Cryptocurrency and decentralized technology are some of the most exciting and transformative developments in the world today. As such, it's no surprise that they have been the subject of numerous movies and TV shows. Here are 20 of the most interesting and thought-provoking productions about crypto and web3:
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- «StartUp» (2016-2018). This TV series follows the story of a group of friends who launch a cryptocurrency startup in the midst of the early days of the crypto boom. It explores the challenges and opportunities of the crypto world, as well as the personal and professional conflicts that arise among the characters.
- «Crypto» (2019). This thriller film follows the story of a young Wall Street banker who is tasked with investigating money laundering at a small-town crypto exchange. As he delves deeper into the case, he uncovers a web of corruption and danger that threatens to destroy his career and his life.
- «Mr. Robot» (2015-2019). This TV series tells the story of a young hacker who is recruited by a mysterious anarchist known as "Mr. Robot" to join a group of activists fighting against corporate corruption. The show explores the role of technology, including blockchain, in facilitating social and political change.
- «Blockchain City — The Future of Cities Driven by Blockchain» (2018). The film tells the story of cities and countries that are testing blockchain in everyday life: Dubai, the Netherlands and Estonia. The creators believe that blockchain will transform our future in more ways than we currently imagine.
- «The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin» (2014). This documentary tells the story of bitcoin, from its humble beginnings as a fringe curiosity to its emergence as a global phenomenon. It features interviews with some of the biggest names in the crypto world, including Roger Ver and Charlie Shrem.
- «Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain» (2016). This documentary explores the potential of blockchain technology to create a more transparent and secure world. It features interviews with experts in the field and showcases a variety of real-world applications of blockchain.
- «Bitcoin Heist» (2016). This action-packed thriller follows the story of a group of international hackers who team up to steal millions of dollars worth of bitcoin. As they evade the authorities and outsmart their rivals, they must confront their own moral dilemmas and personal conflicts.
- «The Bitcoin Experiment» (2017). This documentary focuses on the power of bitcoin and cryptocurrency to create a more decentralized and fair world. It features interviews with experts in the field and offers a balanced perspective on the pros and cons of digital currency.
- «The Future of Money» (2018). This documentary examines the potential of cryptocurrency and decentralized technology to change the way we think about money. It includes interviews with experts in the industry and offers a nuanced perspective on the future of finance.
- «CryptoMania» (2018). This film explores the world of cryptocurrencies and their possibilities to revolutionize the global economy. It features interviews with experts in the field and offers a balanced perspective on the pros and cons of digital currency.
- «The Social Dilemma» (2020). This documentary explores the dark side of social media and the ways in which it is designed to manipulate and exploit users. It also touches on the potential of blockchain technology to create decentralized and fair internet.
- «Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains, and the Future of the Internet» (2018). This documentary takes a deep dive into the world of cryptocurrency, exploring its origins, its potential, and its challenges. It features interviews with some of the biggest names in the crypto industry, including Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum.
- «Silk Road: Drugs, Death, and the Dark Web» (2017). This documentary tells the story of Ross Ulbricht, the founder of the notorious dark web marketplace known as the Silk Road. It delves into the world of online drug dealing and the role of bitcoin in facilitating illegal transactions.
- «Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain» (2018). This documentary explores the potential of blockchain technology to create a more transparent and equitable world. It features interviews with experts in the field and showcases a variety of real-world applications of blockchain.
- «The Bitcoin Gospel» (2015). This documentary examines the rise of bitcoin and its potential to upend the traditional financial system. It features interviews with prominent figures in the crypto world, including Charlie Shrem and Roger Ver.
- «Bitcoin: The End of Money as We Know It» (2015). This documentary takes a critical look at the world of bitcoin and cryptocurrency, exploring their potential to disrupt the global economy.
- «Bitcoin: Beyond the Bubble» (2018). This documentary takes a closer look at the world of bitcoin and cryptocurrency, examining their potential to revolutionize the global financial system.
- «Banking on Bitcoin» (2016). This documentary explores the rise of bitcoin and its potential to change the way we think about money. It features interviews with prominent figures in the crypto world, including Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and Charlie Shrem.
- «Blockchain: The New Technology of Trust» (2019). This documentary examines the potential of blockchain technology to create a more transparent and trustworthy world. It features interviews with experts in the field and showcases a variety of real-world applications of blockchain.
- «Magic Money: The Bitcoin Revolution» (2017). The film looks at the early history of cryptocurrencies and the journey they have taken. Filmed in Australia, the film features conversations with Bitcoin Cash creator Roger Ver, analyst Tone Vays, investor and crypto-enthusiast Trace Mayer, crypto-entrepreneur Jeff Berwick and other prominent industry figures.
These movies and TV shows offer a fascinating glimpse into the world of crypto and web3, and are a must-see for anyone interested in these cutting-edge technologies or who is a founder of a Web3 startup.
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