True entrepreneurs are doers, not thinkers. To turn the ideas into realities, a right blend of motivation & inspiration is needed in an entrepreneur. These two elements can be sourced from mentors, books or even sparing few hours for watching a movie. So if you are an aspiring entrepreneur, we have a list of movies handpicked especially for you folks to watch & extract powerful messages from them.
1) The Social Network (2010)
The Social Network is a Hollywood Blockbuster of 2010 based on the life of Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of Facebook. The movie revolves around the college life of Mark Zuckerberg when he developed the social platform which no one ever expected could become the most powerful social platform.
It’s the perfect movie for the entrepreneurs who think that they don’t need fancy offices for their startups. As the movie shows that the world’s most prevailing & influential platform started from a dorm room.
2) Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
The movie Pirates of Silicon Valley depicts the early life of modern world’s greatest minds & philanthropists Bill Gates & Steve Jobs. The movie performs the best job in detailing the lives of two great pirates of Tech-world.
Noah Wyle & Anthony Michale reenactment as Bill gates & Steve Jobs was worth a praise in this movie. A very famous quote which keeps striking in the mind was “Success is the menace. ‘It fools smart people into thinking that they can’t lose’.
3) Pursuit Of Happiness (2006)
A must watch movie in this list is Pursuit of Happiness. This movie is based on one of the best-selling novels. The perfect blend of emotions & motivation will give you the goose bumps & Will Smith’s outstanding performance serves as the cherry on the top.
The movie is mostly based on hardships & bitter realities of a struggling individual while giving a powerful advice that ‘Never Give Up’. This is a message which is much needed to be understood by entrepreneurs to survive in today’s fast paced competitive world.
One of the very inspiring statement from the movie was
“The world is your oyster. It’s up to you to find the pearls’.
4) Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Well, Shawshank Redemption is not a story of some billionaire tech genius or entrepreneur. But this movie is worth mentioning in our list. The movies shows the bond between two inmates who found redemption through various acts of decency. They managed to clear out their ways through every worst situation. Morgan Freeman plays the main character in this movie & his performance is admirable.
Shawshank Redemption is a true source of getting inspiration for entrepreneurs to face the challenging hardships of life with a smile.
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5) Jerry Maguire (1996)
Last but not least the movie Jerry Maguire narrates a true story which teaches just what it takes to stay on the top. The lead character (Tom Cruise) faces rejection on every step of his life. Upon identifying the right road to follow he ends up in being successful both in his personal & professional life.
The movie conveys a strong message to the entrepreneurs indicating the importance for “Self Actualization” & to stay determined for achieving the goals.