The American President

The American President (1995)

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

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1995-11-17
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 493 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 54min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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    Camera John Seale Director of Photography
    Production Janet Hirshenson Casting
    Directing Rob Reiner Director
    Production Rob Reiner Producer
    Editing Robert Leighton Editor
    Production Jane Jenkins Casting
    Art Lilly Kilvert Production Design
    Art John Warnke Art Direction
    Production Barbara Maltby Associate Producer
    Art Karen O'Hara Set Decoration
    Directing Cherylanne Martin Second Assistant Director
    Production Jeffrey Stott Executive Producer
    Sound Marc Shaiman Music
    Costume & Make-Up Gloria Gresham Costume Designer
    Writing Aaron Sorkin Writer
    Production Charles Newirth Executive Producer
    Production Charles Newirth Unit Production Manager
    Production Allegra Clegg Production Supervisor
    Directing Frank Capra III First Assistant Director
    Sound Robert Grieve Supervising Sound Editor
    Directing Kerry Lyn McKissick Script Supervisor