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Mad City (1997)


Coming Out at 10 October 1997 in theaters

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Mad City is crime thriller film directed by Costa-Gavras, and written by Tom Matthews & Eric Williams. The film stars John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Mia Kirshner, Alan Alda, Robert Prosky, Blythe Danner and William Atherton.

Simple security guard Sam (John Travolta) has lost his job at a museum, and in a fit of desperation, he returns and demands his boss, Mrs. Banks (Blythe Danner), rehire him. But he comes armed, and his plan goes awry when he accidentally shoots an ex-coworker and ends up with schoolchildren as hostages. Meanwhile, down-and-out TV reporter Brackett (Dustin Hoffman) is on scene to capture everything, thinking this suddenly huge story is his ticket back to the top of the news game.

Director: Costa-Gavras

Writer: Tom Matthews, Eric Williams

Stars: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Mia Kirshner, Alan Alda, Robert Prosky, Blythe Danner, William Atherton


John TravoltaSam
Dustin HoffmanBrackett
Mia KirshnerLaurie
Alan AldaKevin Hollander
Robert ProskyLou Potts
Blythe DannerMrs. Banks
William AthertonDohlen
Ted LevineLemke
Tammy LaurenMiss Rose
William O’LearyCTN Junior Executive
Raymond J. BarryDobbins
Lucinda JenneyJenny
Akosua BusiaDiane
Ebbe Roe SmithBartholomew
BingwaNat Jackson
Chris ByrneKXBD Cameraman
Bobby BrewerThe Kids
Max BeckerThe Kids
Philip David RobinsonThe Kids
Milton Davis Jr.The Kids
Jeremy EspinozaThe Kids
Nicole FellowsThe Kids
Victoria GregsonThe Kids
Molly HagerThe Kids
Sarah HaneyThe Kids
Kyla PrattThe Kids
Paige TamadaThe Kids
Hannah VaughanThe Kids
Dyllan ChristopherSam’s Son
Kiersten NallyCliff’s Daughter
Sylvia ShortMrs. Baily
Scanlon GailBob
Charlie HollidayBanker
Kevin CooneyPrincipal
John LandisDoctor
Susan SegalTabloid Reporter
Jenna ByrneReporter KMUR
Jason CottleHollander’s Assistant
Randall BatinkoffCTN Junior Executive
Julian WallBritish Reporter
Laura DavisHollander’s Producer
Nick ScogginStatz
Julio Oscar MechosoAir Force Sergeant
Rueben GrundyReporter Reuben
David ClennonStreet Preacher
Jay LenoJay Leno
Stephen E. KaufmanHollander’s Lawyer
Richard PortnowBrackett’s Agent
Bill RaffertyBill Gottsegen
Kurt JohnsonMacho Parent
Susan A. BurigStage Manager
D. SeifertMinister
J.P. BumsteadFisherman
Sean O’KaneLemke’s Assistant
Donal O’SullivanPoliceman
Lee Ann ManleyRachel’s Mother
Velina BrownBonnie’s Mother
Michèle-Barbara PelletierMax’s Mother
Patricia SmithJenny’s Mother
Adina GoldmanLou’s Assistant
Roger ShamasHollander’s Driver
Stephen Joel BrownHollander’s Associate
Richard GrossFBI Agent
Adam M. KoppekinAssistant
Aaron LucichSniper
Toian MatchingaMother
Tom FridleyYoung Man
Christopher Michael MooreBowler #1
Dirk BlockerBowler #2
Pamela S. LawsFolk Singers
John HalbleibFolk Singers
Shannon L. LinkeFolk Singers
Eric WycoffRap Singers
Norman BerryRap Singers
Chad RussellRap Singers
Steven LazaneoRap Singers
Omar LimaRap Singers

( Read more cast details on imdb )

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