The Social Network
- Original title
The Social Network
- Running time
- 120 min.
- United States
Aaron Sorkin (Novel: Ben Mezrich)
Atticus Ross, Trent Reznor
Caleb Landry Jones,
Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Scott Rudin Productions / Michael De Luca / Trigger Street Productions
Drama | Biography. Courtroom Drama. Schools & University. Teen/coming-of-age. Computers / Internet
- Synopsis / Plot
- A story about the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook, especially his most famous creator: Mark Zuckerberg. On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications. Based on the book "The Accidental Billionaires" by Ben Mezrich.
: 3 Oscars: Best Screenplay, Editing and Score. 8 Nominations
: 4 Golden Globes: Best Picture, Director, Screenplay and Score. 6 Nom.
: 3 BAFTA Awards: Best Director, Original Screenplay and Editing. 6 Nom.
: NBR - National Board of Review: 4 Awards: Best Picture, Director, Actor and Screenplay
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Movie, Best Director
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Film, Director, Screenplay and Music
: Satellite Awards: Best film, director, screenplay. 7 nominations
: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
: 4 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Picture, Director, Adap. Screenplay, Score. 9 Nominations
2010: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Film, Director and Adapted Screenplay
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Adapted Screenplay
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Cast & Actor (Eisenberg)
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