George W. Bush Is Already One of the Most-Fictionalized Presidents, so Deal With it, Franklin Pierce and Chester A. Arthur

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In coordination with the release of Hyde Park on the Hudson and Lincoln this fall, Slate broke down the history of presidents in movies, starting with Washington (70 appearances) up to Obama (21 appearances).

Top Five:

1. Lincoln (the Clint Howard of presidents, with 130 appearances)
2. Washington (70)
3. Grant (47, mostly in Westerns)
4. Jefferson (46)
5 (tie). Nixon and George W. Bush (36)

And that doesn’t even include Bush’s decapitated appearance in Game of Thrones.