Wag the Dog

December 25, 1997
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Overview
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.
Cast and crew
Barry Levinson
Director
Dustin Hoffman
Stanley Motss
Robert De Niro
Conrad Brean
Anne Heche
Winifred Ames
Woody Harrelson
Sergeant William Schumann
Denis Leary
Fad King
Willie Nelson
Johnny Dean
Andrea Martin
Liz Butsky
Kirsten Dunst
Tracy Lime
William H. Macy
CIA Agent Charles Young
David Koechner
Director
MB
Michael Belson
President
Suzanne Cryer
Amy Cain
John Michael Higgins
John Levy
Suzie Plakson
Grace
JC
Jason Cottle
A.D.
Harland Williams
Pet Wrangler
Sean Masterson
Bob Richardson
Bernard Hocke
Technician
Jenna Byrne
Sharon
MW
Maurice Woods
Kid with Shoes
R'S
Roebuck 'Pops' Staples
Pops Staples
Phil Morris
Co-Pilot
Chris Ellis
Officer
EM
Ed Morgan
Store Owner
JPM
J. Patrick McCormack
Pilot
JM
Jennifer Manley
Teenage Girl
EW
Edrie Warner
Judge
Richard Lawson
Young Man
Drena De Niro
Gate Stewardess
AV
Alberto Vazquez
Combine Driver
SK
Stephanie Kemp
Aide #1
Jack Esformes
Aide #2
John Cho
Aide #3
MRD
Michael Reid Davis
Aide #4
BC
Brant Cotton
Sharon's Boyfriend
KK
Kenneth Kern
Nashville Engineer
ML
Michelle Levinson
Faye
Ron McCoy
Limo Driver
DM
Derek Morgan
CIA Agent
GRR
Garry R. Roleder
USAF Chaplain
Merle Haggard
Merle Haggard
Jim Belushi
Jim Belushi
George Gaynes
Senator Nole
Rick Scarry
White House Reporter
CBH
Cliff B. Howard
Ranger
FL
Furley Lumpkin
Raking Dad #1
SF
Sean Fenton
Raking Dad #2
NC
Nikki Crawford
Mom
John Franklin
Jockey #1
KF
Kevin Furlong
Jockey #2
Lu Elrod
Southern Woman
MV
Michael Villani
Male Commentator
Shirley Prestia
Crossfire Moderator
WW
Warren Wilson
Crossfire Interviewer
TA
Terry Anzur
Factory Reporter
MG
Melissa Gardner
Santa Fe Reporter
GF
Giselle Fernández
Female Press Person
Christine Devine
Chicago Newscaster
Richard Saxton
Chicago Newscaster #2
Geoffrey Blake
Media Guy #1
Jerry Levine
Media Guy #2
Jack Shearer
Sklansky
EM
Emmett Miller
News Break Reporter
BH
Bill Handel
Andrews AFB Reporter
AA
Anais Afshan
Albanian Girl
HG
Hope Garber
Albanian Grandmother
Gina Menza
Press Room Reporter
MM
Maggie Mellin
Mrs. Rose
TM
Tom Murray
Aircraft Carrier Reporter
Ralph Tabakin
Southern Man
Marguerite Moreau
Teenage Girl in Audience
Jay Leno
Jay Leno
NA
Nicole Avant
American Dream Singer
WLH
Wendy Lou Halvorsen
American Dream Singer
TB
Tom Bähler
American Dream Singer
AH
Anthony Holiday
American Dream Singer
AC
Allen Carter
American Dream Singer
BK
Brad Kalas
American Dream Singer
CC
Carmen Carter
American Dream Singer
BT
Billy Trudel
American Dream Singer
LE
Lance Eaton
American Dream Singer
MV
Mark Vieha
American Dream Singer
KG
Karen Geraghty
American Dream Singer
JW
Julia Waters
American Dream Singer
JG
James Gilstrap
American Dream Singer
OW
Oren Waters
American Dream Singer
JG
Jennifer Gross
American Dream Singer
MWW
Maxine Waters Willard
American Dream Singer
Craig T. Nelson
Senator John Neal (uncredited)