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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 overview, first billed only:
Grant Hillman
Tony Jayawardena ...
White House Guard
Photo Mother
Lily Tello ...
Photo Daughter 1
Tyla Barnfield ...
Photo Daughter 2
Sam Ellis ...
Lewis Hancock ...
Press Secretary
Secretary of State
Zac Benoir ...
Chairmain of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Jan Goodman ...
National Security Advisor


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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Every family has a rebel. Even the First Family. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

9 January 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

First Daughter  »

Box Office


$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


When trying to be incognito, Mandy Moore's character insists she has only one name, "Anna - like Pink." Pink is the stage name of singer Alecia Moore, whom many people mistakenly believe to be Mandy's cousin. See more »


After Anna wipes the s'mores on Ben's face, she slowly tries to wipe it off in a flirty manner. But when the camera turns back at Ben after she wipes it off, his face looks clean, as if nothing ever touched it. Plus, Anna's hand is now clean, too. See more »


Ben Calder: Romance is simply not a feasible option for me right now.
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Crazy Credits

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


Nessun Dorma
Performed by Amici forever
Courtesy of Artist Associated Labels
Composed by Giacomo Puccini (as Puccini) / Giuseppe Adami (as Adami) / Renato Simoni (as Simoni)
Published by G Ricordi & Co (London) Ltd
Orchestrated & Conducted by Benjamin Wallfisch (as Ben Wallfisch)
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User Reviews

entertaining "brain fluff" chicky flick
23 February 2008 | by (United States) – 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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