Wag the Dog

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Overview

During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.

  1. Hilary Henkin

    Screenplay

  2. Larry Beinhart

    Author

  3. Barry Levinson

    Director

  4. David Mamet

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman

    Stanley Motss

  2. Robert De Niro

    Robert De Niro

    Conrad Brean

  3. Anne Heche

    Anne Heche

    Winifred Ames

  4. Denis Leary

    Denis Leary

    Fad King

  5. Willie Nelson

    Willie Nelson

    Johnny Dean

  6. Andrea Martin

    Andrea Martin

    Liz Butsky

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $64,256,513.00

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Release Information

  • December 25, 1997
    R, Theatrical

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