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Startup.com Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    75

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    For sheer dramatic wallop outpowers virtually every fiction feature I've seen this year.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    A cautionary tale very well-told.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    As an inside view of the bursting of the Internet bubble, Startup.com is definitive.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Mark Caro

    Combining the immediacy of the Internet and the wise perspective of history, Startup.com proves that investing in real-life drama can reap rich dividends.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    A thrillingly, thoroughly wonderful film.

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For Families provided by Common Sense Media

OK for kids 16+

Documentary best for teens interested in business.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie includes very strong language and tense and emotional moments. One of the great strengths of the story is the way in which a group of people from very diverse backgrounds and cultures works together with great loyalty and commitment.

  • Families can talk about how we make choices when our work and professional lives conflict. At one point in this movie, Tuzman, under intense deadline pressure, calls for an all-weekend meeting. Herman refuses, saying that he promised to be with his daughter. Families should talk about what happens next, and what they would do in that situation.

The good stuff
  • rolemodels true3

    Role models: Exceptionally diverse group shows dedication and loyalty.

What to watch for
  • violence false0

    Violence: Tense and emotional scenes

  • sex false0

    Sex: None

  • language false5

    Language: Very strong language

  • consumerism false0

    Consumerism: Not an issue

  • drugsalcoholtobacco false3

    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Drinking and smoking

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