Movies about entrepreneurship, current or old, based on real or fictional stories, are a great source of inspiration for those who want to realize their dream of opening their own business.
That’s why Renda Extra has selected for you seven suggestions of successful films that every entrepreneur or beginner should watch. Grab a pen and paper to jot down our valuable tips and get your popcorn and drinks ready.
7 films about entrepreneurship for inspiration
1 – Walt before Mickey – Walt Before Mickey (2014)
We open this list with a movie based on the true story of Walt Elias Disney (Thomas Ian Nicholas), an American cartoonist known worldwide thanks to the character that changed his life: Mickey Mouse.
Based on the book of the same namethis film tells the story of Walt Disney’s journey and the obstacles he had to overcome to Mickey creationwhich made it famous in the 20th century and became one of the world’s most valuable brands.
The story teaches important lessons about creativity, leadership, business planning, brand management, focus, persistence, competition, and people with a common purpose.
2 – Coco before Chanel – Coco before Chanel (2009)
This biographical film about the founder of one of the most famous brands in the world is one of the great ones films about female entrepreneurship from movies.
The film tells the story of the French Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel (Andrey Tatou), from her poor childhood in an orphanage until she became a powerful stylist and entrepreneur in the 20th century, whose brand revolutionized the fashion market and is still synonymous today. quality and luxury.
This paper shows that courage, innovation, persistence, determination and good networking are key to business success.
3 – Steve Jobs (2016)
It tells the story of Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender), Co-founder of Appleone of the largest and most valuable technology companies of the world.
The plot focuses on and portrays the personality of Jobs three defining moments of a professional career from the creator of the brand Bitten Apple to the rise to the top of success: the launch of the Macintosh computer (1984), the purchase of the company NeXT (1996) and the appearance of the iPod (2001).
The film teaches valuable lessons about resilience, such as Steve Jobs’ return to Apple a few years after being fired from the very company he helped found. Love what you do, believe in the project, be creative, invest in innovative customer experiences and anticipate the future are other lessons learned.
4 – Hunger for power – Founder (2016)
This tells a long time how it is McDonalds from a simple roadside diner in the 1950s to one of the largest and most profitable fast food franchises of the world.
Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) is a simple milkshake machine salesman who sees the diner founded by brothers Mac and Dick McDonald as an innovative food business model, with great franchise potential. Betting on this success, Kroc decides to become a partner of the McDonald brothers.
The fast food chain begins to grow, as does Kroc’s hunger for power, who with questionable attitudes gradually takes full control of the McDonald brothers’ company and turns it into a billionaire empire.
hunger for power it shows how important it is to believe in your product/business, to be curious, to be open to change, to be persistent and that age is just a number (Ray Kroc was 52 when he became the owner of the brand).
5 – Social network – Social network (2010)
The film in the drama genre is based on the story of Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg), the founder social network facebook and one of the most influential and powerful personalities in the world today.
In 2003, Zuckerberg was just another computer programming student at Harvard University when he had the brilliant idea of creating a social network that would revolutionize world communication. Six years later, he was considered the youngest billionaire in history.
In addition to showing the entrepreneurial side of Mark Zuckerberg and teaching that one should always be attentive to the needs of customers, the film brings to light numerous conflicts and common dilemmas young entrepreneurssuch as relationships with partners, investment and persistence to make an idea come true.
6 – Mr. Trainee – Intern (2015)
It is comedy tells the story of Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro), a 70-year-old retiree and widower who wants to rediscover himself. He sees an opportunity to change his life in the opening of an internship in the clothing e-commerce of a young businesswoman Jules Austin (Anne Hathaway).
in a fun way, Mr. Apprentice provokes many relevant thoughts, such as crisis managementthe need to reinvent yourself in order to stay on the job market, believe in your potential and that it is possible to learn, regardless of age.
7 – The Man Who Changed The Game – money ball (2012)
Based on true events, this film tells the story of Billy Beane (Brad Pitt), a baseball team manager who suffers from a tight budget to take care of his team.
A visionary, Beane then developed a sophisticated statistical program for his club, turning it into one of the best teams in the game in the 1980s. The man who changed the game it shows that dedication and commitment are key to change the scenario.
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