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The American President (1995)

The American President
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6.8 IMDB rating
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Michael Douglas Michael Douglas
President Andrew Shepherd
Annette Bening Annette Bening
Sydney Ellen Wade
Martin Sheen Martin Sheen
A.J. MacInerney
Michael J. Fox Michael J. Fox
Lewis Rothschild
Anna Deavere Smith Anna Deavere Smith
Robin McCall
Samantha Mathis Samantha Mathis
Janie Basdin
Shawna Waldron Shawna Waldron
Lucy Shepherd
David Paymer David Paymer
Leon Kodak

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Aaron Sorkin Aaron Sorkin
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Charming and entertaining.

8 years ago at May 5 6:53
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"Lewis, we've had presidents who were beloved, who couldn't find a coherent sentence with two hands and a flashlight. People don't drink the sand because they're thirsty. They drink the sand because they don't know the difference."

The American President is a memorable, sweet, charming romantic comedy/drama that is wonderfully appealing and entertaining. Because the film was never a... read more

A good movie

2 years, 2 months ago at Mar 18 8:04
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Back in the 80’s, Rob Reiner was one of the most successful directors at work. I mean, just check his track-record, it is quite impressive (‘This Spinal Tap’, ‘The Sure Thing’, ‘Stand by Me’, ‘The Princess Bride’, ‘When Harry Met Sally...’, ‘Misery’, ‘A Few Good Men’). But then, he made ‘North’. To be honest, I have seen this movie once and I didn’t think it wa... read more
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Description: In director Rob Reiner's THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT, the young, widowed U.S. president--at the peak of his popularity--falls in love with an ... Full Descriptionenvironmental lobbyist and discovers that mixing his personal life with the presidency isn't as simple as he thought--especially during an election year. Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas) is a handsome, youthful widower and a dedicated Democrat raising a teenage daughter. He also just happens to be the president of the United States of America, and a very popular one at that. Unfortunately, he's also quite lonely, and the life of a president leaves little time for dat ... (more)
Release date: 17 November 1995
UPC: 053939255027
Tags: Romance (14), Drama (10), Politics (10), White House (8), Comedy (8), Washington D.C. (6), 1995 (6), Dating (6), Gun Control (6), Love (5), Politician (5), Liberal (5), Lobbyist (5), Single Parent (5), Environmental Issues (4), 1990s (4), Political Humor (4), President (4), Senator (4), Cult Comedy (4)
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