Wag the Dog (1997)

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.

Kenneth McMahon

I rewatched it today and have the same opinion I had of it when it came out. An interesting premise, but not handled particularly well.

5 years ago


Heavy-handed but pretty classic.

6 years ago


David Mamet's material is better when he directs it himself, but the story remains a relevant one about spin doctors and the nature of truth in a multi-media world. Slightly unaffecting though.

a year ago

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