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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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Irwin Winkler
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandra Bullock ... Angela Bennett
Jeremy Northam ... Jack Devlin
Dennis Miller ... Dr. Alan Champion
Diane Baker ... Mrs. Bennett
Wendy Gazelle Wendy Gazelle ... Imposter
Ken Howard ... Bergstrom
Ray McKinnon ... Dale
Daniel Schorr ... WNN Anchor
L. Scott Caldwell ... Public Defender
Robert Gossett ... Ben Phillips
Kristina Krofft ... Nurse #1
Juan Garcia Juan Garcia ... Resort Desk Clerk (as Juan García)
Tony Perez ... Mexican Doctor
Margo Winkler Margo Winkler ... Mrs. Raines
Gene Kirkwood 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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Imagine a world where everything about you is on record. A world where every trace of your existence is on computer... A world which could easily be erased... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, some sexuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

28 July 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La red See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,037,745, 30 July 1995, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$50,727,965

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,627,965
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR | SDDS (8 channels)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Angela Bennett's favorite drink is similar to a martini, mixing gin and vermouth, but garnished with a pearl onion instead of an olive. It is called a Gibson, likely a reference to William Gibson, who is recognized as the godfather of cyberpunk fiction. He coined the term 'cyberspace' in his 1984 novel Neuromancer. See more »

Goofs

Angela's room number is 100, but her room is located on the third floor. Normal hotels have through 100 on the first floor, through 200 on the second floor and so on. See more »

Quotes

[discussing the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's"]
Jack: When I was about thirteen, I had this sort of identity crisis. I used to think I was one of the characters.
Angela: You thought you were Audrey Hepburn?
Jack: No. I used to think I was the cat.
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Nocturne in B maj. Opus 32, No.1
Written by Frédéric Chopin
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Sandra rocks!
4 March 2001 | by David, Film FreakSee all my reviews

This awesome, action-packed little gem, is one of my all-time favorite movies!! Sandra Bullock, once again, outdoes herself in this wicked film all about the Internet and the taking-over of people's lives.

In 'The Net', Bullock stars as Angela Bennett, a computer-whizz, who while on holiday, encounters a dangerous man, who steals her wallet... and her life.

Soon, the real Angela Bennett disappears, and an ex-con, takes on her identity, swapping her life for Angelas!

Of course, Sandy isn't the type to take this kinda thing lying down - and all on her own, she fights hard to get back the life they took away from her.

A wicked film - that'll leave you breathless for start to finish!! 9/10


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