Top 10 inspiring movies every entrepreneur must watch

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Are you an entrepreneur? If yes!! Then you would know how hard the entrepreneurship is. A million difficulties appear to hinder every single day. You are not a normal individual: You’re a business person (an entrepreneur). This implies that notwithstanding when difficulties are out of control, despite everything you’re going to walk forward.

Yet when this entire business visionary thing gets to be overpowering, take a break and search for some quite required inspiration. Have you ever tried watching movies to get inspiration? If you are an entrepreneur or getting ready to be one, watch these top 10 inspiring movies,

  1. Social Network

The Social Network is a drama and a fictional movie of the birth of Facebook, directed by David Fincher, released in 2010. It was a blockbuster movie of the year.  The story is – In 2003, Harvard student and genius, the originator of Facebook- Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) starts working on a new idea that transforms into the worldwide social network known as Facebook. After six years, he is one of the youngest rich people ever, yet sued by two brothers who claim that he stole their idea, which lead Zukerberg fall into complications.

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Why watch this film?  The film gives viewers a superior understanding of how to make a startup succeed by showing such qualities as being adaptable and strong.

Best lines from the movie:

Mark Zuckerberg: “I don’t hate anybody. The Winklevi aren’t suing me for intellectual property theft. They’re suing me because for the first time in their lives, the world didn’t work the way it was supposed to for them.”

  1. Pirates of Silicon Valley

Pirates of Silicon Valley is a 1999 unique TNT film directed by Martyn Burke about the history of Apple and Microsoft, and the rivalry between them. It stars Noah Wyle as Steve Jobs and Anthony Michael Hall as Bill Gates (both are the best pirates!!). Crossing the years 1971–1997, the film is taking into account Paul Freiberger and Michael Swaine’s book Fire in the Valley: The Making of The Personal Computer. It investigates the effect of the controversy between Jobs (Apple Computer) and Gates (Microsoft) on the development of the PC.


Why watch this film? The narrative style motion picture gives an interesting engage in the lives of the organizers of Microsoft and Apple. Business people are as yet searching for motivation from these two notable “pirates.” It definitely motivates entrepreneurs.

Best lines from the movie:

Steve Jobs:I don’t want you to think of this as just a film – some process of converting electrons and magnetic impulses into shapes and figures and sounds. No. Listen to me. We’re here to make a dent in the universe. Otherwise, why even be here? We’re creating a completely new consciousness, like an artist or poet. That’s how you have to think of this. We’re rewriting the history of human thought with what we’re doing.”

  1. Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross is a play adapted by David Mamet, has won the Pulitzer Prize in 1984. The film got released in 1992, directed by James Foley. The story is – set in New York City or Chicago and filmed in New York City, portrays two days in the lives of four land (real estate) sales people and how they get to be worried when the corporate office sends a counselor to “propel” them by reporting that, in one week, all with the exception of the main two sales people will be let go. The film, similar to the play, is famous for its use of foulness. The title of the film originates from the names of two of the real estate’s being sold by the sales people characters: Glengarry Highlands and Glen Ross Farms.

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Why watch this film? The business world can be ferocious, something you’ll learn even as a businessperson (salesman). This 1992 film shows exactly how horrible it can be.

 Best lines from the movie:

Blake: “You’re talking about what. You’re talking about… Bitching about that sale you shot, some sonofabitch who don’t wanna buy land, some broad you’re trying to screw, so forth. Let’s talk about something important. They all here?”

  1. Citizen Cane

Citizen Kane is a 1941 American film co-written and directed and produced by Orson Welles. This movie was Welles first feature movie. The film was named for Academy Awards in nine classes; it won an Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) by Herman J. Mankiewicz and Welles.

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Even if you’re not a business person, watch Orson Welles’ perfect work of art. The film rotates around the life of an invented Charles Foster Kane, a daily paper magnate approximately in view of William Randolph Hearst and his journey for luck and influence. At last, on the other hand, Kane comes to realize what’s truly critical in life.

Why watch this film? Developing a successful business is a goal of every business person, but it’s not the only goal in the entire life.

Best lines from the movie:

Charles Foster Kane: “You’re right, I did lose a million dollars last year. I expect to lose a million dollars this year. I expect to lose a million dollars *next* year. You know, Mr. Thatcher, at the rate of a million dollars a year, I’ll have to close this place in… 60 years.”

  1. The Pursuit of happiness

It’s an American biographical movie directed by Gabriele Muccino, based on Chris Gardner’s one year of struggle without home. The movie is about Will Smith (Gardner), a homeless sales person. Life is a battle for single parent Chris Gardner, he and his young child (Jaden Christopher Syre Smith) see themselves alone with no spot to go. Despite the fact that Chris handles an occupation as an assistant at a prestigious business firm, the position pays no sufficient money. The pair must live homeless, yet Chris declines to offer into depression as he battles to make a better life for himself and his child.

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Why watch this film? Chris never gave up even though he left homeless and struggled hard to accommodate his child. That sacrifice is something every business visionary should be willing to grasp.

Best lines from the movie:

Chris Gardner: “You got a dream… You gotta protect it. People can’t do somethin’ themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want somethin’, go get it. Period.”

  1. Money ball

Money ball is an American biographical movie directed by Bennett Miller, released in 2011. Based on 2003 Michael Lewis’s book. The story is all about Billy Beane (Brad Pitt), general supervisor of the Oakland A’s, one day has an epiphany: Baseball’s tried and true way of thinking is all off-base. Confronted with a tight outsmarting so as to spend plan, Beane must reexamine his group the wealthier ball clubs. Uniting with Ivy League graduate Peter Brand (Jonah Hill), Beane gets ready to test old fashioned customs. He selects players whom the scouts have named as defective, however have game winning potential.

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Why watch this film? Beane must be imaginative. Also, that is a standout amongst the most-surely understood characteristics of business visionaries: making sense of how to improve something. Likewise, Beane never went far away from his vision.

Best lines from the movie:

Billy Beane:I made one decision in my life based on money. And i swore I would never do it again.”

  1. Rocky

This is an inspirational movie every entrepreneur must watch at least once. Rocky is an American sports movie directed John. G Avildsen and written by Sylvester Stallone, released in 1976. The story is about Rocky Balboa, an uneducated and a kind-hearted common laborers Italian-small American boxer. Rough begins as a small time club fighter who later gets a shot at the world heavyweight title.

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Why watch this film?

Despite the world lets you know that you’ll never have an opportunity to succeed, you need to continue fighting. That aggressive spirit can take you far.

Best lines from the movie:

Sylvester Stallone, Rocky: “Life’s not about how hard of a hit you can give… it’s about how many you can take, and still keep moving forward.” 

  1. Wall Street

Wall Street is an American film co-written and directed by Oliver Stone, released in 1987. Stone made the film as a tribute to his dad, Lou Stone, a stockbroker amid the Great Depression. The film is about Bud Fox (Sheen), a youthful stockbroker who gets unite with Gordon Gekko (Douglas), a rich, fraudulent corporate burglar. The stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including exchanging on illegal data taken through a savage and corporate looter who takes the young under his wing.

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Oliver Stone made Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) a standout amongst the most scandalous characters in silver screen history with his saying “greed is good.” The film focuses on the unlawful and crooked choices made by Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) to wind up incredibly wealthy like Gekko, a corporate thief.

What watch this film? Never sell yourself everything for money. Keep in mind, being a business visionary isn’t just about getting to be rich and popular.

Best lines from the movie:

Bud Fox: Sun-tzu: “If your enemy is superior, evade him. If angry, irritate him. If equally matched, fight, and if not split and reevaluate.”

 9. Jerry Maguire

Jerry Maguire is an American comedy, romantic, drama, sports movie written, directed and produced by Cameron Crowe, released in 1996. The story is about – The hero, Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise), had it every one of the: an awesome career, many friends and a lovely life partner. One day, he has an epiphany: Sports agents shouldn’t simply be taking a gander at the money however how to deal with their customers. Jerry loses everything and goes on journey to bring back all that he’s lost.

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The film got extremely positive surveys, lauding the exhibitions of Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Zellweger and the screenplay. The film was a monetary achievement, acquiring more than $273 million around the world, against its $50 million budget. It was the ninth top-netting film of 1996.

The film was named for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Tom Cruise, with Cuba Gooding Jr. winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film was likewise designated for three Golden Globes, with Tom Cruise winning for Best Actor, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, with Cuba Gooding Jr. winning Best Supporting Actor

Why watch this film? When you’re taking after your fantasy, everything else will become all-good both professionally. Jerry Maguire in the long run realizes this important lesson.

Best lines from the movie:

Dicky Fox: Hey, I don’t have all the answers. In life, to be honest, I failed as much as I have succeeded. But I love my wife. I love my life. And I wish you my kind of success.

  1. Office space

Office space is an American comedy movie written and directed by Mike Judge, released in 1999. The film describes about three product based company (software company) workers who despise their occupations choose to oppose their greedy boss. Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston) hates his employment at organization Initech. He declines to work additional time, plays games at his work area and unexpectedly charms two advisors into putting him on the administration quick track.

office space

Why watch this film? Each business person loathes working for another person and will even some of the time goes to extremes to get let go: I’m not overlooking that you steal, however: it could bring about prison time.

Best lines from the movie:

Peter Gibbons: “Yeah, I just stare at my desk but it looks like I’m working. I do that for uh, probably another hour after lunch, too. I’d say in a given week I probably only do about fifteen minutes of real, actual, work”

I might miss few movies….. Let us know if you find any inspiring movies every entrepreneur must watch.