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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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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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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,037,745 (USA) (30 July 1995)

Gross:

$50,727,965 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

American film debut of Jeremy Northam. See more »

Goofs

When Angela runs the car of the FBI agent into the parked car Devlin is sitting in, Devlin's car should be visibly damaged on the passenger's front side. But in the following scenes it's completely intact so that even both headlights work. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Raines: How did you get across the border without a passport?
Angela Bennett: I had a temporary issued!
Mrs. Raines: Do they do that? I don't think they do that
Angela Bennett: Oh, God, this is ridiculous!
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Referenced in The Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live (1998) See more »

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MOON RIVER
Written by Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer
Performed by Sandra Bullock (uncredited) and Jeremy Northam (uncredited)
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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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