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Network
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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

TV Director


Written by
Paddy Chayefsky

Paddy Chayefsky

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Network (1976) movie trailer

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Very powerful film with solid performances!

5 years, 3 months ago at Jan 24 9:50
4 votes
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

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1 year, 9 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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Description: 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 hel ... (more)
Release date: 27 November 1976
UPC: 027616672025
Drama (21), 1970s (19), Satire (16), Conspiracy (12), 1976 (11), Classic (10), Journalism (10), Usa (8), Activism (7), Murder (6), Television (6), Black Comedy (5), Tv (5), Infidelity (5), (4), Assassination (4), Media (4), Corruption (4), Alcoholism (3), 300 Greatest Films (3)
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"6 Actors - William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall, Ned Beatty and Beatrice Straight."


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"More jeremiad than satire, Sidney Lumet’s well-oiled production of Paddy Chayefsky’s prophetic masterpiece follows an amoral TV conglomerate that exploits a mentally ill news anchor by turning his low-rated national news show into whorehouse entertainment. This still-prescient vivisection of modern culture’s vapidity crackles with the nervous energy of midtown’s hothouse broadcasters.—Stephen Garrett"


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"An occasionally tedious melodrama filled with monologues and temper tantrums. The script has been lauded but it contains so many ideological cores that I have a hard time calling it very good. What I mean by that is that the strings just don't stay in place. On one hand you have the most complete of them, about the effect of TV on the masses, but because it's portrayed not through simplistic means but by yet another ideological dilemma, that of capitalism vs ideology/religion/nation in the globa"


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