Year: 2017

Original Title: The Circle

Country: USA

Length: 110 minutes

Budget: €18,000,000

Genre: Thriller, Science fiction, Horror

Studios: Playtone

Suitable for 12 years and over

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Release Dates

United States: April 28 2017


Ranking: 105 out of 12,890 movies (up 265)


5.4 by 10 users

6.0 by Movie'n'co

4.0 by 1 media


'The Circle' is the film adaptation of the famous bestseller by Dave Eggers, and is directed by James Ponsoldt. Emma Watson is Mae Holland, a woman who gets the opportunity of a lifetime when she starts working at The Circle, the most influential technological company in the world where she becomes involved with a mysterious man. This thriller shows the risks of life in the digital age. The Circle tracks passwords of users in order to get their personal data collected in their emails, social networks and their bank operations and use them against the users through an innovative operating system. This leads to privacy becoming a privilege which many people cannot count on. The cast includes names such as Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Bill Paxton, Patton Oswalt y Ellar Coltrane.


Cast The Circle

Emma Watson

Mae Holland

Tom Hanks


John Boyega


Bill Paxton

Mae's father

Patton Oswalt

Tom Stenton



Trivia The Circle

Before Emma Watson was confirmed to play the leading role, there were rumors about Alicia Vikander. This will be the first time Tom Hanks and Bill Paxton have worked together since Apolo 13 (1995). With this movie, Tom Hanks has participated for the second time in a Dave Egger novel adaptation, after 'A Hologram For The King'