Top 10 motivational movies for Entrepreneurs
You read books, listen to the speeches of famous people, the leaders, and the business tycoons to get inspired. Movies that we consider to be a part of entertainment could also a path of inspiration in our life.
Here are the list of top 10 motivational movies for Entrepreneurs
1. The Shawshank Redemption (Frank Darabont, 1994)
Adapted from the Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, the film tells the story of Andy Dufresne, a banker who spends 19 years in Shawshank State Prison for the murder of his wife and her lover despite his claims of innocence.
2. Wall Street (Oliver Stone, 1987)
He spends all day trying to make as much money as he possibly can, and he cheerfully bends and breaks the law to make even more millions, but somehow the concept of “enough” eludes him. Like all gamblers, he is perhaps not even really interested in money, but in the action. Money is just the way to keep score.
3. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (Francis Ford Coppola, 1988)
Obsessed with cars since childhood, inventor Preston Tucker (Jeff Bridges) has his first successful auto design partnership in the 1930s and designs a successful gun turret for World War II use. With those achievements under his belt, Tucker is determined to create a futuristic car for the masses.,
4. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)
A movie that cites about how a family runs a business and after facing all sort of struggles achieve success in the business of crime in the New York. Although the film is about a cynical business and the mafia gang in the city of New York, it still inspires the entrepreneurs. Giving away the message of running a business successfully and keeping one’s family always together will be of great help through all bad and the good times. It shows how to reach the highest level of success and remain there throughout despite all your enemies and other critics who try their best to bring you down.
5. The Aviator (Martin Scorsese, 2004)
It is a biography of a famous Hollywood director and producer Howard Hughes. In less than two decades he earned billions and fame of success. The movie screenplays his entire life story and the way he struggled and attained fame in his life. The escaped plane accident and other incidents of his life till his end is portrayed very well in the movie. His movies like Hell’s Angel, Scarface, The Outlaw and The Racket earned him fame for making such controversial cinemas. His death was caused in a tragic plane accident and was also reported that he was facing depression and other health issues.
6. Office space ( Mike Judge, 1999)
A movie, portraying the routine life of IT employees who are bored of their work and everyday life. They join hands together to rebel against their boss for their work rights. The story revolves around their daily struggles and how they come up with the various situations in the work life. The comic portrayal of the movie makes it easier to grab and inspires the entrepreneurs to help develop a healthy relation between the employee and the employer.
7. Pirates of Silicon Valley (Martyn Burke, 1999)
A biographical look at the men who made the world of technology what it is today, and what it took to build up the global corporate empires of Apple Computer Corporation and Microsoft Inc.
8. The Pursuit Of Happyness (Gabriele Muccino, 2006)
A struggling man, a failed husband and a caring father. The role is very well played by Will Smith, who loses everything but hope and faith in his life. He cares for his son and does not let his struggles and sadness affect the love for his son. The movie holds us till the end. The biography of Chris Gardner is indeed an inspiration for all the entrepreneurs who are facing the struggle in their lives, giving a message not to lose their hope till the end.
9. Steve jobs : The man in the machine (Alex Gibney, 2015)
The movie is based on the biography of Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple Inc. The film showcases the personal and professional life of Steve throughout his journey. His struggles, enemies and his family are throughout his path of success making ways in both negative and positive manner to help cross his journey. The entrepreneurs will learn a lot when they see the filmed biography of their idol Steve Jobs in the screens and will be motivated to achieve something in their lives as well.
10. Wolf Of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese, 2013)
The movie is a biography of Jordan Belfort, a stockbroker, who served 22 years of incarceration for cheating on his investors in the 1990’s scam involving the corruption on Wall Street. The movie portrays the struggle and success of Jordan, and later his defame due to involvement in the illegal activities. The message it gives to the young entrepreneurs is on how to maintain the success in the life without getting attracted towards the wrong and by following the right path always.