Network (1976 movie)
|Directed by||Sidney Lumet|
|Written by||Paddy Chayefsky|
|Produced by||Howard Gottfried|
Fred C. Caruso
|Narrated by||Lee Richardson|
|Edited by||Alan Heim|
|Music by||Elliot Lawrence|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|Box office||$23.7 million|
Network is a 1976 American satirical black comedy-drama movie written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney Lumet. It is about a fictional television network, UBS, and its struggle with poor ratings. The movie stars Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch and Robert Duvall with Wesley Addy, Ned Beatty and Beatrice Straight.
Network had strong positive reviews. It won four Academy Awards, in the categories of Best Actor (Finch), Best Actress (Dunaway), Best Supporting Actress (Straight) and Best Original Screenplay (Chayefsky).
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "NETWORK (AA)". United Artists. British Board of Film Classification. November 1, 1976. Retrieved July 11, 2014.
- ↑ "Network, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 23, 2012.
- 1976 movies
- English-language movies
- 1976 comedy-drama movies
- American comedy-drama movies
- Movies directed by Sidney Lumet
- Movies featuring a Best Actor Academy Award-winning performance
- Movies about journalists
- Movies about television
- Movies about television people
- Movies set in the 1970s
- Movies set in New York City