When a network news anchor loses his mind on the air, his outrageous rants reach viewers at home, boost the ratings and intrigue a pair of cutthroat network executives in this Oscar-winning masterpiece that predicted today's rash of trash television.
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- Sidney Lumet
- This movie is
- 1978 BAFTA®
- 1977 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama)
- Best Director (Motion Picture)
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama)
- Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
- Top 100 Movies
- 1977 Academy Award®
- Best Actor: Peter Finch
- Best Writing Original Screenplay
- Best Supporting Actress: Beatrice Straight
- Best Actress: Faye Dunaway
- Best Film Editing nominee
- Best Actor nominee: William Holden
- Best Director nominee: Sidney Lumet
- Best Picture nominee
- Best Supporting Actor nominee: Ned Beatty
- Best Cinematography nominee
RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Spanish (Neutral), English, FrenchClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it