Business movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant business movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, talky, suspense, interesting, clever and dramatic films and TV shows about / with business, corruption, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, greed, catastrophe, life philosophy, suprisingly clever and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
business movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as business: The Founder (2016), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The Big Short (2015), Joy (2015), Up in the Air (2009), Jobs (2013), Gold (2016), Lord of War (2005), Thank You for Smoking (2005), The Boss (2016).

List of business movies

The Founder (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: motivational, inspirational, realistic, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: business, businessman, salesman, fast food, rags to riches, ambition, mcdonald's restaurant, capitalism, family business, greed, betrayal, destiny ...
Time: 50s, year 1940, year 1984, 20th century, year 1967 ...
Place: usa, america, california, beverly hills, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: 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.
Style: clever, realistic, motivational, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, money, corruption, business, success, rags to riches, dark humor, corporate crimes, yuppie, stock market, stock broker, wealth ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, geneva switzerland, big ben london, las vegas ...
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The Big Short (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.
Style: intellectual, realistic, tense, suspense, clever ...
Plot: financial crisis, business, money, finance, wall street, stock market, economic crisis, loan, economics, bank, banking, analysis ...
Time: 2000s, year 1933, year 2008, year 2007, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, las vegas, california
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Joy (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.
Style: inspirational, stylized, witty, serious, realistic ...
Plot: businesswoman, business, career woman, inventor, family relations, strong female lead, entrepreneur, ambition, inventions and discoveries, parents and children, divorce, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new york state, california, new jersey ...
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Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Rocket Singh - Salesman of the Year is the sometimes thoughtless, sometimes thoughtful story of a fresh graduate trying to find a balance between the maddening demands of the 'professional' way, and the way of his heart - and stumbling ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: business, ambition, salesman, rise to the top, follow your dream, working class, workplace situations, workplace, misfit, fish out of water, disorder, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, sexy, thought provoking, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, on the road, business trip, loneliness, love affair, introspection, love and romance, couples, relationship vs career, unfulfillment, top executive, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, dallas texas, san diego california ...
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Jobs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: serious, realistic, factual, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: prodigy, business, rise to the top, creativity, programmer, entrepreneur, inventions and discoveries, inventor, computers and web, workplace situations, perfectionist, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
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Gold (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle ...
Style: tense, suspense, intellectual, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, business, gold, jungle, mining, treasure hunt, money, justice, life philosophy, rags to riches, ethnic conflict, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1988
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, new york
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Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: clever, cynical, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: arms dealer, arms dealing, corruption, greed, business, smuggling, cold war, interpol, millionaire, human nature, rise and fall, notoriety ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2001 ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, beirut lebanon, new york ...
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Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: lobbyist, satire, business, marketing, advertising, social satire, tobacco, reporter, lie, capitalism, lung cancer, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, los angeles, north carolina, japan ...
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The Boss (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
Style: humorous, absurd, parody, sincere, funny ...
Plot: business, fired from the job, women, mentor, redemption, stereotypes, adaptation, betrayal, stupidity, greed, foul language, female protagonist ...
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Working Girl (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her ...
Style: captivating, feel good, talky, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: secretary, career woman, workplace romance, business, rise to the top, career, love and romance, wall street, boss, hopes, determination, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: To impress his ex-girlfriend, a nerdy teen starts selling drugs online out of his bedroom -- and becomes one of Europe's biggest dealers.
Style: light, semi serious, humorous, colourful, talky
Plot: internet, business, teenager, relationships, crimes, love and romance, friendship, misfit, drugs, disability, partners in crime, technology ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany
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El Chapo (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, factual
Plot: cartel, drug lord, business, fight for supremacy, drug dealing, drug cartel, drugs, crime boss, drug crime, drug traffic, criminal, criminal gang ...
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Extract (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The owner of a factory that produces flavor extracts, Joel Reynold seems to have it all, but really doesn't. What's missing is sexual attention from his wife, Suzie. Joel hatches a convoluted plan to get Suzie to cheat on him, thereby ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, business, workplace, workplace situations, disorder, family problems, sexless marriage, boss and employee, unsupportive coworkers, friends, nothing goes right, con artists ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Moscow Noir (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France, Poland, Lithuania, Finland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In turn-of-the-21st-century Moscow, an innocent trade plunges Swedish investment banker, Tom Blixen, into a battle with millionaires, politicians, oligarchs and their private armies.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: business, propaganda, politician, murder, police, finance, intrigue, crimes, society, rivalry, false identity, russian mafia ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, year 1999
Place: moscow russia, eastern europe
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Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: political, clever, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: lobbyist, female protagonist, career woman, determination, strong female character, politics, world politics, courtroom, strong female lead, lawyer, fighting the system, business ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., colorado, missouri, florida, japan ...
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Warrior (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. The series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who immigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious ...
Style: exciting, brutal, atmospheric, intense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, business, corporation, rivalry, gang war, conflict, fight, crimes, bandit, criminal gang, gang member, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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Fierce Creatures (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zoo, animals, farce, greed, business, obnoxious boss, workplace intrigue, businessman, marketing, sarcasm, moral ambiguity, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Flash of Genius (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly ...
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawsuit, inventor, underdog, nervous breakdown, justice, business, inventions and discoveries, legal action, powerful corporation, rivalry, hopes, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
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The Billionaire (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The Billionaire tells the story of Aitthipat Kulapongvanich and how he, at the age of nineteen, dropped out from university to launch a packaged fried seaweed business that is now Taokaenoi Food & Marketing and became one of Thailand's ...
Style: realistic, inspirational, motivational, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: rise to the top, entrepreneur, teenage protagonist, business, get rich quick scheme, intern, dream, rags to riches, billionaire, success, direction and purpose, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
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High Flying Bird (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During an NBA lockout, a sports agent, Ray Burke, presents his rookie client, Erick Scott, with an intriguing and controversial business opportunity.
Style: realistic, captivating, talky, thought provoking, inspirational
Audience: boys' night
Plot: business, basketball, success, escapades, young man, sport, money, rivalry, society, rookie, lesbian, steam bath ...
Time: contemporary
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Cutting It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Allie Henshall and Gavin Ferraday are partners in love and business. They own Henshall Ferraday hair salon, where Allie's sisters Darcey and Sydney work alongside them. As Allie and Gavin consider taking over a vacant property across the road, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: business, hairdresser, rivalry, family relations, passion, family business, salon
Time: 2000s
Place: england, united kingdom, northern england, manchester, europe
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Gung Ho (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a western Pennsylvania auto plant is acquired by a Japanese company, brokering auto worker Hunt Stevenson faces the tricky challenge of mediating the assimilation of two clashing corporate cultures. At one end is the Japanese plant manager and ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, unemployment, factory, friendship, worker, labor union, business, workplace, society, buddies, fighting the system, deception ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, usa, pennsylvania, asia, tokyo
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young but bright former window cleaner rises to the top of his company by following the advice of a book about ruthless advancement in business.
Style: witty, stylized, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, advertising, office, couples, self fulfillment, unsupportive coworkers, overnight success, cons and scams, workplace romance, couple relations, workplace situations, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
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Helluva Boss (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: Starring the incredible talents of Brandon Rogers, Richard Horvitz, Erica Lindbeck, and Brock Baker! In HELL, imps are the lowest of the low in society, but what happens when one starts an assassin business? This happens! Follow Blitzo (the ...
Style: mystical, captivating, disturbing, tense, adult animation ...
Plot: hell, murder, demon, friendship, torture, afterlife, death, prostitution, weapons, supernatural, boss, suicide ...
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The Social Network (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among ...
Style: clever, intellectual, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: programmer, computers and web, rise to the top, computer genius, hacker, ambition, success, social relations, inventions and discoveries, facebook, geek, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: harvard university, usa, california, massachusetts, new york ...
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Casa Amor: Exclusive for Ladies (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Beautiful, workaholic Bo-hee is a successful marketing executive at the number one toy company in Korea. Respected by her colleagues and in line for a promotion, she makes an irrevocable mistake that gets her fired from her job. Bo-hee's life ...
Style: sex comedy, captivating, humorous, disturbing
Plot: sex shop, sex talk, sex toy, business, layoff, career change, businesswoman, neighbor, female protagonist, marketing, relationship vs career, workplace ...
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Incorporated (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power, a young executive conceals his true identity to infiltrate a dangerous corporate world to save the woman he loves.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: secret past, climate change, megacorporation, business, corporate greed, paranoia, distopia, cyberpunk, hacking, corporate world, future dystopia, corporation ...
Time: future
Place: milwaukee wisconsin
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Moonlight & Mistletoe (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After three years, Nick's estranged daughter Holly returns home to find the spirit of Christmas in Santaville has dwindled, taking the family business with it. What starts out as an attempt to bail out her dad, ends up rekindling Holly's ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, entertaining
Plot: santa claus, business, father daughter relationship, race against time, christmas, small town, gift, romance, love, save the day, family relations, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
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