Movies have always been a great source of entertainment not just in India but Internationally as well. The numbers that these feature films display at the box office just tell us how integral they are and have been since the first time they were introduced.
As per sources, the worldwide theatrical market had a box office of US$42.2 billion in 2019. This encourages the filmmakers to produce some of the most impactful stories every now and then.
Out of the many movies released, some have also served as a source of inspiration for many. For those who are looking for something more than just a good laugh or a romantic binge, here are some of the Indian and International movies that work well for the budding businessman in you.
The Godfather (1972)
The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino. The movie is based on Mario Puzo’s best-selling 1969 novel, The Godfather.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The Wolf of Wall Street is an American movie that is based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, depicting his rise from a wealthy stockbroker to his fall involving crime.
The Pursuit of Happyness
The Pursuit of Happyness is a biographical drama film based on the life of Chris Gardner is an American businessman and motivational speaker. Will Smith’s performance as Gardner garnered universal acclaim and it even marked as a debut for his son Jaden Smith.
Starring Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai in the lead, Guru was directed and co-written by Mani Ratnam. The movie, during its release, became famous as the biopic of Dhirubhai Ambani and his journey of establishing the Reliance Industry. However, Ratnam has denied it and has clarified that it was a work of fiction.
The Social Network
The movie ‘The Social Network’ tells the story about the creation of Facebook, and about its founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.
Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)
Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year is a Yash Raj Films banner that was released in 2009 starring Ranbir Kapoor, D. Santosh, and Naveen Kaushik in the leads roles. Ranbir’s character of a fresh graduate trying to make big in the corporate world received a lot of positive reviews.
Band Baaja Baaraat (2010)
Band Baaja Baaraat stars Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh as his debut. The movie is about a young couple trying to make it big in the Wedding Planning industry and was a fun watch.
Raajneeti is an iconic 2010 political thriller co-written, directed, and produced by Prakash Jha. The movie was a super hit and had grossed nearly $146 Crores worldwide.
Directed by Gaurav K. Chawla and written by Nikhil Advani, Aseem Arora, and Parveez Sheikh, Baazaar was released in 2018. The movie had Saif Ali Khan, debutant Rohan Vinod Mehra, Radhika Apte and Chitrangada Singh in lead. Baazaar performed average on the box office however it received a lot of appreciation for its storyline based around Stock Market.
Ashton Kutcher starred in this biographical drama film, Jobs, based on the life of Steve Jobs. The movie depicted Jobs’s journey from 1974 while a student at Reed College to the introduction of the iPod in 2001.