Movies About Finance

Must Watch: 10 Films About Finance

Movies About Finance – You work as finance? Or want to learn about finance? It turns out that there is a lot, you know, knowledge or information about finance that we don't know.

Well, to learn about finance does not always have to go through books. There's a more fun way to learn finance, and that's through movies. It turns out that there are a lot of films made with the theme of finance. You can get information while enjoying inspiring stories.

Confused what to watch? Whiz has prepared 10 recommended films about finance that you can watch. Here are the recommendations.

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10 Films About Finance You Must Watch

1. Freakomics

Movies adapted from books Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything The work of Stephen J and Steven D. Levit will make you understand economic concepts.

This film does not directly describe finances, but with this film you will understand how economics can affect various things in a person's life.

2. The Big Short

Same as Freakomics, this film is also a film adaptation of a book entitled The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis.

This film tells the story of the financial crisis in 2008, stocks, and other financial issues. In this film there are economic terms that you may rarely hear, but will add to your insight into finance.

3. Too Big To Fail.

Film Too Big To Fail also chronicles the financial crisis of 2008 and is directed by Curtis Hanson.

Too Big To Fail focused on Henry Paulson, former United States Secretary of the Treasury. Tells the story of the men and women on Wall Street and Washington who managed the United States economy until the 2008 financial crisis due to property loans.

This film also presents conversations between important world figures and the negotiations carried out.

4. Merry Riana: A Million Dollar Dream

In addition to Western films, it turns out that there are also, you know, Indonesian films with the theme of finance, namely Merry Riana: A Million Dollar Dream. Adapted from the title of the same book. This film tells the journey of a successful Indonesian motivator, entrepreneur, and writer, Merry Riana.

This film tells the struggle of Merry Riana who had to go alone to Singapore during the 1998 monetary crisis. With minimal money and without her parents, Merry had to find a place to live and study with borrowed money.

Merry's success began when he was accepted as a financial consultant who had to sell various kinds of financial products so that he could open his own financial services company called Merry Riana Organization.

Merry Riana's film is very inspiring and motivates you to never get tired of dreaming.

5. The Accountant

Film The Accountant had seized the public's attention for displaying the martial art of pencak silat. In addition, some of the settings are also carried out in Indonesia.

The film, directed by Gavin O'Connor, tells the story of an accountant named Christian Wolff who was born as an autistic child. With his prowess he was able to uncover a major crime with his accounting skills.

This film is very interesting to watch because it presents action and case investigations with financial science. In addition, this film also has many messages about love, family, and moral values.

6. All the Money in The World

The film, starring Christopher Williams, is inspired by a true story and is taken from a book called Painfully Rich: The Outrageous Fortunes and Misfortunes of The Heirs of J. Paul Getty by John Pearson.

The film tells the story of a rich man named J. Paul Getty who has a lazy son and always hides behind his parents' wealth. The film is set in 1978 when J. Paul Getty III was kidnapped. The kidnappers demanded a fee of $17 million from Paul's grandfather. However, the grandfather did not want to pay the ransom.

Her daughter-in-law, Gail, who has to fight alone to free her son from the kidnappers. This film depicts how Gail struggles to be abandoned by her unfaithful husband, stingy mother-in-law, and kidnapped child.

7. Richie Rich

film Richie Rich can be your choice to watch with your family. This film tells the story of a child born to a wealthy family. He can buy whatever he wants.

However, not everything can be bought with money. There was one thing he couldn't have, and that was friends. 

He is very lonely because he has no friends. In fact, for children, time with friends is more valuable than wealth.

This film will teach you that money is not everything, especially for children. Time, affection, and attention are much needed by children.

8. Uptown Girls

This film tells the story of Molly, who used to live with wealth and had to fall into poverty after the death of her father due to a plane crash. Moreover, the treasure that was bequeathed to him was embezzled by his assistant.

With no money, Molly has to work and ride with her best friend. Through this film, you can learn about the importance of having a savings fund and having financial planning from an early age. This film also teaches us 5 ways to manage finances SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Time-based).

9. Confession of A Shopaholic

Movie Confession of A Shopaholic tells the story of a journalist named Rebecca Bloomwood who has a hobby of excessive shopping. He was in arrears on his credit card payment and was chased by debt collector.

Watching this film will really help you in learning to manage finances. With this film you will see how someone who has a passion for shopping, but can't manage his own finances.

10. Wall Street 

Directed by Oliver Stone, this film tells the story of corporate robbers named Gordon Gekko and Bud Fox and is made as a reflection of the economy in the Reagan era.

Film Wall Street will be suitable to be watched by those of you who are interested in the world of stocks or who are struggling in the financial and economic fields because this film illustrates how the dark side of insider trading, illegal trading of company shares through non-public information.

If you have watched this film, you can also watch the sequel with the title Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.

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After seeing the recommendations above, which movie are you interested in and can't wait to watch? It turns out that there are also many things about finance that we don't know.

In addition to watching films about finance, it would be nice if you learn to manage finances. So that your fate is not like Molly who lost everything because she didn't have a financial plan.

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