TOP 15 BEST BUSINESS MOVIES EVERY ENTREPRENEUR SHOULD WATCH

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By Professional Bharvad

TOP 15 BEST BUSINESS MOVIES EVERY ENTREPRENEUR SHOULD WATCH

          whatever you are, a business owner or failure in business, this movies can motivate you, energized you or there’s a lot you can learn from these money-minded flicks.
          you can learn some powerful insights from these 15 provocative and wildly entertaining films.

Best 15 movies to learn business

01

Startup.com (2001)

          The two young entrepreneurs raise 60 million dollars, hire hundreds of employees, and rub shoulders with President Clinton. As the stock market tests the strength of their business, they wrestle with growing pains, tackle technical difficulties, charter the unpredictable venture capital waters, and outsmart copycat competition. But in the end, none of these challenges prepare Kaleil and Tom for their own conflict over the management of govworks.com, a conflict that will not only endanger their company and their jobs but irrevocably endanger their life long friendship.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Financing
  • Capital raising
  • Growth management
  • Entrepreneurship skills
  • Team building
02

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

          A true story based movie, Catch me if You Can is a classic film that exemplifies the entrepreneurial journey. It touches upon important themes like creative problem solving, turning something good out of a bad situation, and the good ol’ hustle to reach success.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Perseverance
  • Business vision
  • Personal sales techniques
  • Entrepreneurial funding sources
03

Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story

          The series is based on the real-life story of a common man who took risks in his life and became the ‘big bull’ of the Indian stock market. Scam 1992—The Harshad Mehta Story, based on the book by Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu, has done a good job of capturing the multiple layers of the scam, the key players involved, and the factors that provided a fertile ground for one of the most sordid chapters in the history of the Indian financial markets

Skills to Learn From This series

  • Taking Risks
  • Confidence
  • Problem solving
  • Team Management
  • Creativity and innovation
04

Boiler Room (2000)

         Intelligent college dropout gets a job as a stockbroker for a small firm. Lured by big commissions and dreams of wealth, he becomes very successful at sales, but comes to question the legitimacy of his firm’s operations.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Business ethics
  • importance of thoroughly investigations
  • Human Behavior
05

Twelve Angry Men (1957)

           Nominated in Oscar, An American courtroom drama film shows many techniques of consensus-building, leadership, the psychology of group behavior, and conflicting value systems. movie focuses on a jury’s deliberations in a capital murder case

Skills to Learn From This Series

  • Persuasion Techniques
  • Negotiations techniques
  • Conflict resolution strategies
  • Communication power
06

Shark Tank (2009)

          “Shark Tank,” the critically acclaimed and multi-Emmy® Award-winning entrepreneurial-themed reality show. It shows entrepreneurs making business presentations to a panel of five investors or “sharks,” who decide whether to invest in their company.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Convincing techniques
  • Entrepreneurship skills
  • Building a Business Plan
  • Writing Persuasive Pitches
07

Thank You For Smoking (2005)

          The movie shows the efforts of Big Tobacco’s chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who lobbies on behalf of cigarettes using heavy spin tactics while also trying to remain a role model for his 12-year-old son.He creatively spins arguments to defend the cigarette industry in the most challenging of situations.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Crisis management
  • Corporate communications
  • Negotiations skills
  • Marketing and advertising campaigns
08

The Godfather Trilogy (1901-1980)

           The Film Shows that why relationships and building networks matter, why helping people lends itself to good business, and why understanding competition is non-negotiable. The series is heavily awarded, winning 9 out of 28 total Academy Award nominations.

Skills to Learn From This Series

  • Competitive strategies,
  • Corporate take-overs
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate succession
  • long-term corporate diversification
09

The Usual Suspects (1995)

          A group of professional criminals who find themselves in the same police line up and decide to team up and pull a lucrative heist. multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro Harbor – leaving few survivors.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Leadership ,
  • Power and influence,
  • Long-term business strategy,
  • Collaboration
  • Planning and execution Skills
  • Risk-and-reward compensation
10

How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)

           The film was a flop when first released, but later and is touted as a brilliantly entertaining satire of the advertising industry. It will definitely make you think differently about business in the marketing world.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Advertising techniques
  • Market segmentation
  • Branding
  • Marketing strategy
11

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

          A girl name Andy is a recent college graduate with big dreams. Upon landing a job at prestigious Runway magazine, she finds herself the assistant to diabolical editor Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep). Andy questions her ability to survive her grim tour as Miranda’s whipping girl without getting scorched.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Branding
  • Sales techniques
  • Importance of media
  • Career development
12

Office Space (1999)

          Office Space is a 1999 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. It satirizes the work life of a typical mid-to-late-1990s software company, focusing on a handful of individuals weary of their jobs.Movie definitely get you thinking about leadership, team-building techniques, and career development.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Office politics
  • Pursue a career that you enjoys
  • Mentoring
  • Team-building techniques
  • Work-life balance
13

Erin Brockovich (2000)

          Based on the real life story of Erin Brockovich The film embodies female empowerment and underscores the importance of sticking to one’s scruples even in the face of obstacles.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Social responsibility
  • Sustainable business models
14

The Founder (2016)

          An incredible true story of struggling salesman whose name is Ray Kroc, whose fateful encounter with the McDonald brothers changed his life — and the way people eat food in America.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Business startup techniques
  • Persistence
  • Scaling your Businesses
15

Steve Jobs (2015)

          Founder of apple Steve jobs life based movie unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac. His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age.

Skills to Learn From This Movie

  • Thinking like an founder
  • Hope for business
  • Business life cycle

Conclusion

Still there are many other movies like “Moneyball” (2011), “You’ve Got Mail” (1998), “The Pursuit of Happyness” (2006), “The Intern” (2015),
“The Social Network” (2010) etc teaches you many lessons that can help you to grow your business from a different angle.

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