Three Must Watch Movies for Entrepreneurs

Being a successful entrepreneur is certainly the aspiration of young entrepreneurs or people who just started as a businessperson.

But, how do we make it happen? You have to keep a high-level motivation and start from yourself. The support of our family and friends can give you extra motivation on achieving your goals.

As we know, running a business is not an easy work to do. That's why not many people survive to become an entrepreneur.

If we talk about motivation, there is a term of "Fall and Rise" which means when our efforts fail, we should rise and try to back on the track.

That is the function of motivation so that people do not easily give up. Here are some movies that I hope can boost your motivation to become an entrepreneur.

Here are the three must watch movies for entrepreneurs:

1. The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happines


Starring Will Smith as Chris Gardner and Jaden Smith as his son Christopher who worked as a salesman. He tried to pursue his dream and managed to become a wealthy stockbroker.

At the beginning of the story, he worked as a salesman who sold expensive X-ray Scanners. Due to its high-priced, nobody wanted to buy the X-ray scanner.

His situation became complicated when he can't pay the rent of his house. Chris Gardner and his family have to move out the house. His wife finally left him and his son.

Long story short, the owner of stockbrokers company offered him to study to become a stockbroker. Chris Gardner is persevering and determined in his learning process. Eventually, Chris was selected to become one of the stockbrokers in the company. His struggles finally showed the result where he can be a wealthy stockbroker and make him family live well.

2. The Wolf Of Wall Street

The Wolf Of Wall Street


This movie portrayed the life of a stockbroker named Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his wife named Teresa Petrillo (Christin Milioti).

Jordan started his career as an underestimated staff in brokerage company. Due to the troubled situation in the stock market, he must be willing to lose his job. But, Jordan didn't stop. He moved to Long Island and found a job as a broker at the Investor Center in a small shopping center office.

With the comfort from his wife and his determined will, Jordan apparently, was able to achieve the target and got a large commission. Belfort even was able to break the record as the fastest broker in registering the largest transaction in the history of the company.

Donnie Azzof (Jonah Hill) his neighbors who greatly admired the expertise of Jordan in working with the stock and be successful with it. It draws him to cooperate with Jordan. Then, finally, they built a company and made a lot of money together.

But amid that success, they are involved in illegal businesses, making them have to deal with local security forces. The well-known stockbroker finally had to spend 2 years in jail.

3. The Social Network

The Social Network


Who doesn't know about Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg as the founder of the social media?

Facebook is one of the famous and well-known social media. This movie represented the making process of Facebook and its problems and controversy.

Mark Zuckerberg played by Jesse Eisenberg. At the beginning of the movie, Mark Zuckerberg described as a student at Harvard University who has always felt lonely even though he had female friends.

One night, he created a site in his room called FaceMash where female students could see their popular ranking on the campus, which now is known as Facebook.

Facebook made of two people Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin (played by Andrew Garfield), but when Facebook is widely known, Mark left his partner who helped fund the Facebook site.

The amazing fact of Facebook.com is after 15 months of the Facebook launching the company already has 2.8 million active users, and until now the website is still the most popular social media on earth.

Those are must watch movies for entrepreneurs you definitely have to watch. I hope by watching those movies you can feel remotivated and boost your spirit in handling all the troubles and problems become a success entrepreneur.