The Social Network
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Continuity mistake: When Eduardo finds the letter on the mantlepiece about them apparently stealing the idea for Facebook and asks Mark if they did or not, he places a bottle on the mantlepiece just before he finds the letter. This bottle rotates slightly between shots without him touching it after placing it down. (00:49:15)


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Continuity mistake: Sean Parker is talking to the college girl in her bedroom. As the scene switches back and forth between them, the girls' sweatshirt changes position several times, on the shoulder, then off, and back on again.

Continuity mistake: When Mark is filming them on the zip in the pool he is wet. After the doorbell rings you can see his bottom half is no longer wet, when he goes to answer the door.

Continuity mistake: When Sean shows up at the Palo Alto house Mark goes to the refrigerator and tosses Sean a beer. Right after this he tosses a beer to Sharon, Sean's friend. The bottle shatters on the wall and a few pieces get stuck in between the bricks. When the angle changes all of the pieces are instantly gone. A few seconds after this, right after Sean talks to the "wired in guy" the pieces are back. (01:19:50)


Continuity mistake: During the whole discussion between Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin about animal cruelty, you can see that the length of Eduardo's sleeves alternate between his elbows and his wrists while he sits at the couch. (01:15:10)

Continuity mistake: When Eduardo is talking to Mark after he learns how much of Facebook he owns, the amount of cables in his headphones swaps from one to two.


Continuity mistake: In the first scene which Sean Parker is presented, he is in bed and makes a crack to a girl about her playing the trombone. It is clear that the position of the blanket changes throughout the scene.

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Continuity mistake: After Eduardo threatens Mark with legal action, part of Mark's computer keyboard previously smashed by Eduardo appears on the desk, when in the previous shot there was nothing there. (01:46:40 - 01:47:01)

Continuity mistake: When the twins are rowing we are shown a close up of them talking. After the scene ends the camera switches to a point where we are shown their backs and they are rowing towards us. Their rowing frequency changes between these two scenes. (00:17:40)

Factual error: Near the start of the film, Mark gets a drink from the fridge and a can of Mountain Dew is visible bearing the newer logo.

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Cameron Winklevoss: What, do you wanna hire an IP lawyer and sue him?
Divya Narendra: No, I wanna hire the Sopranos to beat the shit out of him with a hammer!

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Trivia: The Ad Executive Mark and Eduardo are asking for advertising funding is portrayed by Aaron Sorkin, who wrote the screenplay of this movie. (01:05:00)

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Question: When Eduardo discovers the dilution of his percentage, he asks Mark if he did it because of the "article about the chicken", which accused Eduardo of forced animal cannibalism. Sean Parker hears this and says, "What's he talking about?" and then says "Seriously, what's the chicken?" Is this implying he was the one who gave the chicken story to Mark's lawyer so he could use it in the previous scene where he mentions it?

Answer: No, earlier when it came up in the lawyers office, Eduardo thought it came from Mark, but the lawyer stepped in and said they were able to find it themselves. Sean really had no idea what he was talking about, but didn't use it against him.


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