The Social Network (2010)
Director: David Fincher
Writers: Aaron Sorkin, Ben Mezrich
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Rooney Mara, Joseph Mazzello, Armie Hammer, Josh Pintz, Abby Senha Brenda Song / Dakota Johnson / Aaron Sorkin / Emma Fitzpatrick / Marles Jo / Mark Saul / Dustin Fitzmush / Patrick Maple /…
Genre: Drama / Biography
Region: United States
Language: English / French
Release: 2010-09-24 (New York Film Festival) / 2010-10-01 (USA)
Runtime: 120 minutes
Also known as: Social Network War (Taiwan) / Facebook Story / Facebook Frenzy / This page cannot be displayed (translated by Douyou)
Rating: IMDB 7.8 / Rotten Tomatoes 96%
In the autumn of 2003, Harvard University. As a genius student, Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg), was thrown off by his girlfriend, Mark Hacker hacked into the school’s system by hacking, stole the data of all the pretty girls in her school and made a name for himself. Website for “Facemash” for students to rate babes. His move caused a sensation, and once caused the Harvard server to nearly collapse, and Mark was punished by the school for this. As the so-called blessing in disguise, Mark’s move caught the attention of the Winklevoss brothers, who invited Mark to join the team to jointly build a social networking site. At the same time, Mark also established the famous “Facebook” in the future.
After a lot of hard work, Facebook became more and more famous, and Mark’s wealth increased day by day. However, all kinds of troubles and right and wrong came one after another, and the old friends turned against each other…
The Social Network is a 2010 biographical drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. The film is based on the book “The Accidental Billionaires” by Ben Mezrich, which tells the story of the founding of the social networking website Facebook and the legal battles that ensued.
The film stars Jesse Eisenberg as Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, who is portrayed as a socially awkward genius who creates Facebook in his dorm room at Harvard University. Andrew Garfield plays Eduardo Saverin, Zuckerberg’s best friend and co-founder of Facebook, who eventually sues Zuckerberg for cutting him out of the company.
The film explores themes of friendship, betrayal, and the consequences of success. It also examines the rise of social media and the impact it has had on society.
The Social Network was widely acclaimed by critics and received numerous accolades, including three Academy Awards for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, and Best Film Editing. The film was also a box office success, grossing over $220 million worldwide.
Many praised the film for its writing, direction, and performances. Jesse Eisenberg’s portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg was particularly well-received, with critics praising his ability to capture the character’s complex personality and motivations. Andrew Garfield was also praised for his performance as Eduardo Saverin.
Overall, The Social Network is considered to be one of the best films of the 2010s and a landmark in the history of cinema about the impact of social media and its creators.