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Chasing Liberty (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 9 January 2004 (USA)
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Anna Foster has never had an ordinary life. At eighteen years old, she is the most protected girl in America; she is the First Daughter. Frustrated with her overprotective father, the ... See full summary »

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White House Guard
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Photo Daughter 1
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Photo Daughter 2
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Lewis Hancock ...
Press Secretary
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Chairmain of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Jan Goodman ...
National Security Advisor
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Anna Foster has never had an ordinary life. At eighteen years old, she is the most protected girl in America; she is the First Daughter. Frustrated with her overprotective father, the President of the United States of America, Anna makes a deal with him: only two agents are allowed to guard her while she attends a concert in Prague. When her father backs out of his promise, Anna flies into a temper and goes on the run with Ben Calder, a handsome photographer she runs into outside of the music club. They travel together with the intention of going to the Love Parade in Berlin. Anna hasn't told Ben who she is but more importantly, Ben hasn't told her who he is. Under the orders of Anna's father, Ben is supposed to keep an eye on the rebellious girl but falling in love with her wasn't something he expected to do. Romance blossoms between the wild, sassy Anna and the cool, distant Ben as they backpack through Europe. Problem is, when it is time to go back and Anna finds out about Ben, ... Written by Sar Crickes and corrected by thepinkthinker

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Every family has a rebel. Even the First Family. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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First Daughter  »

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Box Office

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$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,081,483, 11 January 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$12,189,514, 29 February 2004
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Jeremy Piven (the main male bodyguard) has also worked with Mandy Moore in Entourage. See more »

Goofs

In the hotel where Anna's parents are discussing her "freedom", the right side of Mrs. Foster's robe is all the way across her chest. In the next shot it is half way across her chest and the next shot it is not across her chest at all, yet she doesn't move the entire time. See more »

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Cynthia Morales: You on a last name basis with most of your girlfriends?
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References Roman Holiday (1953) See more »

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Vivi Davvero
Performed by Giorgia
Written by Giorgia (as Todrani)
Published by Girasole Edizioni Musicali
Courtesy of BMG UK & Ireland Limited on behalf of Dischi Di Cioccolata / BMG Ricordi S.p.A.
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Should Have Done Better
26 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

While this was not DEEP material by any standards, no romantic comedy is! This is probably the first romantic comedy to come out since "How to Lose A Guy in Ten Days" that I've really really enjoyed. And probably the first comedy of any kind that has made me actually laugh out loud in the theater. Mandy Moore is much more than a pretty face and voice, she CAN act. And Matthew Goode was is great with dry humor, and a decent actor. The scenery was gorgeous, the story humorous, the actors pulled if off well...this movie should have done so much better.


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