Self made man movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant self made man movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, visually appealing, suspense and humorous films and TV shows about / with self made man, culture clash, dishonesty, adaptation, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, fantasy world and businessman plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as self made man: MotherFatherSon (2019), Seabiscuit (2003), Perched on a Tree (1971), Mommilan veriteot 1917 (1973), Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011), The Nerd's Confession (2016), The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970), The Persuaders! (1971), Wild Orchid (1989), My 5 Wives (2000).

List of self made man movies

MotherFatherSon (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 459 min.
TV show
Story: Max is a charismatic self-made American businessman with media outlets in London and around the world. When the self-destructive lifestyle of his 30 year-old son, Caden, spirals out of control, the devastating consequences threaten the future of ...
Plot: investigation, self made man, family crisis, legal, wealthy family, journalism, businessman, family relations, father son relationship, political party, privilege, power ...
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 7.3
 67K
Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, racehorse, underdog, follow your dream, against the odds, businessman, american dream, animal training, divorce, marriage, cowboy ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s, 20s ...
Place: baltimore, new york, san francisco, chicago illinois, california ...
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Perched on a Tree (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry Roubier, a French promoter, and Enrico Mazzini, an Italian, have signed an agreement guaranteeing them a stranglehold on European highways. While driving on the roads of the south, Roubier takes two young hitchhikers, but an unfortunate swerve ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: rescue, tree, off the road, love triangle, woman in danger, rivalry, danger, car, canyon, sabotage, talking to an animal, manipulative behavior ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, riviera
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Mommilan veriteot 1917 (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On the eve of a civil war, the film follows the last days of Alfred Kordelin, the richest man in Finland.
Style: pre war
Plot: revolution, hidden gun, class struggle, confusion, farm hand, hate, struggle, politics, pistol, husband wife relationship, chaos, bourgeoisie ...
Time: year 1917
Place: finland, russia
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Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.
Style: thought provoking, serious, captivating, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political corruption, politics, totalitarianism, idealism, human spirit, society, workplace, workplace intrigue, hopes, ambition, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: future, year 2016, year 2017
Place: usa, colorado, new york, russia
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The Nerd's Confession (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Eugene is a teenage nerd who lives in a small Russian town. He sits in front of his computer all day long, playing games and surfing the Internet. He decides to run a small porn website and soon as he earns his first money from e-commerce. His life ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, unusual plot structure
Plot: socially awkward, student, family relations, teenage protagonist, interview, best friend, friendship between boys, flash forward, gambling, teenage boy, friendship between men, chase ...
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The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gloomy vision of the possibility of decent relations between whites and blacks anywhere, including the South. Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, is divorcing his wife for infidelity with a white policeman. ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: racism, interracial romance, law firm, tragic hero, pregnancy, small town, interracial relations, pursuit, racial tension, infidelity, social decay, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, southern usa, usa
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The Persuaders! (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Persuaders! is a 1971 action/adventure series, produced by ITC Entertainment for initial broadcast on ITV and ABC. It has been called "the last major entry in the cycle of adventure series that had begun eleven years earlier with Danger Man ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, espionage, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, undercover, police investigation, partners, deadly, chases and races, crime, private detective ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, riviera
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 4.6
 11K
Wild Orchid (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, love affair, manipulations, love and romance, destructive relationship, love triangle, forbidden love, seduction, sex scene, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
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 4.7
 1K
My 5 Wives (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A three times divorced real estate tycoon, who thought he was through with love. Gets more then he bargained for when he invests in some property for a ski resort in Utah.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, culture clash, save the day, farce, couple relations, americana, disorder, society, hidden identity, resort, polygamy, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah, las vegas, los angeles, california, usa
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The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, hanging, psychopath, bounty hunter, vigilantism, train robbery, gang, crimes, lone wolves, chase, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, quarry, 1880s, 70s
Place: canada, montana, usa, missouri, wyoming ...
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, enigmatic, intense ...
Plot: voodoo, murder, investigation, journalism, crime, crimes, small town, unlikely criminals, police investigation, culture clash, lawyer, courtroom ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa, new orleans
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The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, producer, introspection, ambition, obsession, film industry, fall in love, great depression, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: usa, california
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I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hackman plays a New York professor who wants a change in his life, and plans to get married to his girlfriend and move to California. His mother understands his need to get away, but warns him that moving so far away could be hard on his father. ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, elderly, aging, family relations, father son relationship, professor, parent child relationship, estrangement, couples, family problems, single parent ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, california
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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, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, office, advertising, overnight success, unsupportive coworkers, working the system, couple relations, oldies, cons and scams, workplace romance, workplace situations, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
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The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, society, love affair, obsession, millionaire, wealth, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 13K
Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: political satire, republican, election campaign, politics, assassination attempt, political campaign, senator, conservative, manipulation, journalism, manipulations, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua, new york
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Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, workplace, family business, family life, down on your luck, life turned upside down, restaurant, hopes, brother brother relationship, greek, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Unemployment has risen to 24%. Gas is now $42 per gallon. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: fighting the system, ambition, rebellion, visionary, radical, idealism, rebelliousness, lifestyle, politics, workplace, political corruption, human spirit ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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