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Dick (1999)

 -  Comedy  -  4 August 1999 (USA)
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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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The unmaking of the president See more »

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Aventuras en la Casa Blanca  »

Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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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Although the movie is set in 1972-73, Betsy's family is seen driving in a 1975 model Ford LTD Country Squire station wagon. See more »

Quotes

Betsy Jobs: What are you doing?
Chip: Beer Bong?
Betsy Jobs: I'm definitely tripping already... heavily.
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 7 August 1999 (1999) See more »

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Baby I'm a Want You
Written by David Gates
Performed by Bread
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
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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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