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Dick (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 4 August 1999 (USA)
Two girls wander away from a White House tour and meet President Nixon.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Betsy Jobs
... Arlene Lorenzo
... Dick
... Bob Woodward
... Carl Bernstein
... Helen Lorenzo
... Bob Haldeman
... John Dean
... Rose Mary Woods
... G. Gordon Liddy
... Henry Kissinger
... Larry Jobs
... Roderick
... Chip
... Ben Bradlee
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Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate scandal. Written by Anonymous

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The unmaking of the president See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor, drug content and language | See all certifications »

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4 August 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aventuras en la Casa Blanca  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,210,267, 8 August 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,241,697, 5 September 1999
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Trivia

When Helen (Teri Garr) and Roderick (Ted McGinley) tell Arlene (Michelle Williams) how they met, they talk about how they literally crashed into each other and how they said to each other "your peanut butter is on my chocolate, and your chocolate is in my peanut butter". This was a reference to the 1970's commercials for Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, which told us how they were invented. See more »

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Despite the movie starting in 1972 and moving into 1973, the newspaper showing the headline about the meeting with Brezhnev shows a 1974 date and a 1974 copyright line. Newspaper headlines about subsequent events in the movie have 1973 dates. See more »

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Henry Kissinger: I'll take responsibility here. I'll be the only person in this administration who's willing to take responsibility for anything.
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Written by Lolly Vegas
Performed by Redbone
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8 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

... for anyone old enough to have seen the Watergate hearings on television the first time around, or who still remembers people telling Bebe Rebozo jokes.

I have no idea how anyone under 35 would react, there were so few at the theatre.

Dave Foley's H.R. Haldeman haircut had me in stitches. You see his scalp; what an unexpected trip down memory lane.

Saul Rubinek was a hoot as Henry Kissinger, although he couldn't quite compare to Paul Sorvino, uncanny in that part in "Nixon".

Everyone's character seemed right on. Exaggerated of course, naturally. Even the two halves of Woodstein, a nice bit of caricature.

The two young girls -- Dunst and Williams -- are stellar. The girls' final action of the movie seemed out of character to me, but that struck the only false note I heard in this funny film.


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