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The American President (1995)

PG-13
114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. President and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception", and sparks fly anyway.
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$ 62,000,000
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$ 65,000,000
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Release date
Nov 17, 1995 (United States)

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74 cast members
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Michael Douglas
Andrew Shepherd Andrew Shepherd   See fewer
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Annette Bening
Sydney Ellen Wade Sydney Ellen Wade   See fewer
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Martin Sheen
A.J. MacInerney A.J. MacInerney   See fewer
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Michael J. Fox
Lewis Rothschild Lewis Rothschild   See fewer
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Anna Deavere Smith
Robin McCall Robin McCall   See fewer
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Samantha Mathis
Janie Basdin Janie Basdin   See fewer
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Shawna Waldron
Lucy Shepherd Lucy Shepherd   See fewer
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David Paymer
Leon Kodak Leon Kodak   See fewer
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Anne Haney
Mrs. Chapil Mrs. Chapil   See fewer
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Richard Dreyfuss
Senator Rumson Senator Rumson   See fewer
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Nina Siemaszko
Beth Wade Beth Wade   See fewer
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Wendie Malick
Susan Sloan Susan Sloan   See fewer
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Beau Billingslea
Agent Cooper Agent Cooper   See fewer
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Gail Strickland
Esther MacInerney Esther MacInerney   See fewer
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Clement von Franckenstein
President D'Astier President D'Astier   See fewer
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Efrat Lavie
Madame D'Astier Madame D'Astier   See fewer
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John Mahoney
Leo Solomon Leo Solomon   See fewer
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John Mahon
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Chairman of the Joint Chiefs   See fewer
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Tom Dahlgren
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Kurt Boesen
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Joseph Latimore
Secret Service Agent Secret Service Agent   See fewer
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Darryl Alan Reed
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Andrew Steel
Secret Service Agent Secret Service Agent   See fewer
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Richard McGonagle
Rumson Staffer Rumson Staffer   See fewer
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Frank Cavestani
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Richard Stahl
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Beans Morocco
Doorkeeper Doorkeeper   See fewer
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Kathryn Ish
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Kamilah Martin
Flower Girl Flower Girl   See fewer
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Augie Blunt
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Thom Barry
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Steve Gonzales
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Karen Maruyama
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Nancy Kandal
Leslie Leslie   See fewer
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George Murdock
Congressman Congressman   See fewer
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Leslie Bega
White House Staffer Laura White House Staffer Laura   See fewer
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Jennifer Crystal Foley
White House Staffer Maria (as Jennifer Crystal) White House Staffer Maria (as Jennifer Crystal)   See fewer
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Arthur Senzy
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Nick Toth
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Jorge Noa
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Maud Winchester
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Mark Thompson
Kenneth Michaels Kenneth Michaels   See fewer
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Todd Odom
Uniformed Secret Service Agent Uniformed Secret Service Agent   See fewer
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Michael G. Alexander
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Anthony Backman
Senator from Arizona (uncredited) Senator from Arizona (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jan Citron
Lobbyist Banquet (uncredited) Lobbyist Banquet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lobbyist (uncredited) Lobbyist (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 46,971 votes