The Facebook film, The Social Network, has topped the US box office charts, attracting positive reviews from across the country.
The tale of the developing, founding and backstabbing of fellow developers and friends by Mark Zuckerberg to become the founder of world’s most popular social networking site has been appreciated by critics and viewers alike, an article at MTV reveals.
The film stars Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg when he was a student at Harvard, just beginning to develop Facebook. It also stars Justin Timberlake as Zuckerberg's friend Sean Parker, the founder of the file-sharing service Napster.
It showcases the journey of roommates working together to develop a social networking platform, his act of back-stabbing his friends to become the owner of a multi-million enterprise.
The movie debuted on the box office this Friday with $8 million, to surpass last week’s grosser 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' to top the chart. The film, starring Michael Douglas, managed to make $29 million in a week.