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

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24 September 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,002,067, 26 September 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,055,010, 28 November 2004
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The movie James (Marc Blucas) and Samantha (Katie Holmes) are watching in the movie theater is The Girl Can't Help It (1956). Director Forest Whitaker was originally set to direct a remake of the 1956 comedy after the release of this movie. See more »

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When Mia's former roommate plays "Hail to the Chief" on her trombone, the slide movements do not match the notes she's playing. See more »

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Samantha Mackenzie: All I'm saying is that I just want to be like everyone else.
President Mackenzie: You're not like everyone else Sami.
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References Men in Black (1997) See more »

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Sway
Written by Norman Gimbel and Pablo Beltrán Ruiz
Produced by Blake Neely
Performed by Matt Dusk
Matt Dusk appears courtesy of Decca Records
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Love has no boundaries

This is what we find in this very simple but definitely watchable romantic movie.Katie Holmes in the title role looks absolutely gorgeous and others like Michael Keaton as US President,Marc Blucas as her lover,Amerie as her vivacious room-mate in college all do justice to their roles as well.The story line might be clichéd but the presentation is good and overall acting is quite decent.I personally feel that its a nicely made romantic movie which you can watch with all members of the family,contrary to present genre of so-called romantic movies.The much used 'Princess-meets-the-common-man-and-what-happens- there-after' theme has been handled very nicely.It really proves that Love really doesn't have any boundaries after-all.


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