Ford is top movie president

Ford’s turn as President James Marshall in Air Force One landed him 38 per cent of the vote in the poll, held over the weekend (13-14Feb10) to mark Presidents Day in America on Monday (15Feb10).

Douglas’ portrayal of President Andrew Shepherd in 1995 film The American President earned him second place with 21 per cent of the 30,000 votes cast.

Bill Pullman’s Independence Day leader, President Thomas J. Whitmore, came in third ahead of Morgan Freeman (Deep Impact) and Jack Nicholson (Mars Attacks!).