The Circle

Lists: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Brief Synopsis: "A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity."

Overall Ranking: 2724 (Rank from 2017: # 112)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 50%
Stale 25%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review
Rob from GuysFilmQuest78 - Interesting concept, not implemented perfectly, but a decent resolution.
CineMarvellous George Beremov57(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman40 - A mess.
(full review)
Dan O'Neill30(full review)

People Involved

  • Emma Watson (Mae Holland)
  • Tom Hanks (Eamon Bailey)
  • John Boyega (Ty Lafitte)
  • Karen Gillan (Annie Allerton)
  • Ellar Coltrane (Mercer Medeiros)
  • Patton Oswalt (Tom Stenton)
  • Glenne Headly (Bonnie Holland)
  • Bill Paxton (Vinnie Holland)
  • Poorna Jagannathan (Dr. Jessica Villalobos)
  • Nate Corddry (Dan)
  • Jimmy Wong (Foreign Born Circler)
  • Ellen Wong (Renata)
  • Judy Reyes (Congresswoman Santos)
  • Elvy Yost (Sabine)
  • Fred Koehler (Kevin)
  • Mamoudou Athie (Jared)
  • Eve Gordon (Senator Williamson)
  • Amir Talai (Matt)
  • Lauren Baldwin (Gretchen Karapcek)
  • Jedediah Jenk (Guppy)
  • Nicola Bertram (Fiona Highbridge)
  • Claudia ODoherty (High Powered Circler)
  • Ara Woland (Circler (uncredited))
  • Johny Walsh (Tech Employee (uncredited))
  • Brandon Van Vliet (Circler (uncredited))
  • Matt Van Beck (Maes Deskmate #1 (uncredited))
  • Alan Trujillo (Circler (uncredited))
  • Derek Sulek (Circler (uncredited))
  • Jasper Salon (Circler (uncredited))
  • Patrick Russo (Pill Popping Circler (uncredited))
  • Parker Russell (Circler (uncredited))
  • Samir Patel (Circler (uncredited))
  • Afsheen Olyaie (Circler (uncredited))
  • James OConnor (Circler (uncredited))
  • Henry Nolin (Circler (uncredited))
  • Troy Murray (Tech Employee (uncredited))
  • Rob Morris (Circler (uncredited))
  • Dez Mabunga (Circler (uncredited))
  • Shandel Love (Circler (uncredited))
  • Abraham Lim (Circler (uncredited))
  • Punnavith Koy (Circler (uncredited))
  • Slim Khezri (Circler (uncredited))
  • Stephen Michael Joseph (Circler (uncredited))
  • Allyson Nicole Jones (Circler (uncredited))
  • Jenine Giusto (Circler (uncredited))
  • Jennifer Fernandez (Maes Deskmate #2 (uncredited))
  • Paul Edney (Laundry Worker (uncredited))
  • Lori Crow (Circler (uncredited))
  • Shaylin Janelle Broady (Circler (uncredited))
  • Kelli Barksdale (Young Woman (uncredited))
  • Reverend John Atom (Circler (uncredited))
  • Natalie Stephany Aguilar (Circler (uncredited))
  • Steven Adkins (Circler (uncredited))
  • Michael Dean Russell Jr (Laundry Worker (as Michael Deadman))
  • Fred Koehler (Kevin (as Fred Koehler))
  • Alana Aimaq (Mercer Seeker)
  • Daniel William Jordan (Mercer Seeker)
  • Nick Peine (Person from the Crowd)
  • Ken Narasaki (Older Circler)
  • Melanie Steinmann (Young Circler)
  • Lizzie Prestel (Advertising Circler)
  • Adam Aseem Tiwari (Foreign Born Circler)
  • Sandeep Parikh (Foreign Born Circler)
  • Mele Ihara (Foreign Born Circler)
  • Andrew Hwang (Foreign Born Circler)
  • Jason Sheridan (Improv Actor)
  • Drew Droege (Improv Actor)
  • Hunter Burke (EMT)
  • Steven Klein (Man from the Crowd)
  • Poorna Jagannathan (Dr. Villalobos)
  • Smith Cho (Gina)
  • Amie McCarthy Winn (Marion (as Amie McCarthy-Winn))
  • Julian von Nagel (Julian (as Julian Von Nagel))
  • Katie Costick (Partier)
  • Regina Saldivar (Partier)
  • Nick Valensi (Beck Bandmate (as Nicholas Valensi))
  • Michael Shuman (Beck Bandmate)
  • Joey Waronker (Beck Bandmate)
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr. (Beck Bandmate)
  • Beck (Beck)
  • (Director)