The American President Picture

The American President Picture

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.
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The American President Photo

The American President Photo

A photo from The American President.
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President Andrew Shepherd Picture

President Andrew Shepherd Picture

President Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas) is the focus of "The American President," written by Aaron Sorkin and released in 1995. He faces criticism when he starts dating a lobbyist.
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The American President Quotes

President Andrew Shepherd: Is the view pretty good from the cheap seats, A.J.?
A.J.: I beg your pardon?
President Andrew Shepherd: Because it occurs to me that in 25 years I've never seen YOUR name on a ballot. Now why is that? Why are you always one step behind ME?
A.J.: Because if I wasn't, you'd be the most popular history teacher at the University of Wisconsin!
President Andrew Shepherd: Fuck you!

How do you have patience for people who claim they love America, but clearly can't stand Americans?

Sydney Ellen Wade