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If you love entrepreneurship, here is twenty movies you must see:


1. Wall Street (1987): The story of a young and impatient stockbroker named Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) is looking for a way to get ahead. But it’s not until he meets a seasoned corporate raider named Gordon Gecko (Michael Douglas) that he learns the price of what it takes to succeed. 




2. Risky Business (1983): A Chicago teen named Joel Goodsen (Tom Cruise) has the house to himself for a weekend, but ends up needing quick cash to cover some damage. It’s not until he meets a girl named Lana (Rebecca De Monray) when Joel will get the money he needs, but will he get away with it? 




3. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006): Based on the true story of Chris Gardner (Will Smith), a man that has had a series of work and personal set backs causing him to live paycheck to no paycheck with only his young son Chris (Jaden Smith) as his companion. However, he gets a chance that just might turn both of their lives around.



4. The Social Network (2010): Based on the true story of Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) and his obstacles of getting Facebook off the ground. 



5. The Startup Kids (2012): A documentary about young entrepreneurs getting their companies started.



6. Office Space (1999): Three coworkers are tired of their jobs and ignorant boss, so they decide to get back at him by embezzling money from the company. 



7. The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013): Based of the true story of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), a wealthy stockbroker who through his own personal shortcomings becomes involved in crime, corruption, and eventually a federal investigation.



8. Chaplin (1992): A biographical film on the life of filmmaker Charlie Chaplin (Robert Downey Jr.) showing the creation of his studio and the devasting effects it had on his personal relationships.



9. Flash of Genius (2008): Based on the true story of Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) and his battle to prove the Detroit car companies stole his idea of the windshield wiper. 



10. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992): A look behind the scenes of the cutthroat business of real estate.



11. Jerry Maguire (1996): A sports agent (Tom Cruise) has a moment of morality that gets him fired from his job, so he decides to start his own.



12. The Aviator (2004): The true story of how Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio) went from being a big shot Hollywood producer too owning his own airline.



13. Trading Places (1983): A elitist stockbroker (Dan Aykroyd) ends up switching places with poverty stricken conman (Eddie Murphy) due to a bet placed by his millionaire bosses.



14. Moneyball (2011): Based on the true story of Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) and his attempt to hire new players to the Oakland A’s baseball team by using a computer generated analysis. 



15. Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street (2010): A documentary about the mathematicians and computer programmers who created the financial products that almost crashed the world market.



16.Citizen Kane (1941): Loosely based/inspired by newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst's life. A man named Kane (Orson Welles) dies of old age, but newspaper reporters scramble to solve  a mystery left about his life.



17. TPK AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard (2013): A documentary going behind the scenes of the largest and most illegal online company in all of Europe.



18. The Apartment (1960): A young man (Jack Lemmon) tries to move up the corporate ladder by letting the company executives use his apartment to meet their mistresses.



19. Too Big To Fail (2011): A dramatic interpretation of the financial meltdown in 2008 with a focus on Treasury Secretary, Henry Paulson.



20. Boiler Room (2000): A college dropout named Seth (Giovanni Ribisi) starts woking at a suburban investment firm. He starts making big money however it might not be entirely clean.




Posted by Adam Fridman
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