Nobody said that being a successful investor was a stroll in the park. For this reason, you must make sure that the needed to achieve this success are well planned and clearly laid out ahead of you. Motivation is a key factor, and one way to motivate yourself is to watch an inspiring film, in which someone is experiencing the same or a similar situation to you. Or at least, he has the same goals.
Here is a list with some of the films and documentaries, which are focused around the world the finance and investments, so we are sure that our top 5 investment films will be of your interest.
- Billion Dollar Day (1985)
This documentary is based on currency trading and was produced by the British Broadcasting Company. Here you can see three traders situated in London, New York and Hong Kong. The documentary gives you an insight into their different lives and lets you accompany them through a typical day’s trading in the foreign exchange market.
- Wall Street (1987)
Bud Fox is an ambitious young stockbroker who finished his studies at college thanks to the support of his father, a mechanic. His greatest desire is to work with a man he admires, Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas), an unscrupulous person who quickly has managed to amass a fortune on the stock market.
- Wall Street: money never sleeps (2010)
If you see the first film, you must see part 2, which has been filmed 20 years later. Once released, after being in prison for a long time, the implacable shark finance Gordon Gekko is disoriented in the world that he once dominated. Trying to fix his broken relationship with his daughter, Gekko meets Jakob, her fiancé. Together they agree a deal: Gordon will help Jacob avenge the ruin of his mentor, and Gecco will try to make them both reconcile.
- The pursuit of Happiness (2006)
[Based on a true story] Chris Gardner is a brilliant and talented salesman, but he is not able to cover his basic needs. In addition he has to leave his apartment–situated in San Francisco–with his son and they have no place to go. When Gardner gets an internship at a prestigious stock brokerage, he will have to face many challenges in pursuit of a better life.
- The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
[Based on a true story] In the mid 80s, a young stockbroker Jordan Belfort wants to make his dreams come true and is extremely successful at his job. But very soon, he becomes ambitious and the only thing can care about is earning big commissions.
Who wouldn’t like to become as rich as the stars in these films?