Weapons Of Mass Distraction

  • 1997
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Drama

This flawed made-for-cable feature takes a darkly humorous look at the rivalry betwen media moguls Rupert Murdoch and Ted Turner. Competing to buy a pro-football team, egotistical multi-millionaires Lionel Powers (Gabriel Byrne) and Julian Messenger (Ben Kingsley) use dirty tricks--including blackmail and lewd disclosures to a tabloid TV show--to undermine...read more

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Weapons Of Mass Distraction - Official Trailer
01:24 — Two media mega-moguls have started a no-holds-barred battle for supremacy. Their ammunition: blackmail, bribery, sexual manipulation, and scandalous r (more…)

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This flawed made-for-cable feature takes a darkly humorous look at the rivalry betwen media moguls Rupert Murdoch and Ted Turner. Competing to buy a pro-football team, egotistical multi-millionaires Lionel Powers (Gabriel Byrne) and Julian Messenger (Ben… (more)

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