The American President

Factual error: In the scenes of the dinner honoring the President of France, they descend the stairs into the entrance hall and cross towards the State Dining Room. The remaining scenes of the dinner take place in the much larger East Room, completely on the other side of the White House, recognizable from the larger chandeliers and greater size of the room.

Factual error: When Sydney arrives at the Christmas Party, President Shepherd and A.J. MacInerney ask where she's been. She says she was stuck at Dupont Circle and they ask why she was on the Hill. But to get from Capitol Hill to the White House, one would not drive anywhere near Dupont Circle.

Factual error: At the end of the movie the President gives Sydney roses. She asked him how he was able to give a woman flowers while being the President. His response is "it seems I have a rose garden." This was the night of the State of the Union Address. This happens in late January, no roses would be available this time of year from an outdoor garden in January in Washington DC.

Continuity mistake: When they are arguing in his bedroom, her scarf and coat are closed at one point, then open, then closed.

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President Andrew Shepherd: You have concerns?
Sydney Ellen Wade: Yes. Not many. A few. One. I have one concern.
President Andrew Shepherd: This wouldn't have to do with the fact that one of us is president?

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