10 Films everyone in marketing should watch.

It´s always nice to watch a film and say… “Hey honey! That’s what I do!”

But unfortunately, when being a marketer, saying that sentence is not an easy job.

We have prepared a selection of 10 films everyone in marketing should watch. Ready to get started?

Grab some popcorn and sweets here is our top 10.

2014 – The Imitation Game (A must for everyone)

During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

2011 – Moneyball (For: Data analyst)

Starring Brad Pitt as the main actor, the film is based on the true story of Billy Beane, the CEO of the Oakland Athletics, who had a successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.

2010 – The Social NetWork (For: Entrepreneurs and social media managers)

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook. Watch the whole story of this successful platform.

2008 – Slumdog Millionaire (for everyone)

A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.

2005 – Good Night, and Good Luck (a MUST for everyone)

The movie was written by George Clooney and Grant Heslov (both also acting in the film). It portrays the conflict between veteran radio and television journalist Edward R. Murrow and U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin, especially relating to the anti-Communist Senator’s actions with the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

2002 – City of God (a MUST for everyone)

This film is based on real events and transmits to the spectator a representative view of how children are living in the favelas in Rio de Janeiro. The main characters are two boys growing up in a violent neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

1999 – Pirates of Silicon Valley (for geeks)

Tells the origins of Apple and Microsoft through its founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak on Apple’s part, and Bill Gates and Paul Allen from Microsoft.

1998 – The Truman Show (for everyone)

Truman Burbank is an ordinary man who lives in a town where nothing ever happens. Until one day he begins to realize that everything that happens around him is a lie. The best example to understand how powerful media is.

1987 – Good Morning, Vietnam (Fun for everyone)

An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake things up when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam. His manners make him win over the troops but not his superiors.

1976 – All the President’s Men (for journalists)

Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon’s resignation.

Author: Simon Ryan