I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore! Speech from Network (1080p)

I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore! Speech from Network (1080p)

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I don’t have to tell you things are bad.
Everybody knows things are bad. It’s a depression. Everybody’s out of work or scared of
losing their job. The dollar buys a nickel’s worth. Banks are going bust. Shopkeepers keep a gun under the counter. Punks are running wild in the street and there’s nobody anywhere seems to know what to do and there’s no end to it. We know the air is unfit to breathe and our food is unfit to eat. We sit watching our TV’s while some local newscaster tells us that today we had 15 homicides and 63 violent crimes as if that’s the way it’s supposed to be. We know things are bad, worse than bad, they’re crazy! It’s like everything everywhere is going
crazy so we don’t go out anymore. We sit in the house and slowly the world we’re living in is getting smaller and all we say is “Please at least leave us
alone in our living rooms. Let me have my toaster and my TV and my steel-belted radials and I won’t say anything. Just leave us alone!” Well I’m not gonna leave you alone! I want you to get mad! I don’t you to protest, I don’t want you to riot, I don’t want you to write to your congressman because I wouldn’t know what to tell you to write I don’t know what to do about the
depression and the inflation and the Russians and the crime in the street. All I know is that first you’ve got to get mad! You’ve got to say “I’M A HUMAN BEING GOD DAMN IT! MY LIFE HAS VALUE!” So, I want you to get up now. I want all of you to get
up outta your chairs I want you to get up right now and go to the window open it and stick your head out and yell: “I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!” I want you to get up right now. Get up. Go to your windows, open them and stick your head out and yell: “I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!” Things have got to change. But first, you’ve got to get mad. You’ve got to say “I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!” Then we’ll figure out what to do about the depression and the inflation and the oil crisis But first get up out of your chairs, open the window, stick your head out, and yell, and say it: “I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!” But first you’ve got to get mad! You’ve got to say “I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!” Get up, get up! Get up outta your chairs! stick your head out of the window, open it then stick your head out and keep yelling and yell: “I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!” Just get up from your chairs. Right now! Go to a window! Everybody, just go to a window! Open it, and stick your head out and yell and keep yelling “I’M– I’M MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE! I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE! I’M MAD AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE! I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE! I’M MAD AS HELL AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE! I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE!

100 thoughts on “I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore! Speech from Network (1080p)”

  1. This is 43 years old and I feel like if we're around 40 years from now, we'll still be saying "this is still relevant today".

  2. You know I first found this movie through a small band that uses some samples of the film (Emphasis) and the characters rants, i found these clips to be rather profound, and the production of the sound i knew it was an older film, and ominously relevant. Good to see this film becoming more picked up on. Hopefully we can learn from it and people become less reactionary and spiteful and more human. Reject the mega corps they'll only take advantage of what you have to say. Talk to your fellow man.

  3. Well, it clearly worked, we don't have any of these problems anymore, and people are certainly no longer mad as hell

  4. And just like that, all the energy for change was dissipated in the required direction – the maintenance of the status quo

  5. Meanwhile, in 2019, things are AMAZING.
    Crime is at historical lows, average wealth is at historical highs, new technologies are creating miracles every day.
    And yet, people are more depressed and suicidal than ever. Humanity has not evolved to survive peace & prosperity.

  6. Are you all stupid?
    This entire speech is nothing but empty theatrics. If you think this is some triumphant moment in the movie, you are missing the point.

  7. We need this sentiment now, in 2019, more than ever.
    I'M MAD AS HELL AND I'M NOT GONNA TAKE IT ANYMORE!! I'M A HUMAN BEING, GODDAMN IT!! MY LIFE HAS VALUE!!!

  8. I am waiting for this to happen in America today .. what will it take for all of us to
    wake up , get out of our chairs, turn off the Kardashians and YouTube stars
    and put these people out of business. Why is it major American companies
    are paying No Income Tax ?? Is anybody out there ?

  9. Sorry guys, but I'd be like William Holden, standing there looking out & wondering wtf people thought they were doing. It's defeatist, folks, not radical.

  10. I love everyone talking about how right Howard Beale was. 😀 Please take a few hours to watch Network rather than just the Youtube clip. See how fast Beale drops his populism when he realizes he can control his viewers. Ned Beatty's monologue at the end is the more important take away.

    "You are an old man who thinks in terms of nations,

    And peoples.

    There are no nations.

    There are no peoples.

    There are no Russians.

    There are no Arabs.

    There are no third worlds.

    There is no west.

    There is only one holistic system of systems.

    One vast and immane,

    Interwoven,

    Interacting,

    Multi-varied,

    Multinational dominion

    of dollars.

    Petro dollars.

    Electro dollars.

    Muti-dollars.

    Riechmarks.

    Rens.

    Rubles, Pounds and Shekles.

    It is the international system of currency."

  11. I can only imagine how mad this guy would get if he'd lived to see the Trump presidency. If this were filmed today he probably would have given himself a heart attack and died halfway through the speech.

  12. I agree with EVERY…

    FUCKING…

    WORD!

    I'M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!

  13. The windows do not open in the majority of newer residential and commercial urban buildings.

    THINK about it.

  14. I'd love to see the comments will fill up with #LiamForPresident and people who don't watch CR will have no clue what prople are talking about

  15. The tragedy is, is that people are constantly doing this, just with new forms. It's like putting on your Facebook picture the same "remember" trope for some tragic event, or posting a link about some important news with a click bate headline. It's a pressure valve for the masses, and it seems to me (I don't know about you), that such a society will play out for awhile. You ever heard of a perpetual motion machine, that is an analogy for our current society. It's both a seemingly utopic society, while at the same time a realization of the complete routine soullessness of our society.

  16. It all comes down to a five letter word and it's simple. I will spell it out for everyone – P O W E R. The world is obsessed with power and will eat it's self up keeping it and striving for more of it. Those who have power will stop at nothing to keep it and those who don't have it will do what ever they can to obtain it. It has been and always will be the case of humanity. Right now we are in the eye of the storm as it will get worse. Stayed tuned because this movie is mild compared to what is to come.

  17. If this happened today (doubtful, considering the laziness & stupidity in america today) I think the government would s*** it's collective pants.

  18. I'm here because I was shown this in sociology senior year of high school. Now, three years later, we are facing drastic global climate change because of the burning of the Amazon Rain Forest, and I am terrified. The phrase "I am a human being, GOD DAMMIT! MY LIFE HAS VALUE!" has stuck with me all these years, and it still rings out now. I'm mad. I'm fucking pissed.

  19. Replace the Depression, inflation, the Russians and crime in the street with global warming, Nazis, mass shootings and children in cages and this could've been made today

  20. amazing how when he says we sit at home and slowly the world we are living in is getting smaller…. this was before facebook and the internet amazing speech and how relevant today

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