Movies about businessmen

List of the best melodrama movies about business and entrepreneurs, founders of companies selected by visitors to our site: What Men Want, Rolling to You, Set It Up, Backstabbing for Beginners, Frozen in Love, Second Act, Non-Fiction, Fifty Shades Darker, Time of Happiness, Fifty Shades of Grey
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
What Men Want (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
PlotMind reading, Superpowers
StyleFor girls

Magically able to hear what men are thinking, a sports agent uses her newfound ability to turn the tables on her overbearing male colleagues.

Rolling to You (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersBusinessmen, Rich, Disabled people, Sisters
PlotSeduction, Date
StyleSoulful, Light, Cute

Jocelyn is a selfish and misogynist businessman. He tries to seduce a young pretty woman by pretending to be handicapped, till the day he meets her sister, who is also in a wheelchair.

Set It Up (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
StyleNetflix, Light

Two overworked and underpaid assistants come up with a plan to get their bosses off their backs by setting them up with each other.

Backstabbing for Beginners (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryDenmark, Canada, USA
PlotConspiracies, Oil, Political

An idealistic young employee at the U.N. investigates the grizzly murder of his predecessor – and uncovers a vast global conspiracy that may involve his own boss.

Frozen in Love (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.7)
PlotLove, Relationship

When struggling bookstore owner Mary and the bad boy of professional hockey, Adam, are teamed together to help facilitate an image makeover for the other, they soon realize that opposites attract and they find themselves unexpectedly frozen in love.

Second Act (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
StyleWomens in main roles, Inspirational, Light, Cute

Maya, a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a second act.

Non-Fiction (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersBusinessmen, Actors
PlotSuccess, Money

Alain, a successful Parisian publisher struggling to adapt to the digital revolution, has major doubts about the new manuscript of Léonard, one of his long-time authors - another work of auto-fiction recycling his love affair with a minor celebrity. Selena, Alain’s wife, a famous stage actress, is of the opposite opinion.

Fifty Shades Darker (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 4.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China
CharactersBusinessmen, Billionaires
PlotLove, Money, Relationship

When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.

Time of Happiness (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersFamily, Businessmen
PlotLove, Happiness
PlaceSea, Turkey
StyleLight, Cute, Soulful

True love is not about perfection, it is hidden in flaws. The movie 'Mutluluk Zamani' (Time of Happiness) tells the story of Mert (Baris Arduc) who creates his 'perfect' life without facing his past and Ada (Elcin Sangu) who builds her own way of life based on all of her past experiences.

Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.1)
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Businessmen, Students, Girlfriends
PlotRelationship, Love
StyleFor girls, Numbers in the title

When college senior Anastasia Steele steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, finds himself strangely drawn to Ana, and she to him. Though sexually inexperienced, Ana plunges headlong into an affair -- and learns that Christian's true sexual proclivities push the boundaries of pain and pleasure.

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The Surprise (2015)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryNetherlands, Belgium, Germany, Republic of Ireland
PlotLove, Death, Relationship

An eccentric multimillionaire signs an agreement to have his life ended. While selecting his coffin he meets a young woman who has signed up for the same arrangement. Trouble ensues when the couple falls in love and wishes to get out of the contract.

纽约客@上海 (2012)
Mark1.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China
CharactersLawyers, Businessmen, Reporters, Losers
PlotLove, Moving

When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a street-smart legal assistant, Sam might just save his job, find romance, and learn to appreciate the beauty and wonders of Shanghai. Written by Anonymous (

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersBusinessmen, Fish, Scientists

A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.

Shopgirl (2005)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersMusicians, Businessmen
PlotLove, Youth, Love triangle
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleTouching, To cry

Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous Ray, and her life takes a magical turn, but eventually she realizes that she must empower herself and make a choice between them.

Match Point (2005)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
PlotLove triangle, Seduction

Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would bring him far from it - palms start to sweat and a dark psychological match in his head begins.

The Family Man (2000)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersBusinessmen, Friends, Brides
TimeNew Year
StyleInspirational, Soulful

Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his career, and to the horrifying discovery that his former life no longer exists. As he stumbles through this alternate suburban universe, Jack finds himself at a crossroad where he must choose between his high-power career and the woman he loves.

The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime
CharactersBusinessmen, Thieves, Billionaires

A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.

Meet Joe Black (1998)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
PlotLove, Death, Relationship
StyleLong, Touching

When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe Black, Death begins taking part in Parrish's daily agenda and falls in love with the man's daughter. Yet when Black's holiday is over, so is Parrish's life.

Pretty Woman (1990)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama

When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.