First Daughter (2004)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  24 September 2004 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mia Thompson (as Amerie)
Liz Pappas (as Lela Rochon Fuqua)
Hollis Hill ...
Agent Colvin
Ken Moreno ...
Agent Mercer
Agent Dryer
Shift Leader
Press Secretary
Piper Cochrane ...
Communications Director
First Lady's Chief of Staff


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.


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

24 September 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Filha da América  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,002,067 (USA) (24 September 2004)


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

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Vera Wang designed all of Katie Holmes' ballgowns for this film. (Her originals usually retail for over $10,000 each.) See more »


Near the beginning of the film, Samantha eats cake in the kitchen and her father joins her. He asks her if she is ready, as they begin to dance. She answers that she is, yet her lips do not move. See more »


Samantha Mackenzie: What are you doing?
James Lansome: A chocolate snack must be poured directly over the popcorn. That way you get that delicious salty sweet mixture, and a little melted chocolate. Sometimes you gotta break the rules. You never know when you're gonna get something inspired. Well, go on, Mackenzie. Break the rules.
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References The Girl Can't Help It (1956) See more »


Thought I'd Seen It All
Written by Forest Whitaker, Damon Elliott, Grecco Buratto and Blake Neely
Produced by Damon Elliott for Elliott Entertainment
Performed by Damon Elliott
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One of the WORST movies I have ever seen
26 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just registered with IMDb for the exclusive purpose of telling everyone within shouting distance that is one of the absolute worst movies I have ever seen. I had to do this in order to validate the two hours of my life that I just wasted on this tripe. The script was beyond awful, and it was incredibly slow. Please, for the love of God, do not waste your time on this movie. I cannot even conceive of a movie more predictable, more cliché, more utterly forced. I can imagine Michael Keaton seeing the final cut of this film for the first time and retching, wondering what the hell happened to his career. This film was clearly targeted to under 13 girls, and I suspect that they could not even stomach the astoundingly slow pace of the film.

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