Network 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.

Average Score : 78.53

Television will never be the same.

Status: Released

Release Date: 1976-11-14

Geners Drama

Production Companies Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer United Artists

Production Countries United States of America,

Run time: 122 minutes

Budget: $3,800,000

Revenue: $23,689,877