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The Day Reagan Was Shot

The Day Reagan Was Shot

The Day Reagan Was Shot is a 2001 American made-for-television film drama film directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh and co-produced by Oliver Stone. The film stars Richard Dreyfuss as Alexander Haig and Richard Crenna as Ronald Reagan, and co-stars Michael Murphy, Holland Taylor, Kenneth Welsh and Colm Feore.

Plot

The film is loosely based on events surrounding the Reagan assassination attempt on March 30, 1981 by John Hinckley, Jr., and depicts a media frenzy, a divided White House cabinet and staff with little control, and a fictional threat of international crisis.