The American President

The American President

A rival exploits the president's (Michael Douglas) romance with a lobbyist (Annette Bening).

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The American President


Romance, Comedy drama114 Mins1995PG-13

With the end of his first term in sight, widowed U.S. President Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas) knows that overwhelming public support will guarantee his re-election. But when he falls in love with lobbyist Sydney Ellen Wade (Annette Bening), Shepherd's supporters question the relationship, and his approval ratings drop. As a rival presidential candidate goes on the attack, Shepherd must choose between his political career and his love for Sydney.


  • Amusing
  • Witty
  • Endearing