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, interesting, clever, entertaining, talky and dramatic films and TV shows about / with business, dialogue, mentor, greed, storytelling, corruption, suspense, catastrophe, money and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
business movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as business: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The Founder (2016), Lord of War (2005), The Big Short (2015), Joy (2015), Gold (2016), Jobs (2013), Thank You for Smoking (2005), Flash of Genius (2008), The Social Network (2010).

List of business movies

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, captivating, motivational, cynical, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: corruption, money, business, wall street, wealth, greed, stock market, rise and fall, stock broker, rags to riches, addiction, american dream ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983
Place: new york, geneva switzerland, usa, manhattan new york city, italy ...
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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: inspirational, motivational, realistic, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: business, rags to riches, fast food, businessman, greed, capitalism, ambition, salesman, betrayal, money, fast food restaurant, mcdonald's restaurant ...
Time: 50s, year 1929, year 1967, year 1940, year 1954 ...
Place: america, usa, california, beverly hills, minneapolis minnesota ...
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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, thought provoking, realistic, harsh, political ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: business, greed, corruption, arms dealer, arms dealing, cold war, suspense, ukrainian, millionaire, rags to riches, organized crime, smuggling ...
Time: 80s, year 2001, 2000s, 20th century, year 1983 ...
Place: africa, bolivia, new york, latin america, beirut lebanon ...
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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, clever, tense, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: finance, business, wall street, money, economics, stock market, greed, financial crisis, loan, economic crisis, banking, bank ...
Time: 2000s, future, year 2007, year 1933, year 2008 ...
Place: new york, california, manhattan new york city, las vegas
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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, emotional, sentimental, intense ...
Plot: business, entrepreneur, businesswoman, career woman, inventor, divorce, strong female lead, women, ambition, female protagonist, family relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, california, new york state, new york ...
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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, inspirational, intellectual, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, business, greed, gold, treasure hunt, mining, suspense, gold mine, justice, brutality, ethnic conflict, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1988
Place: southeast asia, indonesia, new york
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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, factual, inspirational, realistic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: business, entrepreneur, creativity, rise to the top, inventor, computer, inventions and discoveries, prodigy, business venture, corporate america, programmer, technology ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 2001 ...
Place: california, new jersey, los angeles, usa, india
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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: entertaining, political, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: advertising, business, marketing, lobbyist, social satire, satire, tobacco, reporter, lung cancer, journalism, society, politics ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., vermont, california, usa, los angeles ...
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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: feel good, entertaining, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Plot: business, ambition, salesman, rise to the top, follow your dream, workplace situations, working class, misfit, workplace, fish out of water, college graduate, success ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, asia
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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, inspirational, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: business, inventor, lawsuit, underdog, lawyer, courtroom, inventions and discoveries, corruption, court, betrayal, nervous breakdown, legal action ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
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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, entertaining, intellectual ...
Plot: teenager, internet, business, relationships, friendship, love and romance, misfit, disability, coming of age, obsession, serial killer, illegal drugs ...
Place: germany
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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, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: entrepreneur, computer genius, facebook, geek, computer, programmer, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, rise to the top, social relations, hacker, ambition ...
Time: 2000s, year 2003, 21st century
Place: harvard university, california, usa, san francisco, los angeles ...
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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, romantic, thought provoking, cynical, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: travel, on the road, business, loneliness, hotel, business trip, airport, downsizing, love affair, airplane, couples, workplace ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, california, dallas texas, usa ...
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Music, 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: funny, witty, stylized, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, dancing, satire, greed, advertising, ambition, bus, culture clash, irreverent, chase, honest, gangsters ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
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Succession (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of the Roy family as they contemplate their future once their aging father begins to step back from the media and entertainment conglomerate they control.
Style: emotional, captivating, inspirational, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: wealth, family business, betrayal, business, patriarchy, ceo, dysfunctional relationship, dysfunctional family, rivalry, businessman, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, drug cartel, fight for supremacy, drug dealing, drugs, gang, gangsters, drug crime, crime boss, mafia ...
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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: feel good, captivating, light, inspirational, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: business, women, secretary, workplace, career, career woman, rise to the top, female protagonist, love and romance, workplace romance, boss, love story ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing
Plot: business, betrayal, women, adaptation, stereotypes, redemption, greed, stupidity, foul language, fired from the job, mentor, destiny ...
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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
Plot: business, propaganda, politician, police, murder, finance, intrigue, society, rivalry, suspense, russophobia, investment banker ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, 21st century
Place: moscow russia, eastern europe
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A Hologram for the King (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 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.
Style: melancholic, entertaining, stylized, realistic, light ...
Plot: business, culture clash, desert, doctor, adaptation, corporation, trust, father daughter relationship, american abroad, employer employee relationship, new job, tumor ...
Time: future, 1930s, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, california, egypt, arabia ...
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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, captivating, motivational, inspirational, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: entrepreneur, rise to the top, teenage protagonist, success, dream, coping, business, get rich quick scheme, rags to riches, direction and purpose, billionaire, businessman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
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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, intellectual, cerebral ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, world politics, career woman, female protagonist, determination, lawyer, suspense, strong female character, business, fighting the system, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., colorado, japan, virginia, asia ...
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Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, intellectual ...
Plot: lawyer, business, legal, suspense, conspiracy, guilt, murder, mental illness, law firm, court, divorce, psychology ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, california, wisconsin, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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Arbitrage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, intense, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, business, money, police investigation, suspense, adultery, twists and turns, morality, moral ambiguity, manipulation, moral dilemma, manager ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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Steve Jobs (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, factual, cerebral, talky ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: computer, father daughter relationship, entrepreneur, prodigy, business, internet, computers and web, technology, friendship, creativity, adaptation, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1998, year 1984, 80s ...
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Brantley Foster, a well-educated kid from Kansas, has always dreamed of making it big in New York, but once in New York, he learns that jobs - and girls - are hard to get. When Brantley visits his uncle, Howard Prescott, who runs a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, manly, date night
Plot: office, business, rich and poor, workplace, farce, mistaken identity, love triangle, yuppie, ambition, rise to the top, fish out of water, office worker ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, kansas, usa, florida ...
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The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, inspirational, light, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: workplace, mentor, friendship, elderly, office, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, fashion, prejudice, workplace situations, destiny, intern ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, brooklyn new york city, california
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The Bank (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Bank, a world ripe with avarice and corruption, where O'Reilly and his ilk can thrive and honest Aussie battlers lose everything. Enter Jim Doyle a maverick mathematician who has devised a formula to predict the fluctuations of the stock ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, cynical, thought provoking ...
Plot: stock exchange, greed, business, mathematician, finance, computer genius, rise to the top, ambition, fighting the system, workplace, money, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s, 2000s
Place: australia
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Wall Street (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.
Style: realistic, political, intense, talky, serious ...
Audience: manly
Plot: stock broker, wall street, stock market, yuppie, stock exchange, businessman, ambition, betrayal, capitalism, business, workplace, lawyer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, canada, manhattan new york city, usa, california
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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, funny, satirical, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: business, workplace, infidelity, gigolo, adaptation, crime gone awry, family problems, disorder, workplace situations, friends, unsupportive coworkers, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
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