Die besten US-Präsidenten aus TV und Film

7 of the best US presidents from the world of TV and film

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Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?? It’s is not an easy decision for many US citizens. Especially when Hollywood has provided us with so many iconic presidents over the years…   

The United States of America will vote for their new president on November 8th. And we all know who those candidates are: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. The two-party system has left a number of people craving an alternative that doesn’t exist, and Hollywood has done its bit to make that choice even more difficult by providing us with iconic presidents such as… 

  • President Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • President Francis Underwood
  • President “The Rock” Obama


Who would you cast your vote for? The Red Bulletin presents seven of the best TV and film presidents of all time. Which one is your favourite? Vote below! 

#7 - The Rock Obama

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First Political Appearance: Saturday Night Live

Best Political Quality: Biceps

Quote: “The Rock Obama much like Barack Obama … only stronger and more impulsive”

Famous supporter (actor): Dwayne Johnson

What we can learn: It is often better to keep your emotions under control when you’re the president. Or not? 

© YouTube // Saturday Night Live

#6 - Sarah Palin Lookalike

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First Political Appearance: Iron Sky

Best Political Quality: Her dress sense

Quote: “All presidents who start a war in their first term get re-elected.”

Famous supporter (actor):  Stephanie Paul

What we can learn: There is always a successful (and in this case very questionable) election team behind every successful president 

© YouTube // Stefan Kulaty

#5 Francis J. Underwood

First Political Appearance: House of Cards

Best Political Quality: Power crazy (yes, that’s probably the most positive thing about him)

Quote: “Shake with your right hand, but hold a rock in your left”

Famous supporter (actor)Kevin Spacey

What we can learn: You can’t show weakness if you want to make it to the top 

© YouTube // Digg 

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#4 Thomas “Tug” Benson

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First Political Appearance: Hot Shots and Hot Shots! Part Deux (as the President)

Best Political Quality: He’s indestructible thanks to multiple transplants 

Quote: “We’ll settle this the old navy way: The first guy to die, loses!”

Famous supporter (actor): Lloyd Bridges

What we can learn: Never pretend to be the President! 

© YouTube //  Idiom Land

#3 Thomas J. Whitmore

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First Political Appearance: Independence Day

Best Political Quality: Greatest motivational speaker of all time 

Quote: “We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight!”

Famous supporter (actor): Bill Pullman

What we can learn: A few motivational words never hurt 

© YouTube // Movieclips

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#2 Arnold Schwarzenegger

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First Political Appearance: The Simpsons - The Film

Best Political Quality: His accent

Quote: “I was elected to lead not to read!”

Famous supporter (actor): Arnold Schwarzenegger

What we can learn: A president is there to make decisions 

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#1 Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho

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First Political Appearance: Idiocracy

Best Political Quality: Pornstar and five-time Ultimate Smackdown Wrestling Champion

Quote: “Shit. I know shit’s bad right now.”

Famous supporter (actor): Terry Crews

What we can learn: Sometimes it isn’t the political message that is important, but the way you sell it 

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