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First Daughter (2004)

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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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Storyline

Samantha Mackenzie loves and supports her parents, US President John Mackenzie and First Lady Melanie Mackenzie, and enjoys the privileges that she has received being the only daughter of the President, but sometimes she wants to be what she considers "normal" which means not having her life scrutinized by the world 24/7. She made the decision to go away to college in California at Redmond University in large part to get away from life at the White House and hopefully assert some independence, this first stint at college coinciding with President Mackenzie's reelection bid for a second term in the White House. As such, he knows that his opponents will exploit whatever they can, including placing even more scrutiny on the family, and having even more threats than usual against them meaning his want for more security. So Sam's college experience is less than normal, being followed by a very visible team of Secret Service agents, who are trained to notice the smallest things that may be ... Written by Huggo

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

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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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$9,055,010 (USA) (26 November 2004)
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Trivia

This film is dedicated to Michael Kamen, the film's composer. See more »

Goofs

The paint job on Air Force One is dull and poorly colored. The real Air Force One has a shiny bright blue top, a light blue forward lower portion and the aft bottom is highly polished aluminum. This aircraft is dull and non-reflective. See more »

Quotes

James Lansome: Brazil's the only country named after a tree. Bagged lettuce that you buy at the store, they wash it in chlorine.
Samantha Mackenzie: The little parallelogram above your top lip is called a filtrum. Five years, half a decade, is a lustrum.
James Lansome: Every state in the Union has a town called Springfield. Male turtles grunt, female turtles hiss.
Samantha Mackenzie: The difference between a fruit and a vegetable - off the vine fruit ripens, a vegetable just rots.
James Lansome: Spread your arms just like this, middle finger to middle finger, it's equivalent to...
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Connections

Features The Girl Can't Help It (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance My Dreams (Theme Song from First Daughter)
Written by Forest Whitaker, Damon Elliott, Grecco Buratto, Michael Kamen and Blake Neely
Produced by Damon Elliott for Elliott Entertainment
Performed by Tamia
Tamia appears courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
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Great movie.
5 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I must be a romantic at heart. I loved the movie, it was great. My two kids loved it. There are not that many movies (that are not animated) that kids can watch. My kids are not the 1st graders, nor are they the pre teens. They fall into the middle, and they loved it. They had a slumber party of kids to watch it in surround sound. The soundtrack is awesome, and the movie flowed very well. Its the type of movie that leaves you with a happy heart and wanting more. Katie was beautiful, my own husband thought she was stunning. Marc was great too, he does the movie very well. The kids keep bugging us wanting to know when part two is coming out. I do hope they do it and not think the reviews were acceptable and back out. They did leave the opening for it, and it would be a lovely ending to the story. Forest Whitaker - Hats off to you. It was excellent.


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