Set in the year 2005, a division of the FBI, called "NetForce" has been initiated to investigate Internet crime. A Bill Gates-type character finds a loophole in his new web browser which ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Michaels
Toni Fiorelli
Bo Tyler
Lowell Davidson
Steve Day
Will Stiles
Leong Cheng
Megan Michaels
Col. John Howard (as Sterling Macer)
Jay Gridley
Johnny Stompato
Susan 'Susie' Michaels (as Alexa Vega)


Set in the year 2005, a division of the FBI, called "NetForce" has been initiated to investigate Internet crime. A Bill Gates-type character finds a loophole in his new web browser which enables him to gain control of the Internet. Net-Force, headed by Kristofferson and Bakula's characters set out to stop him. Written by Brad Herring <>

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internet | fbi | syringe | airport | pizza | See All (188) »


The One Who Controls The Internet Controls The World. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 February 1999 (USA)  »

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Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The plot of this movie is losely based on the very first book of the Netforce series, however it foreshadows character relationships that would not happen until later Netforce books. See more »


Jay Gridley: Good morning Vietnam!
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References Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) See more »

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If you come within 10 feet of this movie, you might die of boredom.
21 April 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being a fan of cyberflics like Hackers and The Net, and having a thing for movies based on Tom Clancy novels, I thought this movie was sure to be a winner. Too bad it turned out to be one of the worst movies I have ever seen; the kind that gives me a new-found respect for movies that I thought were bad before. Seriously. This movie is quite possibly the worst movie ever.

Where do I start? Let's go with plot. It's unbelievably boring, from start to finish. Not only that, but it's hopelessly confusing, with new characters being introduced every 2 seconds, so you can't keep all of them straight. Plus, the plot is so unrealistic and cheezy, I found myself frequently rolling my eyes. The endless baricade of cliches doesn't help any. I could guess what was coming next at almost every part of the movie.

The acting was just plain awful. Everyone did a terrible job of portraying emotions, or lack thereof. It was often hard to tell if they were even trying to do a good job.

I wanted to kick the man in charge of filming the movie nearly every other scene. Nearly 75% of the movie is shot with what appears to be an 8mm videocamera rather than movie film. This is probably the biggest mistake, as it only adds to the shoddy atmosphere, making it look like a home movie rather than a commercial production.

I never turn off a movie before it is finished, even if it is really bad. This is because there is always the possibility that the movie will suddenly get good, and I fall in love with it (which has happened before quite a few times). Actually, the final action scene was almost half-good. However, it was too little, too late. If the producers of this film expected one semi-decent scene to make up for 3 hours of crap, they are utterly mistaken.

Fortunately, some good things can come from this movie. It makes a nifty doorstop, paperweight, and doggy chew toy.

I recommend this movie to.. absolutely no one. If you come across a Netforce tape, drop it onto the floor and smash it by jumping on it repeatedly. Afterwards, be sure to grind your heel into it.

I give this movie a 1 out of 10.

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