Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 88%
TMDB Rating 7.9
IMDB Rating 8.1
RottenTomatoes Rating 91%

Financials

Revenue: $23,689,877

Budget: $3,800,000

Profit: + $19,889,877


Movie Details

Tag Line: Television will never be the same.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Nov 1, 1976

Rating: R

Run Time: 2h 02m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: United Artists , Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Faye Dunaway

Faye Dunaway

Diana Christensen

Age : 80 | Popularity : 30%

William Holden

William Holden

Max Schumacher

Age : 63 | Popularity : 18%

Peter Finch

Peter Finch

Howard Beale

Age : 60 | Popularity : 7%

Robert Duvall

Robert Duvall

Frank Hackett

Age : 90 | Popularity : 27%

Beatrice Straight

Beatrice Straight

Louise Schumacher

Age : 86 | Popularity : 3%

Wesley Addy

Wesley Addy

Nelson Chaney

Age : 83 | Popularity : 4%

Ned Beatty

Ned Beatty

Arthur Jensen

Age : 83 | Popularity : 20%

Arthur Burghardt

Arthur Burghardt

Great Ahmed Kahn

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Editing Editor
Alan Heim
Alan Heim
Production Casting
Juliet Taylor
Juliet Taylor
Producer
Fred C. Caruso
Fred C. Caruso
Howard Gottfried
Howard Gottfried
Directing Director
Sidney Lumet
Sidney Lumet
Camera Director of Photography
Owen Roizman
Owen Roizman
Sound Sound Editor
Jack Fitzstephens
Jack Fitzstephens
Sanford Rackow
Sanford Rackow
Marc Laub
Marc Laub
Sound Mixer
James Sabat
James Sabat
Original Music Composer
Elliot Lawrence
Elliot Lawrence
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Theoni V. Aldredge
Theoni V. Aldredge
Makeup Artist
John Alese
John Alese
Costumer
George Newman
George Newman
Marilyn Putnam
Marilyn Putnam
Hairstylist
Susan Germaine
Susan Germaine
Art Production Design
Philip Rosenberg
Philip Rosenberg
Set Decoration
Edward Stewart
Edward Stewart
Writing Screenplay
Paddy Chayefsky
Paddy Chayefsky
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