The Social Network Synopsis
The story of the founding of Facebook and the lawsuits that followed in its wake.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Most of all, it is the improbably entertaining story of how new media are altering the very nature of courtship and friendship.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
On the level of craft, the movie's just absurdly enjoyable. Sorkin's dialogue dazzles; the photography is burnished and sleek; the editing...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk 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...
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100

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A work deeper than its nickname, "The Facebook Movie," hints at - coils around your brain. Weeks after seeing it, moments from it will...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe 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...
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100

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The film owes much of its success to the inspired pairing of Fincher and Sorkin.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen 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...
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
But make no mistake, whether the movie is fair or horribly unfair - I know nothing of the actual facts and can't make that determination -...
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100

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Keep your eyes on Garfield - he's shatteringly good, the soul of a film that might otherwise be without one. The Social Network is the...
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95

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Fincher and his screenwriter, TV writer-god Aaron Sorkin, have made a seemingly modest picture that achieves something close to greatness...
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By LTMF 2
Anyway,I was not disappointed! This movie is a unique opportunity for a character study of someone currently relevant who has affected our lives in an irreversible way. Not only Zuckerberg,but his...

Totally Worth The Hype

By chadploskina
You will realize within the first six minutes or so just how artfully crafted the dialogue is and, therefore, how underwhelming the back and forths are in most films. I love that most of the actors...

I predict at a minimum 4 Oscar Nominations

By gosub
My prediction is 'The Social Network' will be nominated for at least Best Picture, Best Actor, Cinematography, Writing. I loved this film. Don't wait for the DVD; see this in the theater. The...

Social Retard

By kraduate
I almost gave this a Go but went with So-So because that's exactly what it is. It's good enough to see once but I have no desire to ever see it again. The story of how such a socially deficient jerk...

'The Social Network' Movie Review

By vaanan_kannan
'The Social Network' lets you know right from its very first scene in the pub what you are in for. With sharp witted, clever dialogues weaving through the films entirety, and the perfect portrayal of...

The Social Network..'Brilliiant Cast & Movie

By Javajive
The SOCIAL NETWORK is an intensely fascinating movie and Actor Jesse Eisenberg has Star quality written all over him. He was wonderfully Dramatic as the young ambitious Founder/Creator of Facebook -...

pretty good

By jackjack1985
its realistic enough that you think half this stuff actually happened but also a little bit out there that you are thinking no way this crap went on. Entertaining for sure, enough plots and things...

The Social Network

By Tracey2170
Great Movie!! Kept my interest the whole way through. Lots of action....

Five Word Review

By nickthrolson
Awesome Bright Smart Motivational Fantastic...

Facing the Facts

By sunnyforever
I am impressed. If you like People Magazine, love to watch sports, or need air to breathe, you will like this movie. I am impressed with this fascinating story of a genius in progress. I am impressed...

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Rated PG-13 | For Language, drug and alcohol use and sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Fantastic performances, compelling story for teens and up.
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