Wag the Dog

Wag the Dog

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Wag the Dog

Dustin Hoffman gives an Oscar-nominated performance in this comedy from director Barry Levinson (Rain Man), co-starring with Robert De Niro as a professional pair – one a spin-doctor, the other a Hollywood producer – looking to manufacture a war in order to help a shamed president win a re-election. Also stars Anne Heche, Denis Leary and Kirsten Dunst.

1997Rating: M, Offensive language97 minsUSA
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Variety

Variety

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Glib cynicism isn't a tremendously appealing quality, but in Wag the Dog it at least has the benefit of comic precision and polished handling.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

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An ode to the thrill of deception, a thrill embodied in Hoffman's inspired performance.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

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Written in part by David Mamet, Wag The Dog is a lovely idea, with credibility buoyed by its incredible timeliness.

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Variety

Variety

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Glib cynicism isn't a tremendously appealing quality, but in Wag the Dog it at least has the benefit of comic precision and polished handling.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

press

An ode to the thrill of deception, a thrill embodied in Hoffman's inspired performance.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

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Written in part by David Mamet, Wag The Dog is a lovely idea, with credibility buoyed by its incredible timeliness.

3.0
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