Wag the Dog Poster

(1997)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1998

Nominee
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

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

BAFTA Awards 1999

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

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1998

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

20/20 Awards 2018

Nominee
Felix
Best Adapted Screenplay
Hilary Henkin
David Mamet
Best Score Comedy or Musical
Mark Knopfler

Awards Circuit Community Awards 1997

Nominee
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Hilary Henkin
David Mamet

Berlin International Film Festival 1998

Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Special Jury Prize
Barry Levinson
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Barry Levinson

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Casting Society of America, USA 1998

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

National Board of Review, USA 1997

Winner
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actress
Anne Heche
For Donnie Brasco

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1998

Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Dustin Hoffman

Tied with Ian Holm for The Sweet Hereafter (1997) and Al Pacino for Donnie Brasco (1997) in 3rd ... More

Tied with Ian Holm for The Sweet Hereafter (1997) and Al Pacino for Donnie Brasco (1997) in 3rd place.


Online Film & Television Association 1998

Nominee
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

Nominee
PFS Award
Democracy

Russian Guild of Film Critics 1998

Nominee
Golden Aries
Best Foreign Actor
Robert De Niro

Satellite Awards 1998

Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Dustin Hoffman
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Anne Heche

Writers Guild of America, USA 1998

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

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