37 Entrepreneur Movies You Must Watch

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Tushar Sahu

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Are you an Entrepreneur? Or willing to be an Entrepreneur, to make a change in society, and add some positive values in the life of common beings.

Entrepreneurship is one of the most trending topics these days. As technology is becoming more advanced, the creativity and inventions inside individuals are also increasing simultaneously.

An entrepreneur is simply an innovator, who believes in taking risks and implementing their ideas and creativity through some sort of product or service. In addition, they are the ones who play a key role in the economy, irrespective of the country they belong to.

All the entrepreneurs have different stories and struggle to implement their ideas and serve the people worldwide. To understand Entrepreneurship in a better way, here we come with a list of some of the Best Entrepreneur Movies, which you should watch.

These Entrepreneur Movies will let you know about some of the best stories of Entrepreneurs and their madness to bring a change. The Entrepreneur Movies below will be biopics, fictional, or will be based on some real-life events, which will be exciting and going to open your mind to discover the world differently as well.

So, let’s be with our list of some of the Best Entrepreneur Movies, which are as follows:

1) Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

Wolf Of Wall Street (2013) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

This film from Entrepreneur Movies is based on the true story of Jordan Belfort. It includes his rise to being a wealthy stockbroker living a good life to his fall, which involves crime, corruption, and the federal government.

2) The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

Because of the consistent failures of Christopher, his wife decides to separate and leaves him financially broke. Chris was only left with an unpaid internship in a brokerage firm and his son’s custody to deal with.

3) The Founder (2016)

The Founder (2016) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

‘The Founder’ centers on Ray, a salesman, who meets the owners of McDonald’s, a burger joint in Southern California. After their meet, he realizes the potential of the place and decides to expand it, to make it the biggest restaurant business globally.

4) The Big Short (2015)

This movie from Entrepreneur Movies tells the story of the mid-2000s when a few finance experts observed the instability in the U.S. housing market and predicted its collapse. During their research, they explore the flaws and corruption in the system.

5) Steve Jobs (2015)

Steve Jobs (2015) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

‘Steve Jobs’ is a biographical film of Steve Jobs, a renowned businessman, who faces multiple challenges in his personal and professional life while trying to launch three products in the market.

6) Moneyball (2011)

Here, Beane and assistant general manager Peter Brand faced the franchise’s limited budget for players. To build a team of undervalued talent by taking a sophisticated sabermetric approach, to scout and analyze players.

7) The Social Network (2010)

The Social Network (2010) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

This film from Entrepreneur Movies narrates the story of the most popular Social Network, Facebook. It tells how Mark Zukerberg created this site, along with his friend Eduardo, and how it turns out to be a successful venture.

8) Guru (2007)

‘Guru’ is the story of an ambitious man, who along with his wife, leaves his small village, where he used to live, so that he can pursue his dream of opening his own business.

9) Jobs (2013)

After making a revolution in the home computers, Steve Jobs and his friend Steve Wozniak co-founded a new company, Apple Inc. Being a leader and a visionary, Job’s style of functioning makes some trouble for him.

10) Catch Me If You Can (2000)

This one from Entrepreneur Movies tells the story of a notorious con artist Frank Abagnale, who duped people worth millions of dollars with his exceptional deception skills, seeking the attention of an FBI agent Carl Hanratty, along with his scams.

11) The Intern (2015)

The Intern (2015) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

‘The Intern’ centers on a 70-year-old widower, Ben Whittaker, who has realized that he is not cut out for retirement. After that, he applied for a senior internship for a skeptical boss at an online fashion site.

12) Chef (2014)

‘Chef’ tells the story of Chef Carl Casper, who attempts to start afresh by fixing up a food truck, after losing his job at a popular restaurant. Because of this, he ends up becoming closer to his family.

13) Ford vs Ferrari (2019)

This one from Entrepreneur Movies centers on Ken Miles, a race car driver, and Carroll Shelby, an automotive designer, who join their hands to build a trailblazing vehicle, in order to compete with Ferrari race cars.

14) Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)

Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

‘Pirates of Silicon Valley’ is a semi-humorous biographical movie, which centers on the struggles of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates during their college days, in order to bring revolution in terms of technology.

15) Startup.com (2001)

This one from Entrepreneur Movies is a documentary that mentions the current troubled state of the Internet revolution, where inflated ideals and dreams of instant wealth have been supplanted by harsh economic realities and broken promises.

16) Wall Street (1987)

‘Wall Street’ tells us the story of a junior stockbroker, Bud, who is willing to work with Gordon Gekko, his inspiration, and tries to impress him by spying on his renowned companies. When he learns about Gordon’s evil antics, he tries to pull him down.

17) Boiler Room (2000)

Boiler Room (2000) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

Here, a college dropout gets a job as a broker for an investment firm, which elevates him on the fast track to success. Later, success clouds his judgment and attracts him into a world of corruption and greed.

18) The Aviator (2004)

This film from Entrepreneur Movies tells about Howard Hughes, an eccentric tycoon with a genius mind, having a mental illness that threatens to ruin his career. At the time he struggles to cross the limit of his perseverance, he recalls the past.

19) Margin Call (2011)

Margin Call (2011) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

Here, the management division head working on a major project is being fired from a company. Further, his protégé attempts to complete the analysis, to get the actual reason behind their financial defeat.

20) Thank You for Smoking (2005)

This film from Entrepreneur Movies is about a father, Nick Naylor, a lobbyist for the cigarette business. He faces difficulty in explaining the nature of his work to his 12-year-old son while trying to be an inspiration for him.

21) Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

This documentary explores the fall of the Enron Corporation. The company is linked with several illegal schemes, including instigating the California energy crisis as a way to drive up utility prices at the expense of the average American.

22) Any Given Sunday (1999)

Any Given Sunday (1999) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

This one from Entrepreneur Movies centers on a veteran football coach, whilst dealing with his team’s losses and internal conflicts, who must confront his fallout with the team’s owner.

23) The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (2019)

This documentary narrates the story of a new invention that was persuaded to revolutionize blood testing. By this, Elizabeth Holmes became the youngest self-made billionaire globally, heralded as the next Steve Jobs. However, her multibillion-dollar company got dissuaded, just two years later.

24) The Great Hack (2019)

The Great Hack (2019) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

‘The Great Hack’ shows how a data company named Cambridge Analytica came to symbolize the evil side of Social Media in the early 2016 U.S. presidential election, which was exposed by journalist Carole Cadwalladr.

25) Becoming Warren Buffett (2017)

This one from Entrepreneur Movies tells the story of one of the intelligent investors, Warren Buffet. The documentary presents how an ambitious kid from Nebraska ends up becoming one of the richest and most respected men globally.

26) The Corporation (2003)

‘The Corporation’ shows the development of the contemporary business corporation, from a legal entity, which originated as a govt. chartered institution entitled to most of the legal rights of a person.

27) Joy (2015)

Joy (2015) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

This one from Entrepreneur Movies is the story of a divorced mother of two, Joy Mangano. Even after facing multiple hardships, she doesn't give up and sets up a successful business empire.

28) Jerry Marguire (1996)

‘Jerry Maguire' is the story of Jerry Maguire itself, a sports agent, who tries to stand up again after being fired from his job. However, Rod Tidewell, a disgruntled football player is the only client he has.

29) The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

This movie from Entrepreneur Movies is the story of Don Ready, a used-car salesman who transforms a dealership sale into a full-scale event.

30) Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Glengarry Glen Ross is about the story of four real estate salesmen, where their two days of life are depicted. The further story tells how desperate they become when the corporate office sends a trainer to “motivate” them.

31) Billionaire Boys Club (2018)

This one from Entrepreneur Movies depicts the true story of a group of wealthy boys from Los Angels in the 80s. All those boys of the group are young and cunning, who introduced a quick-rich-scheme scam that turns deadly.

32) Too Big To Fail (2011)

‘Too big to fail’ is the story of Henry Paulson, the secretary of Treasury, after leaving his well-recognized job at Goldman Sachs, attempts to counter the problems that came during the global economic downfall.

33) Con Man (2018)

Con Man (2018) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

‘Con Man’ tells the story of Barry Minkow, a young charismatic businessman who becomes a wealthy CEO by lying, cheating, and stealing his way to the top.

34) A Good Year (2006)

This one from Entrepreneur Movies depicts the story of Max Skinner, a London-based investment banker, who gets to know that his Uncle Henry has died and left him a chateau and vineyard in Provence. Further, he travels to France, to sell off the property.

35) Mad Men (2007)

Mad Men (2007) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

‘Mad Men’ tells a story about the 1960s, centering Donald Draper, the creative director at Sterling Cooper in New York. He tries to keep a balance between his professional and personal life.

36) Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)

This film is about a commerce graduate, Harpreet Singh Bedi, who eventually turns into a salesman. After being contemplated by his colleagues and employer, he decides to operate a parallel company without any prior knowledge.

37) Breaking Bad (2008)

Breaking Bad (2008) | Best Entrepreneur Movies

This one from Entrepreneur Movies centers on Walter White, a chemistry teacher. He discovers his cancer and decides to get into the meth-making business to repay his medical debts.

These were some of the Best Entrepreneur Movies, which you should watch and let your mind be unlocked, to see the world from a different perspective.

Entrepreneurs play a vital role in enhancing the development of any country. As they are the one who takes an initiative and leads their team from the front, which eventually gives them success and contributes in the development of the world as well.

The above-listed Entrepreneur Movies are highly recommended for the ones who are willing to be Entrepreneurs or are already entrepreneurs. But even if you aren't willing to be an Entrepreneur, or don’t have any interest in it, then also these Entrepreneur Movies will help you explore your brain.

In the sum-up of this article on Entrepreneur Movies, my request to you is to watch these movies at least once. These Entrepreneur Movies will release your stress or frustration and will let you gain more knowledge as well.

Do comment down your experience with the Entrepreneur Movies listed above. Also, like and share these with your startup buddies and suggest them to take a break and watch them. 

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