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When veteran anchorman Howard Beale is forced to retire his 25-year post because of his age, he announces to viewers that he will kill himself during his farewell broadcast. Network executives rethink their decision when his fanatical tirade results in a spike in ratings.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1976-11-14

Runtime 122 minutes

Budget $3.8m

Revenue $24m


TMDB 7.9


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schambers shared a tip "Required viewing."

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jeff_teuton shared a tip "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not gonna take this anymore!!!"

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robert_lestn shared a tip "I'm not a fan of the love story but amazing film otherwise."

jennifer_davis_7746 shared a tip "Amazing how this film is still relevant after all these years."

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bob_williams_2309 shared a tip "As true today as when it was released in 76. Pay heed! Nothing changes. Ignore the subplot and focus on the thesis!"

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ldn_phf shared a tip "Amazing"

dwayne_bosman shared a tip "This movie stands the test of time. When I watched it recently, the story felt so current and up-to-date."

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lenny_l shared a tip "Incredibly prescient. Brilliant film."

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