Set during the Cold War, a crisis hits when a faulty transmission inadvertently sends nuclear bomber planes toward Russia.The President of the United States (Henry Fonda) has to fix the blunder before he starts a war.All but one of the bombers are stopped—Air Force commander Frank Overton is unaware of the mistake and determined to carry out orders.The American President is a 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner and written by Aaron Sorkin.One day, he meets an environmental lobbyist, newly arrived in Washington, named Sydney Ellen Wade (Annette Bening).For him, there is a powerful attraction at first sight, and he asks one of his aides what the reaction might be if he asked her to be his companion at a state dinner. Convinced she is talking to a prankster, she compliments him on his "great - - -." Because both Douglas and Bening are believable in their roles, and because the power and bureaucracy of the White House already have been credibly established in the opening scenes, this moment works not as sit-com but as explosive comedy. Fortunately, geeky Duncan has the same goal When they finally get to the date however, a series of incidents could seriously damage the relationship..national security.Friedle starred as Eric Matthews, the older brother of Cory Matthews (Ben Savage), while Harnois played Missy Robinson, the girl who kisses Cory while Topanga (Danielle Fishel) is sick in Season 3, Episode 9.
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Educate yourself on the role of the President of the United States (POTUS) with these 15 films about American Presidents.
The list contains a mix of fictional dramas and romantic comedies as well as documentaries and historical accounts.
) and written by Aaron Sorkin, starring Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Michael J. These days it is most noted for being basically a dress rehearsal for Sorkin's later TV series , which included a number of the same actors, albeit in different parts.
US President Andrew Shepherd (Douglas), previously the governor of Wisconsin and a widower/single father, is on top of the world as the movie starts.