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The American PresidentWith the end of his first term in sight, widowed U.S. President Andrew Shepherd knows that overwhelming public support will guarantee his re-election. But when he falls in love, it's also when he has to choose between his woman or his chair.
Actors of "The American President"
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Directors of "The American President"Rob ReinerBirthdate: 6 March 1947, The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Creators of "The American President"Aaron SorkinBirthdate: 9 June 1961, New York City, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "The American President"Time OutJune 24, 2006
Part romantic comedy, part Capra-corny political drama, this movie exudes so much sympathy, it sweats.New York TimesMay 20, 2003
With great looks, a dandy supporting cast, a zinger-filled screenplay by Aaron Sorkin and Mr. Douglas twinkling merrily in the Oval Office, The American President is sunny enough to make the real Presidency pale by comparison.VarietyFebruary 13, 2001
Genial middlebrow fare that coasts a long way on the charm of its two stars.Los Angeles TimesFebruary 13, 2001
Genial and entertaining if not notably inspired.Washington PostJanuary 01, 2000
Frothy.Film.comJanuary 01, 2000
The American President will make you laugh and make you smile. But it probably won't make you change your vote.Ozus' World Movie ReviewsSeptember 27, 2015
A genial and glossy middle-brow rom/com blended together with corny Capra-like political drama.EmanuelLevy.ComMay 04, 2011
Light, fluffy romantic comedy, well acted by Michael Douglas.Common Sense MediaDecember 18, 2010
Witty, wise, and idealized political romance.DVDLaserJune 14, 2007
as the 1995 film veers away from the romance, into definable (and dated) political issues, it loses some of its magic.Fantastica DailyOctober 08, 2005
A potentially good adult romance is undone by a preachy left-wing agenda.eFilmCritic.comApril 03, 2005
Sorkin starts his West Wing warm-up with a winning political rom-com.
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