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Wag the Dog

Synopsis

In a 29-day shoot, [[Performer~P99530~Barry Levinson~barrylevinson]] filmed this $15 million political and media satire, adapted by [[Performer~P94036~Hilary Henkin~hilaryhenkin]] and [[Performer~P100953~David Mamet~davidmamet]] from [[Performer~P158385~Larry Beinhart~larrybeinhart]]'s novel, American Hero. Two weeks prior to re-election, the President ([[Performer~P232157~Michael Belson~michaelbelson]]) is accused of cornering an underage girl in the Oval Office. To keep the media from learning of this...more

Other Critics

4.0

73 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

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For Families

16

OK for kids 16+

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