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In Absolute Power Clint Eastwood plays a burglar who witnesses the president trying to rape a woman. As she fights back she is killed by secret service agents.
The movie The Dead Zone has Martin Sheen as a politician destined to become an evil U.S. President, who would use his power to start a nuclear war. Greg Stillson: "I have had a vision that I am going to be President of the United States someday. And nobody, and I mean nobody is going to stop me!" Greg Stillson: "The missiles are flying. Hallelujah, ...
Clear and Present Danger (1994) has the President approve of undercover ops against drug lords. Escape from New York (1981) you could argue that the president is viewed as the bad guy as he shows no sympathy to the people who helped him escape off Manhattan Island. Tangentially you could say Frost/Nixon (2008) but that would be in a historical context. ...
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