Mixed or average reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Reviewed by: Neil Genzlinger
    Oct 16, 2012
    The program may not contain any startling revelations about its five principal subjects, Cornelius Vanderbilt, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, J. P. Morgan and Henry Ford. But based on the first episode, it certainly gives them a modern-day relevance, perhaps unintentionally.
  2. Reviewed by: David Hinckley
    Oct 16, 2012
    For outlining the way Cornelius Vanderbilt, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, J.P. Morgan and Henry Ford literally shaped the America in which we still live, this special stands as tall as Rockefeller Center.
  3. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Oct 16, 2012
    Unlike the game-changing icons it intends to celebrate, Men fails to leave its mark.
  4. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Oct 16, 2012
    The narratives here lack subtlety, historic context or--strangely enough--even drama.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 1 out of 2
  1. Nov 12, 2012
    My first impression of the History Channel
  2. Oct 30, 2012
    Interesting to watch, but several fact checks of the material reveals that it is often inaccurate. I can't help but wonder who provided the financial backing, and what the ulterior motive was. Why would history need to be re-written? Full Review »