Best Whitehouse Movies You Can Watch Now

The White House is the temporary residence for the current president of the United States of America. It is always surrounded by secrets, sparking people’s imagination about what could be inside it. Could it have secret rooms? Are there secret tunnels beneath? Does it have a room that can tolerate a nuclear explosion? Could enemies attack it? Are those enemies human or alien? Many questions that Hollywood tries to answer in it’s own way. Find here the best Whitehouse movies if you are curious about what is hidden inside.  

Air Force One – 1997

One of the most famous whitehouse movies directed by Wolfgang Petersen, starring Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman and Glenn Close.

Movie Plot

The movie is about a hijacking operation of Air Force One, a plane with the U.S. President and his family on board. The hijackers are Communist radicals, and this initiates a negotiation between them and the Vice President. It all started after the U.S president went to Moscow and gave a speech about the new policy of his country against terrorists.

Movie Time: 2 Hours and 4 minutes.

Movie Type: Action, Drama and Thriller.

The Butler – 2013

One of the whitehouse movies directed by Lee Daniels, starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack and Jane Fonda.

Movie Plot

The story is about Cecil Gaines who was born in the 1920s’ to a poor family, and he works as a domestic servant. After a while he moves up to working in a hotel. He is so efficient and honest, so he becomes the White House’s butler, and he stays in his job for decades serving many United States’ presidents, and taking care of his own family as well.

Movie Time: 2 Hours and 12 minutes.

Movie Type: Drama and Biography.

Olympus Has Fallen – 2013

One of the movies like white house down directed by Antoine Fuqua, starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman.

Movie Plot

In this movie, the White House has been captured by a group of terrorists and the U.S. president has been kidnapped. In the midst of all this there is a Secret Service Agent called Mike Banning, who finds himself surrounded, barricaded inside the white house. He has to do something to help the national security team take control of the situation and retake the White House.

Movie Time: 1 Hour and 59 minutes.

Movie Type: Action and Thriller.

White House Down – 2013

Another one of the whitehouse movies directed by  Roland Emmerich, starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Movie Plot

The movie is about John Cale the policeman who lost his dream job to become one of the security guards of the U.S. president, but he could not tell his daughter about his failure and takes her on a trip to the white house. At this time, a group of paramilitary people with heavy weapons take control of the white house, and the whole government falls into chaos. All of that gives John Cale a chance to prove himself and save the president, his daughter, and the whole country.

Movie Time: 2 Hours and 11 minutes.

Movie Type: Action, Drama and Thriller.

The American President – 1995

A comedy movie directed by Rob Reiner, starring Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, and Michael J. Fox.

Movie Plot

Andrew Shepherd is a popular U.S president. He is a widower and lives with his daughter in the white house. While his first term is about to reach it’s end, he and his team feel that it is something assured for him to win the election, until he falls in love with an environmental activist called Sydney Ellen Wade. He takes her out to dinner, opening the doors for his opposition to attack him, especially Senator Bob Rumson.

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Movie Time: 1 Hour and 54 minutes.

Movie Type: Comedy, Drama and Romance.

Thirteen Days – 2000

A movie directed by Roger Donaldson, starring Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood and Shawn Driscoll, and another one of the whitehouse movies

.Movie Plot

The movie is set in 1962, about an advisor for President John F. Kennedy, after he informed him about the Soviet Union plan to use Cuba as a nuclear weapons base, and that weapons threaten south and east of the United State of America. Now Kennedy and his councilor should make the right decision to protect the country.

Movie Time: 2 Hours and 25 minutes.

Movie Type: History, Drama and Thriller.

Independence Day – 1996

Another one of the movies like white house down directed by Roland Emmerich, starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum.

Movie Plot

The movie takes place on July the 2nd, when a big collision is about to happen between an unknown enormous object and Earth. This attack puts all communication services on Earth in jeopardy.

At first, the American army assumed that these objects are meteors, but later they learn it is a spacecraft driven by a mysterious alien. Nobody has any idea what is going on until a cable technician and ex-scientist knows that the aliens will attack important points on Earth, and his prediction turns out to be true. They wipe out Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, Washington, Moscow and Houston. Some survivors gather in Area 51 and set up a plan to fight the aliens.

Movie Time: 2 Hours and 25 minutes.

Movie Type: Action, Adventure and Sci-fi.

Lincoln – 2012

A history movie directed by Steven Spielberg and one of the whitehouse movies starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Movie Plot

The movie is set in 1865 during the American civil war, and it tells the story of Abraham Lincoln, and how he fought to pass the constitutional amendment to ban slavery forever from the country, ending the war and upholding peace.

Movie Time: 2 Hours and 30 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography, Drama and History.

Nixon – 1995

A biography movie directed by Oliver Stone and starring Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen and Ed Harris and a great one of the whitehouse movies you will enjoy watching.

Movie Plot

The movie shows us different sides from the life of the most famous united states president of all time, Richard Nixon. His name is attached to the famous “Water Gate” scandal.

The movie shows us his relationship with his Quaker upbringing, and his political ambition since he was a law student, and how he lost the 1960 presidential election to John F. Kennedy, then lost again in 1962 in the California gubernatorial race.

Movie Time: 3 Hours and 12 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography, Drama and History.

Armageddon – 1998

A Sci-fi movie and one of the whitehouse movies you will enjoy. The movie is directed by Michael Bay and starring Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck and Billy Bob Thornton.

Movie Plot

The story is about a big asteroid called “doomsday” that NASA discovered. It is on a collision course to Earth, and the only way to avoid this destiny is by reaching it and destroying it in space using a nuclear weapon, after digging into the asteroid soil and putting weapon inside it. NASA trained the best drillers in the world to do this job and trained their team also to do it well, but the news about the end of the world distributed everywhere, causing worldwide panic and unpredictable changes in people’s behaviour.

Movie Time: 2 Hours and 31 minutes.

Movie Type: Action, Adventure and Sci-fi.

Hanan Hikal
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