Best Biography Movies of Businessman

Are you a fan of people like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg? Find here the best biography movies of businessman that will encourage you to look at your life from a different perspective and reevaluate it

Are you a fan of people like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg? Find here the best biography movies of businessman that will encourage you to look at your life from a different perspective and reevaluate it.

The life stories of successful businessmen are an inspiration for all of us because being a successful person is everybody’s dream, so never give up and learn from the best.

Jobs

A movie about the one and only Steve Jobs. It is one of the best biography movies of businessman starring Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, Matthew Modine, and J.K. Simmons, the movie created by Matt Whiteley, and directed by Joshua Michael Stern.

Movie Plot

The first scene in the movie shows a middle-aged Steve Jobs revealing the iPod for the first time at an Apple Town Hall meeting in 2001.

After that, the movie cuts t a flashback in 1974 in Reed College, where Jobs was talking some classes there, before he went to India.

After 2 years in India, Jobs came back to Los Altos, California, where he built the foundation to his famous company “Apple”.

Movie Time: 2 hours and 8 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography and Drama.

The Social Network (best biography movies of businessman)

Another one of the businessman biography movies about the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. The movie created by Aaron Sorkin and Ben Mezrich, directed by David Fincher, and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Rooney Mara, and Joseph Mazzello.

Movie Plot

It’s the year 2003, and Mark Zuckerberg is a genius student studying in Harvard. He is studying computer programming while working on a new program, he is inventing “social media”.

With in few years, he become the youngest billionaire in the world, and his invention now has more than 2 billion active members.  

Movie Time: 2 hours and 0 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography and Drama.

The Founder

The movie focuses on the life of the founder of McDonald’s, and it is one of the biography business movies created by Robert Siegel, directed by John Lee Hancock, and starring Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak, and Laura Dern.

Movie Plot

Ray Kroc is a salesman living in 1954, he developed a reputation as a hustler, and because of that no one trusts him enough to let him sell a serious product. He ends up with some funny products that nobody wants to buy.

Frustrated, he finds himself sitting in front of a McDonald’s Restaurant in San Bernardino, California. Everybody seemed happy with their food and everything in that restaurant was going smooth and fast.

He became enthralled with the concept of “fast food” and he makes an agreement with the owners of the restaurant. At first, he sells them 8 milkshake machines, and eventually he takes over the restaurant and turns it into the global franchise we know today.

Movie Time: 1 hours and 55 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography and Drama.

Joy (best biography movies of businessman)

A story of an inventor and family business founder in the field of cleaning tools, and can be considered as one of the biography business movies, it’s created by David O. Russell and Annie Mumolo, directed by David O. Russell and starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramírez, Diane Ladd and Virginia Madsen.

Movie Plot

Joy Mangano is a smart young lady who love creating new things, but her creative ideas always get taken by others and they make a lot of money off of it. She struggles to monetize her own ideas due to a lack of financial support.

Her life was a series of bad luck. First, she left college to support her parents, and later she got divorced and worked as an Eastern Airlines ticket clerk.

Finely she decides to pursue her old dream in creating new things. She designs a self-wringing mop, and she fights to find a place for herself in business world.

Movie Time: 2 hours and 4 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography and Drama.

Coco Before Chanel

The film chronicles the rise of the biggest name in the fashion world Coco Chanel, and it is one of the best biography business movies created by Edmonde Charles-Roux, Anne Fontaine, and Camille Fontaine, directed by Anne Fontaine and starring Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain, Emmanuelle Devos, and Jean-Yves Chatelais.

Movie Plot

Gabrielle Chanel is a young lady that leaves the orphanage and starts working in a bar. She works both as a singer and as a seamstress for the other performers. She is known by the nickname “Coco”.

Coco starts making a name for herself designing popular hats for French society.

She falls in love with Arthur Capel the British businessman, and that increased her chances for fame and greatness.

Movie Time: 1 hours and 45 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography and Drama.

Bernard and Doris (best biography movies of businessman)

Another one of the best biography movies of businessman bring to us the life story of tobacco billionairess Doris Duke, the movie created by Hugh Costello, directed by Bob Balaban, and starring Susan Sarandon, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Asher, Don Harvey, Chris Bauer, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Dominick Dunne, and ­­ James Rebhorn.

Movie Plot

Doris Duke is a tobacco heiress, she has a shy butler called Bernard Lafferty and he takes care of her needs, but Duke fired him after serving a chilled cantaloupe.

The agency sends another butler to her named Lafferty. He used to work for Peggy Lee, and Liz Taylor.

Lafferty is an alcoholic but he got Duke’s trust and love, and this relationship makes both of them better. He helps her make smart decisions and manage her fortune well.

Movie Time: 1 hours and 42 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography, Comedy and Drama.

God Loves Caviar

Another one of the best biography movies of businessman telling the story of Varvakis the Greek pirate who turned businessman, the movie created by Panagiotis Pashidis, Jackie Pavlenko and Yannis Smaragdis, directed by Yannis Smaragdis, and starring Sebastian Koch, Evgeniy Stychkin, Juan Diego Botto, Lakis Lazopoulos and Nick Clark Windo.

Movie Plot

Ioannis Varvakis is a Greek pirate. With the help of Catherine the Great of Russia, he turns into a businessman selling caviar in Russia and all over the world. He becomes very rich, but all this power does not give him the happiness he seeks, only suffering and sadness.

Movie Time: 1 hours and 41 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography, Adventure and Drama.

The Mattei Affair (best biography movies of businessman)

The movie tells the story of Enrico Mattei, the Italian businessman and the head of ENI company for methane gas. The movie is considered as one of the best biography movies of businessman, and it’s created by Francesco Rosi, Tonino Guerra and Nerio Minuzzo, directed by Francesco Rosi and starring Gian Maria Volontè, Peter Baldwin, Renato Romano, and Jean Rougeul.

Movie Plot

Enrico Mattei was an Italian solider, he helped his country to gain freedom from the Nazis, and he also invested in energy and become an important businessman in the methane gas industry. He became the head of ENI, and he died in a private airplane crash in 27, October 1962.

Although his main cause of death is a plane crash, many journalists are still trying to figure out if it was an assassination, and if some people were involved in this accident for some nefarious purposes.

Movie Time: 1 hours and 56 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography, Mystery and Drama.

Hanan Hikal
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