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 ...
The girl who always stood out is finally getting the chance to fit in.
24 September 2004 (USA)
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Also Known As:
A Filha da América
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Opening Weekend USA: $4,002,067,
26 September 2004, Wide Release
Gross USA: $9,055,010, 28 November 2004
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
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
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
What was that?
I was just saying goodnight.
What is this? Is this some kind of game to you James?
You don't have to pretend anymore.
You're an amazing girl.
Would you stop it? Just stop lying to me.
What could I have given to you Sam? I don't have anything to offer you. You're the President's daughter for Christsake.
I have spent, almost my entire life with people smiling at me. And laughing at my jokes. And telling me how special I am, and how great I am, and how nice, and smart. And right...
Written by Forest Whitaker
, Damon Elliott
, Grecco Buratto
, and Blake Neely
Produced by Damon Elliott
for Elliott Entertainment
Performed by Lucy Woodward
Lycy Woodward appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. See more