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First Family (1980)

R
97 min | Comedy

Bob Newhart stars as President Manfred Link in this zany, wonderfully cast comedy from veteran funnyman Buck Henry (Heaven Can Wait, The Graduate).
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$3,635,564
Gross (US & Canada)
$15,198,912
Gross (World)
$15,198,912
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Dec 25, 1980 (United States)

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67 cast members
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Gilda Radner
Gloria Link Gloria Link   See fewer
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Bob Newhart
President Manfred Link President Manfred Link   See fewer
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Madeline Kahn
Mrs. Constance Link Mrs. Constance Link   See fewer
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Richard Benjamin
Press Secretary Bunthorne Press Secretary Bunthorne   See fewer
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Bob Dishy
Vice-President William Shockley Vice-President William Shockley   See fewer
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Harvey Korman
Ambassador Spender Ambassador Spender   See fewer
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Austin Pendleton
Dr. Alexander Grade Dr. Alexander Grade   See fewer
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Rip Torn
General G. E. Dumpston General G. E. Dumpston   See fewer
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Fred Willard
Presidential Assistant Feebleman Presidential Assistant Feebleman   See fewer
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John Hancock
President Mazai Kalundra President Mazai Kalundra   See fewer
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Julius Harris
Ambassador Longo Ambassador Longo   See fewer
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Roger Bowen
Senator William 'Wild Bill' Hubley Senator William 'Wild Bill' Hubley   See fewer
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George J. Manos
The Commander The Commander   See fewer
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Roger Aaron Brown
Longo's Left Hand Man Longo's Left Hand Man   See fewer
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Maurice Sherbanee
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Fred Carney
Chief Justice McDonald Chief Justice McDonald   See fewer
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Maurice Sneed
Gormese M. C. / Comic Gormese M. C. / Comic   See fewer
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Art Evans
Longo's Right Hand Man Longo's Right Hand Man   See fewer
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Paul Sorensen
C.I.A. Director Willie O'Malley C.I.A. Director Willie O'Malley   See fewer
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Bruce Kimmel
American Translator American Translator   See fewer
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William Sylvester
TV Commentator Howard TV Commentator Howard   See fewer
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Buck Henry
Father Sandstone / TV Anchorman Father Sandstone / TV Anchorman   See fewer
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Harry Gold
College Boy College Boy   See fewer
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Larry Block
Gloria's Secret Service Agent #1 Gloria's Secret Service Agent #1   See fewer
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James MacKrell
Gloria's Secret Service Agent #2 (as Jim McKrell) Gloria's Secret Service Agent #2 (as Jim McKrell)   See fewer
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Julie Payne
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Nicholas Shields
White House Photographer (as Nick Shields) White House Photographer (as Nick Shields)   See fewer
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Bobby Porter
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Eddie Short
Longo's Servant Longo's Servant   See fewer
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Fred Holliday
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John Brent
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Hany Ghorra
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June Kim
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Ion Teodorescu
Romanian Delegate Romanian Delegate   See fewer
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George Skaff
Malta Delegate Malta Delegate   See fewer
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Eddie Zammit
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Billy Beck
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Roger Etienne
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Chao Li Chi
Chinese Ambassador (as Chao Li-Chi) Chinese Ambassador (as Chao Li-Chi)   See fewer
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Bruce French
White House Tour Guide White House Tour Guide   See fewer
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Miriam Flynn
Feebleman's Secretary Feebleman's Secretary   See fewer
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Tony Plana
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Ray Didsbury
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Michael Francis Kelly
Link's Secret Service Agent #2 (as Michael F. Kelly) Link's Secret Service Agent #2 (as Michael F. Kelly)   See fewer
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Philip Roth
Tomato Assassin (as Phil Roth) Tomato Assassin (as Phil Roth)   See fewer
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Eleanor Zee
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Ron Sossi
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Richard Hande
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Richard Karie
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John Gowans
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James Burr Johnson
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Ben Meyer
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Dudley Knight
Secretary of Defense Springfield Secretary of Defense Springfield   See fewer
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Lou Felder
Secretary of State Reigle Secretary of State Reigle   See fewer
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Betty Palivoda
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Sylvia Anderson
Mrs. Kalundra Mrs. Kalundra   See fewer
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Dolores Sandoz
Mrs. Longo Mrs. Longo   See fewer
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Mrs. Shockley Mrs. Shockley   See fewer
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4.2 / 10 | 535 votes