Greatest Business Films
The Social Network (2010)
Dir: David Fincher
Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
The Insider (1999)
Dir: Michael Mann
Stars: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a “60 Minutes” expose on Big Tobacco.
Office Space (1999)
Dir: Mike Judge
Stars: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman
Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss.
Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
Dir: Martyn Burke
Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Noah Wyle, Joey Slotnick
History of Apple and Microsoft.
Dir: Joshua Michael Stern
Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad
The story of Steve Jobs’ ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Unfinished Business (2015)
Dir: Ken Scott
Stars: Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco, Tom Wilkinson
A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every way imaginable — and unimaginable.
Margin Call (2011)
Dir: J.C. Chandor
Stars: Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Spacey
Follows the key people at an investment bank, over a 24-hour period, during the early stages of the financial crisis.