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The Net (1995)

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

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Wendy Gazelle ...
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Bergstrom
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Dale
Daniel Schorr ...
WNN Anchor
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Public Defender
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Ben Phillips
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Nurse #1
Juan Garcia ...
Resort Desk Clerk (as Juan García)
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Mexican Doctor
Margo Winkler ...
Mrs. Raines
Gene Kirkwood ...
Stan Whiteman
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Storyline

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

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Escape is impossible when you're caught in the net. See more »


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

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28 July 1995 (USA)  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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$50,728,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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The building used for the exterior shots of "Cathedral Software" is located at One Post Street in San Francisco. Also known as the McKesson building. See more »

Goofs

In the first scene with Angela, when she hangs up the speaker phone, she hits the Handsfree/mute button. The light that comes on either mutes the call, or answers the phone - it does not release the call. See more »

Quotes

Angela: So, what's this for?
[showing Jack his gun]
Jack: It's uh... it's for shark fishing.
Angela: Shark fishing... with a silencer?
Jack: Yeah. You certainly seem to know your ordnance.
Angela: Colorado. You grow up with guns.
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MOON RIVER
Written by Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer
Performed by Sandra Bullock (uncredited) and Jeremy Northam (uncredited)
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Flimsy, far-fetched, but spunky and attractive
11 May 2002 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Sandra Bullock is very appealing as an unloved independent systems analyst who unknowingly gets hold of a disk that could bring worldwide chaos; pretty soon, she's dodging bad guys, running from the cops and putting her allies in danger (including Dennis Miller, who is surprisingly good). Despite a penchant for filming mouths in close-up, Irwin Winkler has directed a very fast, fun technical-thriller in which charming Bullock is bounced from one nightmare to another. I loved the way she gets out of a building swarming with security: she dons a fireman's outfit and escapes, but then the bad guys see a nicely piled fireman's outfit (and helmet!) sitting on the sidewalk and yell, "She's getting away!" Just one example of how this movie is so completely brainless, but yet entertaining enough on a non-think level that you tell yourself not to notice. You'll hate yourself in the morning, though. **1/2 from ****


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