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The American President

"Why can't the most powerful man in the world have the one thing he wants most?"

Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and decimate his approval ratings.

Details

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Released: Aug 11th, 1995
Budget: N/A
Revenue: N/A
-- General Information --
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 106 Minutes
Genres: Comedy / Drama / Romance
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The American President Main Cast

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Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
plays President Andrew Shepherd
Annette Bening
Annette Bening
plays Sydney Ellen Wade
Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen
plays A.J. MacInerney
Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
plays Lewis Rothschild
Anna Deavere Smith
Anna Deavere Smith
plays Robin McCall
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (continuity error): Standing clock in the Oval Office shows randomly varying times. When the President asks for the time and someone answers "3:30", the clock reads something completely different.
  • Movie Goof (crew or equipment visible): In the scene where the President first calls Sydney (at her sister's apartment) to ask her out, the whole time of the phone call you can see the crew on the window reflection
  • Martin Sheen, Anna Deavere Smith, Nina Siemaszko, Beau Billingslea, Joshua Malina, Ralph Meyering Jr., Richard McGonagle, Thom Barry, Gabriel Jarret, Ron Canada, 'Nick Toth' and Aaron Sorkin all had roles in this movie and The West Wing. Both were written by Sorkin.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): When Sydney first spends the night in the residence at the White House, the President, (Michael Douglas), is awakened by Lewis stating that the press is camped out at all entrances. When Lewis comes up to the Presidents bedroom and then is followed by A.J and Robin, the President puts on his robe. In one shot shortly after putting on the robe the t-shirt he is wearing is scrunched up at the neck under his robe - the shot continues from a different angle and the t-shirt is perfectly straight.
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