(2001) - Rotten Tomatoes (2001)



Critic Consensus: is more than just a look at the rise and fall of the new economy. At its center is a friendship being tested to the limit, and that's what makes it worth viewing.

Movie Info

A look at a real-life start-up GovWorks, a group of young internet entrepreneurs who are seeking to raise capital in New York's Silicon Alley and investment communities for an Internet site that will facilitate users' interface with local government agencies.more
Rating: R (for language)
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By: ,
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 18, 2001
Box Office: $0.5M
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All Critics (112) | Top Critics (33)

Too short of detail to really serve as an object lesson to those who follow in their footsteps.

September 14, 2001
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

The pain and puzzlement of its principals as things inexorably fall apart is palpable and saddening.

Full Review… | June 25, 2001
TIME Magazine
Top Critic

puts a definitive face on this brief blip in business history

Full Review… | June 5, 2012
Old School Reviews

Documentary best for teens interested in business.

Full Review… | December 28, 2010
Common Sense Media

A compelling and important document of the 'Net's boom and (still-continuing) bust period.

Full Review… | April 4, 2010 impromptu lesson in power, duty, and betrayal that goes well beyond traditional limitations of celluloid documentaries.

Full Review… | July 23, 2009
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Audience Reviews for

As someone who grew up in Silicon Valley...this movie hits real close to home.

Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer

In terms of it's historical value, this documentary is very good in documenting the whole startup boom, unfortunately I just couldn't keep that interested in the subjects they had chosen.

Christopher Brown

Super Reviewer


Good doc.

Wu Chouin

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