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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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Cast

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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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La red  »

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

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$50,728,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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The town Sandra claims as her home town (La Junta, CO) happens to be where author Ken Kesey (One Flew Over the Cookoo's Nest) was born. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, Secretary Michael Bergstrom asks his driver, Eddie, to take the parkway. The Lincoln Towncar Eddie is driving is in park, and the ignition is in the off position. See more »

Quotes

Jeff Gregg: [on TV] Prank? Short sheeting a bed is a prank. These Praetorians could do serious damage to the economy. There's LAX, Wall Street...
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Connections

Referenced in Film '72: Episode #44.6 (2015) See more »

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Nocturne in B maj. Opus 32, No.1
Frédéric Chopin
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Good Suspense; Bullock Tolerable For Once
5 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a typical Sandra Bullock movie in which she plays a mousy (but profane) woman who is in trouble but finds a way to survive and be the hero. Sound familiar?

There are plenty of holes in this story. Things just don't add up and some of the suspense is a little corny. But - that suspense is very good. There is a lot of tension in this story which has strong paranoia running through it. The story starts off slow but kicks in pretty soon and stays that way, making it an involving movie for the viewer. That's why I give it a pretty good rating - the movie gets you involved in it. Bullock is more cute than annoying, which she normally is to me, so this is my highest-rated movie with her in it.


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