R | | Comedy, Drama
Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a Presidential sex scandal.
According to urbandictionary.com, the meaning of the phrase "wag the dog", is "when something of secondary importance improperly takes on the role of something of primary importance. The expression pre-dates this movie by the same name and was not coined by said movie."
Conrad 'Connie' Brean:
We're not gonna have a war, we're gonna have the appearance of a war.
Air Force One is diverted to Boca Raton, which does not have a runway big enough to handle it.
"Special Thanks to The Cast and Crew for Completing Principal Photography in 29 Days!"
$92,079 28 December 1997
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