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PG-13| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
In 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer genius Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) begins work on a new concept that eventually turns into the global social network known as Facebook. Six years later, he is one of the youngest billionaires ever, but Zuckerberg finds that his unprecedented success leads to both personal and legal complications when he ends up on the receiving end of two lawsuits, one involving his former friend (Andrew Garfield). Based on the book "The Accidental Billionaires."

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg , Andrew Garfield , Justin Timberlake , Armie Hammer , Max Minghella , Josh Pence , Brenda Song , Rashida Jones

Director: David Fincher

Genres: Drama, Biography

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

The Social Network (2010)

Release Date: October 1st, 2010|2 hr. min.

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fan reviews ( 53 )
  • Keep your eyes on Garfield - he's shatteringly good, the soul of a film that might otherwise be without one. The Social Network is the movie of the year. But Fincher and Sorkin triumph by taking it further. Lacing their scathing wit with an aching sadness, they define the dark irony of the past decade. show more

  • But make no mistake, whether the movie is fair or horribly unfair - I know nothing of the actual facts and can't make that determination - its portrait of Zuckerberg is a hatchet job of epic and perhaps lasting proportions. show more

  • The film owes much of its success to the inspired pairing of Fincher and Sorkin. show more

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  • July 23, 2011 Denise
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    great dialogue...agree should have won best picture...all the chatter about a new young academy and they pick a very average British hirstorical film.

  • June 27, 2011 lemrak
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    One of the best movies I've eer seen. Jesse Eisenberg is absolutely phenomenal.

  • March 15, 2011 MatHam157
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    one of the few films that I believe will stand the test of time ... impeccable filmmaking and an underrated performance by Jesse Eisenberg

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