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First Shot (2002)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Action  |  11 August 2002 (USA)
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No one knows why the army base was blown up until the President gets shot there during the memorial service for those killed, but he wasn't the only target.

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Jess Hayes
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A militia rebel group resurfaces with a vengeance to assassinate the President for the death of their brothers. Agent McGregor, now the head of the Secret Service tries to prevent attacks on the President's life, but when the President is shot and her husband Grant is kidnapped the stakes are raised and Alex realizes that she has now become a target as well. Written by Streetwolf

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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »
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11 August 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

First Shot: The President Is Down  »

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$4,200,000 (estimated)
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The name of producer Justis Greene, appears in the film: the military base where much of the story takes place is Fort Greene. Similarly, the associate producer was Lawrence E. Neiman, and one of the doctors in the film is Dr. Lawrence. And, as in the two earlier films in the series, the President's surname is Hayes and Chad Hayes and Carey Hayes wrote the screenplay and were supervising producers. See more »

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Follows First Daughter (1999) See more »

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5 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

Summary:

Alex and Grant are now married, but they still haven't been on their honeymoon since Alex can't find the time. The President Jonathan Hayes has a girlfriend, Cathy, who is having a hard time adjusting to the spotlight, whilst Jess is getting ready to have a great birthday party.

Meanwhile in Oregon a militia group blow up an army base killing several, which gets the President's attention, who then decides to go there and make a speech, not knowing that he is the original target, but why is there another shot after the President is down? With Grant's help Alex discovers that the President wasn't the only target.

The movie starts off with a flashback from "First Daughter" where the militia group gets caught and for a moment I thought i was actually watching that all over again, but no, this was the beginning of First Shot, Alex(Mariel Hemingway is blonde in this one) and Grant (Doug Savant has a full beard this time) are married and we weren't invited to see the wedding ceremony. Agent Courtney Robinson is trying to prove that the new guy agent Owen Taylor (Sebastian Spence looks great in this role) is not gay so she may stand a chance with him, but her partner Doug says otherwise and that's all the fun in the movie there is. The President gets a girlfriend causing problems with how his teenage daughter Jess (She's Libby the mean girl from "Sabrina the teen witch") has to adjust to that and oh yes then the President gets shot.(Gregory Harrison looks great. Huge margin though, in For Ladies Only we get to see him in almost nothing, in this we get to see his belly and that's it. Joking, he does a great job as his recurring role as the President)I'd give it a 7/10.


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