Harrison Ford tops best fictional presidents poll

Ford’s Commander In Chief James Marshall from the 1997 movie raked in 27 per cent of votes in the survey compiled by TheCredits.org, a website sponsored by the Motion Picture Association of America.

Morgan Freeman’s President Beck from apocalyptic asteroid movie Deep Impact landed in second place with 19 per cent.

In third is Bill Pullman’s fighter plane flying President Whitmore in the alien blockbuster Independence Day.

Other fictional presidents to receive a nod include Martin Sheen’s West Wing incumbent Josiah ‘Jed’ Bartlett and Cherry Jones as President Alison Taylor in action series 24.