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Must watch movies for fresh sales reps?

Couple of my fresh sales reps are eager to watch/read/listen to anything and everything valuable for driving their sales acumen...


Which movie had made the biggest influence on you at the start of your sales career?

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Prizrak
Politicker
+5
Disruptor of worlds
Blow, the godfather, and goodfellas. Will teach ya all you need to know.
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Thanks Prizrak! Appreciate your advise!ย 
funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
Kahluapons
You have great taste!ย 
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
Wolf of Wallstreet (classic)
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Thanks!ย 
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
Cheers!
goose
Politicker
+10
Sales Executive
Give them a book instead.
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Thanks! Which books are your must read for fresh sales reps?
goose
Politicker
+10
Sales Executive
There are a ton out there. ย Just search the War Room and you'll find no less than 10 posts discussing books to read.
BCD
Politicker
+6
BDR
always be closingย 
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Thanks!
stanrym
Valued Contributor
+5
CEO
Wolf of Wallstreet (the old one)
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Old but gold hehe. thanks!
paddy
Arsonist
+9
Account Executive
Braveheart
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Thanks Paddy!
gsmagnet
Good Citizen
+2
Founder
The wolf of wall street , Catch me if you canย 
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Thanks gsmagnet!
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
Godfather
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Thanks!ย  (love that one!)
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
Yep it's the classy one. cheers!
hauru.sales
Arsonist
+8
Sales Enthusiast
masterpiece
SheWOLF
Opinionated
+2
Director
Dare I say.. Wolf of Wallstreet? Another favorite is Mad Men. So good!
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Can't agree more! Thanks!ย 
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
+1
hauru.sales
Arsonist
+8
Sales Enthusiast
Classics! cheers
Smithy
Politicker
+4
Director of Sales
Two for the money and Boiler Room are good movies to learn to โ€œact as ifโ€ when they are struggling with imposter syndrome.ย 

both good movies too.ย 
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Thanks a lot Smithy!ย 
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
andย  Death of a Salesman
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
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mythbuster
Catalyst
+4
Account Executive
Steve Jobsย 
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Thanks!
SaaSguy
Politicker
+5
Account Executive
Glengarry Glen Ross
RandyMoss
Opinionated
+3
Sales Executive
A masterpiece.
ryan_repvue
Old School Bravo
+1
founder
Yeah got all the way to the bottom of this one and was thinking - someone HAS to have listed Glengarry Glen Ross...ย  what a cast.
st
steakalldayerryday
Opinionated
+4
AE
Margin Call
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
that's a class! Thanks!
Machine
Politicker
+4
Enterprise AE
Tommy Boyย 
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Thanks!
DonDraper
Politicker
+4
National Sales Manager
Tommy Boy
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
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CaneWolf
Politicker
+12
Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
Boiler Room, Lord of War, Glengarry Glen Ross, Deus Ex
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
good ones! thanks!
hauru.sales
Arsonist
+8
Sales Enthusiast
My partner told me about Deus Ex, must try!
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
Pursuit of happiness
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Agreed, great one!
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
Cheers!
stanrym
Valued Contributor
+5
CEO
great movie. i try not to cry at this one. it's tough
DrunkZuko
Contributor
+1
Account Executive
That was going to be my recommendation as well. Getting the shit knocked out of you, and getting up to continue fighting is incredibly relevant in sales.
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
Also check outย  Promised Land
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
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Lambda
Politicker
+6
Sales Consultant
mad men is pretty dated, good but dated
napped
Politicker
+7
Senior Business Developer
Boiler Room
Wolf Of Wallstreetย 
Glengarry Glen Ross
Tommy Boy
Pursuit of Happyness
hauru.sales
Arsonist
+8
Sales Enthusiast
Perfect List! cheers
hauru.sales
Arsonist
+8
Sales Enthusiast
War dogs - you are learning about 2 important personalities
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
Moneyballย 
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
classic!
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
it is!
sa
saleskick
Opinionated
+1
Sales Specialist
And lastly White gold
swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
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goose
Politicker
+10
Sales Executive
Tell your reps to watch Wolf of Wallstreet if you cheat clients and push penny stocks to get rich. ย You might end up in prison, though.

Not sure why people recommend this movie...
funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
Kahluapons
If people watch that movie and think the message is that Jordan Belfort is cool and they should act just like them they completely missed the entire purpose of the film...ย 
goose
Politicker
+10
Sales Executive
Someone who I agree with on this movie. ย This is awesome. ย Now tell me you also think that Glengarry Glen Ross is a tragedy, not a celebration of sales.
HoldemCaulfield
Politicker
+8
Sales Training & Enablement
Death of a Salesmen, The Grifters, After Dark My Sweet, Double Indemnity, Citizen Kane, Mad Men, Catch Me if You Can, Night of the Hunter, The Master
Justatitle
Politicker
+7
Senior AE
Boiler room will get you amped up

Wall Streetย 

wolf of Wall Streetย 
NIGHTMAN
Good Citizen
+2
Account Executive
How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying - not a movie, but a good musical.
GDO
Politicker
+6
BDM
Not a movie but mad men is awesome.ย 
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