Movie Trailer for Mad City (1997) starring John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Mia Kirshner, Alan Alda, Robert Prosky, Blythe Danner, William Atherton directed by Costa-Gavras Movie Review

Mad City (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

Trailer for Mad City

After being laid off from his job as a security guard at the Museum of Natural History Sam (John Travolta) has been unable to find work so returns to see Mrs. Banks (Blythe Danner), his former boss, to beg for his job back. When she says no Sam pulls a gun and accidentaly injures his former colleague and best friend Cliff (Bill Nunn) in the ensuing chaos. Panicking he decides to lock the museum's doors and take everyone hostage including a class of kids who are there on a school trip. What Sam doesn't realise is that in the bathroom is Max Brackett (Dustin Hoffman) a journalist wo likes to push the boundaries of journalistic ethics and starts reporting on what is going on from inside the building. But with Sam not really knowing what he is doing Max takes advantage of the situation to prompt Sam on what he should do to make the story even better until things get out of hands. ... Read Review