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Release Date: November 17, 1995Running Time: 115 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13Box Office: $59,026,263.00
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Romantic Comedy


Michael Douglas

Annette Bening

Martin Sheen

Michael J. Fox

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How does the widowed leader of the free world balance his many obligations to his country with the ordinary demands and everyday rites of courtship? When President Andrew Shepherd, quite unexpectedly, falls in love with Sydney Wade, an environmental lobbyist, he must overcome obstacles not faced by average citizens; he must worry that the public's right to know will collide with the desire for personal privacy. He must contend with approval ratings, an inquiring press and an aggressive political opponent just to go on a date. The President's advisors, chief of staff, domestic policy advisor, White House pollster and press secretary help him get through his busy schedule, deal with demands of... Full Summary >>