The American President

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Romantic Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1995: # 0)

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Bryan Lienesch82 - Part political drama, party romantic drama, 'The American President' is definitely a fairly original story.

People Involved

  • Michael Douglas (Andrew Shepherd)
  • Annette Bening (Sydney Ellen Wade)
  • Michael J. Fox (Lewis Rothschild)
  • Martin Sheen (A.J. MacInerney)
  • Anna Deavere Smith (Robin McCall)
  • Shawna Waldron (Lucy Shepherd)
  • Samantha Mathis (Janie Basdin)
  • David Paymer (Leon Kodak)
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Senator Bob Rumson)
  • Nina Siemaszko (Beth Wade)
  • Wendie Malick (Susan Sloan)
  • Beau Billingslea (Agent Cooper)
  • Gail Strickland (Esther MacInerney)
  • Joshua Malina (David)
  • Clement von Franckenstein (President René Jean DAstier)
  • John Mahoney (Leo Solomon)
  • John Mahon (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs)
  • Gabriel Jarret (Jeff)
  • Rob Reiner (Director)