Direct sellers need motivation from time to time. To stay focussed and keep going, you need to occasionally take breaks and seek inspiration. At QNET India, we believe that reading insightful books and watching motivational or documentary movies are the best ways to break the monotony. Movies about sales and marketing can stay with you for a long time and help you improve as a direct seller. So, today we bring you 5 top-notch and critically acclaimed movies that will inspire you to be the best version of you.

Here are the 5 much-watch movies every direct seller needs to check out:

#5 – Pirates of Silicon Valley

Pirates of Silicon Valley

Do you want to learn the secret of behind two of America’s tech giants becoming successful? Then this is the best movie for that. Featuring a young Bill Gates played by Anthony Michael Hall and a passionate Steve Jobs, a Noah Wyle portrayal, and their journey towards creating their global brands – Microsoft and Apple. What you can learn from this movie is how to be bold and to always get your foot in the door. Direct sellers can take inspiration from Bill Gates’ never-say-die attitude. Also, if you want to make it big, you must think like Steve Jobs. This movie is a truly underrated gem that goes by unnoticed. We recommend watching the ‘Pirates of Silicon Valley’ right away.

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
Where to Watch: DVD

#4 – The Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness

If you are wondering why the word ‘happiness’ is spelt wrong, then you are asking the right question. This movie is based on the life, struggles and eventual success of American businessman Chris Gardner. Will Smith personifies the role and makes it his own. As a direct seller, ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ will give you the solace and positivity you need but at the same time also teach you how to keep pushing when the going gets tough. Watch his enthralling movie of a businessman’s pursuit of, well, ‘Happyness’.

IMDb Rating: 8/10
Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video

#3 – Guru

Guru Direct Seller

Indian movies have forever challenged Hollywood at every step. Guru is a Mani Ratman classic featuring Abhishek Bachchan in what could be his best role yet. Guru is loosely based on Dhirubhai Ambani’s life and portrays his journey from being a street vendor to India’s biggest business tycoon. The Ambani story is enough attraction to get anyone want to know the man’s story. Watch this brilliant movie about how to sell your way to the top!

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10
Where to Watch: YouTube

#2 – The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

This might be the most popular on the list and no list is complete with the mention of ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’. Yet another Scorsese-DiCaprio classic, the movie takes us through the journey of Jordan Belfort of Stratton Oakmont fame. If you want to learn how to sell, this is the best movie to watch. Direct sellers around the world idolise this movie and rightly so. This is Martin Scorsese’s modern masterpiece. Chances are, you have already watched this one, but we would watch this again and again just for the motivation it provides.

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10
Where to Watch: YouTube

#1 – The Founder

The Founder

Persistence – This is the theme behind ‘The Founder’. If you want to succeed in life, you need talent, skills, drive and so much more. But all of that goes begging if you do not have the guts to persist through hardships. Every direct seller needs to watch ‘The Founder’ at least once to understand what it takes to go big. Follow the story of how McDonald’s became the brand that we know today and all it took was just one man to change the course of history. Michael Keaton plays Ray Kroc, an unhappy milkshake salesman who wants to make it big. Using his vision and persistence, he makes the world’s biggest fast-food chain a reality. You do not want to miss this movie, as it comes highly recommended and has gotten much critical acclaim.

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
Where to Watch: Netflix

Honourable Mentions:

  • Boiler Room
  • Death of a Salesman
  • Scam 1992 (Miniseries)
  • Moneyball
  • Tin Men

QNET India is a direct selling company with a wide range of products under its portfolio. Direct selling is becoming a popular method of doing business and attracting a lot of interest from young entrepreneurs. Join the QNET India family today if you want to explore the possibility of building a great future. Reaching the top takes real struggle, hustle, and determination and it is the daily grind that paves the way for success. These movie characters portray what it takes to get into the big league, so if you have the drive and passion, you could go a long way. QNET India is a good launchpad to delve into the world of direct selling. Start today!