5 Best Movies Made on Business in This Decade - Must Watch for Business Students

In this article, we will talk about 5 best movies on business that every business student must watch once in their life. 

1. “The Founder” (2016)

IMDB Rating→ 7.2/10

This is one of the best business movies and is a must watch for all entrepreneurs/upcoming entrepreneurs, especially those in the sales and marketing sectors. "The Founder" is based on The giant food chain, McDonald’s. 

This movie is about the two brothers who started the company and the man who actually founded the global food chain. The story revolves around a businessman named Ray Kroc who owns a burger operation in southern California. Ray is portrayed as a salesman who turned two brothers’ innovative fast-food eatery i.e. McDonald’s, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.

🔑 Key Takeaways
  • - Willingness to succeed at any situation
  • - Don’t become content with what you have, always strive to be better and have more in the bucket.
  • - Strong minded and confident enough when delivering your business message

2. “Wolf of Wall Street” (2013)

IMDB Rating→ 8.2/10

It is an inspirational movie as Jordan Belfort (the main character of this story) becomes from nothing to something really big. The story depicts how business cultures are created in fast-paced companies. The Wolf of Wall Street shows the rise and fall of wealthy stockbroker Jordan Belfort.

🔑 Key Takeaways

  • - Hard work and dedication
  • - Knowing what you want and working until you reach it
  • - Be prepared to make tough decisions in business where both personal and professional morals are tested.

3. “Moneyball” (2011)

IMDB Rating→ 7.6/10

The movie is based on the true story of Oakland A and Billy. It is about their hard work and successful attempt to bring their team together. This movie explain how entrepreneurs who work hard and make well researched and education decisions can achieve incredible achievements without necessarily having large sums of money behind them.

I would recommend to watch this movie as it combines many essential traits of entrepreneurship and those to build a successful business. It also highlight how planning and research can turn some perceived disadvantages into pure power.

🔑 Key Takeaways

  • - Having enough start-up capital doesn’t mean success
  • - Working together in a partnership can bring other ideas and a different perspective to the problems
  • - Try new methods of approach

4. “The Social Network” (201o)

IMDB Rating→ 7.7/10

One of the best entrepreneur movies of all time without any doubt, The Social Network tells the story of Mark Zuckerburg and the things that he went through as an entrepreneur and developer to get where he is today. 

🔑 Key Takeaways

  • - Becoming an entrepreneur isn’t a ticket to quick success
  • - You must work hard to achieve your target goals
  • - Use your competitors to drive your motivation
  • - Insight into Social Media

5. “The Pursuit of Happyness” (201o)

IMDB Rating→ 8.0/10

This is one of the most inspiring movies I have ever seen personally. Many successful companies wants their employees to watch.

Based on a true story, Chris Gardener (Will Smith), is a single father to his son Christopher. Who will stop at nothing to redeem his family from poverty.

🔑 Key Takeaways

  • - Dedication and hard work must be given when trying to reach your goal
  • - Don’t give up! Even when it gets tough, keep a positive mental attitude
  • - Believe in yourself

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