10 Movies Every Social Media Manager Should Watch

Let’s face it, sometimes we all need to curl up on the couch and watch a movie (or three)!

But, if you are going to indulge in a movie marathon, why not throw in a flick about social media?

From Facebook to Twitter and everything in between, there’s a lot to be learned from these movies.

Enjoy our list of 10 movies every social media manager should watch.

The Social Network

If you haven’t seen this yet, watch it! The story of Mark Zuckerberg and the creation of Facebook is rather interesting. Not to mention, Justin TImberlake kills as Napster creator – Sean Parker.

The Internship

Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn somehow manage to land internships at Google despite knowing nothing about the internet.

Terms and Conditions May Apply

Terms and Conditions May Apply is a documentary that addresses how corporations and the government utilize the information that users provide when agreeing to browse a website, install an application, or purchase goods online.


There’s been a few Steve Jobs movies made but we think this is the best one. Ashton Kutcher plays Steve Jobs as he sets to deliver the first iPod.


Fyre is the failed festival that promised the world and delivered nothing. This just came out on Netflix and it’s a great “what not to do”guide!

The Pursuit of Happyness

If you find yourself struggling for motivation, give this a watch. It will be sure to lift your spirits.

The Joneses

The Joneses are your typical family except for one thing…Their clothing, accessories, furniture, and even food are carefully planned and stocked by various companies to create visibility in a desirable consumer market.

The ultimate in influencer marketing!


This film documents the rise and fall of an internet company in the early 2000’s.

The Circle

A movie that pushes datafication and privacy to the limits. This stars Tom Hanks and Emma Watson and is a great watch.

Ingrid Goes West

Let’s admit it. We all have Instagram idols, right? Ingrid Goes West is a movie about a girl who travels to Los Angeles to befriend her Insta idol. This is a black-comedy-drama that premiered at The Sundance Film Festival to glowing reviews.

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What movies have we missed? Please let us know in the comments below!