- Original title
- Running Time
- 115 min.
- United States
- Constantin Costa-Gavras
- Tom Matthews
- Thomas Newman
- Patrick Blossier
- Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta, Alan Alda, Mia Kirshner, Blythe Danner, Robert Prosky, William Atherton, Ted Levine, Tammy Lauren, William O'Leary, Raymond J. Barry, Scanlon Gail
- Production Co.
- Warner Bros.
Drama | Journalism. Television. Kidnapping Film / Disappearance
- Synopsis / Plot
- When a recently fired museum guard files a grievance with his boss by menacing her with a shotgun and ends up with a gaggle of schoolkid hostages, it seems like the perfect opportunity for a has-been news anchor to revive his flagging career. Indeed, the ratings soar, with the newsman inflating the standoff and priming his slow-witted star for the limelight.
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