Metacritic Movie Ratings
Jobs Reviews

3.0

44

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRichard Roeper

    It’s a competently made, traditional biopic about a man who disdained those terms.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The filmmakers do fall into the trap of overly sentimentalizing a widely beloved public figure who represents an enormous cultural significance. At the same time, however, they keep the movie frequently engaging.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    VarietyJustin Chang

    Ultimately, Jobs is a prosaic but not unaffecting tribute to the virtues of defiance, nonconformity, artistry, beauty, craftsmanship, imagination and innovation, qualities it only intermittently reflects as a piece of filmmaking.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    One thing it doesn't do is offer a revealing look at the mercurial entrepreneur. The movie that bears his name settles on a blandly superficial treatment of a deeply complex man.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    The dialogue comes straight out of "The Benny Goodman Story." That look, someone says to a staring, pausing Kutcher, "tells me you're on to something big." Nobody talks in this movie; everyone speechifies or take turns sloganing one another to death.

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