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The Social Network

120 min
Biography | Drama
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David Fincher
Won 3 Oscars. Another 161 wins & 121 nominations
Country: USA
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Filming Locations: Andover, Massachusetts, USA
Budget: $40,000,000
Opening Weekend: $22,445,653 (USA) (4 October 2010)
Gross: $96,917,897 (USA) (27 February 2011)
Dakota Johnson
Dakota Johnson
The Social Network
Andrew Garfield
Andrew Garfield
The Social Network
Cherilyn Wilson
Cherilyn Wilson
The Social Network
Armie Hammer
Armie Hammer
The Social Network
Jesse Eisenberg
Mark Zuckerberg
Rooney Mara
Erica Albright
Bryan Barter
Billy Olson
Dustin Fitzsimons
Phoenix Club President
Joseph Mazzello
Dustin Moskovitz
Patrick Mapel
Chris Hughes
Toby Meuli
Phoenix Member Playing Facemash
Alecia Svensen
Girl at Phoenix Club
Jami Owen
Student Playing Facemash
James Dastoli
Student Playing Facemash
Robert Dastoli
Student Playing Facemash
Scotty Crowe
Student Playing Facemash
Jayk Gallagher
Student Playing Facemash
Marcella Lentz-Pope
Erica's Roommate
Trevor Wright
B.U. Guy in Bra
Barry Livingston
Mr. Cox
Marybeth Massett
Mrs. Cox
Randy Evans
Student in Communications Office
Denise Grayson
John Getz
Rashida Jones
Marylin Delpy
Carrie Armstrong
Court Reporter
Henry Roosevelt
Josh Pence
Tyler Winklevoss
Max Minghella
Divya Narendra
David Selby
Pamela Roylance
Ad Board Chairwoman
Brian Palermo
CS Lab Professor
Brett Leigh
Phoenix Club Hazer
Chris Gouchoe
Phoenix Club Pledge
Nicholas Tubbs
A Capella Group
Kevin Chui
A Capella Group
Richie Ferris
A Capella Group (as Richard Ferris)
Burke Walton
A Capella Group
Anh Tuan Nguyen
A Capella Group (as Anh Nguyen)
Inbal Amirav
Dane Nightingale
A Capella Group
Stephen Fuller
A Capella Group
John He
A Capella Group
Nick Smoke
KC's Friend
Cali Fredrichs
KC's Friend
Shelby Young
Steve Sires
Speaker /
Brenda Song
Malese Jow
Victor Z. Isaac
Stuart Singer
Abhi Sinha
Mark Saul
Cedric Sanders
Justin Timberlake
Sean Parker
Nancy Linari
Larry Summers' Secretary
Douglas Urbanski
Larry Summers
Inger Tudor
Aaron Sorkin
Ad Executive
Mariah Bonner
Kyle Fain
Intern Eric
Christopher Khai
Intern Ian
Emma Fitzpatrick
Jeffrey Thomas Border
Courtney Arndt
Victoria's Secret Model
Felisha Terrell
Beautiful Woman
Zoe De Toledo
Harvard Rowers' Coxman
Simon Barr
Harvard Rower
Alex Leigh
Harvard Rower
Phil Turnham
Harvard Rower
Richie Steele
Harvard Rower
Chris Friend
Harvard Rower
Tom Harvey
Harvard Rower
Alex Olijnyk
Hollandia Rowers' Coxman
Ray Poulter
Hollandia Rower
Bob Hewitt
Hollandia Rower
Dave Lambourn
Hollandia Rower
James Padmore
Hollandia Rower
Sebastian Kouba
Hollandia Rower
Charles Herbert
Hollandia Rower
Robin Dowell
Hollandia Rower
Nathan Hillyer
Hollandia Rower
James Shanklin
Prince Albert
Alex Reznik
Prince Albert's Aide
John Hayden
Howard Winklevoss
Oliver Muirhead
Mr. Kenwright
Shane Adler
Stoned Girl
Amy Ferguson
Stoned Girl
Monique Edwards
Bank Teller
Cayman Grant
Peter Thiel's Assistant
Wallace Langham
Peter Thiel
Scott Lawrence
Peter Holden
Facebook Lawyer
Darin Cooper
Facebook Lawyer
Jared Hillman
Caitlin Gerard
Lacey Beeman
Sorority Girl
Franco Vega
Andrew Thacher
Noah Baron
Student (uncredited)
Mike Bash
Manika Beverly
Student (uncredited)
Melanie Booth
Melanie (uncredited)
David Broyles
Student Playing Facemash (uncredited)
Tony Calle
Harvard Student
Kasey Canzano
Final Club Girl
Shannon Carter
Final Club Girl
Kristen Clement
Party Girl (uncredited)
Cooper Conley-Currier
Pheonix Club Hazee (uncredited)
Tyler Corbin
Student Playing Facemash (uncredited)
Nikki Dalonzo
Gogo Dancer (uncredited)
Chad Davis
B.U. Guy in Bra #2 (uncredited)
Mannie De Castro
Harvard Member
Calvin Dean
Mr. Edwards
Tony DeSean
Waiter (uncredited)
Jonathan Doh
Student (uncredited)
Jayson Douglas
Diner Patron (uncredited)
Elliott Ehlers
Harvard Student
Robert Ian Evans
Harvard Student
Jeffrey Feingold
Luther (uncredited)
Jason Flemyng
Regatta Spectator (uncredited)
Shawn Fogarty
Pedestrian (uncredited)
Carlos Foglia
MIT Student (uncredited)
Bryan Forrest
Popular Harvard Student (uncredited)
Jessica Franz
Sorority Girl
Jennifer Polania Garcia
Student (uncredited)
Chaseedaw Giles
College Student (uncredited)
Brian Guy
Hacker (uncredited)
Josh Haslup
Student (uncredited)
Jesse Heiman
Student (uncredited)
Crystal Hoang
Hacker Shot Girl (uncredited)
Eli Jane
Dancer (uncredited)
JC Jones
Student (uncredited)
Daniela Kalota
Party Guest (uncredited)
Paul S. Kim
Rob (uncredited)
Ren Knopf
Pub Patron / Passerby (uncredited)
Lynn L'Heureux
Bar Patron / Pedestrian (uncredited)
Eric La Barr
Harvard Note-Passer (uncredited)
Michael James Levy
Romantic Boyfriend (uncredited)
Kandis Mak
Go-Go Dancer (uncredited)
Jeff Martineau
Bobby's Friend (uncredited)
Adam Masnyk
Harvard Student
Angelina McCoy
Dancer (uncredited)
James McElroy
Videographer (uncredited)
Naina Michaud
Final Club Girl
Sara Murphy
Dancer (uncredited)
Brett Newton
Harvard Student
Leigh Nicole
Extra - Fraternity Party Attendee (uncredited)
Rebecca Ocampo
Dancer (uncredited)
Michael Ouellette
Resident Dean (uncredited)
Adina Porter
Gretchen's Associate (uncredited)
Miriam Pultro
Romantic Girlfriend (uncredited)
Tony Reinke
Harvard Student
David Rivera
Phoenix Poker Guy (uncredited)
Vincent Rivera
Waiter (uncredited)
Tia Robinson
Club Waitress (uncredited)
Jeff Rosick
Dorm Room Guy #2 (uncredited)
Alexandra Ruddy
Ruby Skye Waitress (uncredited)
Adrienne Rusk
Club 66 Girl
Alice Ryan
Harvard Student
Nicole Sadighi
Club 66 Girl
Fred Salmon
Phoenix Club Member (uncredited)
Kyle Sauer
Phoenix Club Member (uncredited)
Luis Selgas
Code-Writer (uncredited)
Jon Shannon
Jewish Harvard Student (uncredited)
Lauren Simon
College Student #2 (uncredited)
Nathan Dean Snyder
Harvard Student
Richard Stephens
Patrick Michael Strange
Harvard Student
Emily Sucher
Harvard Student
Rebecca Tilney
Art History Professor (uncredited)
Georgina Tolentino
Club-Goer (uncredited)
Tina Toner
Student (uncredited)
Ian Verdun
Facebook Employee (uncredited)
Riley Voelkel
Final Club Girl
David Michael Williamson
Party Guest (uncredited)
Taigtus Woods
Did you know?
Justin Timberlake was the only actor who met his real-life character (Sean Parker) before the founding of Facebook and this film. Armie Hammer and Josh Pence met their real-life characters, the Winklevoss twins after filming. The twins enjoyed Hammer and Pence's performance so much they attended a couple screenings of the film.
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At one point, Mark Zuckerberg refers to the Winklevoss brothers as the "Winklevii", facetiously using the Latin plural for nouns ending in 's'. In fact, Zuckerberg is quite the Latin scholar, having excelled in the classics while attending the Phillips Exeter Academy and taking advanced courses in subjects such as Greek and Latin while at Harvard.
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Because director David Fincher was unable to find any suitable identical twin actors to play real-life identical twins Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, two unrelated actors were hired to play each brother - Armie Hammer as Cameron and Josh Pence as Tyler. Fincher thought that Hammer looked more like the real brothers, so for some scenes, the visual effects team photographed Hammer speaking Tyler's lines and created a computer-generated model of his face to paste over Pence's. Traditional split-screen work, with Hammer's separate performances as each brother stitched together in the same frame, was also used.
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When the Winkelvi are at the trophy presentation at the Henley Royal Regatta, Josh Pence's face is visible for at least a second as the flash cameras go off.
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When Harvard students are using 'face mash', some students can be seen playing the video game Fallout 3. This scene was set during 2003 but Fallout 3 wasn't released until late 2008.
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During the Stanford House argument scene between Mark Zuckerberg and Saverin, Saverin's hair and clothes begin soaking wet (from being outside in the rain) to suddenly dry once they step into the hallway.
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Larry Summers: Well, that's their own stupidity, I should have been there. Well, darkness is the absence of light, and the stupidity in that instance was the absence of me...
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Mark Zuckerberg: Ma'am, I know you've done your homework and so you know that money isn't a big part of my life, but at the moment I could buy Mt. Auburn Street, take the Phoenix Club, and turn it into my ping-pong room.
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Eduardo Saverin: [Answering a call from Mark on his cell phone] Yeah?
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What is the music playing during the regatta in England?
It's an orchestral musical composition, "In the Hall of the Mountain King" by Edvard Grieg, performed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, who composed the film's score. It is from the incidental music that Grieg composed in 1876 for the original stage production of Henrik Ibsen's poetic fantasy "Peer Gynt". It has been used in several other films, most notably Fritz Lang's "M" (1931), and the 1957 made-for-TV film "The Pied Piper of Hamelin". It was also heard in the flop musical film "Song of Norway" (1970). In the UK it is probably best known for being the music from the Alton Towers TV advert. The songs used in the movie can be found here with scene descriptions.
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for The Social Network can be found here.
Did Mark really do all those things Eduardo implied he did in the confrontation?
This is never explicitly stated. But in a way, the point of the film is not to explain these things directly. This is shown in the final scene where Marilyn, the junior lawyer on Mark's team explains to him how easy it would be for her to win the cases against him, she mentions how she doesn't have to prove anything, just ask the right questions that people will form the answers to in their own minds regardless of what he says. This is very much the trick the film uses too when it's making more serious implications about the actions of the characters. Did Mark steal Facebook? Did Mark try to cheat Eduardo out of Facebook? Did Mark leak the story about the chicken, did he call the cops on Sean's party? Is he an asshole? The film never outright says any of it, just gets you wondering...
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Photos from cast
Dakota Johnson Andrew Garfield Cherilyn Wilson Armie Hammer Caleb Landry Jones Erica LaRose