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25th December 1997
1h 37m
Barry Levinson

Wag the Dog

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Wag the Dog is a 1997 Comedy Drama film released on 25th December; Barry Levinson directed the film which stars Robert De Niro, Woody Harrelson, and Dustin Hoffman. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $49,256,513 on its budget.

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.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 7:47pm.
Robert De Niro Robert De Niro Conrad Brean
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Woody Harrelson Woody Harrelson
Age at Filming ≈ 35
Dustin Hoffman Dustin Hoffman
Age at Filming ≈ 59
Kirsten Dunst Kirsten Dunst
Age at Filming ≈ 14
William H. Macy William H. Macy
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Jim Belushi Jim Belushi
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Denis Leary Denis Leary
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Anne Heche Anne Heche
Age at Filming ≈ 27
John Michael Higgins John Michael Higgins
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Andrea Martin
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Craig T. Nelson Craig T. Nelson
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Jay Leno Jay Leno
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Willie Nelson Willie Nelson
Age at Filming ≈ 63
John Franklin
Age at Filming ≈ 37
Jenna Byrne
Age at Filming ≈ 26
Suzanne Cryer
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Suzie Plakson
Age at Filming ≈ 38


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Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

5% 13-19
14% 20-29
24% 30-39
19% 40-49
14% 50-59
5% 60-69
19% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

29% Female
71% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

5% Spin Doctor
95% Unknown

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Wag the Dog on Netflix?
No, Wag the Dog is not currently available on Netflix in the United States
Is Wag the Dog on Amazon Prime?
No, Wag the Dog is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States
Is Wag the Dog on Disney Plus?
No, Wag the Dog is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States