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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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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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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 the man is telling the fake Angela Bennett to get out of the building because of a fire, there is a shot to Angela hiding behind the wall, and in the background we see the fake Angela stand up. But when we see the fake Angela again, she is still sitting down. See more »

Quotes

[Angela, who already sent the incriminating info to the FBI at the last second, is approached and caught by Devlin and Marx]
Jack: [shoves Angela over] Get away from the computer. What did think you were trying to do? Save the world?
Angela Bennett: No. Not the world. Just myself.
Jack: Ah, I'm afraid it's too late for that. The offer's been withdrawn.
Angela Bennett: Um, you might wanna look at the screen, because everything on that disk was just sent to the FBI. Everything.
Jack: So?
Angela Bennett: So... proof that the Gatekeeper program has a back door.
Jack: [...]
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References Marathon Man (1976) 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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