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Mad City

1997 Rated PG-13 1hr 54m

Sam Baily (John Travolta) is an out-of-work museum security guard about to make a rash move. Max Brackett (Dustin Hoffman) is a television reporter stuck in a rut of boring, routine stories. While investigating a piece, Max sees an incredible situation unfold as he witnesses a man, Sam, waving a gun at a woman. Max takes advantage of the situation for what he thinks will be the story of his career.

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Movie Details

Depiction of a hostage situation, including violence and brief language
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1


Spanish (Neutral), French, English

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

As far as picture and sound go, Mad City is a first-rate DVD. Regrettably, the disk offers few extras. Mad City invites the same treatment that Wag the Dog received. Costa-Gavras is one of the great filmmakers of our time and a commentary from him would be fascinating.