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Director [[Performer~P89783~David Fincher~davidfincher]] ([[Feature~V180767~Fight Club~fightclub]], [[Feature~V135792~Seven~seven]]) teams with screenwriter [[Performer~P112161~Aaron Sorkin~aaronsorkin]] ([[Feature~V181326~The West Wing~thewestwing[tvseries]]]) to explore the meaning of success in the early 21st century from the perspectives of the technological innovators who revolutionized the way we all communicate. The year was 2003. As prohibitively expensive technology became affordable to the masses and the Internet made it easy to stay in touch with people who were halfway across the world, Harvard undergrad and computer programming wizard Mark Zuckerberg ([[Performer~P311020~Jesse Eisenberg~jesseeisenberg]]) launched a website with the potential to alter the very fabric of our society. At the time, Zuckerberg was just six years away from making his first million. But his hearty payday would come at a high price, because despite all of Zuckerberg's wealth and success, his personal life began to suffer as he became mired in legal disputes, and discovered that many of the 500 million people he had friended during his rise to the top were eager to see him fall. Chief among that growing list of detractors was Zuckerberg's former college friend Eduardo Saverin ([[Performer~P505126~Andrew Garfield~andrewgarfield]]), whose generous financial contributions to Facebook served as the seed that helped the company to sprout. And some might argue that Zuckerberg's bold venture wouldn't have evolved into the cultural juggernaut that it ultimately became had Napster founder Sean Parker ([[Performer~P277738~Justin Timberlake~justintimberlake]]) not spread the word about Facebook to the venture capitalists from Silicon Valley. Meanwhile, the Winklevoss twins ([[Performer~P484612~Armie Hammer~armiehammer]] and [[Performer~P671641~Josh Pence~joshpence]]) engage Zuckerberg in a fierce courtroom battle for ownership of Facebook that left many suspecting the young entrepreneur might have let his greed eclipse his better judgment. The Social Network was based on the book The Accidental Billionaires by [[Performer~P397989~Ben Mezrich~benmezrich]]. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:October 1, 2010

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
American Society of Cinematographers Jeff Cronenweth Best Cinematography 2010 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Jeff Cronenweth Best Cinematography 2010 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Angus Wall Best Editing 2010 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Angus Wall Best Editing 2010 Winner
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Kirk Baxter Best Editing 2010 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Kirk Baxter Best Editing 2010 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Mark Weingarten Best Sound Mixing 2010 Nominee
Screen Actors Guild Max Minghella Best Ensemble 2010 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Michael De Luca Best Picture 2010 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Michael Semanick Best Sound Mixing 2010 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Atticus Ross Best Original Score 2010 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Atticus Ross Best Original Score 2010 Winner
L.A. Film Critics Association Atticus Ross Best Score 2010 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Ren Klyce Best Sound Mixing 2010 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Trent Reznor Best Original Score 2010 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Trent Reznor Best Original Score 2010 Winner
L.A. Film Critics Association Trent Reznor Best Score 2010 Winner
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Aaron Sorkin Best Adapted Screenplay 2010 Winner
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Aaron Sorkin Best Screenplay 2010 Winner
Austin Film Critics Aaron Sorkin Best Adapted Screenplay 2010 Winner
Writers Guild of America Aaron Sorkin Best Adapted Screenplay 2010 Winner
National Board of Review Aaron Sorkin Best Adapted Screenplay 2010 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Aaron Sorkin Best Screenplay 2010 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Aaron Sorkin Best Adapted Screenplay 2010 Winner
L.A. Film Critics Association Aaron Sorkin Best Screenplay 2010 Winner
London Film Critics Association Aaron Sorkin Best Screenplay 2010 Nominee
National Board of Review Jesse Eisenberg Best Actor 2010 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Jesse Eisenberg Best Actor 2010 Winner
Screen Actors Guild Jesse Eisenberg Best Actor 2010 Nominee
Screen Actors Guild Jesse Eisenberg Best Ensemble 2010 Nominee
London Film Critics Association Jesse Eisenberg Best Actor 2010 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Jesse Eisenberg Best Actor 2010 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Jesse Eisenberg Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2010 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Jesse Eisenberg Best Actor 2010 Nominee
Screen Actors Guild Justin Timberlake Best Ensemble 2010 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scott Rudin Best Picture 2010 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts David Fincher Best Director 2010 Winner
Hollywood Foreign Press Association David Fincher Best Director 2010 Winner
National Board of Review David Fincher Best Director 2010 Winner
National Society of Film Critics David Fincher Best Director 2010 Winner
New York Film Critics Circle David Fincher Best Director 2010 Winner
L.A. Film Critics Association David Fincher Best Director 2010 Winner
London Film Critics Association David Fincher Best Director 2010 Nominee
Directors Guild of America David Fincher Best Director 2010 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences David Fincher Best Director 2010 Nominee
Screen Actors Guild Armie Hammer Best Ensemble 2010 Nominee
Screen Actors Guild Andrew Garfield Best Ensemble 2010 Nominee
London Film Critics Association Andrew Garfield Best British Supporting Actor 2010 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Andrew Garfield Best Supporting Actor 2010 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Andrew Garfield Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2010 Nominee
Art Directors Guild Donald Graham Burt Best Art Direction in a Contemporary Film 2010 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences David Parker Best Sound Mixing 2010 Nominee
Screen Actors Guild Josh Pence Best Ensemble 2010 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Ceán Chaffin Best Picture 2010 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Dana Brunetti Best Picture 2010 Nominee

Cast

Jesse Eisenberg
as Mark Zuckerberg
Justin Timberlake
as Sean Parker
Andrew Garfield
as Eduardo Saverin
Armie Hammer
as Cameron Winklevoss
Max Minghella
as Divya Narendra
Josh Pence
as Tyler Winklevoss
Brenda Song
as Christy
Rashida Jones
as Marilyn Delpy
Joseph Mazzello
as Dustin Moskovitz
John Getz
as Sy
David Selby
as Gage
Douglas Urbanski
as Larry Summers
Rooney Mara
as Erica Albright
Patrick Mapel
as Chris Hughes
Barry Livingston
as Mr. Cox
Shelby Young
as KC
Cali Fredrichs
as KC's Friend
Steve Sires
as Speaker/Bill Gates
Malese Jow
as Alice
Victor Isaac
as Stuart Singer
Mark Saul
as Bob
Cedric Sanders
as Reggie
Dakota Johnson
as Amelia Ritter
Emma Fitzpatrick
as Sharon
James Shanklin
as Prince Albert
Alex Reznik
as Prince Albert's Aide
Oliver Muirhead
as Mr. Kenwright
Wallace Langham
as Peter Thiel
Scott Lawrence
as Maurice
Jared Hillman
as Mackey
Peter Holden
as Facebook Lawyer
Darin Cooper
as Facebook Lawyer
Trevor Wright
as B.U. Guy in Bra
Randy Evans
as Student in Communications Office
Carrie Armstrong
as Court Reporter
Pamela Roylance
as Ad Board Chairwoman
Brian Palermo
as CS Lab Professor
Nancy Linari
as Larry Summers' Secretary
Aaron Sorkin
as Ad Executive
Christopher Khai
as Intern Ian
Amy Ferguson
as Stoned Girl
Monique Edwards
as Bank Teller
Lacey Beeman
as Sorority Girl
Caleb Jones
as Fraternity Guy
Franco Vega
as Policeman
Andrew Thacher
as Policeman

Crew

David Fincher
Director
Ceán Chaffin
Producer
Michael De Luca
Producer
Dana Brunetti
Producer
Scott Rudin
Producer
Aaron Sorkin
Screenwriter
Ben Mezrich
Book Author
Jeff Cronenweth
Cinematographer
Atticus Ross
Composer (Music Score)
Trent Reznor
Composer (Music Score)
Kirk Baxter
Editor
Angus Wall
Editor
Donald Graham Burt
Production Designer
Keith P. Cunningham
Art Director
Curt Beech
Art Director
Jim Davidson
Associate Producer
Kevin Spacey
Executive Producer
Jane Wuu
Set Designer
Aaron Haye
Set Designer
Jacqueline West
Costume Designer
Ren Klyce
Sound/Sound Designer
Laray Mayfield
Casting
Cheryl Beasley Blackwell
Costumes Supervisor
Joann Perritano
Unit Production Manager
Heather Mages
Key Make-up
Steve Cremin
Special Effects Coordinator
David Parker
Re-Recording Mixer
Linda Flowers
Department Head Hair
Michael Semanick
Re-Recording Mixer
Victor Zolfo
Properties Master
Robert Mata
Key Costumer
Allen Kupetsky
Second Assistant Director
Felicity Bowring
Department Head Makeup
Christian Eubank
Special Effects Technician
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