10 Movies Every Business Student Must Watch

4) Citizen Kane



Build a business tycoon image for yourself and see what you pay for it! Negotiating with your ethics is a choice many businesspeople will eventually face. This brilliant movie tells you what it’s like to build an empire and what dangers you are going to face in the process. Don’t let this classic miss your watchful mind!

The lesson is a bitter truth: Success can often come at a price, and at the top, life can be relatively empty.


5) It’s a Wonderful Life



This timeless black-and-white classic of Frank Capra is an illustrative lesson of the moral, financial and the practical! The most important lesson a business student needs to learn is that money can’t buy happiness and that real happiness lies not in your business or job, but in family ties, love and friends. It truly is a wonderful life!


6) Office Space



What do you do when you have soul-sucking 9-to-5 job? You probably never managed to make it as hilarious and scary as Peter Gibbons. This movie showcases office politics at its best. If not in the past or the present, you are definitely going to relate to this movie at least once in your life.

7) Smartest Guys in the Room



ENRON goes down in history as one of the world’s biggest business frauds, and you, as a business student, definitely want to know what actually happened and what mess was created. Get real life business lessons and learn the difference between doing things right and doing the right things!