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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.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1997-12-25

Runtime 97 minutes

Budget $15m

Revenue $64m


TMDB 7.0


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max_tajabadi shared a tip "Interesting comedy based on real events!"

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raymond_malone shared a tip "Exactly how the government works, presented in a way that you can laugh at and brush off as fiction. But it's the truth."

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jef_lawrence shared a tip "No"

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jason_reisch shared a tip "A terrific ensemble and a terrifyingly relevant story for our time."

helga_lewis shared a tip "I absolutely love this movie!"

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sara_gomez_8958 shared a tip "One of the best ensemble casts ever; great writing and simply brilliant from beginning to end."

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