man builds his empire out of nothing.
9. Money Ball (2011)
This story is about the baseball team manager who doesn’t have enough funding for his team. This movie will show you how he found a way to get money for his team and also teach you how to be innovative to defeat the hindrance which comes between you and your success.
10. Startup.com (2001)
This film will show the fall and rise of internet companies during the dotcom bubble era. And how a startup fails because of the rivalry between two friends which leads to mismanagement in the internal company.
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