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Writers (WGA):
John D. Brancato (written by) &
Michael Ferris (written by)
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Release Date:
28 July 1995 (USA) See more »
Her driver's license. Her credit cards. Her bank accounts. Her identity. DELETED. See more »
A computer programmer stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those around her in great danger. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Sandra Bullock ... Angela Bennett

Jeremy Northam ... Jack Devlin

Dennis Miller ... Dr. Alan Champion

Diane Baker ... Mrs. Bennett
Wendy Gazelle ... Ruth Marx

Ken Howard ... Michael Bergstrom

Ray McKinnon ... Dale Hessman
Daniel Schorr ... WNN Anchor

L. Scott Caldwell ... Public Defender

Robert Gossett ... Ben Phillips
Kristina Krofft ... Nurse #1
Juan García ... Resort Desk Clerk

Tony Perez ... Mexican Doctor
Margo Winkler ... Mrs. Raines
Gene Kirkwood ... Stan Whiteman

Christopher Darga ... Cop
Charles Winkler ... Cop
Julia Pearlstein ... Nurse #2
Rick Snyder ... Russ Melbourne

Gerald Berns ... Jeff Gregg

Tannis Benedict ... Elevator Woman

Vaughn Armstrong ... Trooper
Wren T. Brown ... Trooper
Lynn Blades ... Remote Reporter
Israel Juarbe ... Thief

Julia Vera ... Mexican Nun (as Julia Ver)

Lewis Dix Jr. ... FedEx Man (as Lewis Dix)
Lili Flanders ... Embassy Worker
Adam Winkler ... Computer Nerd

Brian E. Frankish ... Shuttle Driver
Wanda-Lee Evans ... Desk Sergeant (as Wanda Lee Evans)
David Winkler ... Computer Technician
Kerry Kilbride ... WNN Reporter
Roland Gomez ... Limo Driver
Melvin Thompson ... Fire Official
Rich Bracco ... Fireman

Lucy Butler ... Female Officer

John Livingston ... Computer Technician
Cam Brainard ... Computer Technician
Dennis Richmond ... Newscaster

Elaine Corral Kendall ... Newscaster
Alfredo López ... Guitar Player (as Alfredo Lopez)

Thomas Crawford ... Waiter
John Cappon ... ICU Doctor
Barbara Abedi ... CCU Nurse
Kevin Brown ... The Bunny
Hope M. Parrish ... Security Officer (as Hope Parrish)
Brad Hill ... Security Officer (as William B. Hill)
Danny Breen ... Supervisor

Andrew Amador ... Dermot Conley
Melissa Bomes ... Reservation Clerk
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cabran E. Chamberlain ... Cathedral Employee (uncredited)
Bob Dini ... News Reporter (uncredited)
Todd Livdahl ... Airport Pedestrian (uncredited)
Nicole Vigil ... Conventioneer (uncredited)
Philip Vitola ... Pedestrian (uncredited)

Gabrielle Wagner ... Shopping Woman (uncredited)

Directed by
Irwin Winkler 
Writing credits
John D. Brancato (written by) (as John Brancato) &
Michael Ferris (written by)

Produced by
Rob Cowan .... producer
Irwin Winkler .... producer
Original Music by
Mark Isham 
Cinematography by
Jack N. Green (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Richard Halsey 
Casting by
Mindy Marin 
Production Design by
J. Dennis Washington  (as Dennis Washington)
Art Direction by
Thomas T. Taylor  (as Tom Targownik)
Set Decoration by
Anne D. McCulley 
Costume Design by
Linda M. Bass  (as Linda Bass)
Makeup Department
Audrey L. Anzures .... hair stylist
Whitney James .... makeup artist
Pamela S. Westmore .... makeup supervisor
Production Management
Brian E. Frankish .... unit production manager (as Brian Frankish)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kate Davey .... second assistant director
Frank Ferro .... second assistant director: Washington D.C.
J. Michael Haynie .... first assistant director
Michael Risner .... dga trainee
Lisa C. Satriano .... assistant director
Art Department
Dragon Dronet .... props
Frank Haddad .... head greensman
Ann Harris .... set designer
Margaret Mazzola .... leadman
Hope M. Parrish .... property master
Jim Poynter .... lead man: San Francisco
Kenneth L. Westcott .... lead man (as Ken Westcott)
Frank White .... propmaker
Oscar Delgadillo .... set dresser (uncredited)
Richard Bryan Douglas .... carpenter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Willy Allen .... dialogue editor
James Ashwill .... foley mixer
Paul Berolzheimer .... sound effects editor
Bill Burns .... sound
Harry Cheney .... sound editor
Gabriel Cubos .... boom operator
John T. Cucci .... foley artist
Steffan Falesitch .... dialogue editor
Julie Feiner .... foley editor
Christopher Flick .... foley editor
Nerses Gezalyan .... foley recordist
Jim Gilchrist .... sound mixer: Washington DC
Robert Gravenor .... sound mixer (2nd unit)
Gary A. Hecker .... foley artist
Nicholas James .... sound effects editor
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Lanza .... sound effects editor
Richard Lightstone .... sound mixer
Lorenzo Millan .... utility sound technician: Washington DC
Dan O'Connell .... foley artist
Kevin O'Connell .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael O'Farrell .... supervising sound editor
Len Schmitz .... boom operator: Washington DC
Donald Sylvester .... foley editor
Steven Ticknor .... sound effects editor
David Williams .... dialogue editor
Scott A. Jennings .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Dale L. Martin .... special effects
Leo Lencio Sous .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Eric Bigas .... computer display graphics
Eric Bigas .... special visual effects
David Drzewiecki .... director of visual effects photography
David Drzewiecki .... visual effects supervisor
Jim Houston .... visual effects
George Merkert .... visual effects executive producer
Kelley Ray .... computer graphics supervisor
Kevin Bales .... visual effects camera assistant (uncredited)
Robin Lynn Bonaccorsi .... utility stunts (as Robin Bonaccorsi)
Rocky Capella .... utility stunts
Jeffrey Eith .... stunts
Donna Evans .... stunt double: Ms. Bullock
Marian Green .... stunts
Kevin Larson .... stunts
Jeff Mosley .... stunt double
Hugh Aodh O'Brien .... stunts (as Hugh A. O'Brien)
Eddie Perez .... stunts
Pat Romano .... stunts
Nancy Thurston .... stunt performer
Buddy Van Horn .... stunt coordinator
Danny Virtue .... stunt coordinator
Webster Whinery .... stunt double: Mr. Northam
Larry Holt .... stunts (uncredited)
Tim Meredith .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Audie Aragon .... dolly grip
Steve Bellen .... assistant camera
Kurt Braun .... additional camera operator
James M. Cox .... assistant chief lighting technician
David Dunbar .... lighting technician
Chris Funk .... rigging electrician
Adam Glick .... set lighting technician
Ron Goodman .... camera operator: SpaceCam
Peter N. Green .... assistant camera
Ryan Green .... film loader
Steve Hastings .... best boy rigger
Lance Layman .... second assistant camera
Michael Douglas Middleton .... still photographer: Sony Imageworks Publicity
David Moir .... still photographer: San Francisco
Matthew Thomas Moles .... best boy key grip
Ron Nichols .... second grip
Philip D. Schwartz .... camera operator: "b" camera
William Self .... lighting technician
Kurt E. Soderling .... aerial camera operator
Chris Squires .... Steadicam operator
Gary Tandrow .... chief lighting technician
David J. Thompson .... first assistant camera: Washington, DC
Mark Vargo .... director of photography: second unit
Sandy Williams .... key grip (as Walter L. Williams)
Brian Lataille .... remote head technician (uncredited)
Larry Markart .... computer/video playback (uncredited)
Casting Department
Nancy Hayes .... extras casting: San Francisco
Jeff Olan .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cynthia Black .... additional set costumer
Giovanni Casalnuovo .... assistant costume designer
Joan Hunter .... set costumer
Gail Just .... key set costumer
Deahdra Scarano .... costume supervisor (as Deahdra T. Scarano)
Eileen Sieff Stroup .... key costumer (as Eileen Mae Sieff)
Editorial Department
Brian Berdan .... additional editor
Blake Danforth .... assistant editor
Gloria Kaiser .... color timer
Blake Maniquis .... first assistant editor
Eric Rigney .... avid technician
Marcelo Sansevieri .... additional editor
Arthur Schlenger .... assistant editor
Dale Jones .... avid technician (uncredited)
Music Department
Joan Beal .... choral contractor
Larry Blank .... additional orchestrator
Thomas A. Carlson .... music editor
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor
Dell Hake .... additional orchestrator
Karen Harper .... singer
Janice Hayen .... music preparation
Will Kaplan .... music editor
Stephen Krause .... scoring mixer
Ken Kugler .... conductor
Ken Kugler .... orchestrator
David Low .... orchestra contractor
Norman Ludwin .... musician (bass)
Gabriel Mann .... composer: additional music
Jeffrey Pollack .... music consultant
Jeff Rona .... composer: additional music
Jeff Rona .... music programmer
Kim Scharnberg .... additional orchestrator
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
Frank Macchia .... music preparation (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Chris Basso .... production van driver: basecamp
Ted Basso .... production van driver operator
Chris Haynes .... driver
Timothy P. Ryan .... transportation captain
Don Tardino .... transportation coordinator
Thomas Vilardo .... transportation captain
Erik Von Hof .... picture car department
Other crew
Margie Balter .... piano coach: Sandra Bullock and Diane Baker
Diane Bandolas .... production accountant
Mark Brunetz .... assistant: Ms. Bullock (as Mark H. Brunetz)
Mark Brunetz .... development executive (as Mark H. Brunetz)
Viki Cacciatore .... assistant accountant
Karen Cowan .... assistant: Mr. Cowan
Roy Cullen .... assistant: Mr. Winkler
Robert Dawson .... title designer
Steve Dayan .... location manager
Mary Duff .... assistant: Mr. Winkler
Curran G. Engel .... production office coordinator: San Francisco
Erin Engman .... production secretary
Paula Frankel .... script supervisor: second unit
Brad Hill .... key production assistant
Heather Holliday .... production assistant
Kenneth Hunter .... assistant location manager
Ellen Lent .... location manager (as Ellen Winchell)
Todd A. Marks .... display graphics supervisor
Michael Neal .... payroll accountant
Bryan Nelson .... production assistant
Conor O'Gorman .... production assistant
Elaine Patarini .... assistant location manager
Trudy Ramirez .... script supervisor (as Trudy G. Ramirez)
Margo Romano .... assistant accountant
Lois Walker .... production coordinator
Jeff Winn .... key craft service
Saisie M. Jang .... extras wrangler (uncredited)
Mitchell Nyberg .... set coordinator (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Internet" - Japan (English title)
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Rated PG-13 for violence, some sexuality and brief strong language
114 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby SR | SDDS (8 channels) | Dolby Digital

Did You Know?

The operating system Angela uses throughout the movie is Mac OS 7.See more »
Continuity: When Angela was hiding in the center room of the carousel and Devlin was chasing her, she was looking out the slightly opened mirrored door. Devlin can be seen reflected in the mirror standing next to a fixed seat on the carousel and looking backward, against the rotation of the carousel. The next shot shows him walking amongst the carousel horses, then stopping next to the fixed seat, then stepping off and into the center.See more »
Cyberbob:So what do U want in a man?
Angela Bennett:Butch, beautiful, brilliant, Captain America meets Albert Schweitzer. Spends all day dashing into fray while making world safe for democracy; at night playing Bach cantatas while curing cancer.
Cyberbob:Settle for a guy who puts the seat down?
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Movie Connections:
Featured in The Net: From Script to Screen (2002) (V)See more »


Who was Ben Phillips? Was he really FBI?
Who is Cyberbob?
Who were the Praetorians?
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16 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Cyber-thriller has a few internal glitches, but it keeps on running., 17 February 1999
Author: Jason C. Atwood from Suffolk, Virginia

This isn't a bad movie thriller to keep you off the Internet for two hours, but can you take the risk? THE NET sounds unconvincing since our love of computers and cyber-sputting expresses what the story is all about, and a possible fad to recognize. Thankfully, it does attempt to bring some raw suspense that is head-and-shoulders above other lame films that contend to "artificial communication". Once again, Sandra Bullock knows how to keep her fans happy, and even though it's no "chick-flick", she's still the likeable character inside. This time, she's stalked in a game of cat-and-mouse and becomes ruined by an identity crisis. Even with the brand new concept of cyberware, that's just normal for a suspense thriller. An old, traditional "chase" plot gives the movie a blip on the screen, but the story is greatly paced and exciting enough to increase your pulse rate to rapid highs. The computer mess is the biggest fuss some viewers will have in common, including all those not used to this new style. A good shot at a modernization of mystery-suspense films, but you know exactly what to predict here. Why the new TV series?

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