10 Most inspirational movies for entrepreneurs
One of the best things about the movies is how profoundly the art form can move an audience; great movies with powerful stories about courage and determination can genuinely influence our lives and motivate us. We are living in the age of entrepreneurship, where every young mind desires to become a successful entrepreneur. However, many times there is huge negligence to the rough patch of the side. For being a successful entrepreneur one must need to have huge patience and persistence towards your work and most importantly should be able to face and accept the failures if any comes in your way. But if you desire to become successful you must have an attitude to accept the fact and keep on going. Thus to help you to be optimistic in life and no matter what the condition is here is a list of 15 inspirational movies you must watch.
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The Social Network
This is one of the inspirational movies on learning how to take your dreams and turn them into reality. The film was released in 2010, the director the movie David Fincher also received an Oscar award for. It was based on the rise of Mark Zuckerberg and his startup – Facebook. The Social Network remains a top choice for inspiration because of its deft storytelling and brilliant background score.
Startup.com is a 2001 documentary film about the dot-com start-up govWorks.com, which raised $60 million USD in funding. A rise in competition, lifelong friendships on the line, and do-or-die ambitions all combine to form a deadly cocktail for an internet startup. The startup did not survive, but it became a reference for lessons learned, as it was the subject of a 2001 documentary that follows govWorks founders Kaleil Isaza Tuzman and Tom Herman from 1999-2000, as the Internet bubble was bursting.
Pirates of Silicon Valley
Pirates of silicon valley is yet again one of the inspirational movies which entail the covering of the successes of Bill Gates’s Microsoft and Steve Jobs’s Apple. The Making of the Personal Computer, it explores the impact of the rivalry between Jobs (Apple Computer) and Gates (Microsoft) on the development of the personal computer.
It takes a revealing look at the startup and emerging business scene through the eyes of 5 founders and their teams. In addition to insights and analysis from seasoned, industry watchers and tech sector pioneers, Ctrl+Alt+Compete captures the “story behind the story” of just how hard it is for an idea to become one of the products or services that we use every day.
The Pursuit of Happyness
The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American biographical drama film based on entrepreneur Chris Gardner’s nearly one-year struggle being homeless. Director Gabriele Mucino mostly avoids schmaltz in favor of grit, and the rags-to-riches tale is a crowd-pleaser in all the right ways, earning Smith his second Oscar nomination for Best Actor.
This movie is about the Oakland Athletics and its general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt). The team is an underdog and is losing a lot of money. All of their star players have been picked up by bigger teams. Now, Billy needs to look at how to create a winning team without the kind of talent that money can buy. This movie shows how entrepreneurs can take an innovative approach to an existing way of doing business, and beat out the competition with little to no money.
The Queen is a 2006 British fictional drama film depicting the British Royal Family’s response to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, on 31 August 1997. The film was directed by Stephen Frears, written by Peter Morgan, and starred Helen Mirren in the title role of Queen Elizabeth II. Helen Mirren won an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in a time of crisis and change.
While this is primarily considered a romantic comedy, the protagonist (Tom Cruise) is faced with rejection and people keep turning their backs on him while he takes big leaps of faith. Slowly, he identifies the best road for him to follow, and ultimately ends up being successful in both business and life.The film received critical acclaim, with critics praising its acting and writing.
Entrepreneurs should flock to see this celebration of starting your own business from scratch, even if your family and friends aren’t supportive. The story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.
The Godfather is the most critically acclaimed of all times and one of the best inspiring movies. This is a story about the growth of a small family business and the fighting off of the opposition. The business changes through time until it finally becomes the largest organized crime syndicate in New York City. The father and son who run the operation show what it takes to get to the top and stay there.