Between documentaries and fiction films, you can understand the plight of many entrepreneurs on the comfortable sofa. Whether you are starting a business or have been in business for many years, you can gain valuable information from these 6 fascinating and entertaining movies.
FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
In fact, there are two documentaries about the disastrous Fyre Music Festival worth watching: Hulu's Fyre Fraud and Netflix's FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened. See and learn how the festival evolved from an exclusive event of celebrities and influential social media spokespersons to a disaster of mismanagement, essentially stealing people's money and leaving them trapped on an island with substandard food and shelter.
Catch Me If You Can
When you hear "Catch me if you can", you will imagine that the successful liar Frank Abagnar (Leonardo DiCaprio) is very attractive to almost anyone with a skill. Based on a true story, "Catch Me If You Can" is a classic film that reflects the business journey. These are important topics, such as creative problem solving, improving a bad situation, and striving for success.
Lord of War
If you like action-rich black comedy, "King of War" is a must-see. This war crimes film chronicles the life of Yuri Orlov (Nicholas Cage), a Ukrainian immigrant who decided to succeed through the illegal arms trade. Ethics aside, Yuri's ambition, tenacity and ability to take risks demonstrate the qualities that entrepreneurs need to succeed. Also, if you want to learn more about growth hacking, customer loyalty, and negotiation skills, this movie delves into these topics. You may incorporate some lessons into your business ventures.
Ever find yourself pushed to your limits in the pursuit of power and success? Wall Street unravels this theme through the eyes of Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen), an ambitious stockbroker who navigates the economic rollercoaster of Wall Street, adopting the "greed is good" mantra. This movie is a window into corporate finance, portfolio management, investment law principles and capital markets. More telling is the story of a young, susceptible mind, showing how easy it is to get carried away with the glamorous lifestyle that accompanies wealth. Plus, if you thought The Wolf of Wall Street was a bit too much, this movie is a tamer, more socially-critical version.
This 1999 film is based on a true story of the employee who single-handedly brought down the Barings Bank, the largest bank in England. The movie shows how money drives all sorts of maniacal behavior and serves as a cautionary tale about people who falsely assume that power and money make them indispensable.
Hmm...Yes...Let us continue to invite you to watch this American comedy, which perfectly satirizes the corporate culture of software companies in the 1990s and alludes to labor relations and office politics. This is a good laugh, and it will definitely make you think about leadership, team building skills and career development.