Kevin Kline, Dave
“Hail to the Chief, he’s the one we all say hail to. We all say hail cause he keeps himself so clean. He’s got the power, that’s why he’s in the shower…”
Michael Douglas, The American President
We fought about this at the BuzzFeed President’s Day Pizza Party, but this is my list, so it earns a top spot. I actually saw this movie three times IN THEATERS (with my dad—Hi, Dad!) which I guess makes it my personal Titanic.
Jeff Bridges, The Contender
Someone once told me that someone told HIM that Obama said Jeff Bridges was his (Barry’s) favorite movie president. So there is only a 20% chance that this is even true, but Obama’s favorite automatically makes this list.
Paul Giamatti and Stephen Dillane, John Adams
Playing John Adams and Thomas Jefferson respectively. That TJ can smolder in breeches really says a lot. (We count HBO as a movie because it’s not TV.)
Harrison Ford, Air Force One
“You know who I am? I’m the President of the United States.” Movie presidents like to throw that one around a lot.
Jack Lemon, James Garner, and Dan Akroyd, My Fellow Americans
A movie for post-partisan geriatric America. (This whole movie is on YouTube, if you’re bored.)
Bill Pullman, Independence Day
This is like the American version of the St. Crispin’s Day speech. CHILLS.
This post was created by a user and has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!
- Charlotte police have released video of Keith Lamont Scott's shooting and photos of a gun they say he had loaded.
- Kim Kardashian said she is voting for Hillary Clinton after being quoted saying she was "on the fence."
- The National Museum of African American History and Culture has officially opened in Washington, DC.
Report an Issue
Drag to highlight one or more parts of the screen.
We got your feedback, and we'll follow up with you at
Sadly, an error occured while sending your feedback. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know.