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The President's Man (2000)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller | TV Movie 2 April 2000
A U.S. president's highly classified secret agent must find a fearless replacement to take over his extremely dangerous military missions.

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Bob Gookin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chuck Norris ... Joshua McCord
Dylan Neal ... Sgt. Deke Slater
Jennifer Tung ... Que
Soon-Tek Oh ... General Vinh Tran
Jonathan Nichols ... Santiago
Marla Adams ... First Lady Mathews
Adam Gifford ... (as Adam G)
Brigitta Dau
Ralph Waite ... President Mathews
Stuart Whitman ... George Williams
Patrick Amos Patrick Amos ... Dobson
Ariel Chipman Ariel Chipman ... Terry Anderson
Mark Dalton ... Delta Force Man #1
J.J. Echavarria J.J. Echavarria ... Man (as Johnny Echavarria)
Ken Farmer ... Judge
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Storyline

Joshua McCord is an aging secret service operative who needs to train a younger man in his field. However, when the first lady is kidnapped by a mysterious band of terrorists, he finds himself thrust head first into a no-holds-barred, kick-butt action mission. Written by <tgraham@currantbun.com>

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No mission is impossible.

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Stuart Whitman's last movie. See more »

Goofs

When Chuck Norris drops out of the F117's bomb bay, his body appears to be about the size of one of the side windows of the canopy, which means either he is about 3 feet tall, or the stealth fighter is far bigger than its actual size. See more »

Quotes

Joshua McCord: [after Joshua talks to George] You screwed up.
Deke Slater: [Deke interupts] Joshua I know, but that...
Joshua McCord: Let me finish... you screwed up, but you screwed up for the right reasons. You're going to make mistakes, but it's how you deal with those mistakes, that's going to make the difference.
Deke Slater: So, does this mean I'm not fired?
Joshua McCord: You're not that lucky.
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Connections

References Solitaire (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

What A Woman Knows
Written by Geoff Koch, Christopher L Stone
Performed by Geoff Koch
"Only The Strong Survive"
Written by Geoff Koch, Christopher L Stone
Performed by Geoff Koch
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Much better than I expected
23 February 2013 | by jayce2279See all my reviews

I feel I should comment on all of the negative reviews this title has gotten. You've got to remember this is a television production from 2000, which is pre-Deadwood, Sons of Anarchy, Justified or The Walking Dead. If you take this into consideration, I thought the makers of The President's Man did a pretty good job. There are a lot of action and martial arts scenes, of a much more violent nature than you would expect from a late 20th century TV movie, and Chuck Norris does everything you expect of him. Although some scenes are a little oversimplified and at times don't paint a very credible image of the workings of the U.S. Army or a drug cartel, the movie kind of reminded me of a lower budget version of Delta Force 2. If you're a Chuck Norris fan I'd definitely give it a shot.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Attacco al presidente See more »

Filming Locations:

Brownsville, Texas, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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