Wag the Dog Solarmovie

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.

Wag the Dog Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 7/10 from 575 votes
Release Date: 1997-12-25
Status: Released
Run time: 97 min / 1:37
Production Studio : New Line Cinema, Tribeca Productions, Baltimore Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Dustin Hoffman
as Stanley Motss
Robert De Niro
as Conrad Brean
Anne Heche
as Winifred Ames
Woody Harrelson
as Sergeant William Schumann
Jim Belushi
as Jim Belushi
Denis Leary
as Fad King
Willie Nelson
as Johnny Dean
Andrea Martin
as Liz Butsky
Kirsten Dunst
as Tracy Lime
William H. Macy
as CIA Agent Charles Young
John Michael Higgins
as John Levy
Suzie Plakson
as Grace
Michael Belson
as President
Suzanne Cryer
as Amy Cain
Jason Cottle
as A.D.
Jenna Byrne
as Sharon
Craig T. Nelson
as Senator John Neal
Furley Lumpkin
as Raking Dad #1
Jay Leno
as Himself


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