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Weapons of Mass Distraction (1997)

Two media moguls get into a nasty power struggle for the ownership of a pro football team which takes a drastic effect on their personal and professional lives.

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Lionel Powers
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Julian Messenger
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Ariel Powers (aka Alexi)
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Alan Blanchard
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Rita Pascoe
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Dr. Jonathon Cummings
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Jerry Pascoe
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Billy Paxton
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Robin Zimmer
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Phillip Messenger
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Mrs. Frieda Messinger
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Marvel Sears
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Sen. Quentin Sayles
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Peter Messenger
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Sen. Condon
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Two media moguls vie for ownership of a pro football team, at first they play by their own rules of fair game but then it gets dirty. In an attempt to out do one another each one makes it more personal as their own greed and ambition takes their toll on their families, companies and employees. Written by Losman <losman@express-news.net>

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Rated R for language, sexuality, and depiction of a suicide | See all certifications »
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17 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Ariel Powers: There's lots more to try. The Emperor Tiberius didn't start nibbling little boys until he was well into his seventies. If it would make you happy, I would gladly provide you with a playpen full of toddlers.
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JUMP, JIVE, 'N' WAIL
Composed by Louis Prima
Performed by Louis Prima, Keely Smith and The Witnesses
Courtesy of Enterprise Music Corporation
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16 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

I liked the fact that this satire became more and more outlandish & soap opera-esque as it continued - reading one of the other user comments, it would appear not everyone got this...

7.5/10


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