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PG-13| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
Hoping to shock the president (Dennis Quaid) out of an apparent nervous breakdown, the White House chief of staff (Willem Dafoe) books him as a guest judge on the country's hottest TV talent show. With a ruthless host (Hugh Grant), a conniving singer (Mandy Moore), and a sleeper-cell terrorist in the mix, the stage is set for an unforgettable program.

Cast: Hugh Grant , Dennis Quaid , Mandy Moore , Willem Dafoe , Chris Klein , Jennifer Coolidge , Sam Golzari , Marcia Gay Harden

Director: Paul Weitz

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

American Dreamz (2006)

Release Date: April 21st, 2006|1 hr. 47 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The rare case of a movie that gets better as it goes along. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Not as incisive a political commentary as "Thank You For Smoking," American Dreamz lampoons the public's appetite for mindless entertainment and easy distraction from serious concerns. show more

  • 30
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The movie stands as a genuine offense against the venerable and indispensable institution of satire. show more

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