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Release Date: March 10, 2000Running Time: 101 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $144,583.00
Genre: Drama, Thriller


Kevin Pollak

Timothy Hutton

Sheryl Lee Ralph

Sean Astin

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Set in the year 2008, a political thriller which takes place over the course of an election evening. When Walter Emerson, the embattled incumbent President of the United States, finds himself trapped in Colorado by a freak snowstorm, he and his entourage must seek refuge in a diner. As President Emerson, his Chief of Staff Marshall Thompson and National Security advisor Gayle Redford view the election returns at the diner and hear the news of his victory in a crucial primary, the broadcast is interrupted by reports of an international incident with U.N. forces overrun and numerous Americans killed. As the President decides on a course of action, he addresses the nation from the diner. During... Full Summary >>