Movies About Business You Should Watch

What to watch during quarantine? You need to use free time as a way to learn something new! Today, Artgetting has made a list of the best business movies for you. Enjoy!

The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 biographical drama with a star cast Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith (for him it was a debut). The movie is based on the real story of a businessman Chris Gardner based on Gardner’s nearly one-year homeless life. In the movie a man invests all his money in order to sell bone density scanners. Financial instability, constant failures ruin his marriage. This is a story about how a person can achieve the highest peaks by himself working a lot.

The next movie about business you should watch is The Big Short with a start cast: Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale. It is a biographical comedy drama about how 2007 housing market crash has happend and how it led to the World Financial crisis of 2007-2009. There are three unrelated stories that occur at the same time and which are associated with the events that preceded the global crisis. The film tells in details about why the financial crisis occurred.

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Boiler Room is a 2000 crime drama film where Vin Diesel and Ben Affleck star. The action of the movie begins in 1999. Seth Davis, a 19-year-old boy who was kicked out from the college, lives and runs a profitable but illegal casino located in his apartment. Later a young man starts to works with a small, unknown to the wider public, but extremely dynamic, investment company JT Marlin. The company employs very young people, promising them a million dollar earnings over the first three years. Their work is mainly the art of manipulation, and Seth becomes one of the company’s best employees. At the same time, the FBI is conducting a secret investigation against JT Marlin.

The Founder is also among the best business movies. It is a biographical comedy-drama film about an Amercian fast-food tycon Ray Kroc, who mad McDonald`s the most succesful corporation in the world. A charismatic descendant of Czech immigrants Ray Kroc has a dream to succeed in business and to earnin the first million. Unfortunately, his every idea turns out to be wrong, and the money invested in the ventures never paid him back. After all, the unlucky must work as a salesman selling mixers. One day, he receives an order from a restaurant he did not know in California. There he meets Richard and Maurice McDonalds – authors of the innovative way of serving food. The food reaches guests only thirty seconds after placing the order. Ray is delighted with the concept and urges the brothers to create a network across the United States.

Burnt is the movie about Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) who worked in one of the best restaurants in Paris, which belonged to his mentor Jean-Luc. Drug use destroyed his career in that restaurant and he also lost some friends. Having refused from drugs, he decides to return to London with a plan to regain his former glory, gather his team and get a third Michelin star in the restaurant business.

The Social Network. If you have not watched this movie, then be sure to check it out! It is a 2010 biographical drama film, adapted from from the book ‘The Accidential Billionaires’ by Bem Mezrich. The film is about the founding of very popular and known social network Facebook. The release of the film in the United States took place on October 1, 2010, and for the first two weeks the picture was the leader in the ranking of the most viewed films in the USA.

Joy is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama where Jeniffer Lawrence is starring. It is the movie about Joy Mangano, an American inventor and entrepreneur. Joy Mangano is known for creation of her own financial empire after inventing the so-called ‘miracle mop’. In general, the film received different reviews, although Jennifer Lawrence received an Academy Award nomination (The Oscar Award) for the Best Actress in 2016.

And which films from this list have you NOT watched yet? Write in the comments!