The Net

The Net (1995)

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The security program installed on the FBI, Security, Medical files was a trojan horse, so that all these files could be accessed. Jack was involwed with this project, and killed Dr. Champion (the shrink), and CyberBob.At the end, the plan is uncovered, Jack dies, as does the fake Angela Bennett (Ruth Marx). The man behind the scheme is arrested and the real Angela Bennett gets her identity back, and has her mom move in with her.

Damien Hagan

Factual error: Angela Bennett finds the Praetorian's IP while using the PC in the Cathedral's bank: it's 23.75.345.200 - they want us to believe that this is an IP, but no IP can contain numbers greater than 255. [Common practice, like fake phone numbers, but still worth noticing].

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Jack: God, we're pathetic, aren't we?
Angela: Excuse me?
Jack: Well, we're here. We're sitting on the most perfect beach in the world, and all we can think about is-.
Angela: "Where I can hook up my modem?"
Jack: Yeah, exactly.

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Trivia: The movie was a not so subtle plug for Apple/Macintosh. The director/producer Irwin Winkler is a "Mac man." All the personal computers Angela uses are Macs. Even at the end, the computer conference was filmed at the Moscone center in San Francisco and is a tribute/simulation to the main MacWorld conference which is held every January at the Moscone. The plot is based on the good guys using Macs and the bad guys on PC's/Windows. Still today, but especially raging back in the 1990's, was the huge Mac rivalry with Windows.

Luna Negra
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