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Chasing Liberty (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 9 January 2004 (USA)
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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Harper
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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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Every family has a rebel. Even the First Family. 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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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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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 the President, his wife and daughter are playing scrabble. The daughter places down Zygote and claims 40 points. A clear shot of the board shows that she should actually claim 60 points Z=10, Y=4, G=2, O=1, T=2 (1+double letter score) and E=1 each: total 20 x triple word = 60 See more »

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Ben Calder: Romance is simply not a feasible option for me right now.
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Photos taken by on-set photographer are shown during credits. See more »

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References Roman Holiday (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

If I'm Not in Love
Performed by Faith Hill
Words & Music by Dawn Thomas
(c) 2000 Lebsem Songs
Used by permission
(c) Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp / Chunky Monkey Music
By Kind Permission Of Warner / Chappell Music Limited
Courtesy of Warner Strategic Marketing UK
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My Guilty Pleasure
24 January 2005 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

I know, I know. This is a teenybop, sickly sweet movie. But I can't help it. It is my biggest guilty pleasure. I have seen this movie over 10 times and am now buying the DVD.

In a world were most movies are so full of sex and/or violence...you have Chasing Liberty. Sure you can guess the end within the first 10 minutes, but so what?!? Mandy Moore is just adorable and Matthew Goode is just...hum...really great eye candy!!! He is just too cute for words!

The music in this movie is pretty techno and I really enjoyed the scenes in the concert and at the Love Parade. Keep looking for the CD of the soundtrack to come out.

Anyhow, I am sure 98 of 100 people will say don't waste your time, but I disagree. I just love this movie.


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