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The Net (1995)

 -  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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Michael Bergstrom
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Dale Hessman
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Ben Phillips
Kristina Krofft ...
Nurse #1
Juan García ...
Resort Desk Clerk
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Mexican Doctor
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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 (sic) of computer espionage. Written by Rob Hartill

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$50,728,000 (USA)
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Trivia

American film debut of Jeremy Northam. See more »

Goofs

The gun used by the bad guy on the boat clicks several times as he repeatedly pulls the trigger. This gun is a Glock, which requires movement of the slide for recocking. Hence, only one click would be possible. See more »

Quotes

[Angela's working on her computer]
Jack: Is that business or pleasure?
Angela: Is there a difference?
Jack: Not a great deal if you're a hacker.
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References Marathon Man (1976) See more »

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BLANCA ROSA
Written by Alfredo Lopez
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Silly suspense
9 February 2003 | by (Cork, Ireland) – See all my reviews

Made and released at the time when the internet was just becoming huge, this is a storyline Hitchcock would have loved.

Sadly, Hitchcock wasn't around to make it, and we're left with an occasionally suspenseful but mostly silly thriller, that is held (barely) together by Bullock's intelligence.

It was released in 1995 but is already dated, and the amount of mistakes and inaccuaracies regarding computers must be seen to be believed, and you don't even have to be a dot.com person to spot them!


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