NEW YORK (CBS) Can Facebook tackle Wall Street? It'll be up to moviegoers.
Films tackling both subjects will square off at the box office this weekend.
"The Social Network," written by Aaron Sorkin ("The West Wing") and directed by David Fincher ("Fight Club") opens in theaters Friday. It stars Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg, the Harvard student who creates Facebook. The film, which has been getting positive reviews from critics, also stars Justin Timberlake, Andrew Garfield and Rooney Mara (who was recently tapped to play Lisbeth Salander in Fincher's adaptation of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo").
"Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps," the sequel to Oliver Stone's 1987 film, hit theaters last weekend. But the return of Gordon Gekko, along with the film's big stars - Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan among them, may keep fans flocking to that film.
Also opening Friday is "Let Me In," the adaptation of the Swedish film "Let the Right One In," about a troubled boy who befriends a child vampire. It stars Kodi Smitt-McPhee ("The Road") and Chloe Grace Moretz ("Kick-Ass").
What will you be seeing this weekend? And which film will reign supreme at the box office? Leave your thoughts in the comments.