The year is 2008 and the American President, Walter Emerson (Pollak) is campaigning for re-election. While visiting Colorado state, he finds himself, his chief of staff (Hutton), his security advisor (Ralph) and a network TV crew stranded at a local diner due to a snowstorm.
While there, they find out that trouble is brewing in Kuwait, resulting in the butcher of several hundred U.S. peace-keeping troops. Outraged, the president must deal with the delicate situation and avoid an international war, using the debates and advice of his officials and a handful of locals.
Studio: Paramount Classics
Producer(s): James Spies, Marc Frydman
Screenplay: Rod Lurie