Motivational Movies For Budding Entrepreneurs

20 Inspirational & Motivational Movies For Budding Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur isn’t easy. Every day you face millions of obstacles. The budget distress can be enough for an average person to start waving the white flag. If you’re a budding entrepreneur, you must study the lives of other entrepreneurs and watch movies on entrepreneurs.

Whether it’s a heartwarming experience, comedy, or thought-provoking documentary, a movie can encourage and excite an exhausted business owner. Keeping that in mind, here are 20 movies on entrepreneurs:

Inspirational Movies for Entrepreneurs

 

  • Founder (2016)

IMDB Ratings- 7.2/10

Streaming Platform- Zee5

It is the story of how the fast-food chain, McDonald’s started. Ray Kroc, a salesman, met the owners of McDonald’s, a burger joint in Southern California. He realized the potential of the place and decided to obtain the biggest restaurant business in the world.

  • The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

IMDB Ratings- 8.2/10

Streaming Platform- Amazon Prime

This movie shows the story of Jordan Belfort enters the world of stockbroking and takes a hit after a Wall Street crash. He teams up with Donnie Azoff, tricking his way to the top as his relationships slide.

  • The Social Network (2010)

IMDB Ratings- 7.7/10

Streaming Platform- Netflix

This one tells the story of the world’s largest social media platform, Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, with the guidance of his friend Eduardo Saverin. However, their friendship came in between their business even though Facebook unites people.

  • The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

IMDB Ratings- 8/10

Streaming Platform- Amazon Prime

This movie shows the story of Chris Gardner who took an unpaid internship in a brokerage firm after he lost his life’s earnings marketing a product, he invested in. His wife left him and he was left with the custody of his son.

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  • Guru (2007)

IMDB Ratings- 7.7/10

Streaming Platform- Netflix

A modest but energetic villager, along with his wife, comes to Bombay in early 1958 and builds an empire from its streets to grow into the biggest tycoon in Indian history. The movie is somewhat based on the life of Dhirubhai Ambani.

  • Jerry Maguire (1996)

IMDB Ratings- 7.3/10

Streaming Platform- YouTube

Dismissed from his job for revealing the claimed illegal practices that endure in his profession, sports agent Jerry Maguire begins his agency. But, he manages to find only one client.

  • The Intern (2015)

IMDB Ratings- 7.1/10

Streaming Platform- Netflix

Ben Whittaker, a seventy-year-old widower, realizes that he is not ready for retirement. He then applies for the job of a senior intern for a skeptical boss at an online fashion site.

  • Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)

IMDB Ratings- 7.5/10

Streaming Platform- Amazon Prime

Harpreet Singh Bedi, a commerce graduate, becomes a salesman. After being teased by his colleagues and his employer, he prepares to run a parallel company without their awareness.

 

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  • Joy (2015)

IMDB Ratings- 6.6/10

Streaming Platform- YouTube

This movie is based on the life of Joy Mangano who invented self-wringing Miracle Mop. A divorced mother of two went against all odds and set up a successful business empire.

  • Chef (2014)

IMDB Ratings- 7.3/10

Streaming Platform- Amazon Prime

After losing his job at a popular restaurant, Chef Carl Casper strives to start again by getting a food truck. In the process, he ends up growing closer to his family.

  • Steve Jobs (2015)

IMDB Ratings- 7.2/10

Streaming Platform- Netflix

It tells the story of former chairman of Apple Inc., Steve Jobs. This movie shows the problems in his personal and professional life while trying to launch products in the market.

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  • Moneyball (2011)

IMDB Ratings- 7.6/10

Streaming Platform- Amazon Prime

This one is based on the life of Billy Beane, a former professional baseball player. It shows how he challenged the old-school selection methods and reinvented his team using a sabermetric model that had never been used before. Moneyball is among the best inspirational movies for entrepreneurs by Bradd Pitt.

  • Becoming Warren Buffet (2017)

IMDB Ratings- 7.6/10

Streaming Platform- Hotstar

It depicts the story of legendry investor Warren Buffet. The movie shows how Buffet started as an enthusiastic, numbers-obsessed boy from Nebraska, and ended up becoming one of the richest and most esteemed men in the world.

 

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  • Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru(2016)

IMDB Ratings- 6.7/10

Streaming Platform- Netflix

A behind the scenes look of Tony Robbins’ mammoth seminar Date With Destiny, attended by over 2,500 people in Boca Raton, Florida, each year, providing an insider look at how one man can influence millions.

  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)

IMDB Ratings- 7.9/10

Streaming Platform- Netflix

Revered sushi chef Jiro Ono strives for perfection in his work, while his eldest son, Yoshikazu, has trouble living up to his father’s legacy. It is among the best inspirational movies for entrepreneurs of all time.

  • Lord of War (2005)

IMDB Ratings- 7.6/10

Streaming Platform- Amazon Prime

The 20-year arms dealing career of Queens, N.Y., outcast Yuri Orlov works as a window onto the end of the Cold War and the emergence of worldwide terrorism. He sees himself encouraging his more ethically challenged younger brother, Vitaly, while adeptly sidestepping the pursuit of federal agent Jack Lawrence. The globetrotting arms dealer also seeks the woman of his dreams, supermodel Ava Fontaine.

  • The Inventor: Out For Blood in Silicon Valley (2019)

IMDB Ratings- 7.1/10

Streaming Platform- Hotstar

It tells the story of Elizabeth Holmes who revolutionized blood testing and became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. Then, just two years later, her multibillion-dollar company was discontinued.

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  • We Live In Public(2009)

IMDB Ratings- 7.3/10

Streaming Platform- Amazon Prime

This movie is based on Josh Harris, an internet entrepreneur who in 1999, recruited dozens of young men and women who agreed to live in underground apartments for weeks at a time while their every movement was broadcasted online. Soon, Harris and his girlfriend embarked on their subterranean adventure, with cameras streaming live footage of their meals, arguments, bedroom activities, and bathroom habits. This documentary shows the role of technology in our lives, as it outlines the delicate nature of the dot-com economy.

 

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  • The Game (2001)

IMDB Ratings- 7.8/10

Streaming Platform- YouTube

Nicholas Van Orton, a merchant banker, gets a strange birthday gift, a voucher for a game, from his brother Conrad. When he uses the voucher, he gets into trouble.

  • Forrest Gump (1994)

IMDB Ratings- 8.8/10

Streaming Platform- Netflix

It is a fascinating story about a modest man named Forrest Gump, who inadvertently becomes a remarkable star just by living his life he knows best. He gets medals, becomes a professional ping-pong player, takes up running, owns a huge shrimping company, and encourages people all across the country.

So here you have it, some of the best and inspirational movies for entrepreneurs. These movies will show you the challenges that an entrepreneur generally faces and will also tell inspirational tales of the ones who never backed down. You never know someday someone might make a movie on your life as well. You can also check out some underrated Bollywood movies by clicking here.

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