• Released
  • August 16, 2013
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 5 min
  • Drama
  • 2,337 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: JOBS details the major moments and defining characters that influenced Steve Jobs through 2001.

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Critic Ratings

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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Entertaining and smart, with a great, career 2.0 performance from Ashton Kutcher.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Jobs is a just-the-facts - and fiddling-with-the-facts - dramatization, forgoing any kind of deeper psychological exploration of the man...
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
It’s superficial, but that plays into the hands of the film’s star, Ashton Kutcher.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
It’s a competently made, traditional biopic about a man who disdained those terms.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

The filmmakers do fall into the trap of overly sentimentalizing a widely beloved public figure who represents an enormous cultural...
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58

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
The movie is constantly at war with attempts to provide an honest portrayal, almost as if its subject were reaching beyond the grave to...
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55

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
So the principal point of controversy involved here is not Jobs himself, but Ashton Kutcher, who plays him. The actor's approach is to ape...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
At its best, it's a good picture, and at its worst, it's almost good.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia 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...
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50

Variety

By Justin Chang
Ultimately, Jobs is a prosaic but not unaffecting tribute to the virtues of defiance, nonconformity, artistry, beauty, craftsmanship,...
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It was ok

By blazerenezeder
Well the movie didn't really capture the essence of when Steve's maturity when he came back. Also Steve Wozniak even said a lot was wrong. But over-all it's not a complete flop but I think it's worth...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Drug Content and Brief Strong Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Biopic is more about Apple than Jobs' life; some drug use.
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