Movies about businessmen

List of the best movies about business and entrepreneurs, founders of companies selected by visitors to our site: The Wolf of Wall Street, A Family Man, Jobs, The Invisible Guest, The Last Word, The Kazakh Business in America, The End?, Con Man, A Hologram for the King, Pottersville.

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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CharactersBusinessmen, Rich
PlotSuccess, Stock Exchange, Money, Love, Divorce, On real events
PlaceWall Street, Prison, New York, USA
StyleWorth watching, For a group of friends, Fascinating, Smart

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.

A Family Man (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.5)
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersBusinessmen, Hunters, Fathers
PlaceWall Street
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Dane Jensen is a driven, Chicago-based headhunter, working at a cut-throat job placement firm. When Dane's boss announces his retirement, he pits Dane against Lynn Vogel, Dane's equally driven but polar-opposite rival at the firm, in a battle for control over the company.

Jobs (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
CharactersBusinessmen, Inventors, Programmers
PlotSuccess, On real events, Computers, Rivalry

The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

The Invisible Guest (2016)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CharactersBusinessmen, Lawyers, Killers, Detectives
PlaceSpain, Court

"The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened in a frenetic race against time.

The Last Word (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersBusinessmen, Writers

A retired businesswoman – who tries to control everything around her – decides to write her own obituary. A young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth, and the result is a life-altering friendship.

The Kazakh Business in America (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.1)

After closing the deal with foreign sponsors Zhomart hopes to get a five stars status to his little hotel but this plan goes south.

The End? (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersBusinessmen, Zombie
StyleCreepy, Disturbing, Depressive

Claudio Verona is a young and cynical businessman. One day he gets locked in his Roman office elevator before an important meeting with a client. Soon this annoying obstacle will turn into a nightmare. For outside that metal cage, a deadly virus has begun to infect and transform people into extremely violent and dangerous zombies. Claudio has to get out of his claustrophobic space but it seems the elevator is the safest place to be in the city.

Con Man (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genredrama, crime

The story of Barry Minkow, a young and charismatic figure in business who reaches CEO status by lying and scheming his way to the top.

A Hologram for the King (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, Mexico, USA
CharactersBusinessmen, Gay, Kings, Wolves
PlotLove, Technology, Weapon, Divorce, Dancing
PlaceDeserts, Hotels, Party, Village

Alan Clay, a struggling American businessman, travels to Saudi Arabia to sell a new technology to the King, only to be challenged by endless Middle Eastern bureaucracy, a perpetually absent monarch, and a suspicious growth on his back.

Pottersville (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
CharactersBusinessmen, Yeti, Family

Maynard, a beloved local businessman is mistaken for the legendary Bigfoot during an inebriated romp through town in a makeshift gorilla costume. The sightings set off an international Bigfoot media spectacle and a windfall of tourism dollars for a simple American town hit by hard times. When Brock Masterson, reality TV’s “Monster Hunter,” arrives to hunt the beast, Maynard agonizes over whether to come clean, destroying the rebirth of his beloved town, or perpetuate the inadvertent hoax.

Micro Men (2009)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, documentary
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotComputers, Rivalry

In 1979 Clive Sinclair, British inventor of the pocket calculator, frustrated by the lack of home investment in his project,the electric car, also opposes former assistant Chris Curry's belief that he can successfully market a micro-chip for a home computer. A parting of the ways sees Curry, in partnership with the Austrian Hermann Hauser and using whizz kid Cambridge students, set up his own, rival firm to Sinclair Radionics, Acorn. Acorn beat Sinclair to a lucrative contract supplying the BBC with machines for a computer series. From here on it is a battle for supremacy to gain the upper hand in the domestic market.

Matchstick Men (2003)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CharactersBusinessmen, Scammers, Partners, Losers, Gangsters, Criminals
PlotChess, Divorce, Mental disorders
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleTo cry, Fancy, Smart

A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.

The Founder (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, biography, history
CharactersBusinessmen, Rich

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, biography
CharactersBusinessmen, Rich, Inventors, Programmers
PlotComputers, Rivalry, On real events
StyleAction, Soulful, Smart

This film is the semi-humorous documentary about the men who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the founding of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took to build up the global corporate empires of Apple Computer Inc. and Microsoft Corporation.

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

Gringo (2018)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryAustralia, USA
PlotAbduction, Undercover
StyleExciting, For men

An American businessman with a stake in a pharmaceutical company that's about to go public finds his life is thrown into turmoil by an incident in Mexico.

A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, biography
CharactersBusinessmen, Writers
PlotOn real events, Funeral
StyleNetflix, Smart

The National Lampoon name became globally recognized after the monumental success of Animal House—but before the glory days, it was a scrappy yet divinely subversive magazine and radio show that introduced the world to comedic geniuses like Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, John Belushi, and Gilda Radner. The driving force behind National Lampoon was Doug Kenney (Will Forte), and his truly wild and crazy story unfolds in A Futile and Stupid Gesture from Harvard to Hollywood to Caddyshack and beyond.

Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CharactersBusinessmen, Rich, Scammers, Billionaires
PlotOn real events, Money, Cheating
PlaceParty, Wall Street, Los Angeles
StyleMakes me think, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Exciting

Led by their fellow preppie friend Joe Hunt, a group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a get rich quick scam that turns deadly.

Set It Up (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersBusinessmen, Couriers, Writers
PlaceOffice, New York
StyleNetflix, Light, Worth watching

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: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryDenmark, Canada, USA
PlotConspiracies, Oil, Political, Blackmail
StyleTense, Disturbing

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.