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Mail to the Chief (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Family  -  2 April 2000 (USA)
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A humorous and inspiring adventure about an ordinary middle school student who strikes up an online friendship with someone bearing the screen name Average Joe, only to discover that he's ... See full summary »

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A humorous and inspiring adventure about an ordinary middle school student who strikes up an online friendship with someone bearing the screen name Average Joe, only to discover that he's been corresponding with and giving political advice to the President of the United States Written by Anonymous

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While bowling and leaving a 7-10 split, the President (played by Randy Quaid) says he "made a Munson". A reference to Kingpin (1996) where Quaid plays an amish bowler and where "making a Munson" is a saying for "screwing up". See more »

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When the President is bowling and leaving the 7-10 split for the second time no sound is heard as the pins are struck down. See more »

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Exceedingly mediocre.
12 April 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

While I would consider that the plot and storyline of this movie may have had potential, the script and the acting essentially fails to deliver and in my view fails to keep the viewer engaged. The plot has been done before and needed some creativity and substance that is unfortunately lacking in this movie. The script is weak and the dialogue seems somewhat strained and forced and none of the characters are inspiring and even the stereotypes of the advisers and those around the President are flat and devoid of any realistic qualities. While the actors may have performed better with improved scripts, the lack of such a concept means that they cannot even do that. Even for a movie targeted toward younger audiences, this one falls flat on its face


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