A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation.
|马修·布罗德里克 (Matthew Broderick)||饰||Steven Schats|
|亚历克·鲍德温 (Alec Baldwin)||饰||Joe Devine|
|托妮·科莱特 (Toni Collette)||饰||Emily French|
|托尼·夏尔赫布 (Tony Shalhoub)||饰||Tommy Sanz|
|卡莉斯塔·弗洛克哈特 (Calista Flockhart)||饰||Valerie Weston|
|出品公司||High Arc Productions (uncredited)|
|Morra, Brezner, Steinberg and Tenenbaum Entertainment (MBST)|
|Mandeville Films (in association with)|
|发行公司||Buena Vista Home Video (rental) (2005) (VHS) (Netherlands)|
|Gaumont Buena Vista International (GBVI) (2004) (Theatrical) (France)|
|Touchstone Home Entertainment (2005) (DVD) (Turkey)|
|首映票房（美国）||$164,801, 26 September 2004|
- In the "burro casting" sequence neither of the animals being considered are burros. They are both mules - the sterile offspring of a burro (donkey) and a horse.
- When 亚历克·鲍德温's character tells 'Tony Shaloub''s character that they are considering replacing the burro with a Bald Eagle he exclaims "What is this, a Disney Picture?!?" The movie was produced by Touchstone Pictures and distributed by Buena Vista Pictures, both of which are part of the Disney Corporation.
- This movie was based on the real life FBI sting operation in the 1980s to infiltrate the Boston mob teamsters. An FBI agent went undercover as a movie studio executive and contracted George Moffly, an aspiring filmmaker, to create it. Throughout the whole time George had no idea that he was making a fake movie. The sting only captured a few minor Mob members. The details of this unusual story can be found in a GQ article (March 2000).