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1995 | 'The American President'
Michael Douglas plays a widower who also happens to be the U.S. president, running for reelection. Annette Bening plays a lobbyist on a mission to get an environmental bill passed. Sparks fly when the two attend a state dinner together, but a smear campaign by the opposing party threatens to cut their romance short in this film, which was nominated for an Oscar and five Golden Globes.
Campaign lesson learned: The world of politics makes for a tough romantic playground. But if you keep your relationship above board and stick to your ideological guns, you have a shot at winning the election and the girl.