Wag the Dog (1997)

This satire stars Robert De Niro as a spin doctor and Dustin Hoffman as a Hollywood producer, together tasked with creating fake news.

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This darkly comic film depicts the creation of fake news (in this case a bogus war) by the White House in order to distract voters from a sex scandal involving the US President. Robert De Niro plays the spin doctor whose master plan it is, and Dustin Hoffman is the Hollywood producer brought in to create the war footage.

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