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The Net (1995)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 28 July 1995 (USA)
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A computer programmer stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those around her in great danger.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Wendy Gazelle ...
Daniel Schorr ...
WNN Anchor
Public Defender
Robert Gossett ...
Ben Phillips
Nurse #1
Juan Garcia ...
Resort Desk Clerk (as Juan García)
Mexican Doctor
Margo Winkler ...
Mrs. Raines
Gene Kirkwood ...
Stan Whiteman


Angela Bennett's a software engineer type who works from home and has few friends outside of cyberspace. Taking her first vacation in years, she becomes embroiled in a web of computer espionage. Written by Rob Hartill

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Her driver's license. Her credit cards. Her bank accounts. Her identity..... Deleted. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, some sexuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 July 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La red  »

Box Office


$22,000,000 (estimated)


$50,728,000 (USA)

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Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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User Reviews

Very well done and thought out.
10 April 2005 | by (Lawrenceville, NJ) – See all my reviews

If you're actually reading this review, I give you a lot of credit. You care enough to actually look up this movie, which most people have forgotten about and then cared to read beyond the first review! So for your reading pleasure...

I'm assuming you know the plot line already so I won't waste time typing that out. I will mention that Sandra Bullock did an amazing job with this movie. She really brought a lot of sympathy to the role of a computer programmer, often difficult to do. I can say this because I happen to be a computer programmer.

Anyway, I thought the basic plot was a very good one. You can easily build sub-plots upon its mainframe and turn it into a very enjoyable movie. The premise is also scarily realistic in that this can all really happen if the right precauctions aren't taken.

To make a long review short...oops! Too late! If you enjoy Sandra Bullock bringing a role to life and want to see a very well made movie for the time, take a look at this little gem. You won't be disappointed. :-)

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