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9 Movies That Every Salesperson Should Watch!

9 Movies That Every Salesperson Should Watch!

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Movies That Every Salesperson Should Watch

Here’s a list of movies that every salesperson should watch to have a chillaxing evening and be ready for the next day with the geared-up spirits!

  1. Salesman (1969): 4 Salesman trying to sell the Bible at high-rates to the working-class Catholics too in the 1960s! Now that’s a good beginning to the blog of movies that every salesperson should watch.
  • Stars: Paul Brennan as The Badger, Charles McDevitt as The Gipper, James Baker as The Rabbit and Raymond Martos as The Bull
  • Director: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video
  • Awards: Cinema Eye Honors Award, US (2014, 2015, 2016), National Film Registry (1992)
  • IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
Salesman (1969)

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  1. Used Cars (1980): A comedy-drama about a salesman who tries to save the business of a dead & struggling owner of used-cars from the hands of his brother and rival.
  • Stars: Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Director: Robert Zemeckis; Writer: Bob Gale
  • Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video
  • Awards: NA
  • IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
Used Cars (1980)

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  1. Death of a Salesman (1985): Death of a Salesman is based on the play written by Arthur Miller. It is directed by Volker Schlöndorff. It is a drama around the grey-hair salesman who feels the emptiness of his life and tries to correct it.
  • Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John Malkovich
  • Writer & Director: Volker Schlöndorff
  • Genre: Drama
  • Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video
  • Awards: Golden Globe Awards (1986) and Primetime Emmy Awards (1986), TCA Award (1986) and Sant Jordi Awards (1990)
  • IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
Death of a Salesman (1985)
  1. Tin Men (1987): Want some good-time laughing after selling? Meet these 2-rival Aluminium-Siding Salesmen: BB Babowsky and Ernest Tilley. See them go all funny and ridiculous competing with each after a small car accident.
  • Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito, Barbara Hershey
  • Writer & Director: Barry Levinson
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Where to Watch: Netflix
  • Awards: NA
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
Tin Men (1987)

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  1. Cadillac Man (1990): Ever sold a dozen of your products in merely 2-days? Meet Joey O’ Brien, who has 12-cars in just 2 days, and mind this–along with keeping his “girlfriends” satisfied. And well–there’s more drama and tragedy to it when the machine-gun equipped guy enters the scene. Uff! What do you think, “How’s Joey Doin’?”
  • Stars: Robin Williams, Tim Robbins, Pamela Reed
  • Director: Roger Donaldson; Writer: Ken Friedman
  • Genre: Black Comedy
  • Where to Watch: DIRECTV, Starz, Starz Play Amazon
  • Awards: NA
  • IMDb Rating: 5.7/10The Big Kahuna (1999)
Cadillac Man (1990)

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  1. The Big Kahuna (1999): Based on the play written by Rueff, Hospitality Suite, this comic-drama film is about the 2 super salesmen of a Lubricant Company, Larry Mann and Phil Cooper, who use their skills to pitch an urgent client, Dick Fuller who is “The Big Kahuna”.
  • Stars: Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, Peter Facinelli 
  • Director: John Swanbeck; Writers: Roger Rueff
  • Genre: Business Comedy & Drama
  • Where to Watch: Vudu, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video
  • Awards: NA
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
The Big Kahuna (1999)

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  1. Door to Door (2002): Concerned about your health or looks while dealing with potential consumers? Hey, you need to see Bill Porter. He is determined to be a successful salesman for Watkins. But here’s the twist–he suffers from cerebral palsy.
  • Stars: William H. Macy, Helen Mirren, Michael Shanks, Kyra Sedgwick, Kathy Baker
  • Director: Steven Schachter; Writers: William H. Macy & Steven Schachter
  • Genre: Drama (Television Film)
  • Where to Watch: Netflix, Amazon
  • Awards: 6 Emmy Awards, Peabody Award
  • IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
Door to Door (2002)

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  1. The Internship (2013): Feeling sad about being a salesperson? Well, here are again 2-salesmen, Billy McMahon and Nick Campbell, whose careers have fallen due to the modern digital age. So, the guys start from scratch, doing internships at Google, competing with the young & tech-savvy geniuses.
  • Stars: Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Rose Byrne, Aasif Mandvi, Tiya Sircar
  • Director: Shawn Levy; Writers: Vince Vaughn, Jared Stern
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Where to Watch: Google Play Movies & TV, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video
  • Awards: NA
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
The Internship (2013)

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  1. The Founder (2016): Ever wondered how McDonald’s was able to build such a massive chain of fast-food restaurants, which is somewhat unbreakable? Here’s the story of Ray Kroc, the mastermind behind the most innovative and leading fast-food brand–McDonald’s.
  • Stars: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch
  • Director: John Lee Hancock; Writer: Robert Siegel
  • Genre: Biography & Drama
  • Where to Watch: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video
  • Awards: Capri Actor Award (2016)
  • IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
The Founder (2016)

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In the end, we would just say, don’t go on ratings. Just begin with this list of 9 movies that every salesperson should watch and once it ends, find more such films! Share it with us too by typing & sending through the section below.

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