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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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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

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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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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$50,728,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The operating system Angela uses throughout the movie is Mac OS 7. See more »

Goofs

At the Cathedral, after Angela tries to delete her profile at fake Angela's computer, she approaches the window to check out the fire engines outside. The opposite building bears the flag of USA. You can see this flag overhead the crowd of Cathedral employees at the next scene (the scene when the fake Angela asks the fireman about the smoke). This means that the Cathedral employees are just somewhere near the flag but at Angela's perspective, the crowd of Cathedral employees are nowhere near the flag. See more »

Quotes

Angela: They screwed up my life and took my fingerprints.
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Referenced in Seinfeld: The Serenity Now (1997) 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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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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