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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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Cast

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Grant Hillman
Tony Jayawardena ...
White House Guard
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Photo Mother
Lily Tello ...
Photo Daughter 1
Tyla Barnfield ...
Photo Daughter 2
Sam Ellis ...
Phil
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Lewis Hancock ...
Press Secretary
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Secretary of State
Zac Benoir ...
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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,081,483 (USA) (9 January 2004)

Gross:

$12,189,514 (USA) (27 February 2004)
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Trivia

The final scene features an opera house rehearsal of Giacomo Puccini's "Nessun Dorma" from Turandot. The complete opera is not being performed because the ending of the piece uses the concert ending. See more »

Goofs

When playing Scrabble, the First Lady players QUIVERS and claims a 50 point bonus. However, that bonus is for using all 7 letters in your rack. But quivers is just a 7 letter word, and she had to play at least off at least one letter already on the board. It is possible that she turned the President's HAT into HATS, but then she should have claimed the score for that word as well. One way or another, there was an error in scoring. See more »

Quotes

Cynthia Morales: You on a last name basis with most of your girlfriends?
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Crazy Credits

Photos taken by on-set photographer are shown during credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Passport to Europe: On the Set of 'Chasing Liberty' (2004) See more »

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Satisfaction
Benny Benassi presents The Biz
Written by Alessandro 'Alle' Benassi (as A. Benassi)
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd
(p) 2003 Data Records / Ministry of Sound Recordings Ltd
Under exclusive license from Energy Production Srl.
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Should Have Done Better
26 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

While this was not DEEP material by any standards, no romantic comedy is! This is probably the first romantic comedy to come out since "How to Lose A Guy in Ten Days" that I've really really enjoyed. And probably the first comedy of any kind that has made me actually laugh out loud in the theater. Mandy Moore is much more than a pretty face and voice, she CAN act. And Matthew Goode was is great with dry humor, and a decent actor. The scenery was gorgeous, the story humorous, the actors pulled if off well...this movie should have done so much better.


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