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The first daughter of the U.S. President heads off to college where she falls for a graduate student with a secret agenda.

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The daughter of the President of the United States goes off to college after insisting that she be able to enjoy her school years without the omnipresence of the Secret Service. The government agrees to her demands but assigns a young agent to go undercover as a student in order to keep an eye on her. The first daughter and the agent fall in love, until she learns his true identity. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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The girl who always stood out is finally getting the chance to fit in.

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Rated PG for language, sexual situations and alcohol-related material | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend:

$133,763 (South Africa) (14 January 2005)

Gross:

$256,487 (South Africa) (28 January 2005)
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Trivia

The release date for the film was pushed back after the similarly themed Chasing Liberty (2004) flopped at the box office. See more »

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When Samantha takes Mia and James to the dance, right after President Mackenzie says he wants to dance with his wife, the band starts playing. The trumpets are heard to be playing with Harmon mutes, however, the trumpets sitting on stage have no mutes in. See more »

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Surprised this was a G instead of a PG
25 June 2008 | by (Texas, United States) – See all my reviews

For its "G" rating, this movie certainly did float along the edge of being a PG. And I really hoped that they would have went to PG so maybe a better script could save this mess.

Holmes plays an improbable role as the daughter of the President of the USA. And that man happens to be Michael Keaton - aka "Batman". Despite these two pretty big names, nothing really happens. The viewer might wish something to perk them up, but they will find themselves dredging through this.

Holmes goes off to college and Keaton gives her lots of protection. Too much for Holmes, since she is used to Tom Cruise giving her protection. She meets a man while in college and gains another friend as well. But things are not what they seem Keaton is running for re-election and Holmes's boyfriend has some secrets he is keeping.

Holmes acts OK in this movie, as does Batman. But despite that, there is nothing to work with here. No real drama and no real situation ever happen. Plus, the script is so bad it dulls out any remotely descent things.

As a result, this movie is hardly salvageable. "D-"


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