Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Social Network Reviews

5.0

95

out of 100

Metascore®
Universal acclaim
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

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

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The power of The Social Network is that Zuckerberg is a weasel with a mission that can never be dismissed. The movie suggests that he may have built his ambivalence about human connection into Facebook's very DNA. That's what makes him a jerk-hero for our time.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    This account of Facebook's founder, and of the website's explosive growth, quickly lifts you to a state of exhilaration, and pretty much keeps you there for two hours.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    The film comes down to a mesmerizing portrait of a man who in any other age would perhaps be deemed nuts or useless, but in the Internet age has this mental agility to transform an idea into an empire.

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