At the beginning of The Social Network, Mark Zuckerberg’s (Jesse Eisenberg) girlfriend calls him an asshole. He then goes home and writes a long angry screed about how tiny her breasts are online, thus proving her right. In fact, the whole plot of The Social Network could very well revolve around “what does it mean to be an asshole?” And the answer is “behaving like the movie version of Mark Zuckerberg, maybe.” But is Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network the biggest movie protagonist asshole we’ve ever seen? Not by a long shot. Here are some douchebags and baguettes who do more than steal the Winklevoss twins’ idea.
(Also, it’s impossible for me to talk about Citizen Kane without including this trailer for a remake of Kane, “now with more dick kicking”, so here: