Here are seven of the best movies about finance currently available on Netflix as of this writing. They each explore different areas of finance like business building, business management, leading a corporation, having an edge, career risk, analytics, and managing personal finances.
Another great thing is that these movies are part of a Netflix subscription with no extra cost.
Why ‘Netflix and Chill’ when you can ‘Netflix and Learn’.
Steve Jobs: Gives audiences a glimpse inside the career of one of the greatest CEOs in corporate history during different product launches.
The Social Network: See how Mark Zuckerberg created one of the most successful companies in history.
MoneyBall: The general manager of the Oakland A’s Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) believes baseball’s conventional way of doing things is wrong in theory because no one bothered to crunch the numbers to see what really works. Due to his budget restrictions at Oakland and the owner wanting to run the team like a business and not as a money losing hobby, Beane is forced to find value for the team’s money. He hires Ivy League graduate Peter Brand (Jonah Hill) to use his lap top to crunch the numbers for the statistics on draft picks and players to focus on what matters the most in wining games, base on balls and pitching. He recruits and drafts overlooked value players with flaws but could win games. If you like baseball and Jonah Hill you will love this movie.
War Dogs: This movie has been called The Wolf of Wall Street but with selling weapons instead of penny stocks. A aspiring young man (Jonah Hill) offers his childhood friend the opportunity to make big money through being an international arms dealer. They exploit a government program that lets businesses bid on military contracts. They start small and make a lot of money and start living high on their profits. They get in over their heads after getting a $300 million arms deal to supply the Afghan forces that leads them to a more shady path to make it happen.
American Factory: A Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in a former but now abandoned General Motors plant in post-industrial Ohio. What starts with hope and optimism evolves into setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.
Rising High: This movie follows the rise and the fall of three corrupt real estate agents who acquire huge wealth quickly but fall into a destructive cycle of fraud, greed and drugs.
The Laundromat: Meryl Streep and Antonio Banderas star in this story about a widow getting conned out of insurance money. Her search for answers leads to two cunning lawyers in Panama who hide cash for the super wealthy.