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The American President (1995) Movie Information

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Rob Reiner


Michael Douglas
Annette Bening
Martin Sheen
Michael J. Fox
Richard Dreyfuss
Samantha Mathis





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A popular, widowed president finds himself falling love with an environmental lobbyist. But while the relationship is going strong, it gives his political opponent plenty to attack with a presidential election on the horizon. -- Chris Kavan

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What could possibly be more entertaining than a rom-com starring Michael Douglas? Why a rom-com starring Michael Douglas about right wing politics of course!

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Alaine 12/16/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Good performances, good script, engaging. I didn't lose interest. I'm a fan of Annette Bening, so I feel more favorable toward a movie she's in.

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serioussir 05/10/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Cute romantic comedy. Fox's role is small but so funny. Definitely a chick flick.

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08/03/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

What?? A chick flick in my Top 100???

This movie isn't ranked high on many viewer's list, but Rob Reiner and Aaron Sorkin's last collaboration, "A Few Good Men" was a tremendous success with me. I thought that the simple conflict was exploited in a very enthralling and entertaining fashion. Based on this work, I was very excited to see "The American President", especially since it starred one of my favorite actors, Michael Douglas. I was just as impressed with this film. The story had that intelligent humour and interesting story that worked so well for "A Few Good Men". Douglas and Bening had a great chemistry which blended well with their strong performances. I found myself laughing and crying at the same time. I empathised with the tragedy in President Sheppard's situation and I was moved by his handling of it. There are f...

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