The Circle

Knowing is good. Knowing everything is better.


The Circle
Set in the world of modern social web sites and pervasive surveillance, a young woman rises through the ranks of the world’s largest tech and social media company, The Circle. She is encouraged by the company founder to live her life with complete transparency. But no one is really safe when everyone is watching...

110 minutes.
Parental Guidance 7-9 (Language).
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller.

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Ellar Coltrane, Glenne Headly, Bill Paxton, Karen Gillan
Director
James Ponsoldt
ScreenplayJames Ponsoldt, Dave Eggers, from the novel by Dave Eggers
MusicDanny Elfman
CinematographyMatthew Libatique
EditingLisa Lassek, Franklin Peterson
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2017
Produced byImagenation Abu Dhabi FZ, Likely Story, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, Playtone, Route One Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreThriller
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for a sexual situation, brief strong language and some thematic elements including drug use
Runtime110
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
3
Music (Scary/Tense)
3
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
13 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
0
Violence
2
Sex
3
Language
3
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
32 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
100 critics
8
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconhe Circle assembles an impressive cast, but this digitally driven thriller spins aimlessly in its half-hearted exploration of timely themes.
3
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconTech thriller tackles privacy issues but rings false.
5

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
71 users
10
Rottentomatoes users
14886 users
7
Internet
8653 Netizens quote iconEnlightening!
11

Average .. 39%

8

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