Like any other art forms, movies can also teach us the right lessons if they are made the right way.
Here is a list of movies which an entrepreneur must watch especially when they seem stuck in the middle of an ocean. Movies can revitalize the ambition that you got it while starting up.
1) Night Crawler (2014)
This movie definitely teaches that anyone can become anything. Nightcrawler is a 2014 American thriller. The movie features Jake Gyllenhaal turning from nothing to becoming a crime reporter.
This movie is little brutal but Jake will keep you engaged. The story is all about a guy who is desperately in need of a job but finds none. He then decides to witness crimes and accidents and decide to become a crime journalist as he sells the content to television channels. This teaches how to be focussed, and improve your positive attributes.
This movie will surely teach you that with a little drive and persuasion, one can become anything.
2) Something Ventured (2011)
This is a 2011 documentary film investigating the emergence of American venture capitalism in the mid 20th century. This documentary follows the venture capitalists who worked with entrepreneurs to start and build companies like Apple, Intel, Cisco and Tandem to name a few.
It will be really interesting to have a look at how things get funded and what is on the line for big time investors. There will always be a risk factor for both the investor and the entrepreneur.
3) The Social Network (2010)
This is a 2010 American drama film portraying the founding of social networking website Facebook and the resulting lawsuits. This was a Hollywood blockbuster.
The Social Network will be the top choice for inspiration because of its dexterous storytelling and its background score.
This movie runs well as it teaches us how to dream and moreover turn them to reality.
It will a great movie even though its accuracy had been questioned. But it doesn’t matter, it will be a great source of inspiration for all entrepreneurs.
4) The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006)
And yes, it is Happyness, not Happiness!
This is a 2006 American biographical drama film based on an entrepreneur Chris Gardner’s nearly one-year struggle being homeless.
This one will definitely stand out as one of the best motivational movies ever and teaches us not to give up no matter in what situation you are been engulfed in.
It was the best-selling book and went ahead to become a blockbuster movie.
5) The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
This is a 1994 American drama film which revolves around the story of Andy a banker who is wrongfully sentenced to life for the murder of his wife and her lover. He further claims his innocence but all in vain.
Further Andy goes on to use his financial skills and helps the warden and the prison guards to keep accounts.
The film engaged the viewers to concentrate on fulfilling long-term goals while keeping a track of the short term goals.