Paramount at the Movies Presents: The American President [PG-13]
Movies | 02/11/2018 | 2:00PM
Elect The Paramount as your sweetheart for this romantic pre-Valentine’s Day movie!
President Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas), widowed and nearing the end of his first term, is all but guaranteed re-election. But Shepherd’s approval ratings drop when he falls in love with lobbyist Sydney Ellen Wade (Annette Bening), and a rival candidate uses the relationship to his advantage. Soon Shepherd finds himself choosing between his career and his newfound love.
Did You Know?
- During one of his many visits to the White House, Director Rob Reiner spent two consecutive days with President Bill Clinton, following him around as he went through his day
- The telephone number President Shepherd gives Sydney to call him back is in fact the number to the White House.
- Robert Redford was originally cast in the lead role, but was replaced with Michael Douglas.