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American Dreamz

American Dreamz

Director: Paul Weitz Cast: Dennis Quaid
Dennis Quaid
, Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
, Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore
Paul Weitz
American Dreamz

American Dreamz

Director: Paul Weitz Cast: Dennis Quaid
Dennis Quaid
, Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
, Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore
Paul Weitz


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The President of the United States (Dennis Quaid) seems to be having a nervous breakdown after picking up a newspaper for the first time in four years, and when his Chief of Staff (Willem Dafoe) determines to get the Commander in Chief out of his pajamas and back into the spotlight, the stage is set for a talent contest that the nation will never forget. To President Staton, the world is a fairly black-and-white place, but a glance at the daily headlines on the eve of his reelection leaves the most powerful man in the free world shaken to the very core. Now determined to read as much as possible in order to best assess the opinions of the general public, President Staton locks himself away and obsessively begins taking in as much information as humanly possible. With concern about the President's mental health soon taking precedence over all other issues in the White House, his nervous Chief of Staff attempts to get the Commander in Chief back in the public eye by booking him as a guest judge on television's top-rated talent show, "American Dreamz." A weekly ratings juggernaut hosted by self-loathing celebrity Martin Tweed (Hugh Grant), "American Dreamz" cashes in on the dominant culture of celebrity by affording everyday Americans the opportunity to be catapulted into stardom. As "American Dreamz" hopefuls Sally (Mandy Moore) and Omer (Sam Golzari) progress to the final round and the President takes his seat on the panel, an unexpected revelation about one of the finalists promises to make this season finale the biggest ratings grabber in television history.

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Product Details

Release Date: 10/08/2019
UPC: 0191329091609
Original Release: 2006
Rating: PG-13
Source: Universal
Time: 1:48:00
Sales rank: 33,895

Special Features

Deleted Scenes; Center Stage: Sally Kendoo; Dance Dreamz; Feature Commentary with Director Paul Weitz and Actor Sam Golzari

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dennis Quaid President Staton
Hugh Grant Martin Tweed
Mandy Moore Sally Kendoo
Willem Dafoe Chief of Staff
Chris Klein William Williams
Jennifer Coolidge Martha Kendoo
Sam Golzari Omer
Marcia Gay Harden First Lady
Seth Meyers Chet Krogl
John Cho Ittles
Judy Greer Accordo
Bernard White Actor
Tony Yalda Actor
Noureen DeWulf Actor
Shohreh Aghdashloo Actor
Jay Harik Actor

Technical Credits
Paul Weitz Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Simone Almekias-Seigl Makeup
William Arnold Production Designer
Sue Chan Art Director
Robert Elswit Cinematographer
John Hartigan Special Effects Supervisor
Myron Kerstein Editor
Kerry Kohansky Executive Producer
Elizabeth Lapp Set Decoration/Design
Jennifer Li Choreography
Rodney Liber Producer
Eric Warren Lindemann Sound/Sound Designer
Mark Anthony Little Asst. Director
Molly Maginnis Costumes/Costume Designer
Andrew Miano Producer
Joseph Middleton Casting
Kathy Nelson Musical Direction/Supervision
Stephen Trask Score Composer
Chris Weitz Executive Producer
David Wyman Sound/Sound Designer

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