The year is coming to an end, and what better time than to start planning our new year’s goals and strategies, but first, let’s fuel our souls with these 6 inspiring career-related movies 

These movies are not only entertaining, but also helpful in improving your job skills and outlook on the world! 

Stir away the Monday blues with these movies! Happy binge-watch weekend! 

1.  The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

One of the best movies ever, starring the legendary Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, and Emily Blunt and it will remind you that as long as you love your job you can handle all the pressure. Just remember to not lose yourself for your dream job. 

The Plot: In New York, the simple and naive just-graduated in journalism Andrea Sachs is hired to work as the second assistant of the powerful and sophisticated Miranda Priestly, the ruthless and merciless executive of the Runway fashion magazine.  

2. The Social Network (2010) 

Get back to the basics with the Social Network. 

The plot: As Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, he is sued by the twins who claimed he stole their idea, and by the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business. 

3. The wolf of wall street (2013) 

The Wolf of Wall Street is based on the story of Jordan Belfort, who becomes a stockbroker and cheats his way to richness. 

If we set aside the fact that he eventually loses everything and goes to prison, we can learn a lot about Belfort’s skills that enabled him to achieve success. These include his communication skills and his ability to motivate people. 

From the American dream to corporate greed, Jordan Belfort goes from penny stocks and righteousness to IPOs and a life of corruption in the late 80s. And this movie tells the story beautifully. A dark comedy for the ages, it highlights the best and worst in people, teaching viewers some great tips for achieving success along the way. 

Valuable lessons: Perseverance is crucial. Don’t forget to dress and act the part. Be careful about what you are sacrificing for the sake of money or success. 

The Plot: Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. 

4. The Internship (2013) 

The internship is one of the funniest movies, starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. The movie can be your source of motivation to always keep going and never give up. Discovering and utilising what skills you have.  

The Plot: Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment. 


5. The intern (2015) 

A movie that gives you all the feels, no matter where you are in your journey or career. You’re never old to do something brand new. The movie stars Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. 

The Plot: Seventy-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin. 


6. Steve Jobs (2015) 

Based on Walter Isaacson’s groundbreaking book and directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint a portrait of the man at its epicentre. Steve Jobs may have been one of the most revolutionary figures of the 20th century–creating both Apple and Pixar–yet his full story has never been told until now. Told primarily in three parts–the story of an awkward misfit who transforms into a cultural icon and then becomes a complicated yet inspiring father figure–Steve he chronicled a journey like no other in modern history. 

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

That’s the end of our list, we understand that it can be hard to get out of a rut. If you find yourself feeling less than enthused with your workday, see if any of these movies pique your interest. No matter what skills or journey you have gone through in your career so far, there will be a movie in this list that speaks to your current situation. What better way to rejuvenate than by taking some time this weekend to enjoy some quality entertainment?