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Summary Wickedly fictional with historical overtones truer than many care to admit, Wag The Dog examines the blurred lines between politics, the media and show business.  (New Line Productions)

Wag the Dog
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 22 Critic Reviews
74
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 59 User Ratings
7.4
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Summary Wickedly fictional with historical overtones truer than many care to admit, Wag The Dog examines the blurred lines between politics, the media and show business.  (New Line Productions)

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 22 Critic Reviews
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73% Positive
16 Reviews
27% Mixed
6 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 22 Critic Reviews
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73% Positive
16 Reviews
27% Mixed
6 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 59 User Ratings
7.4
75% Positive
44 Ratings
24% Mixed
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2% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 59 User Ratings
7.4
75% Positive
44 Ratings
24% Mixed
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2% Negative
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Production Company Baltimore Pictures, New Line Cinema, Punch Productions, Tribeca Productions
Release Date Dec 25, 1997
Duration 1 h 37 m
Rating R
Tagline Is this life imitating art in the film that preceded the biggest news story of 1998.
Golden Globes, USA
3 Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
2 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
3 Nominations