Nothing motivates me more than watching Wall Street related movie trailers and movies.
It’s like when a weight lifter watches highlights from the World’s Strongest Man 2013 on YouTube and gets pumped up and gets to the gym to work is butt off.
The trailers I’ve listed here are my highlights that get me pumped up to work harder on my projects.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2014)
This movie is based on the real life story of New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio). As founder of stockbroker firm Stratton Oakmont, Belfort demonstrated that he had a huge win instinct and spending in his early 20s. He used the so called “pump and dump” scheme to make a fortune. It gave him the well-deserved nickname “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Money, power, women drugs the temptations were many, and the fear of the authorities completely absent.
Limitless is an action-thriller about, Eddie Morra (Bradleu Cooper), a writer struggling with writing his book and gets his life turned upside down by a top-secret “smart drug” that allows him to use 100 percent of his brainpower and becomes an absolutely perfect version of him. Within a short time he takes Wall Street by storm, transforming his modest effort to making millions.
Boiler Room (2000)
This is a trendy and sophisticated thriller about a group of young, greedy and unscrupulous men, obsessed with making lots of money no regardless of innocent people has to suffer. 19-year-old Seth Davis leaves school in the middle of his term to run his own illegal casino. He struggles to win his father’s trust and respect. One day he sees an opportunity to achieve this when he is offered a job as a trainee with JT Marlin, a brokerage firm.
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Wall Street: Money never sleeps (2010)
Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) once dominated the financial world but after many years in prison he drops out and finds himself on the sidelines. Gekko enters into an alliance with his daughter’s fiancé, Jacob (Shia LaBeouf), to try to improve the broken relationship with her. But Jacob soon realizes that Gekko – master manipulator – has a very different agenda than wanting forgiveness.
Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room (2005)
Enron – The Smartest Guys in the Room is a documentary about one of the biggest scandals to ever hit American business. It tells the story of a small group of leaders in America’s seventh largest company that defrauded their employees and their investors for over a billion dollars. This is also a tragic tale of human abundance, greed and lack of morality.
Margin Call (2011)
The movie is heavily based on the financial crisis that occurred in 2008, although the characters are fictional. It follows a handful of people in a department on Wall Street during the most critical hours, while desperately trying to cling to their jobs. Some also have a vision of getting away with as much money as they can before times get tougher.