Since Woodrow Wilson screened Birth of a Nation, likely the first movie shown in the White House, there has been a marked interest in screening movies at the White House. So great was his interest in movies that FDR converted a cloak room in 1942 to the official White House Family Theater that screens some of the best movies of all time to this day. This list of movies that have been shown at the White House is a small sampling of some of the movies known to have been screened at the White House.
What movies have been shown at the White House? What films have been seen at the White House Family Theater? What kinds of movies do Presidents watch? This list of White House movie screenings will give you an idea what goes in during the down time at the White House and what Presidents do for fun. If you see one of your favorite movies among the movies Presidents have watched, vote it up.
- Photo: Columbia Pictures129 VOTES
Shown during the Clinton administration.
- Photo: RKO Radio Pictures228 VOTES
Shown during the Nixon administration.
- Photo: Warner Bros.315 VOTES
Shown during the Carter administration.
- Photo: 20th Century Fox424 VOTES
- Photo: Paramount Pictures516 VOTES
Shown during the Kennedy administration.
- Photo: Universal Pictures619 VOTES