15 great movies that also teach great money lessons

We all love a good movie. Movies take us on a journey and allow us to escape from reality for a couple of hours.

But what if movies could teach us important money lessons? Believe it or not, many famous Hollywood films have hidden money lessons that we can learn.

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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 biographical drama film based on entrepreneur Chris Gardner’s nearly one-year struggle being homeless.

While the movie doesn’t explicitly teach viewers about money, it does show how important it is to follow your dreams and never give up, no matter how difficult things may seem.

The Money Pit

The film is about a young couple who buy a fixer-upper only to have the house quickly fall apart around them, leading to a money pit.

While the movie is lighthearted and humorous, it does teach a valuable lesson about the importance of being smart with your money when making significant purchases like a home.

Bridesmaids (2011)

The film follows a group of women who are asked to be bridesmaids for their friend’s wedding.

While the movie is primarily a comedic look at the stresses of being in a wedding party, it also touches on some serious financial themes, such as the cost of weddings and how they can often strain relationships.


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