16 April 2021
The first cryptocurrency ever to introduce was Bitcoin in the year 2008. That is when the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology received recognition - of course it happened gradually but it was an eventual hit!
Being a new concept everyone wanted to know learn and understand and what could be better than actually watching a movie or a documentary on it.
As we call it,
“When you read something it helps you imagine, but when you watch a movie it helps enhance your visualization.”
In this blog, we have listed 5 popular Cryptocurrency and Blockchain related movies for you to binge-watch. After all watching movies have always been a fun activity while with that you will also get to learn and understand the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain better!
1. Bitcoin: The End Of Money As We Know It
Written by: Torsten Hoffmann
Directed by: Torsten Hoffmann and Michael Watchulonis
Duration: 60 minutes
The documentary - Bitcoin: The End Of Money As We Know It, shows why and how Bitcoin has the ability to destroy or interrupt with our traditional way of the finance system. It traces the money’s history from the barter system to the trading floor of Wall Street. In the documentary people from various backgrounds are also interviewed such as the blockchain experts, influential people, the producer, and the director of the documentary.
2. Trust Machine: The Story Of Blockchain
Written by: Alex Winter
Directed by: Alex Winter
Duration: 1 hour and 24 minutes
The documentary - Trust Machine: The Story Of Blockchain, was the first blockchain-funded, blockchain-distributed, and blockchain-focused documentary. It was funded through and by cryptocurrency that also resulted in showing that the crypto can not only be used for small or basic transactions but also for something as big as transactions related to movies. The documentary addresses real-world issues like income inequality and world hunger, and how the blockchain technology can play a role and a part in it.
As IMDB stated, “this documentary explores the evolution of cryptocurrency, blockchain, and decentralization.”
3. The Rise And Rise Of Bitcoin
Written by: Patrick Lope, Daniel Mross and Nicholas Mross
Directed by: Nicholas Mross
Duration: 1 hour and 36 minutes
The movie - The Rise And Rise Of Bitcoin, is all about Bitcoin. It is about the massive experience and popularity that Bitcoin received and consists of interviews of many people and companies that have played a role in the Bitcoin’s expansion. It covers stories of even about the early adopters of Bitcoin, it basically can be said to be the journey of Bitcoin. It involves a computer programmer from Pittsburgh named Dan and his fascination with the digital currency Bitcoin and his further involvement.
4. Life On Bitcoin
Written by: Joseph Lebaron
Directed by: Travis Pitcher and Joseph Lebaron
Duration: 1 hour and 36 minutes
The documentary - Life On Bitcoin, revolves around a couple named Austin and Beccy who decides to live their lives by using no other currencies than Bitcoin. The couple shares of almost 100 days’ journey by only using Bitcoin. Want to imagine a world where you could only use crypto? This movie is just the one!
5. Banking On Bitcoin
Written by: Christopher Cannucciari and Prichard Smith
Directed by: Christopher Cannucciari
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
The movie - Banking On Bitcoin, focuses on the benefits of Bitcoin on the potential societal norms.
The movie’s quote, follows as such, “Early adopters make the roads that we all travel. The first guy through the door gets shot. But somebody’s gotta go through the door.”