Plot – William Harrison Mitchell, the President of the United States of America, has so many tasks that he uses an alter ego to manage everything. Dave Kovic has been his last substitute. When Mitchell suffers from a stroke while having a bit of fun, it would generate a scandal if citizens and journalists came to know it. Ellen, the First Lady, is unaware of it too, while Dave has now to learn how to preside recommendations and meetings.
All actors – Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Kevin Dunn, Ving Rhames, Ben Kingsley, Charles Grodin, Faith Prince, Laura Linney, Bonnie Hunt, Parley Baer, Stefan Gieraschshow all
“Dave” Quotes 10 quotes
“I'm the President and, as they say, the buck stops here. So I take full responsibility for each one of my illegalactions. But that's not the whole story. I think the American people are entitled to the real truth. I have here evidence in the form of notes, letters, and written memoranda, proving that Bob Alexander was involved in each of these...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Allegations of wrongdoing have also been made against Vice President Nance. Now, as this evidence will prove, at no time and in no way was the Vice President involved in any of this affair. Bob just made all that up. Vice President Nance is a good and decent public servant, and I want to apologize for any pain that this has caused him or his...” (continue)(continue reading)
“There's no mistake, Bill. When you veto someone's funding, that is not a mistake. When you hurt someone intentionally, that is not a mistake.”
“- Dave Kovic: I've always wondered about you guys. About how you're trained to take a bullet for the President?
- Duane Stevenson: What about it?
- Dave Kovic: Is that really true? I mean, would you let yourself be killed to save his life?
- Duane Stevenson: Certainly.”
“- Ellen Mitchell: What do you do for a living?
- Dave Kovic: When I'm not running the country?
- Ellen Mitchell: Yeah.
- Dave Kovic: I run a temp agency. You know, secretaries and stuff.
- Ellen Mitchell: So you find people jobs.”
“You don't really know how much you can do until you stand up and decide to try.”