- Eduardo's scene at the Facebook offices - from smashing the computer to almost punching Sean, who flinches in cowardice even when not actually hit. Eduardo is a complete Badass.Eduardo: (to Mark) You better lawyer up, asshole! 'Cause I'm not coming back for 30%; I'm coming back for everything!
Eduardo: I like standing next to you, Sean. It makes me look so tough.
- Mark's entire "You have part of my attention, you have the minimal amount" rant. Awesome enough to be a little scary. Even the other actors acknowledge on the DVD Commentary that it's pretty chilling.
- Rashida Jones' character ripping apart Zuckerberg's facade with one sentence:Marilyn: You're not an asshole, Mark. You're just trying so hard to be.
- The scenes where Zuckerberg gets the Eureka moment for ideas that would eventually become cornerstones of Facebook's success are really cool, especially the one where he chances upon the idea to add a relationship status to the profiles, when Dustin is asking him to help him ask a girl if she is single.
- While Daddy Winklevoss has only a handful of lines, his one big one is pretty indicative that, regardless of how you feel about his sons, he's a pretty awesome dad."No, don't apologize to me after losing a race like that. Don't ever apologize to ANYONE after losing a race like THAT."
- Hell, it doubles as a Heartwarming Moment!
- The scene in which Mark creates Facemash, and eventually crashes the entire Harvard network through sheer volume of traffic. The scene itself should also be considered a crowning moment for the filmmakers (and Trent Reznor) for making a scene featuring nothing but people looking at computer screens into one of the most tense, exciting and well-crafted scenes in any film.
- The entire verbal beatdown of the Winklevoss twins by Larry Summers after he hears their problem and that they used their family connections to get the meeting with him in the first place:Summers: Let me tell you something, Mr. Winklevoss and... Mr. Winklevoss, since you're on the subject of right or wrong. This action, this meeting, the two of you being here, is wrong. It's not worthy of Harvard. It's not what Harvard saw in you. You don't get special treatment.
- For an acting moment of awesome, Armie Hammer plays the small differences in Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss sublimely well, to the point that many viewers didn't realize it was one person playing both of them.
Awesome / The Social Network