The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001)

The Day Reagan Was Shot





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Oliver Stone served as executive producer for this made-for-cable drama that looks back at the events of March 30, 1981, when John Hinckley, Jr. attempted to assassinate then-president Ronald Reagan. Richard Crenna stars as Reagan, Christian Lloyd plays Hinckley, Richard Dreyfuss portrays Secretary of State Alexander Haig (who infamously proclaimed himself "in charge here" after the shooting) and Holland Taylor appears as Nancy Reagan. Produced for the Showtime premium cable network, The Day … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Television, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Cyrus Nowrasteh
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 29, 2002



as Ronald Reagan

as Alexander Haig

as James Baker

as Nancy Reagan

as Buddy Stein

as Cap Weinberger

as Michael Deaver

as Ed Meese

as Dick Allen

as Special Agent Cage

as Dr. Allard

as Dr. Gregorio

as John Hinckley

as Donald Regan

as William Casey

as James Brady

as Sarah Brady

as George Bush

as Lt. Col. Taylor

as General Yates

as David Gergen

as Agent Emery

as Agent McCarthy

as FBI Agent Kirkus

as Attorney General Smi...

as Larry Speakes

as Lyn Nofziger

as Trauma Doctor

as Officer Delmonico

as Agent Vaughn

as News Anchor
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Full Review… | March 11, 2003
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

A boring and over-the-top exploitation of a day a president was nearly killed and his government was sent into chaos.

Full Review… | March 11, 2003
Apollo Guide

July 23, 2005

Full Review… | March 11, 2003

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