The American President (1995) Poster


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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
mentioned by name in conversation with Sydney and gate security guard.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
mentioned by name.
Dr. Seuss on the Loose (1973) (TV Short)
AJ recites the Green Eggs & Ham refrain
Wall Street (1987)
At one point the president's Chief of Staff A.J. McInerney played by Martin Sheen updates President Shepherd, played by Michael Douglas, about a possible strike by airline mechanics, flight attendants and baggage handlers. In Wall Street (1987) Martin Sheen plays an airline union shop steward and at one point attends a meeting with Gordon Gekko, also played by Michael Douglas, with airline pilots', flight attendants' and baggage handlers' union reps.

Referenced in 

Very Important Pennis: Very Important Pennis: Part 2 (1996) (TV Episode)
Dennis goes to the premiere of this film and talks to Michael Douglas.
Jackie Brown (1997)
Is the film Max sees at the Del Amo mall before running into Jackie; poster visible outside the Del Amo mall theater.
Welcome to Hollywood (1998)
There is a poster of it in the first office (Dreamworks office) shown (the addition to be the focus of this movie)
The Muse (1999)
Rob Reiner thanks Sarah for The American President
The Contender (2000)
Scene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of Cool (2001)
The movie poster is seen during an interview.
Die Affäre Semmeling (2002) (TV Series)
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08 (2008) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Bill Clinton on Weekend Update in 1995
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $2,000 question
The Cinema Snob: Turkish Casper (2012) (TV Episode)
"This is Turkish Casper, not Turkish The American President!"


Woman of the Year (1942)
Excerpt from an earlier film shows Tracy slapping Hepburn in the butt, and also shows main actor's father.
Adam's Rib (1949)
Backside slapping scene shown on TV at Camp David.
North (1994)
Clip seen on TV in Camp- David

Featured in 

Seinfeld: The Pool Guy (1995) (TV Episode)
Scenes from the film are on the theater screen behind George as he searches for his friends.
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Appears on Gene Siskel's list of new home video releases he recommends.
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Big Shots: Tall, Dark and Hairless (2007) (TV Episode)
Karl and his wife and mistress watch it; in-joke as Joshua Malina appears in both projects
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.80 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Annette Bening films
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown during Jeff Greenfield's commentary

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: David Alan Grier/Silverchair (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Weird Science: Lisarella (1996) (TV Episode)
This episode is a parody of the film.
Animaniacs: Magic Time/The Brain's Apprentice (1998) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "The Brain's Apprentice"

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