Pirates of Silicon Valley
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Pirates of Silicon Valley
This tech-world biopic traces the fortunes of personal-computer companies Apple and Microsoft from their obscure dorm-room and backyard origins to their very public battle for corporate supremacy. Writer/director Martyn Burke follows the parallel lives of Microsoft founder Bill Gates (Anthony Michael Hall) and Apple co-founders Steve Jobs (Noah Wyle) and Steve Wozniak (Joey Slotnick) -- the former a crafty Harvard dropout, the latter a pair of hippies with jobs at Hewlett-Packard and a yen to sell miniature versions of corporate mainframes to small businesses and at-home enthusiasts. Much like… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Pirates is a hoot."
‑ John Leonard, New York Magazine/Vulture
"god damn, bill gates is one cool mofo"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson, sbs.is
"Martyn Burke has taken the battle fought in the microchip trenches at the dawn of the computer revolution and turned it into a wildly entertaining geek tragedy with the stylistic feel of true art."
‑ Ray Richmond, Variety
"An intriguing look at how the computer world got to be the way it is."
‑ Dan Lybarger, Nitrate Online
"Those wanting to know the true story behind the creation of computer giants Apple and Microsoft better look elsewhere."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"If you ever wanted to know how the juggernaut grew, then go ahead and Netflix it."
‑ James Brundage, Filmcritic.com
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