Multe dintre replicile personajelor din astfel de filme au inspirat de-a lungul timpului managerii si antreprenori:

1.    Howard Roark, The Fountainhead (1949)

"I don’t build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."

(“Nu cladesc pentru a-mi atrage clientii. Imi atrag clientii pentru a cladi.”)

2.    Seth Davis, Boiler Room (2000)

"So I went the white boy way of slinging crack-rock: I became a stock broker."

( “Am ales calea baiatului alb, singuratic. Am devenit  broker la bursa”)

3.     Rod Tidwell, in Jerry Maguire (2006)

“Show me the money.”

("Arata-mi banii”)

4.    Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

"Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they want to tell you you can’t do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?"

( “ Nu permite nimanui sa iti spuna vreodata ca nu poti face ceva. Nici macar mie. Ai un vis, protejeaza-l. Oamenii care nu sunt capabili sa faca ceva pe fortele proprii, iti vor spune ca nici tu nu esti capabil. Vrei ceva, ia! Punct. Ai inteles?”)

5.     Patrick Bateman, American Psycho (2000)

"I have all the characteristics of a human being: flesh, blood, skin, hair; but not a single, clear, identifiable emotion, except for greed and disgust. Something horrible is happening inside of me and I don't know why. My nightly bloodlust has overflown into my days. I feel lethal, on the verge of frenzy. I think my mask of sanity is about to slip."

( “Am toate trasaturile unei fiinte umane: carne, sange, piele, par; dar nicio emotie vizibila, cu exceptia lacomiei si a dezgustului. Ceva ingrozitor se intampla in interiorul meu si nu stiu de ce. Pofta de sange din fiecare noapte imi vegheaza zilele. Ma simt mortal, in pragul freneziei. Cred ca masca mea de om sanatos este pe cale sa dispara.”)

6.    Eddie Temple, Layer Cake (2004)

"You're born, you take shit. You get out in the world, you take more shit. You climb a little higher, you take less shit. Till one day you're up in the rarefied atmosphere and you've forgotten what shit even looks like. Welcome to the layer cake son."

( “Te nasti, te lupti. Iesi in lume, te lupti si mai mult. Ajungi un pic mai sus, te lupti mai putin. Pana intr-o zi cand ajungi in varf si uiti cum este sa te lupti. Bine ai venit in puf, fiule.”)

7.    Steve Jobs, in Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)

"Good artists copy, great artists steal."

( “Artistii buni, copiaza. Artistii de exceptie, fura.”)

8.    Bernstein, Citizen Kane (1941)

"Well, it's no trick to make a lot of money... if all you want to do is make a lot of money."

(“Ei bine, nu exista un truc prin care sa faci multi bani…daca tot ceea ce vrei este sa faci multi bani.”)

9.     Walter Abrams, Two For The Money (2005)

"There's no such thing as too far. You understand? You push everything as far as you can. You push and you push and you push until it starts pushing back. And then you push some goddamn more."

(“Nu exista un lucru imposibil. Intelegi? Faci tot ce iti sta in putinta sa reusesti. Insisti, insisti chiar daca nu da roade. Atunci insisti din ce in ce mai mult.”)

10.     Howard Hughes, The Aviator (2004)

"Don't tell me I can't do it; don't tell me it can't be done!"

( “Nu imi spune ca nu pot sa fac asta! Nu spune ca este imposibil de realizat”)

11.    F. Ross Johnson, Barbarians at the Gate (1993)

"Every penny you think I'm pissing away here, comes back to us dressed up like a nickel."

(“Fiecare ban pe care crezi ca il risipesc, se intoarce inzecit!”)

12.    Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

"You don't understand. I want to be surprised...astonish me, sport, new info, don't care where or how you get it, just get it..."

(“Nu intelegi. Vreau sa fiu surprins, uimeste-ma. Sport, informatii noi…nu imi pasa de unde faci rost de ele, dar fa rost!”)

13.    Frank Abagnale Sr, Catch Me If You Can (2002)

"Two little mice fell in a bucket of cream. The first mouse quickly gave up and drowned. The second mouse, wouldn't quit. He struggled so hard that eventually he churned that cream into butter and crawled out. Gentlemen, as of this moment, I am that second mouse."

“Doi soricei au cazut intr-o cutie cu smantana. Primul soricel a rezistat putin si a murit. Cel de-al doilea soricel, nu s-a dat batut. S-a zbatut atat de mult incat a transformat smantana in unt si a iesit. Domnilor, din acest moment, sunt al doilea soricel.”

14.    Jim Young, Boiler Room (2000)

"There is no such thing as a no sale call. A sale is made on every call you make. Either you sell the client some stock or he sells you a reason he can't. Either way a sale is made, the only question is who is gonna close? You or him? Now be relentless, that's it, I'm done."

(“Nu exista un apel telefonic fara sa vinzi ceva. Vinzi de fiecare data cand dai un telefon. Fie ii vinzi clientului un produs, fie iti vinde el un motiv pentru care nu cumpara. In orice caz, o vanzare va avea loc. Intrebarea este cine inchide telefonul? Tu sau clientul? Acum fii de neoprit!”)

15.     Blake, Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
"A-B-C. A-Always, B-Be, C-Closing. Always be closing."