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Wag the Dog (1997)

R
97 min | Comedy, Drama

Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a Presidential sex scandal.
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Larry Beinhart (book "American Hero") | Hilary Henkin (screenplay) | David Mamet (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 15,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 7,778,122
Gross (USA)
$ 43,022,524
Gross (World)
$ 64,217,092
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Release date
Jan 9, 1998 (United States)

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7.1 / 10 | 72,815 votes