I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore! Speech from Network (1080p)
It is wild to think that in 40 years the issues he addresses are still relevant

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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 who 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, and we sit watching our TV's while some local newscaster tells us that today we had fifteen homicides and sixty-three 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 are 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 want 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 out of 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, sit 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 gotta 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!"

Comments

Oliver Banasiak : It's weird seeing a movie from the 70's having more truth in one scene than most movies today have in their entire run time.

Ana Castellano : ''depression, inflation, oil prices''.. so I guess things never really change.

64DROC1 : "I'm as mad as hell and I'm not gonna take it anymore!" Damn, I would pay to see a news reporter flipout like this In real life

Evilgidgit4Ever : The problem if someone attempted to do this today is that it would quickly become a trend and would lose its meaning very quickly.

Sombomombo : Homeless people across the United States that day looked up and thought, "And they call me crazy for saying stuff like this."

esmith5121 : This movie was made 41 years ago. This speech is still current in 2017.

elorne : #MakeYoutubeGreatAgain I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore

SuccessBasis : Damn fine acting and a heck of a speech.

VampireYoshi : BUT FIRST, you've GOT to GET MAD!!! You've got to say, "I'm a HUMAN BEING, GOD-DAMN IT!! MY LIFE HAS VALUE!!!"

Sirius Fox : I'M MAD AS HELL. AND I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE.

Lift Heavy Run Hard : best speech of all time

Todd Bettenhausen : I'm a human being God d*** it! My life has value!

The Green Cesspool : i'm doing it right now and all that's happening is a bunch of dogs barking and my neighbors are looking at me while on their cell phones....Oh the cops are here now...Nm.

DestinationFreedom : Brings me to tears... Still true today. Gotta watch that film again.

jrc156street : Network came out in 1975. And it is sad the realize that the same things Howard Beale was talking about then are the same things that need addressing now. Sad to realize that we haven't made any progress in 40 years.

Grimreaper57 : This is basically modern day in a nutshell....

CHEBBA : its my money and i need it now

Alexander Panayi : Classic and legendary lines.

Heavy Metal : *U GOT TO GET MAD*

TomCashTV : This is from 1976... 1976!!!! The sad thing is, that now, it's more relevant than ever!

Dr. Ho Lee Phuk : I just shouted this out my window and I'm getting very strange looks from my neighbours.

gomez : This is a very good actor

Commander Crash : This message is needed more then ever now.

Jimmy Pop : Jesus this sounds like 2018.....

K Matsu : Peter Finch's words have never been as true as they are today. If you arent as mad as hell, you havent been paying attention.

Lana MacLeod : I loved this movie and still agree with this speech!

NATURECAMHD : I'm a human being, gosh darn it!  I'm as mad as heck and I'm only going to take it for just two or three more years!

Joe B : this is the kind of President we need!

Daniel Okada : Forty years and nothing's changed. It's a nice sentiment, but people have to do more than express moral outrage; they have to leave the comfort of their living rooms and actually do something about it or in another forty years, things will still be the same.

Blake Bias : I magine a reporter doing this in real life

Cozene Watson : Happy 40th Anniversary to Network!!!

Alan Tompas : Same as it ever was. One of the greatest commentaries on American life ever.

Sarah Love : Love it! This needs to happen in America!

madwilliamflint : This shit just brought tears to my eyes.

Matthew Peck : this movie was filmed in 1976 and no government official has done anything to change any of the subjects marked in this speech. America is too scared to change.

David Aames : "i want you to get mad!"

kimchan008 : the world is like this now

Jacob Raccuia : here because of Maybeshewill. they did such a good back track.

Robert Riley : 41 years, and people still aren't listening.

Ransom's Cave : I'm mad as hell and I'm not gonna take it anymore!

Jack L : I'm doing exactly what he said... all I hear is crickets....

David Mejia : Epic rant so true

Nathan Sands : Saw this movie for the first time not long ago. A very dark and underrated classic

Major Dirtymcnasty : The Chemical Brothers MAD AS HELL

JD : I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!

TheGentleman : ITS MY MONEY AND I NEED IT NOW!

Jaime : I AM AS MAD AS HELL AND I AM NOT GONNA TAKE THIS ANYMORE

Tom Strauss : It not only clinched his Oscar nomination but his Oscar win....

X. Rickenbacker : We're mad as hell and we're gonna keep taking it.