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Chasing Liberty (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 9 January 2004 (USA)
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Anna Foster has never had an ordinary life. At eighteen years old, she is the most protected girl in America; she is the First Daughter. Frustrated with her overprotective father, the ... See full summary »

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Chairmain of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Jan Goodman ...
National Security Advisor
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Anna Foster has never had an ordinary life. At eighteen years old, she is the most protected girl in America; she is the First Daughter. Frustrated with her overprotective father, the President of the United States of America, Anna makes a deal with him: only two agents are allowed to guard her while she attends a concert in Prague. When her father backs out of his promise, Anna flies into a temper and goes on the run with Ben Calder, a handsome photographer she runs into outside of the music club. They travel together with the intention of going to the Love Parade in Berlin. Anna hasn't told Ben who she is but more importantly, Ben hasn't told her who he is. Under the orders of Anna's father, Ben is supposed to keep an eye on the rebellious girl but falling in love with her wasn't something he expected to do. Romance blossoms between the wild, sassy Anna and the cool, distant Ben as they backpack through Europe. Problem is, when it is time to go back and Anna finds out about Ben, ... Written by Sar Crickes and corrected by thepinkthinker

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How do you fall in love with the whole world watching? See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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9 January 2004 (USA)  »

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First Daughter  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,081,483, 11 January 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$12,189,514, 29 February 2004
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Jeremy Piven (the main male bodyguard) has also worked with Mandy Moore in Entourage. See more »

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When Ben and Anna are riding around Prague (in the original "escape" scene), there are occasional blue lines visible on the pavement, marking the direction that Ben is supposed to go. See more »

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Ben Calder: Romance is simply not a feasible option for me right now.
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References The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) See more »

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Life Will Go On
Performed by Chris Isaak
Composed by Chris Isaak
(c) C. Isaak Music Publishing Co. / WB MUsic Corp
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Courtesy of Warner Strategic Marketing UK
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entertaining "brain fluff" chicky flick
23 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

I am a sucker for a good, sappy, romantic comedy. I have always liked Mandy Moore (especially in "A Walk to Remember") and I thought she was pretty good in this.

Nothing that will make you think which is nice if you're looking for a fun girly movie.

My only complaints are that the movie dragged a bit long for this type of movie... could've cut out some of the chase scenes. But I liked the different places they went, those are such beautiful areas of the world and the movie reminded me of my trip to Europe when I was in college.

If you're looking for something deep or an epic romance, this is not for you. But if you want something good to watch on a night home alone or with girlfriends, this is a great pick.


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