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Network (1976)

R 121 min - Drama - 1 November 1976
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A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.

Director:  Sidney Lumet
Stars:  Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall, Wesley Addy, Ned Beatty, Beatrice Straight, Jordan Charney, William Prince, Arthur Burghardt, Conchata Ferrell, Jerome Dempsey, Ed Crowley, Kathy Cronkite, Marlene Warfield, Darryl Hickman, Ken Kercheval, Ted Sorel, Lane Smith, Cindy Grover, Michael Lombard, Lance Henriksen, Roy Poole

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Storyline

A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.



Tagline: Not since the dawn of time has America experienced a man like Howard Beale!

Genres: Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, German
Release Date:  1 November 1976

Box Office

Budget:  $3,800,000
Revenue:  $23,689,877

Company Credits

Production Companies:  United Artists, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 01 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE — Peter Finch {“Howard Beale”} – WON
ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE –William Holden {“Max Schumacher”}
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Ned Beatty {“Arthur Jensen”}
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE — Faye Dunaway {“Diana Christensen”} – WON
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Beatrice Straight {“Louise Schumacher”} – WON
CINEMATOGRAPHY — Owen Roizman
DIRECTING — Sidney Lumet
FILM EDITING — Alan Heim
BEST PICTURE — Howard Gottfried, Producer
WRITING (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen–based on factual material or on story material not previously published or produced) — Paddy Chayefsk – WON


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