Story of two girls who wander away from a White House tour and meet President Nixon.

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Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate scandal. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor, drug content and language | See all certifications »

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4 August 1999 (USA)  »

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Aventuras en la Casa Blanca  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,210,267 (USA) (6 August 1999)

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$6,241,697 (USA) (3 September 1999)
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Director Andrew Fleming wanted the feel of a 1970s movie and tried to frame scenes as he thought they might have been framed in a comedy from that era. He also used analog tape editing tools, rather than digital, to maintain this feel. See more »

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A security guard is shown discovering the Watergate break-in. In real life, the guard was an African-American named Frank Wills. However, the actor who portrays him is Caucasian. See more »

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Henry Kissinger: Excuse me, Mr. President. I was not informed that you were in the middle of... what the hell ARE you in the middle of?
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Uproarious
8 August 1999 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

... for anyone old enough to have seen the Watergate hearings on television the first time around, or who still remembers people telling Bebe Rebozo jokes.

I have no idea how anyone under 35 would react, there were so few at the theatre.

Dave Foley's H.R. Haldeman haircut had me in stitches. You see his scalp; what an unexpected trip down memory lane.

Saul Rubinek was a hoot as Henry Kissinger, although he couldn't quite compare to Paul Sorvino, uncanny in that part in "Nixon".

Everyone's character seemed right on. Exaggerated of course, naturally. Even the two halves of Woodstein, a nice bit of caricature.

The two young girls -- Dunst and Williams -- are stellar. The girls' final action of the movie seemed out of character to me, but that struck the only false note I heard in this funny film.


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