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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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Nurse #1
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Mexican Doctor
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Mrs. Raines
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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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Escape is impossible when you're caught in the net. 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)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$50,728,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The game that Angela is playing/debugging at the beginning of the movie is the Apple version of Wolfenstein 3D (1992), similar to the console editions of the game released on the Atari Jaguar and 3DO. See more »

Goofs

When Angela is asked to sign papers under the name "Ruth Marx" one part of the "x" is small and the other is long. Later, when she is showing the form to a police officer the "x" is clearly different. See more »

Quotes

[discussing the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's"]
Jack: When I was about thirteen, I had this sort of identity crisis. I used to think I was one of the characters.
Angela: You thought you were Audrey Hepburn?
Jack: No. I used to think I was the cat.
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A WHITER SHADE OF PALE
Written by Keith Reid & Gary Brooker
Performed by Annie Lennox
Courtesy of BMG Records (UK) Ltd./Arista Records, Inc.
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Wonderful
26 January 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this movie, I was blown away at how realistic it was. Everything in this movie could really have happened and it gives us a different view on the Internet and the control someone could have in a position like the baddies have in this movie. You genuinely feel for Sandra Bullock's character in this movie. Great performances from all actors and thank you to the director for making such a brilliant movie.


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