President’s Day Presidential Movies

Today, for most people, is a day off from work and I’m sure that you have absolutely no idea what you are going to do with your newly acquired time. I know it’s a Monday, which means real life starts again tomorrow, but we can still enjoy the freedom. Thatshowsucks is here to help you get into the President’s Day mood, if there is such a mood…, by listing the best movies involving a presidential character as a lead role. We hope you enjoy your day off and spend some time relaxing to one of the below-mentioned movies:

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Independence Day

On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped “destroyer” spacecraft, each 15 miles (24 km) in width. As the destroyers take positions over some of Earth’s major cities, David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum), an MIT-graduate working for a cable company in New York City, discovers hidden satellite transmissions which he believes is a timer counting down to a coordinated attack by the aliens.

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National Treasure: Book of Secrets

When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Bens great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in Abraham Lincolns death. Determined to prove his ancestors innocence, Ben follows an international chain of clues that takes him on a chase from Paris to London and ultimately back to America. This journey leads Ben and his crew not only to surprising revelations but to the trail of the worlds most treasured secrets.

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Air Force One

Harrison Ford plays President James Marshall, who, after special forces capture and jail General Ivan Radek (played by Jurgen Prochnow), a radical Russian military dictator with nuclear weapons capabilities, announces on a trip to Russia that the U.S. will no longer negotiate with terrorist groups, nor will the nation be afraid to stand up to them. Little does he know that a small band of militants who sympathize with Radek have penetrated Air Force One’s security system. While on the plane ride home, they attempt to carry out their vendetta against President Marshall.

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The American President

Michael Douglas is President Andrew Shepherd, a widower and father who begins to get uncomfortable with the perception surrounding his being a single father. He drops in on a meeting with environmental lobbyists and meets hard-charging Sydney Wade (Annette Bening). After Sydney escorts President Shepherd to a State dinner, the two strike up a relationship, much to the chagrin of Sydney’s boss, played by John Mahoney, and much to the delight of President Shepherd’s political rival, the scheming Senator Bob Rumson (Richard Dreyfuss).

We hope that you have found that special President’s Day mood and, well, enjoyed a movie too.

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