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

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When Angela Bennett gets her temporary visa using the name Ruth Marx, the lady shows her the form and asks her if that was the correct address, Angela nods and says it is but Ruth Marx is not her name. Presumably she didn't notice it, since her attention was drawn to the address portion. See more »

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Angela: I just don't, I don't understand. Why me? Why me? I am nobody. I am nothing. They knew, they knew everything about me. They knew. They knew what I ate, they knew what I drank, they knew what movies that I watch, they knew, they knew, they knew what, where I was from, they knew what cigarettes I used to smoke, and, and, and everything they, they did, they must have watched on the, on the Internet, I don't know, watched my credit cards? Our whole lives are on the computer, and they knew, they ...
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MOON RIVER
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Her driver's license. Her credit cards. Her bank accounts. Her identity. DELETED.
11 November 2005 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

The net is an excellent movie! It's about Angela Bennett(in a great performance of Sandra Bullock) who is a computer expert who works for the Cathedral Company, cleaning virus and testing games for the clients. Angela is a typical nerd who doesn't have friends outside of the cyberspace,almost doesn't take vacations and go out, and stays almost all the time connected. One day her friend Dale Hessman(Ray McKinnon) asks her to help him,sending Angela a disk with a strange program that has many confidential informations. At the same night, when Dale was going to meet her, he is suddenly killed in a plane crash.Going to Mexico in her vacation,Angela meets a beautiful guy called Jack Devlin (Jeremy Northam)who shows to be a cold blood killer bastard and one of the guys behind all the secret of the Diskette.

Her life then turns into a nightmare: All her records are erased and she is given the new identity of Ruth Marx, a woman with serious problems with the police.

This movie is great because it shows how we, humans,depend a lot of the computers and machines(sometimes more that we should) and how vulnerable we are if someday ,someone decides to control and change our personal records,without letting us the chance to prove the error.


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