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First Kid (1996)

 -  Family | Comedy  -  30 August 1996 (USA)
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Luke Davenport is the thirteen-year-old son of Paul Davenport, the President of the United States, and first lady Linda Davenport. Ill tempered Agent Woods is the secret service agent in ... See full summary »

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Luke Davenport is the thirteen-year-old son of Paul Davenport, the President of the United States, and first lady Linda Davenport. Ill tempered Agent Woods is the secret service agent in charge of Luke. Woods is fired after mistreating Luke in front of the press. Woods is then replaced by former boxer Sam Simms, who won a boxing title in 1977. Sam is eager to take the job - even though no one else wants it. Everyone thinks that Luke is just a brat when the only thing Luke wants is to just fit in and be like every other kid at his school, the Georgetown Academy. Sam almost gets fired when Luke gets decked at school by school bully Rob MacArthur. This is when Sam decides to use his boxing expertise to teach Luke how to fight. Luke has his eyes on class-mate Katie Warren, but so does Rob. Katie agrees to go with Luke to an upcoming school dance, so Sam teaches Luke how to dance. Rob is also at the dance, but this time when Rob tries to deck Luke, Luke turns the tables and decks Rob. Sam ... Written by Todd Baldridge <sandib@eastky.com>

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He's young. He's wild. He's fun. And he's the one protecting the president's son.

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Family | Comedy

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Rated PG for some violence, language and brief partial nudity | See all certifications »

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$8,434,651 (USA) (30 August 1996)

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$26,459,681 (USA) (24 January 1997)
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Trivia

Final on screen appearance for Sonny Bono. Bono, who was serving in the U.S. House of Representatives at the time of the film's release, played himself as a Congressman coming to the White House to see the President. See more »

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The house arrest bracelet is places on Luke's wrist. Those are placed on the ankle. See more »

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Sam Simms: I ain't skated since I was a kid, and *back then* I had a pizza face. Now I got a great big pizza face!
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Your Sweetness (Is My Weakness)
Written by John Barnes III, Kymberli Armstrong
Performed by The Good Girls
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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sinbad is humorous
12 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

Luke Davenport (Brock Pierce), the son of U.S. President Davenport (James Naughton) vents his loneliness, frustration and feelings of isolation from family and friends by being a brat to his private Secret Service agent. When the agent snaps from the strain in front of the First Lady, a new agent is assigned to Luke. He turns out to be the enormous Sam Simms (Sinbad), a bit of a rogue who managed to rise through the ranks by sheer determination rather than strict adherence to Secret Service protocol. Luke tries all his old tricks upon Sam. But instead of getting angry, Sam seems to actually understand and the two form a friendship. First Kid is usual Disney fare, but at least Sinbad was pretty funny in this one.


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