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Wag the Dog

After a presidential scandal erupts two weeks before election day, Robert De Niro is the spin doctor called to the White House to deflect press attention from the goings-on. He in turn recruits a hotshot Hollywood producer (Dustin Hoffman) to stage a non-existent war to distract the public. David Mamet wrote the pungent screenplay based on Larry Beinhart's book.

Year: 1997
Genre: Comedy, Nick's Favourites, Based on..., Filmmaking, David Mamet, Black Humour
Country: USA
Director: Barry Levinson
Starring: Anne Heche, Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, William H Macy, Kirsten Dunst, Woody Harrelson, John Michael Higgins, Andrea Martin
Duration: 97 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language.
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Location in store: Comedy

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