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13 Notable President Movies

President Movies have always been popular, from the classics to more recent movies. Whether you're a fan of drama, comedy, or action, there's something for everyone interested in the lives of our nation's leaders.

From biopics about historic presidents to fictional ones ruling in a post-apocalyptic future, the president movie genre has something for every cinematic taste. Here are 13 notable presidential movies to binge-watch.

President Movies

President movies typically revolve around the lives, challenges, and triumphs of political leaders, offering a glimpse into the complexities of their roles. From inspiring biographies to fictional dramas, these films explore the personal and professional aspects of presidencies, showcasing the impact of decisions on individuals and nations.

White House down
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jamie Foxx, Jake Weber, Rachelle Lefevre (Actors)

White House Down

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from an armed group of paramilitary invaders.

Angel Has Fallen
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Vladislav Denev (Actors)

Angel Has Fallen

Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is wrongfully accused for the attempted assassination on U.S. President Allan Trumbull, and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the president.

Lincoln
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn (Actors)

Lincoln

From DreamWorks Pictures and legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes an epic film that chronicles the untold story of the final four months of the man regarded as America's greatest President.

The American President
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen (Actors)

The American President

A political rival turns the widowed president's romance with an environmental lobbyist into an election-year issue.

First Kid
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Sinbad, Brock Pierce, Timothy Busfield (Actors)

First Kid

Aspiring Secret Service agent Sam Simms (Sinbad) is none too happy when he discovers that he has been assigned to guard teenager Luke (Brock Pierce), the rambunctious son of the United States president (James Naughton).

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While Simms and Luke initially clash, they slowly form a friendship, particularly bonding over the young student's issues with a bully. The pair's improved relationship, however, doesn't stop the trouble-prone kid from getting into plenty of antics.

JFK: A President Betrayed
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Morgan Freeman, Sergei Khrushchev, Viktor Sukhodrev (Actors)

JFK: A President Betrayed

Narrated by Morgan Freeman, this film reveals new evidence how JFK embarked on secret back channel peace efforts with Nikita Khrushchev & Fidel Castro, determined to get out of Vietnam despite intense opposition inside his own government.

JFK
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Kevin Costner, Kevin Bacon, Tommy Lee Jones (Actors)

JFK

The highly acclaimed docudrama chronicles New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison's investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Barry

A young Barack Obama forges his identity while dealing with race, divergent cultures and ordinary life as a New York City college student. | Stream on Netflix

My Fellow Americans
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd (Actors)

My Fellow Americans

Rival ex-Presidents Jack Lemmon and James Garner hit the road together with murderous thugs on their tail.

Southside With You
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, Vanessa Bell Calloway (Actors)

Southside with You

Future president Barack Obama goes on a first date with reluctant attorney Michelle Robinson—which takes the pair to an art exhibit, a screening of Spike Lee’s ‘Do the Right Thing’ and a first kiss outside of an ice cream parlor.

All the President's Men
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden (Actors)

All the President’s Men

Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation.

Thirteen Days
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Brenda Sykes, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp (Actors)

Thirteen Days

Kevin Costner stars in this inside look at how the Kennedy Administration responded to the discovery of offensive Soviet weapons in Cuba.

The Plot Against the President
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Devin Nunes, Richard Grenell, Donald Trump Jr. (Actors)

The Plot Against the President

The true story of how Congressman Devin Nunes uncovered the operation to bring down the President of the United States. Following the book The Plot Against the President by investigative journalist Lee Smith, this feature length documentary explores new information and additional interviews as the case unfolds.

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