The new biopic of Apple founder Steve Jobs, entitled “Steve Jobs” hit the theaters this weekend. The tech chieftain is the latest in a long line of tycoons to see their stories painted by Hollywood. Bigger than life, with ambitions and egos the size of an Imax screen, from Citizen Kane on, tycoons are the perfect subjects matters for epic filmmaking, be it of the fictional, non-fiction or “inspired by true events” variety.
Today, the Hitfix Academy gives you a quick history of these titans through the eyes of Hollywood, with our Two Minute History of Tycoons. Enjoy and learn.