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The Social Network 2010 Film

Updated on December 20, 2012

A story about the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook.

The Social Network is a 2010 film about how the social networking website Facebook was created starring Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg, Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker (the founder of napster), Andrew Garfield as Eduardo Saverin and Armie Hammer as the Winklevoss Twins. Based on a nonfiction book The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal written by Ben Mezrich in 2009 and screenplay written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by David Fincher. It gain rave reviews upon its released on October 1, 2010 in the US alone. The film is distributed by Columbia Pictures and was released on October 1, 2010, in the United States to critical acclaim.

A Note About the Movie Title

This is the movie adaptation of the non-fiction autobiographical story about the founders of Facebook, The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal in 2009 written by the American author Ben Mezrich.

The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal
The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal

You may think you know the story of the Facebook phenomenon, but you haven't heard the whole story and never like this. Recreating the unbelievable rise of the world's biggest social network—not to mention the planet's youngest billionaire, Mark Zuckerberg—Ben tells a captivating story of betrayal, vast amounts of cash, and two friends who revolutionized the way humans connect to one another—only to have an enormous falling out and never speak again.


Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg

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Andrew Garfield as Eduardo Saverin

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Brenda Song as Christy Lee

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Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker

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Rooney Mara as Erica Albright

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Armie Hammer as Cameron Winklevoss/Tyler Winklevoss

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Directed by David Fincher

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Written by Aaron Sorkin (Screenplay)

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Written by Ben Mezrich (Book)

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Released date Oct 1 2010

  • Rated PG-13 for sexual content, drug and alcohol use and language.
  • Genres: Biography | Drama | History
  • Runtime:120 min
  • Language: English
  • Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
  • Directed by David Fincher
  • Music by Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
  • Distributed by Columbia Pictures

The Social Network Official Movie Trailer

“Snappy script, sharp editing, eerily perfect soundtrack and nuanced performances. One of the first films to articulate the psychological power and draw of the internet: what it feeds us and why we feed on it. - Rotten Tomatoes”

Buy the The Social Network (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - A collection of songs from the movie

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Amazon's Customer Review:

Better than the Quake Soundtrack! For a commercial CD, probably commissioned for the movie, I was very impressed with how artistic and techno influenced these songs were.


Time 2010 Person the Year - Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook

Time 2010 Person the Year - Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook
Time 2010 Person the Year - Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook

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