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  • The Social Dilemma (2020)
  • PG-13
    94 min | Documentary, Drama
The Social Dilemma (2020)
PG-13
94 min | Documentary, Drama

Explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations.
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Director
Jeff Orlowski-Yang (as Jeff Orlowski)
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Mark A. Crawford (as Mark Crawford)
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Updated Jan 26, 2020

Release date
Sep 9, 2020 (United States)

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59 cast members
Name Known for
Tristan Harris
Self - Google, Former Design Ethicist / Center for Humane Technology, Co-Founder Self - Google, Former Design Ethicist / Center for Humane Technology, Co-Founder   See fewer
Jeff Seibert
Self - Twitter, Former Executive / Serial Tech Entrepreneur Self - Twitter, Former Executive / Serial Tech Entrepreneur   See fewer
Bailey Richardson
Self - Instagram, Early Team Self - Instagram, Early Team   See fewer
Joe Toscano
Self - Google, Former Experience Design Consultant / Author - Automating Humanity Self - Google, Former Experience Design Consultant / Author - Automating Humanity   See fewer
Sandy Parakilas
Self - Facebook, Former Operations Manager / Uber, Former Product Manager Self - Facebook, Former Operations Manager / Uber, Former Product Manager   See fewer
Guillaume Chaslot
Self - YouTube, Former Engineer / IntuitiveAI, CEO / AlgoTransparency, Founder Self - YouTube, Former Engineer / IntuitiveAI, CEO / AlgoTransparency, Founder   See fewer
Lynn Fox
Self - Apple, Former Director of Corporate PR / Google, Former Corporate Communications Self - Apple, Former Director of Corporate PR / Google, Former Corporate Communications   See fewer
Aza Raskin
Self - Firefox & Mozilla Labs, Former Employee / Center for Humane Technology, Co-Founder / Inventor, Infinite Scroll Self - Firefox & Mozilla Labs, Former Employee / Center for Humane Technology, Co-Founder / Inventor, Infinite Scroll   See fewer
Alex Roetter
Self - Twitter, Former Senior VP of Engineering Self - Twitter, Former Senior VP of Engineering   See fewer
Tim Kendall
Self - Facebook, Former Executive / Pinterest, Former President / Moment, CEO Self - Facebook, Former Executive / Pinterest, Former President / Moment, CEO   See fewer
Justin Rosenstein
Self - Facebook, Former Engineer / Google, Former Engineer / Asana, Co-Founder Self - Facebook, Former Engineer / Google, Former Engineer / Asana, Co-Founder   See fewer
Randy Fernando
Self - NVIDIA, Former Product Manager / Mindful Schools, Former Executive Director / Center for Humane Technology, Co-Founder (as Randima 'Randy' Fernando) Self - NVIDIA, Former Product Manager / Mindful Schools, Former Executive Director / Center for Humane Technology, Co-Founder (as Randima 'Randy' Fernando)   See fewer
Jaron Lanier
Self - Founding Father of Virtual Reality / Computer Scientist Self - Founding Father of Virtual Reality / Computer Scientist   See fewer
Roger McNamee
Self - Facebook, Early Investor / Venture Capitalist Self - Facebook, Early Investor / Venture Capitalist   See fewer
Shoshana Zuboff
Self - Harvard Business School, Professor Emeritus / Author, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism (as Shoshana Zuboff Ph.D.) Self - Harvard Business School, Professor Emeritus / Author, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism (as Shoshana Zuboff Ph.D.)   See fewer
Anna Lembke
Self - Stanford University, School of Medicine, Medical Director of Addiction Medicine (as Dr. Anna Lembke) Self - Stanford University, School of Medicine, Medical Director of Addiction Medicine (as Dr. Anna Lembke)   See fewer
James Fetter
Self - Anna's Son (as James Lembke) Self - Anna's Son (as James Lembke)   See fewer
Mary Fetter
Self - Anna's Daughter (as Mary Lembke) Self - Anna's Daughter (as Mary Lembke)   See fewer
Jonathan Haidt
Self - NYU Stern School of Business, Social Psychologist / Author, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion (as Jonathan Haidt Ph.D.) Self - NYU Stern School of Business, Social Psychologist / Author, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion (as Jonathan Haidt Ph.D.)   See fewer
Cathy O'Neil
Self - Data Scientist / Author, Weapons of Math Destruction (as Cathy O'Neil Ph.D.) Self - Data Scientist / Author, Weapons of Math Destruction (as Cathy O'Neil Ph.D.)   See fewer
Rashida Richardson
Self - NYU School of Law, Adjunct Professor / A.I. Now Institute, Director of Policy Research Self - NYU School of Law, Adjunct Professor / A.I. Now Institute, Director of Policy Research   See fewer
Renee DiResta
Self - Stanford Internet Observatory, Research Manager / Data for Democracy, Former Head of Policy (as Renée DiResta) Self - Stanford Internet Observatory, Research Manager / Data for Democracy, Former Head of Policy (as Renée DiResta)   See fewer
Cynthia M. Wong
Self - Human Rights Watch, Former Senior Internet Researcher Self - Human Rights Watch, Former Senior Internet Researcher   See fewer
Vic Alejandro
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
Oner Asir
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
Korey David
Vlogger 3 (as Korey David Rahrle) Vlogger 3 (as Korey David Rahrle)   See fewer
Jeff DuMont
Self - Protester Self - Protester   See fewer
Skye Folsom
Skyler Gisondo Body Double Skyler Gisondo Body Double   See fewer
Adam S. Ford
Angry Protester Angry Protester   See fewer
Kristina Fountaine
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
Catalina Garayoa
Rebecca Rebecca   See fewer
Chris Grundy
Step-Dad Step-Dad   See fewer
Daustin Harvey
Angry Protester Angry Protester   See fewer
Kara Hayward
Cassandra Cassandra   See fewer
Vincent Kartheiser
Advertising A.I. / Engagement A.I. / Growth A.I. Advertising A.I. / Engagement A.I. / Growth A.I.   See fewer
Carlos Leos
Angry Protester Angry Protester   See fewer
Marty Lindsey
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
Richard Lucchese
Vincent Kartheiser Body Double Vincent Kartheiser Body Double   See fewer
Jenice Marshall
Angry Protester Angry Protester   See fewer
Reza Nosrati
Vincent Kartheiser Body Double Vincent Kartheiser Body Double   See fewer
Ena O'Rourke
Background (as Ena O'Rourke) Background (as Ena O'Rourke)   See fewer
Ivan Pavletic
Angry Protester Angry Protester   See fewer
Chase Penny
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
Jason Potter
Vlogger 1 Vlogger 1   See fewer
Jade Ryin
Anonymous Coder Anonymous Coder   See fewer
Hannah Vail
High School Student High School Student   See fewer
A.J. Voliton
Angry Protester Angry Protester   See fewer
Gavin White
Vlogger 2 Vlogger 2   See fewer
Emi Zerr
Ben's Ex-Girlfriend Ben's Ex-Girlfriend   See fewer
Mark Canjar
Angry Protester (uncredited) Angry Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Beth Eversole
Angry Protestor (uncredited) Angry Protestor (uncredited)   See fewer
Gary John Miller
Angry Protester (uncredited) Angry Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
R.J. Wagner
Angry Protester (uncredited) Angry Protester (uncredited)   See fewer
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