• Publication date: July 3, 2014

Mad City

Sam, a security guard at the museum for natural history who’s recently been let go, returns to the museum to take Mrs. Banks, his old boss, hostage, along with a group of kids who were at the museum on a school trip. Journalist Max Brackett happens to be there with the exclusive…

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1997

MBC Max:

August 18, 2014 20:00 (KSA) ~ August 18, 2014 19:00 (CLT)

Sam Baily, a security guard at the museum for natural history who’s recently been let go, returns to the museum to take Mrs. Banks, his old boss, hostage, along with a group of kids who were at the museum on a school trip. Journalist Max Brackett happens to be there at the museum when the whole situation spirals out of control, within mere minutes becoming Baily’s only link with the outside world and the police. Momentarily sitting on the most desired and exclusive piece of news of the day, Max manipulates the situation to his advantage…

Starring:

  • John Travolta as Sam Baily
  • Dustin Hoffman as Max Brackett
  • Mia Kirshner as Laurie
  • Alan Aida as Kevin Hollander
  • Robert Prosky as Lou Potts
  • Blythe Danner as Mrs. Banks
  • Ted Levine as Chief Lemke

 

Directed by: Costa-Gavras