When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes, begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.
While The Circle's campus is computer generated when shown from a distance, many of the outdoor scenes were filmed at or around the Bandshell at Playa Vista Central Park. That area was once part of the Hughes Aircraft complex and still includes some of the original buildings. See more »
Mae is well versed in digital tech, yet, @ 40:06 she takes a picture of her screen with a cell, when a screen shot would be just as quick, and give better resolution. See more »
This movie is cheesy in all the wrong ways. The dialogue is just cliché and awful. The acting (aside from Bill Paxton who is only on screen for like 3 mins) is horrendous. I mean some of these people can actually act, but they are either just phoning it in or something else was going on. Either way, this is just complete crap. The story was so ham-fisted and obvious that it just makes you cringe the whole way through. Avoid at all costs.
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