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5 Fantastic Agency Life Movies You Will Love Watching

| Published on January 11, 2023

Working in an ad firm could be fun and challenging both. On one hand, working under tight deadlines and long working hours could be really tiring but on the other hand the creative work environment and fun colleagues could be really exciting for someone who works at an ad firm.

Some really cool movies and dramas are set in an ad firm and are as fun to watch as working in an ad firm.

Here is a list of 5 amazing movies which revolve around an advertising firm that could be a great watch.

1. Passion (2012)

This erotic thriller film made by Brian De Palma, starring Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace is an English language remake of Alian Corneau’s 2010 thriller film Love Crime. Rachel McAdams plays Christine Stanford, an American advertising executive who is working on an ad campaign with her colleague on an ad campaign for a new smartphone. On the other hand, Isabelle is having a secret affair with Christine’s boyfriend Dirk. To know how the story unfolds, ofcourse you have to watch the movie but all we can tell you now is that the movie is a must watch.

2. The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)

Documentarian Morgan Spurlock made this brilliant documentary about branding, advertising and product placement which was interestingly financed by corporate sponsorship. POM Wonderful is a beverage company that funded the major sponsorship for this movie and thus the technical title of this movie was ‘POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

3. What Women Want

This American romantic comedy film directed by Nancy Meyers showcases an advertising executive who magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking. He uses his newfound power in the boardroom to design ad films that capitalize on women’s hopes and fears. A great film made on advertising indeed.

4. How To Get Ahead In Advertising (1989)

This classic from 1989 is one of the greatest movies of the 80s. Starring Richard E. Grant, “How To Get Ahead In Advertising” showcases an emotionally disturbed ad executive who starts questioning the ethics of his profession. While he is stuck on writing a good slogan for a pimple cream he faces a crisis of conscience as his mental state deteriorates.

5. Looker (1981)

A Beverly Hills plastic surgeon suspects that a mysterious advertising firm is digitally copying beautiful fashion models and then killing them. This high-tech thriller made in the 80s was like a revolution itself. If you have missed watching this one, go give it a try and thank us later.

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