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First Family (1980)

 -  Comedy  -  25 December 1980 (USA)
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Bob Newhart stars as President Manfred Link in this zany, wonderfully cast comedy from veteran funnyman Buck Henry (Heaven Can Wait, The Graduate).

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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President Manfred Link
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TV Interviewer
Roger Bowen
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Gloria Link
Harry Gold
Larry Block
Jim McKrell
Julie Payne
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Presidential Assistant Feebleman
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Press Secretary Bunthorne
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Vice-President Shockley
Nicholas Shields
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Senator from Rhode Island
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Constance Link
Julius Harris ...
Ambassador Longo
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Bob Newhart stars as President Manfred Link in this zany, wonderfully cast comedy from veteran funnyman Buck Henry (Heaven Can Wait, The Graduate).

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25 December 1980 (USA)  »

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Ene mene Mu und Präsident bist du  »

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The ending was re-shot a few weeks before the film opened because the audience reactions at the test screening had been overwhelmingly negative. See more »

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President Manfred Link: Try to handle this situation in the usual way, Bunny.
Press Secretary Bunthorne: Can I leak something?
President Manfred Link: Yes.
Press Secretary Bunthorne: Can I confirm something?
President Manfred Link: Yes.
Press Secretary Bunthorne: Can I deny something?
President Manfred Link: Yes, yes, yes. Try to make it look as though we're glad to have a lot of black people in the White House. Like we're-ah...
Press Secretary Bunthorne: Comfortable?
President Manfred Link: Exactly.
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Bad SNL skit wastes effort of fine cast
4 August 1999 | by (Birmingham, Alabama) – See all my reviews

Sometimes I awake in a cold sweat screaming, the nightmare always starts the same... I am watching First Family. This movie is so bad nearly twenty years later I am still upset at its mere mention. A waste of a great cast and an idea that while not academy award potential had some promise. My vote for worst movie ever...


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