8 inspiring and Thoughtful Movies for Marketers

From examples of content marketing in action to valuable life lessons around relationships and creativity, these movies all provide food for thought.

Here is a list with our favorite marketing movies and shows

Promised Land (2012)


A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.

Catch me if you Can (2002)


A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars’ worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.

Steve Jobs (2015)


Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)


This sales movie highlights the real story behind the world of sales. This is a realistic portrayal of what it is to try making a life in high-pressure sales with all its highs and lows; promises of fortunes and deliveries of dross. Red leads and dead leads are to blame for life’s outcomes. Living with “Objection, Rebuttal, Close”

Mad Men (TV Series) (2007 – 15)


A drama about one of New York’s most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm’s most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.

The Social Dilemma (2020)


This docudrama exposes the viewer to a range of tech expert opinions on the dangerous human impact of social networking.

Emily in Paris


This comedy-drama follows a young influencer who relocates from her Chicago based marketing firm to a boutique agency in Paris.

The Social Network (2010)


Sticking with social media for a second, this drama follows a young Mark Zuckerberg as he created the most used social media platform on the planet Facebook.

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