The American President

A widowed U.S. President running for reelection and an environmental lobbyist fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception," and sparks fly anyway.

Grosses

Domestic (55.7%)
$60,079,496
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing
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Opening$10,014,558
1,508 theaters
Release DateNov 17, 1995
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 54 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance
In Release411 days/58 weeks
Widest Release1,508 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 17-193$10,014,558-1,508-$6,640$10,014,5581
Nov 24-26
Thanksgiving 3-Day
6$9,713,222-3%1,508-$6,441$24,922,4731
Dec 1-3
Post-Thanksgiving
6$5,308,173-45.4%1,508-$3,520$33,533,9543
Dec 8-107$3,016,844-43.2%1,508-$2,000$38,047,6884
Dec 15-178$2,128,685-29.4%1,508-$1,411$41,134,2655
Dec 22-25
Christmas long wknd
14$2,303,111-1,310-$1,758$44,483,237-
Dec 29-Jan 1, 1996
New Year's long wknd
10$4,104,793-1,310-$3,133$51,055,287-
Jan 5-710$2,252,807-1,181-$1,907$54,154,5548
Jan 12-1416$1,473,957-34.6%820-361$1,797$56,257,8729
Jan 12-15
MLK wknd
17$1,702,220-820-$2,075$56,486,135-