"The Social Network," which stars Jesse Eisenberg as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and depicts his legal disputes with former friends and Harvard colleagues, won the Golden Globe Award for "Best Motion Picture - Drama" on Sunday.
The movie, by director David Fincher, beat "Black Swan," "Inception," "The King's Speech" and "The Fighter."
"The Social Network" won four out of its six Golden Globe nominations, including "Best Director" for Fincher, "Best Screenwriter" for Aaron Sorkin and "Best Original Score - Motion Picture" for Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
"The Social Network" is a partially fictional account of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's experience building his social networking empire while dealing with legal battles involving his former colleagues, including his Harvard University friend Eduardo Saverin, played by Andrew Garfield.
Jesse Eisenberg, who plays Zuckerberg, has said he does not use Facebook himself and that he was excited to star alongside Timberlake because he admired the pop artist when he was a child.
Garfield also stars as the new Spider-Man in a film reboot that features Emma Stone, Denis Leary and Rhys Ifans.