The American President (1995) is the comedy-drama about a widowed US president and a lobbyist who fall in love. Shades of The West Wing, as well, as Aaron Sorkin wrote the film. Starring Michael Douglas and Annette Bening.
L.A. Confidential (1997) is the story of a shooting in the city of angels, and how three police officers investigate it, all in very different manners. Off the record, it's a great flick. Starring Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Kim Basinger and Guy Pearce.
"Blow" stars Johnny Depp as George Jung, a young man who established the market for cocaine in America in the 1970s. His rise and fall is acted brilliantly by Depp and told in heartbreaking, entertaining fashion.
"Blow" is based on the true story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970's. The 2001 movie tells the story of his rise and fall, from his humble beginnings to a life sentence.
[narrating] We sat and drank with the sun on our shoulders and felt like free men. Hell, we could have been tarring the roof of one of our own houses. We were the lords of all creation. As for Andy - he spent that break hunkered in the shade, a strange little smile on his face, watching us drink his beer.
[narrating] I wish I could tell you that Andy fought the good fight, and the Sisters let him be. I wish I could tell you that - but prison is no fairy-tale world. He never said who did it, but we all knew.