Elevate Your Business, Enrich Your Legacy

  • By: William Scott Lawler
  • Published: June 29, 2024


Learning about Estate Planning is a crucial first step in securing your future. There are various ways to educate yourself, such as reading books and articles or attending virtual workshops dedicated to Estate Planning. However, don’t overlook that entertainment media can provide valuable insights into this topic.

Estate Planning doesn’t always have to be dry and serious; it can be engaging and enjoyable, too! We recommend adding some movies with Estate Planning themes to your watchlist. Here are our top picks:

The Descendants: Starring George Clooney, this movie follows Matt King, who faces tough decisions as the trustee of a family trust holding valuable land in Hawaii. It sheds light on trustees’ responsibilities while offering breathtaking views of Oahu and Kauai.

Knives Out: A gripping murder mystery featuring an all-star cast, including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans and Jamie Lee Curtis. This film delves into the complexities of family dynamics and inheritance disputes, making for a thrilling watch.

Framing Britney Spears: A documentary that explores the legal battle over Britney Spears & conservatorship, highlighting personal autonomy and financial control issues.

Little Big League: A heartwarming family comedy about a young boy who inherits a baseball team, raising questions about the suitability of leaving significant assets to our inexperienced heirs.

Rain Man: This beloved classic delves into Estate Planning themes through the story of a man’s quest to uncover his inheritance, touching on topics like conservatorship and family relationships.

The Bachelor: A comedic take on conditional bequests, where a man must get married to inherit his grandfather’s fortune, leading to hilarious situations and unexpected challenges.

The Ultimate Gift: A drama about a young man who must prove himself worthy of his inheritance through a series of challenges set by his grandfather, emphasizing the value of personal growth and self-discovery.

Brewster’s Millions: A hilarious comedy following a man who must spend a fortune within a set timeframe to inherit an even more significant sum, presenting outrageous conditions and comedic obstacles along the way.

These movies offer entertaining narratives while touching on important Estate Planning themes. While they may not always depict the reality of Estate Planning, they provide valuable insights and for thought. So, why not add them to your watchlist and enjoy a blend of entertainment and education?

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