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6 Protecting the President Movies

The safety of the President in a country is of utmost importance. It’s no surprise then that many movies have been made about protecting the President from various threats like assassination. From action-packed thrillers to light-hearted comedies, these films explore the unique pressures and challenges that come with the job.

Despite their different tones, one thing remains constant in all these movies; a deep respect for the office and its incredible responsibility. Here's a list of 6 Protecting the President Movies to get you started.

Protecting the President Movies

Movies about protecting the president usually follow intense and suspenseful storylines involving Secret Service agents or other security personnel tasked with safeguarding the leader of a nation. These films often blend action, drama, and sometimes even a bit of political intrigue as they depict the challenges and dangers faced by those responsible for ensuring the safety of a country's highest office.

Olympus Has Fallen
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Dylan McDermott (Actors)

Olympus Has Fallen

The unthinkable happens when heavily armed and highly trained terrorists launch a bold daytime attack on the White House. The building is overrun, and President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) and his staff are taken, hostage.

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Luckily for Asher, former presidential security officer Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is on the scene. With time running out, it's up to Banning to locate Asher's son before the extremists do and rescue the president before his captors unleash their ultimate plan.

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

White House Down

Capitol police officer John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been denied his dream job of protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx) as a member of the Secret Service.

Not wanting to disappoint his young daughter with the bad news, Cale takes her on a tour of the White House. While he and his daughter are there, a heavily armed paramilitary group attacks and seizes control.

As the nation's government dissolves in chaos, only Cale can save his daughter, the president, and the country.

Big Game
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson (Actors)

Big Game

The U.S. president (Samuel L. Jackson) must rely on a 13-year-old boy (Onni Tommila) to get him out alive after Air Force One is shot down over Finland as part of a psychopath's plot to hunt and kill the POTUS.

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London Has Fallen
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman (Actors)

London Has Fallen

After the death of the British prime minister, the world's most powerful leaders gather in London to pay their respects. Without warning, terrorists unleash a devastating attack that leaves the city in chaos and ruins.

Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) springs into action to bring U.S. President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) to safety. When Asher falls into the hands of the sinister organization, it's up to Banning to save his commander-in-chief from a horrible fate.

The Sentinel
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Michael Douglas, Kiefer Sutherland, Eva Longoria (Actors)

The Sentinel

Secret Service agent Pete Garrison (Michael Douglas) investigates a colleague's murder and subsequently becomes a suspect due to the machinations of a blackmailer who knows the secret he is hiding. Disgraced, dismissed, and now a fugitive, Garrison must both clear his name and save the president from assassination.

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

Angel Has Fallen

Authorities take Secret Service agent Mike Banning into custody for the failed assassination attempt of U.S. President Allan Trumbull. After escaping from his captors, Banning must evade the FBI and his own agency to find the real threat to the president.

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Desperate to uncover the truth, he soon turns to unlikely allies to help clear his name and save the country from imminent danger.

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