|Directed by||Gavin Wilding|
|Story by||Jason Schombing|
|Music by||Paul Zaza|
|Edited by||Mark Sanders|
Stag is a 1997 American thriller film, directed by Gavin Wilding, made for HBO and later released theatrically after drawing large ratings. Stag features an ensemble cast including Ben Gazzara, Andrew McCarthy, Taylor Dayne, Mario Van Peebles, Lawrence Leritz, William McNamara, John Henson, Kevin Dillon, and Jerry Stiller. Produced by Lions Gate Entertainment.
At a bachelor party, a group of men accidentally cause the deaths of a stripper and her bodyguard. Fearing the repercussions of their actions, they then kidnap the remaining stripper and debate what to do with her.
- Mario Van Peebles
- Andrew McCarthy
- Kevin Dillon
- Taylor Dayne
- John Stockwell
- William McNamara
- John Henson
- Jerry Stiller
- Ben Gazzara
Brendan Kelly of Variety called it "an efficient psychological thriller" that "becomes a tad predictable". Nathan Rabin of The A.V. Club called it "stagey, badly written, and mind-numbingly predictable". TV Guide rated it 2/4 stars and called it "a sometimes gripping, sometimes frustrating suspense drama". Kevin Thomas of the Los Angeles Times called it "relentlessly obvious and tedious".
- Kelly, Brendan (1997-06-15). "Review: 'Stag'". Variety. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
- Rabin, Nathan (2002-03-29). "Stag". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
- "Stag". TV Guide. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
- Thomas, Kevin (1997-09-26). "When 'Stag' Goes Awry, It's No Party". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
- Busch, Anita M. (1998-05-08). "This week in Hollywood". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
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