10 Motivational & Inspirational Movies For Entrepreneurs

Today’s generation is the entrepreneurship generation. Every person wants to become an entrepreneur but there are many difficulties every entrepreneur face throughout his/her life. Many times you just feel to quit it and GIVE UP. Sometimes it just gets harder to feel motivated to finish it off as you have planned. Then all you need to be positive and get regular motivation. Movies have the power to motivate anyone in the world. Sometimes movies provide you a platform for determining the best opportunity for your life. There are many movies you can watch and become a better entrepreneur. Here are the 10 Motivational & Inspirational Movies, all Entrepreneurs Should Watch.

10. Slumdog Millionaire

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Slumdog Millionaire is a British drama film, Co directed in India and released in 2008. The story is adapted from a novel Q & A by Indian author, Vikas Swarup. It is based on a young man from Juhu slums from Mumbai, who appears on “Kaun Banega Crorepati” TV show and becomes a millionaire. This film won eight Academy and four Golden Globes Awards.

9. Forrest Gump

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Forrest Gump is an American comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel “Forrest Gump” by Winston Groom. This film is about a simple man who wants success in his life and later he becomes a professional ping pong player.

8. The Wolf of Wall Street

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Wall Street is an American drama film based on business. The story is about a young desperate stockbroker who wanted to succeed in life. This movie is all about how a greedy and powerful man manipulates the entire stock market and makes millions of bucks in a few days.

7. The Pursuit of Happyness

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The Pursuit of Happyness is a drama film based on Chris Gardner who struggle with homelessness on his life. Will Smith played a role of Gardner and won MTV and Teen choice award for his great performance. It was a blockbuster movie and broke many records in box office. This is a must watch movie that teach you “Never Give Up, No Matter What”.

6. Startup.com

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Startup.com is a documentary film released on 21st January 2001. It accounts the dot-com start-up phenomenon and effects. It features an e-commerce website govWorks and its founder Kaleil Isaza Tuzman and Tom Herman. This film has some great lessons on internet bubble that every entrepreneur should watch.

5. Moneyball

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Moneyball is a sports drama film based on Michael Lewis’s 2003 nonfiction book “Moneyball”. The story is based on the Oakland athletics baseball team’s 2002 season, when they struggle to assemble a competitive team. This movie teaches you how an entrepreneur does business and beat the competitions, with little or no money.

4. The Godfather

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The Godfather is widely regarded as one of the greatest films in the cinema world. The story is about the growth of a small family business and how they became the largest organized crime family in New York. This is a must watch inspirational movie for learning how to stay on the top. Instead of illegal things, there is still a lot to learn from this movie.

3. Jobs

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Jobs is a biographical drama film based on the life of Steve Jobs. He was also ranked as one of the influential people of the 20th century. In the movie, he said that everything around you call life was made up by you and were no smarter than you and you can change it. You can build your own things that other people can use.

2. The Social Network

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The Social Network is a story of one of the youngest billionaire and the founder of the Facebook. It is based on true story, how Mark Zuckerberg created the Facebook. The tagline of this movie is “You Don’t Get To 500 Million Friends Without Making A Few enemies”. It is a great source to inspire you to take your idea from dreams to reality.

1. Pirates of the Silicon Valley

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The Pirates of the Silicon Valley covers the success of Microsoft and Apple Company. The story is based on the competition between Bill Gates and Steve Jobs in their early days. The story holds some valuable information and points to be learned from this movie. These two companies revolutionized the way of using computers.

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Varun Kumar

Varun Kumar is an experienced science and technology journalist interested in machines, AI, and space exploration. He received a Master's degree in computer science from Indraprastha University. To find out what his latest project is, feel free to directly email him at [email protected] 

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  • Hi Varun,

    Really inspiring movies. i have seen only few of these..and i think The Wolf of Wall Street is the best as per my view..