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Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and decimate his approval ratings.

6.8
44
Directed by

Rob Reiner

Written by

Aaron Sorkin (Writer)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Why can't the most powerful man in the world have the one thing he wants most?

Cast

Keywords

usa president new love widower the white house wildlife conservation

Photos

Lists

#75 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score