Wag the dog [videorecording (DVD)] / New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson.
Contributor(s): Hoffman, Dustin [act] | Henkin, Hilary | Mamet, David [aus] | Levinson, Barry [drt] | De Niro, Robert [act] | Heche, Anne [act] | Leary, Denis [act] | Nelson, Willie [act] | Martin, Andrea [act] | Dunst, Kirsten [act] | Beinhart, Larry. American hero | New Line Cinema Corporation | Tribeca Productions | Baltimore Pictures (Firm) | Punch Productions | New Line Home Video (Firm).Material type: FilmSeries: New Line platinum series: Publisher: [Calif.] : New Line Home Video, Edition: Widescreen and full screen versions.Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col., double sided ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0780622561 (DVD).Subject(s): Presidents -- United States -- Election -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Comedy films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | DVD-Video discs.
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Based on the book: American hero / by Larry Beinhart.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette From Washington to Hollywood and back; The line between truth and fiction : an essay on politics and the media; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies.
Director of photography, Robert Richardson; editor, Stu Linder; music, Mark Knopfler.
Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst.
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it.
MPAA rating: R.
DVD, fullscreen (1.85:1) and full screen (1.33:1) presentations; Dolby digital stereo 5.1.
Dialogue in English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.