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Wag the Dog Poster

(1997)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1998

Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Dustin Hoffman
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Hilary Henkin
David Mamet

Golden Globes, USA 1998

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Dustin Hoffman
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Hilary Henkin
David Mamet

BAFTA Awards 1999

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Hilary Henkin
David Mamet

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1998

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Dustin Hoffman

Awards Circuit Community Awards 1997

Nominated
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Hilary Henkin
David Mamet

Berlin International Film Festival 1998

Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Special Jury Prize
Barry Levinson
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Barry Levinson

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Casting Society of America, USA 1998

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Comedy
Ellen Chenoweth
Debra Zane

National Board of Review, USA 1997

Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actress
Anne Heche
For Donnie Brasco

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1998

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Dustin Hoffman
Tied with Ian Holm for The Sweet Hereafter (1997) and Al Pacino for Donnie Brasco (1997).

Online Film & Television Association 1998

Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Comedy/Musical Picture
Danny DeVito
Barry Levinson
Jane Rosenthal
Best Comedy/Musical Actor
Dustin Hoffman
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Hilary Henkin
David Mamet

Political Film Society, USA 1999

Nominated
PFS Award
Democracy

Satellite Awards 1998

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Dustin Hoffman
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Anne Heche

Writers Guild of America, USA 1998

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Hilary Henkin
David Mamet

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