Mad City

One man will make a mistake. The other will make it a spectacle.

Mad City (1997)


A misguided museum guard who loses his job and then tries to get it back at gunpoint is thrown into the fierce world of ratings-driven TV gone mad.

Director: Costa-Gavras
Writers: Tom Matthews, Eric Williams.

Mad City Viooz
Score: 5.4/10 from 32 votes
Release Date: 1997-11-07
Status: Released
Run time: 114 min / 1:54
Production Companies : Warner Bros., Arnold Kopelson Productions
Production Country: United States of America


John Travolta
as Sam Baily
Dustin Hoffman
as Max Brackett
Mia Kirshner
as Laurie Callahan
Alan Alda
as Kevin Hollander
Robert Prosky
as Lou Potts
Blythe Danner
as Mrs. Banks
William Atherton
as Dohlen
Ted Levine
as Lemke
Milton Davis Jr.
as The Kids


Directing Costa-Gavras Director
Writing Tom Matthews Screenplay
Writing Eric Williams Screenplay
Sound Thomas Newman Music
Editing Fran├žoise Bonnot Editor
Production Arnold Kopelson Producer
Production Anne Kopelson Producer
Camera Patrick Blossier Director of Photography

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