Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 73%
TMDB Rating 7
IMDB Rating 7.1
RottenTomatoes Rating 85%

Financials

Revenue: $64,256,513

Budget: $15,000,000

Profit: + $49,256,513


Movie Details

Tag Line: A comedy about truth, justice and other special effects.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Dec 25, 1997

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 37m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: New Line Cinema , Tribeca Productions , Baltimore Pictures


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman

Stanley Motss

Age : 82 | Popularity : 31%

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro

Conrad Brean

Age : 76 | Popularity : 85%

Anne Heche

Anne Heche

Winifred Ames

Age : 51 | Popularity : 21%

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson

Sergeant William Schumann

Age : 58 | Popularity : 74%

James Belushi

James Belushi

Jim Belushi

Age : 66 | Popularity : 14%

Denis Leary

Denis Leary

Fad King

Age : 62 | Popularity : 16%

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson

Johnny Dean

Age : 87 | Popularity : 14%

Andrea Martin

Andrea Martin

Liz Butsky

Age : 73 | Popularity : 10%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Casting
Debra Zane
Debra Zane
Ellen Chenoweth
Ellen Chenoweth
Co-Producer
Eric McLeod
Eric McLeod
Producer
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
Jane Rosenthal
Jane Rosenthal
Barry Levinson
Barry Levinson
Executive Producer
Michael De Luca
Michael De Luca
Ezra Swerdlow
Ezra Swerdlow
Claire Rudnick Polstein
Claire Rudnick Polstein
Camera Director of Photography
Robert Richardson
Robert Richardson
Art Production Design
Wynn Thomas
Wynn Thomas
Art Direction
Mark Worthington
Mark Worthington
Set Decoration
Robert Greenfield
Robert Greenfield
Art Department Coordinator
Steve Joyal
Steve Joyal
Writing Screenplay
David Mamet
David Mamet
Hilary Henkin
Hilary Henkin
Author
Larry Beinhart
Larry Beinhart
Directing Director
Barry Levinson
Barry Levinson
Script Supervisor
Julie Pitkanen
Julie Pitkanen
Editing Editor
Stu Linder
Stu Linder
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Rita Ryack
Rita Ryack
Makeup Artist
Daniel C. Striepeke
Daniel C. Striepeke
Peter Montagna
Peter Montagna
Hairstylist
Ilona Herman
Ilona Herman
Michael White
Michael White
Melissa A. Yonkey
Melissa A. Yonkey
Assistant Costume Designer
Maggie Morgan
Maggie Morgan
Marjorie McCown
Marjorie McCown
Ellen Ryba
Ellen Ryba
Key Hair Stylist
Hazel Catmull
Hazel Catmull
Sound Original Music Composer
Mark Knopfler
Mark Knopfler
Supervising Sound Editor
Tim Holland
Tim Holland
Music Editor
Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz
Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz
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