Weapons of Mass Distraction (1997)

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A wicked satire on mass media, this made-for-TV movie depicts the war initiated between two media moguls intent on buying the same football team. They are able to dig enough skeletons from each other's closets and are determined to continue despite the huge number of victims on both sides.
Rating:
R (adult situations/language, nudity)
Genre:
Comedy
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HBO Video

Cast

Gabriel Byrne
as Lionel Powers
Ben Kingsley
as Julian Messenger
Jeffrey Tambor
as Alan Blanchard
Mimi Rogers
as Ariel
Paul Mazursky
as Dr. Cummings
Illeana Douglas
as Rita Pascoe
Chris Mulkey
as Jerry Pascoe
Jordan Ladd
as Letitia
Adam Tomei
as Tony Powers
Heidi Mark
as Cricket Paige
Randal Arney
as Sen. Sayles
R. Lee Ermey
as Titans' Owner
Kathy Baker
as Mrs. Powers
Caroline Aaron
as Robin Zimmer
Christine Pickles
as Frieda Messenger
Tom Wright
as Marvel Sears
Ben Bode
as Peter Messenger
L. Scott Caldwell
as Senator Condon
Patrick Fabian
as Brandon Joyner
Alex Kingston
as Verity Graham
Peter White
as Norman Barrish
Jason Lee
as Phillip Messenger
Tina Arning
as Tiffany
Elea Bartling
as Dr. Cummings' Receptionist
Richard Chavez
as Senator Ramirez
Sabi Dorr
as London Specialist
Joseph Faingold
as TV Reporter
Jocelyn Kelly
as TV Reporter
Diana Morgan
as TV Reporter
Cliff Fleming
as Helicopter Pilot
Rick Shuster
as Helicopter Pilot
Dirk Vahle
as Helicopter Pilot
Myeva Fox
as Nurse
Art Frankel
as Dr. Sugarman
Eulunda Gray
as Swiss Receptionist
Dale Harimoto
as Kim Kaplan
John Heffron
as News Show Director
Tiffany Kyler
as Secretary
Fred Kronenberg
as Plumber's Van Spy No. 1
Larissa Laskin
as Lindsey Zarem
Sung Hi Lee
as Kelly
Cynthia Mace
as Jamie Sayles
Kristina Malota
as Sayles' Daughter
Dailyn Matthews
as Bar Pickup
Erin Matthews
as Liz Ortega
Graeme McKenna
as Plumber's Van Spy No. 2
Mark McPherson
as Pay Phone Passerby
Cheri Michan
as Namet Gross
Michael Morrison
as Joey Pascoe
Todd Newton
as Blade Grenshaw
Christine Blanchard
as Messenger Maid
Nina Savelle
as Young Woman
Sam Shamshak
as Dr. Rosenfeld
Ron Snow
as Cricket's Announcer
Mark Steines
as News Anchor
Westleigh M. Styer
as Nicky Pascoe
Alex Wexo
as Delivery Van Driver
Rogan Wilde
as Ashley
Billy Worley
as Jimmy the Dog/Peanut Coach
Ann Zuppa
as Closis
Sander Vanocur
as 60/Sixty Moderator
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Life imitating art, when two tycoons battle for exclusive control over a sport franchise. As personal secrets are revealed, their lives become more interesting than the tabloids journalism they unleash on each other.

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