“The Social Network” is a 2010 biographical drama movie directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. The movie is based on the founding of Facebook and its co-founders, Mark Zuckerberg (played by Jesse Eisenberg) and Eduardo Saverin (played by Andrew Garfield).
The movie follows the story of how Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook while he was a student at Harvard University, with the help of his friend Eduardo Saverin. As the popularity of Facebook grows, the two become embroiled in legal disputes with other parties who claim ownership of the idea. The movie also explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and betrayal.
“The Social Network” was praised for its sharp writing, direction, and performances, particularly that of Eisenberg, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. The movie also won three other Academy Awards, including Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, and Best Film Editing. It was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $224 million worldwide.
Duration: 120 min.