2006 – American Dreamz

Directed by: Paul Weitz
Written by: Paul Weitz
Produced by: Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz
Production year: 2005
Original release: April 21, 2006 (USA)
Running time: 1 hour, 48 minutes
Other cast: Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore
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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.