Wag the Dog
|Release Date: December 25, 1997||Running Time: 105 mins.|
|MPAA Rating: R||Box Office: $43,022,524.00|
|Genre: Adaptation, Comedy, Drama, Satire|
Robert De Niro
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Summary:Less than two weeks before election day, a scandal erupts that threatens to cripple the President's bid for a second term. But before the incident can cause irreparable damage, a mysterious fixer is called to the White House. The ultimate spin doctor, Conrad Brean has the uncanny ability to manipulate politics, the press and most importantly--the American people. Anticipating the frenzied press corps, Brean deftly deflects attention from the President by creating a bigger and better story -- a war. With the help of Stanley Motts, a famed Hollywood producer and his irreverent entourage, Brean assembles an unlikely crisis team who orchestra a global conflict unlike any ever seen on CNN.