Digital video disc (DVD)
Disc label title.
Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; "From Washington to Hollywood and back" featurette including interviews with Barry Levinson, Jane Rosenthal, Tom Brokaw, John Frankenheimer, Dee Dee Myers, Budd Schulberg, Chris Hegadus, D.A. Pennebaker and others; "The line between truth and fiction" (an essay on politics and the media); theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies and filmographies; animated menus.
Based on the book: American hero / by Larry Beinhart.
Widescreen and standard versions.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; production design, Wynn Thomas ; editor, Stu Linder ; music, Mark Knopfler.
Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst.
When the president is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, the White House sends for "Mr. Fix-it." Washington spinmaster Conrad Brean needs a war to distract the public's attention and calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it.
CHV rating: PG.
MPAA rating: R.
For home use only.
English and French language tracks.
English, French and Spanish language subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.