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286 Ratings

The American President

Directed by Rob Reiner
United States, 1995
Comedy, Drama, Romance


President Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas), an unabashedly liberal Democrat, is just gearing up for re-election when he meets an attractive and sharp environmental lobbyist named Sydney Wade (Annette Bening).

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The American President Directed by Rob Reiner

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1996 | Nominee: Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score

National Board of Review

1995 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Writers Guild of America

1996 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1996 | 5 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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