Money makes the world go around. It plays a part in all of our lives and it’s no surprise that so many filmmakers have chosen to focus on it. If you don’t have any plans for tonight, here is the list of movies not only for work out and for some pretty useful money lessons as well. Let’s get to it!
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A college dropout, attempting to live up to his father’s high standards, gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm which puts him on the fast track to success. However, the job might not be as legitimate as it first appeared to be.
The Pursuit of Happiness
Chris Gardner is the bright and talented and marginally employed salesman. Struggling to make ends meet, Gardner finds himself and his five-year-old son evicted from their San Francisco apartment with nowhere to go. When Gardner lands an internship at a prestigious stock brokerage firm, he and his son endure many hardships, including living in shelters, in pursuit of his dream of a better life for the two of them.
A story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Facing betrayal, Joy becomes a true boss of family and enterprise in a world of unforgiving commerce. Allies become adversaries and adversaries become allies, both inside and outside the family, as Joy’s inner life and fierce imagination carry her through the storm she faces.
The Wolf of Wall Street
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Of course, success begins with problems. Make you search your path. So it happened with Jerry Maguire – to allow someone to control your fate or to build it by yourself.
Who said you have to go to college to become a millionaire? Sure, education is really important. But the point is that you don’t need one to make lots of money. The much-loved Forrest Gump is a good example. He makes an early investment in Apple that would be worth millions today. In case you’re looking for a real-life reference, how about Richard Branson?
Billionaire and aviation tycoon Howard Hughes is a successful public figure: a director of big-budget Hollywood films and an aviation pioneer who helped build TWA into a major airline. However, in private life, Hughes tormented, suffering from paralyzing phobias and depression. The higher he rises, the further he falls.
The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers’ innovative fast food eatery, McDonald’s, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.