Wag the Dog

Wag the Dog (1997)

A comedy about truth, justice and other special effects.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1997-12-25
  • User Rating: 6.981/10 from 734 ratings
  • Parental Guidance: PG-13
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: shqip
  • Production Company: New Line Cinema
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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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.

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    Production Debra Zane Casting
    Camera Robert Richardson Director of Photography
    Production Eric McLeod Co-Producer
    Production Robert De Niro Producer
    Production Terri Taylor Casting Assistant
    Art Wynn Thomas Production Design
    Writing David Mamet Screenplay
    Production Ellen Chenoweth Casting
    Production Jane Rosenthal Producer
    Sound Tom Johnson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Production Michael De Luca Executive Producer
    Directing Barry Levinson Director
    Production Barry Levinson Producer
    Editing Stu Linder Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Rita Ryack Costume Design
    Sound Dennie Thorpe Foley Artist
    Sound Jana Vance Foley Artist
    Writing Larry Beinhart Book
    Writing Hilary Henkin Screenplay
    Sound Mark Knopfler Original Music Composer
    Art Mark Worthington Art Direction
    Art Robert Greenfield Set Decoration
    Sound Tim Holland Supervising Sound Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Daniel C. Striepeke Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Ilona Herman Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Maggie Morgan Assistant Costume Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Marjorie McCown Assistant Costume Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Ellen Ryba Assistant Costume Designer
    Production Ezra Swerdlow Executive Producer
    Production Claire Rudnick Polstein Executive Producer
    Sound John Roesch Foley Artist
    Sound Lora Hirschberg Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Costume & Make-Up Hazel Catmull Key Hair Stylist
    Directing Julie Pitkanen Script Supervisor
    Sound J.R. Grubbs Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Marilyn McCoppen ADR Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Michael White Hairstylist
    Sound Claire Sanfilippo Dialogue Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Melissa Yonkey Hairstylist
    Sound Lindakay Brown Dialogue Editor
    Sound Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz Music Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Peter Montagna Makeup Artist
    Art Steve Joyal Art Department Coordinator
    Sound Steve Cantamessa Sound Mixer
    Production Brennan Dufresne Casting Assistant
    Production David Anthony Extras Casting
    Production Kimberly Rodgers Extras Casting