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Mad City (1997)

PG-13 11/07/1997 (US) ActionDramaThriller 1h 54m

One man will make a mistake. The other will make it a spectacle.


A misguided museum guard who loses his job and then tries to get it back at gunpoint is thrown into the fierce world of ratings-driven TV gone mad.

  1. Costa-Gavras


  2. Tom Matthews


  3. Eric Williams


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Travolta

    John Travolta

    Sam Baily

  2. Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman

    Max Brackett

  3. Mia Kirshner

    Mia Kirshner

    Laurie Callahan

  4. Alan Alda

    Alan Alda

    Kevin Hollander

  5. Robert Prosky

    Robert Prosky

    Lou Potts

  6. Blythe Danner

    Blythe Danner

    Mrs. Banks

  7. William Atherton

    William Atherton


  8. Ted Levine

    Ted Levine


  9. Milton Davis Jr.

    The Kids

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Mad City
Mad City

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue $10,541,523.00


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