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NetForce (1999)

Internet becomes the world's central nervous system. Netforce, FBI, is created as an elite force fighting crime on internet. The owner of the all dominating software company is suspected of trying to gain total access and control.

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Robert Lieberman

Writers:

Tom Clancy (story), Steve Pieczenik (story) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Bakula ... Alex Michaels
Joanna Going ... Toni Fiorelli
Xander Berkeley ... Bo Tyler
Brian Dennehy ... Lowell Davidson
Kris Kristofferson ... Steve Day
CCH Pounder ... Sandra Knight
Judge Reinhold ... Will Stiles
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ... Leong Cheng
Chelsea Field ... Megan Michaels
Sterling Macer Jr. ... Col. John Howard (as Sterling Macer)
Paul Hewitt ... Jay Gridley
Frank Vincent ... Johnny Stompato
Sam Anderson ... Fox
Kirk Baltz
Alexa PenaVega ... Susan 'Susie' Michaels (as Alexa Vega)
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Storyline

Set in the year 2005, a division of the FBI, called "NetForce" has been initiated to investigate Internet crime. A Bill Gates-type character finds a loophole in his new web browser which enables him to gain control of the Internet. Net-Force, headed by Kristofferson and Bakula's characters set out to stop him. Written by Brad Herring <cdc2234@aol.com>

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Taglines:

The One Who Controls The Internet Controls The World. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Netforce See more »

Filming Locations:

Colonial Heights, Virginia, USA See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The plot of this movie is loosely based on the first book of the Netforce series. However, it foreshadows character relationships that would not happen until later Netforce books. See more »

Quotes

Jay Gridley: Good morning Vietnam!
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Connections

References Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) See more »

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Hollywood butchers the Internet AGAIN...
11 October 1999 | by EProphetSee all my reviews

I rented this because of Tom Clancy's name alone. What a mistake. All adaptations of his excellent books (with the possible except of "Red October") have ruined plots, hopeless scripts and near-intolerable acting from otherwise fine performers. This, sadly, was no different. Nothing in the look and feel of the movie even suggests Hollywood involvement -- it looks, and indeed IS, so badly done it seems to be a television series pilot (complete with "cut to commercial fade-outs") that did not make it. The video release is an attempt to regain some lost revenue. Movie plots still don't handle technology, and especially the Internet, realistically unless the story is full-bore sci-fi. Don't waste your time or money on this.


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