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GOP presidential hopefuls share their favorite movies

October 31, 2011 - New York

US president Barack Obama and Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain might differ on political ideologies but they do share an interest when it comes to watching movies.

Both President and Cain say that Francis Ford Coppola's 1971 Oscar-winning drama, 'The Godfather' is their favourite film.

Other GOP contenders also shared their favourite movie with The Washington Times this week.

Mitt Romney's favourite is 'The Odyssey', while Rick Perry and Former House speaker Newt Gingrich's favourites are 'Immortal Beloved' and Casablanca respectively.

Meanwhile, Rep. Michele Bachmann revealed that his favourite is Mel Gibson's 1995 movie "Braveheart", "or maybe 'Saving Private Ryan", the 1998 movie starring Tom Hanks about U.S. soldiers behind enemy lines in World War II.

Rick Santorum's favourite is the 'Field of Dreams', the 1989 baseball classic set in Iowa.


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