The American President

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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.

  1. Aaron Sorkin


  2. Rob Reiner


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Douglas

    Michael Douglas

    Andrew Shepherd

  2. Annette Bening

    Annette Bening

    Sydney Ellen Wade

  3. Michael J. Fox

    Michael J. Fox

    Lewis Rothschild

  4. Martin Sheen

    Martin Sheen

    A.J. MacInerney

  5. Anna Deavere Smith

    Anna Deavere Smith

    Robin McCall

  6. Shawna Waldron

    Shawna Waldron

    Lucy Shepherd

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $62,000,000.00

Revenue $107,879,496.00

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Release Information

  • November 17, 1995
    PG-13, Theatrical



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