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First Kid (1996)

PG | | Family, Comedy | 30 August 1996 (USA)
A former boxer turned Secret Service agent is assigned to protect the President's son, who seems determined to make life difficult for his new protector.

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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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

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

This is the second film in which Timothy Busfield and Brock Pierce appeared in together. Previous being Little Big League. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene at Tyson's Corner mall, Simms' tie changes from a brightly, multi-colored tie to a brown tie when confronted by his supervisor at the Dunkin' Donuts stand (which Simms refers to as an "ugly, brown tie") and then back to the multi-colored tie when he is being promoted to guard the First Kid in Morton's office. See more »

Quotes

Linda Davenport: You're in high school now, and I expect you to act like it.
Luke Davenport: Then don't dress me in these dorky clothes.
Linda Davenport: You're not dressed in dorky clothes, you're in nice clothes. You look very handsome. You should consider yourself lucky.
Luke Davenport: I should consider myself dorky.
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Kristen Wiig/The XX (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

12 Gauge Soul
Written by Stuart Dahlquist, Rick Troy, Mike Henderson, and Terry Maloney
Performed by Hungry Crocodiles
Courtesy if Windswept Pacific Entertainment Co.
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This is one funny movie
29 July 2002 | by (Palos Park, IL USA) – See all my reviews

I watched this on ABC last night, and I laughed. Sinbad and Timothy Busfield are both people who protests the first kid Luke Davenport (Brock Pierce) but not at the same time. And if you don't have time to go and visit the White House in person, the next best thing is to rent or buy this movie. Plus if you watch this movie you will see a lot of rooms in the White House than you would if you took a tour of the White House. As the movie opens, Luke Davenport is being rushed though breakfast by his Secret Service Guard Woods (Timothy Busfield). Luke has to do back to school shopping. But when Woods rudly takes Luke into the dressing room, Luke's mom (Lisa Eichhorn) decides that she no longer wants Woods procting her son, and Woods ends up fired. Right way Sam Simmons (Sinbad) gets the call in the mall. Where at the White House he learns that is has been picked to protect Luke Davenport than the president (James Naughton). Right away there are some problems, but Sam Simmons takes care of it. Zachery Ty Bryan appears as Luke's classmate and bully. And you know who has to go to school with him. That would be Sam Simmons (if you didn't know). But parents this movie has been rated PG by the MPAA. 10/10


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