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The American President
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3.5 Stars
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Rating: PG-13 Year: 1995 Category: Romance
Director: Rob Reiner Time: 114:00:00 min. Writer: Aaron Sorkin

Reviews
Mine: Sure it is a schmatlzy romance, that is quite predictable, but I like it a great deal. Annette Bening is gorgous. I even liked Michael Douglas, which is unusual for me. The support cast is terrific. Love the unappologetic liberal bias the whole movie.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Slick, entertaining Hollywood concoction about a widowed president who's attracted to a lobbyist and decides to pursue her--naively ignoring the political impact this liaison may have during an election year. Appealing performances and a bright screenplay (by Aaron Sorkin) help this likable movie glide along past its considerable gaps in credibility. This is the ultimate wish-fulfillment movie, with a president who's handsome, funny, forthright, decisive, and honest. If only! Panavision.
User Reviews:
Zdenek Soudny's rating:
Bomb
(out of 5 stars)
I like this film really very much. Although it is romance, it has its own humour and when I am depressed, I like watching it.
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Cast
Michael Douglas Michael Douglas as:
Andrew Shepard
Annette Bening Annette Bening as:
Sydney Ellen Wade
Martin Sheen Martin Sheen as:
A.J. MacInerney
Michael J. Fox Michael J. Fox as:
Lewis Rothschild
Anna Deavere Smith as:
Robin McCall
Samantha Mathis Samantha Mathis as:
Manie
David Paymer David Paymer as:
Leon Kodak
Richard Dreyfuss Richard Dreyfuss as:
Sen Bob Rumson
Wendie Malick Wendie Malick as:
Susan Sloan
John Mahoney John Mahoney as:
Leo Solomon