Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Dec 14, 2010
    60
    With help from producer Atticus Ross, Reznor has made a solid soundtrack to David Fincher's movie by doing what he's always done: creating grand industrial rock.
User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 22 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 1 out of 3
  1. Mar 18, 2011
    7
    Did i hate the soundtrack? NO NO! However, compared to great scores like Hanz Zimmer's "Inception", it was not even close to an Oscar worthyDid i hate the soundtrack? NO NO! However, compared to great scores like Hanz Zimmer's "Inception", it was not even close to an Oscar worthy soundtrack, with repetitive themes and some overall boring instrumental choices. But it is cool that it was made by computers. Full Review »
  2. Feb 8, 2011
    10
    This soundtrack enhances and drives its movie. It's subtle, urgent and infecting, much like its subject matter. "The Social Network" is aThis soundtrack enhances and drives its movie. It's subtle, urgent and infecting, much like its subject matter. "The Social Network" is a great film largely because of this soundtrack, which feels respectful and open-ended and intense all at once - a perfect compliment to a story about the densely intriguing first moments of a phenomenon. Full Review »
  3. Jul 13, 2011
    0
    Honestly, bad score. It was horrible. It had no real rhythm at all, something that can be good, but was bad here. It was not recognizable atHonestly, bad score. It was horrible. It had no real rhythm at all, something that can be good, but was bad here. It was not recognizable at all, something that isn't necessary, but is important. It did not deserve the Academy Award for Best Score, and that award should have gone to Alexandre Desplat for The King's Speech or Hans Zimmer for Inception. It might be worth a listen to some, but odds are, you will hate it. It was horrible. Full Review »