Wag the Dog (1997)

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From the Academy Award Winning Director of "Rain Man"-Barry Levinson. When the President of the United States is involved in a sex-scandal it is up to the White House adviser, Ronnie Bream (Robert De Niro) to cover it up. As the clock ticks, Ronnie joines forces with cutthroat Hollywood producer Stanley Moss (Dustin Hoffman) in a desperate attempt to divert the country's attention away from the President. They decide to redirect the media spotlight to a war, but lacking a real war, they create one. Acresses are called in to play pretty refugees and rock stars record stirring hit songs about freedom. "The War" saves the President in this wickedly funny political satire that couldn't have been more timely!
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Starring
Dustin Hoffman
Robert De Niro
Anne Heche
Denis Leary
Willie Nelson
Andrea Martin
Kirsten Dunst
Directed by
Barry Levinson
Music
Mark Knopfler
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(27:49)
Drama 1997 92:58 (Case: 97) 576i (PAL) 4
Video
Widescreen 1.85:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 (160Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, English for the Hearing Impaired
Extras
Menu Animation & Audio, Dolby Digital Trailer-Canyon, Scene Selection Anim & Audio, Featurette-On The Set, Biographies-Cast & Crew, Interviews-Cast & Crew, Audio Commentary-Barry Levinson (Director), Production Notes, Featurette-From Washington..., Theatrical Trailer-2
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