Who Played The Best Hollywood President?

Many actors have portrayed presidents in film and tv, both based on real leaders or fictitious ones. Below is a list of our ten favorites, and for the films, how much money they grossed.

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#10 Billy Bob Thornton: Love Actually
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Billy Bob Thornton played the US President in 2003's Love Actually, which made $244,931,766 worldwide in movie theaters.
2
#9 Morgan Freeman: Deep Impact
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Morgan Freeman played President Beck in 1998's Deep Impact, which made $349,464,664 worldwide in movie theaters.
3
#8 Martin Sheen: The West Wing
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Martin Sheen played President Josiah Bartlet in the 1999 series, The West Wing.
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#7 Geena Davis: Commander in Chief
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Geena Davis played President Mackenzie Allen in the 2005 series, Commander in Chief.
5
#6 Anthony Hopkins: Nixon
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Anthony Hopkins played the 37th president of the United States, Richard M. Nixon, in 1995's Nixon, which made $13,681,765 worldwide in movie theaters.
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#5 Dennis Quaid: American Dreamz
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Dennis Quaid played President Staton, in 2006's American Dreamz, which made $16,656,103 worldwide in movie theaters.
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#4 Michael Douglas: The American President
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Michael Douglas played President Andrew Shepherd, in 1995's The American President, which made $107,879,496 worldwide in movie theaters.
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#3 Bill Pullman: Independence Day
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Bill Pullman played President Thomas J. Whitmore, in 1996's Independence Day, which made $817,400,891 worldwide in movie theaters.
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#2 Harrison Ford: Air Force One
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Harrison Ford played President James Marshall, in 1997's Air Force One, which made $315,156,409 worldwide in movie theaters.
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#1 Daniel Day-Lewis: Lincoln
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Daniel Day-Lewis played the 16th president of the United States, President Abraham Lincoln, in 2012's Lincoln, which made $275,293,450 worldwide in movie theaters.

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