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Network                                  (1976)
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Faye Dunaway Faye Dunaway
Diana Christensen
William Holden William Holden
Max Schumacher
Peter Finch Peter Finch
Howard Beale
Robert Duvall Robert Duvall
Frank Hackett
Wesley Addy Wesley Addy
Nelson Chaney
Ned Beatty Ned Beatty
Arthur Jensen
Arthur Burghardt Arthur Burghardt
Great Ahmed Kahn
Bill Burrows Bill Burrows
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Paddy Chayefsky Paddy Chayefsky
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Very powerful film with solid performances!

8 years, 3 months ago at Jan 24 9:50
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Despite, Network being a famous classic, I was unsure whether I would like it at first because I just don't really like those kind of films but the actors and director that were involved with the film made me watch. When I did watch this film, I wasn't disappointed but I was blown away by it! What a powerful film Network turned out to be that I was gripped by all the way through. It was obviously ... read more

A classic

7 months, 1 week ago at Oct 14 21:06
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Since this movie had a really impressive reputation, I was really eager to watch the damned thing. Eventually, even though it didn't turn out to be one of the best movies I have seen, it was still really strong. What I loved the most was how it started as a really realistic look on how a TV network works and it was easily one of the best, or maybe the very best depiction of this world I have seen ... read more

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4 years, 10 months ago at Jul 17 16:48
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Two decades later, this iconic American New Wave renegade text is even more startling than it once was-was Hollywood ever this cerebral, this caustic, this ethically apocalyptic? That 90 percent of Network's satire has become fulfilled prophecy by now doesn't take the shine off of its broadsword. Reality-show whoredom, death TV, New Globalistic anti-humanism, audience as robotic consumer-it's all ... read more
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A fourth-place network is struggling for ratings and turns it's News division over to the entertainment division. As one of the ramifications of this move the news Anchor is fired. He goes on the air with a wonderfully daffy rant and rave session culminating in his insisting that people go to the windows and yell, "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore." His ravings make him an Icon as the need to sell begins to overwhelm everyone touched by the network.
Release date: 27 November 1976
UPC: 027616672025
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