Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:45:05 GMT | By Francis Whittaker
Dustin Hoffman: His 10 greatest films

Wag the Dog (1997)

  • Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) (© c.Columbia/Everett / Rex Features)
  • Tootsie (1982) (© AP Photo)
  • Rain Man (1988) (© Everett Collection / Rex Features;)
  • Wag the Dog (1997) (© Rex Features/New Line Cinema;)
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Wag the Dog may not be one of Hoffman's most famous films, but it's certainly one of his funniest. Starring as a Hollywood producer enlisted by a government agent (Robert De Niro) to stage a fake war, Hoffman shows off his impeccable comic timing during a stunning performance.