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Chasing Liberty (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 9 January 2004 (USA)
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Anna wants to be like other girls her age (18): date a guy etc. but she's the US president's daughter and always guarded. In Prague he breaks his promise of only 2 agents following her to a concert and she runs away with Ben to see Europe.

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Andy Cadiff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mandy Moore ... Anna Foster
Stark Sands ... Grant Hillman
Tony Jayawardena Tony Jayawardena ... White House Guard
Jeremy Piven ... Alan Weiss
Annabella Sciorra ... Cynthia Morales
Briony Glassco ... Photo Mother
Lily Tello Lily Tello ... Photo Daughter 1
Tyla Barnfield Tyla Barnfield ... Photo Daughter 2
Sam Ellis Sam Ellis ... Phil
Terence Maynard ... Harper
Mark Harmon ... President James Foster
Lewis Hancock Lewis Hancock ... Press Secretary
Garrick Hagon ... Secretary of State
Zac Benoir Zac Benoir ... Chairmain of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Jan Goodman Jan Goodman ... National Security Advisor
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Storyline

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 »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

When trying to be incognito, Mandy Moore's character insists she has only one name, "Anna - like Pink." Pink is the stage name of singer Alecia Moore, whom many people mistakenly believe to be Mandy's cousin. See more »

Goofs

When McGruff gets a tattoo it is ready instantly, anyone who ever had a tattoo can testify that it can take up to two weeks to heal and you DON'T want to walk around in the sunshine with it during that time. But, with the fact that he doesn't have a tattoo later on, it's obvious it's a temporary one, one that can come off easily at the wearer's choosing. See more »

Quotes

Anna Foster: I don't want to think! I want to live!
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Crazy Credits

Photos taken by on-set photographer are shown during credits. See more »

Connections

References Roman Holiday (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

Stop the Rock
Performed by Apollo 440
Written by Hoxley, Howard Gray (as Gray), Trevor Gray (as Gray), and Noko
Published by Second Skin Music Ltd / Reverb Music Ltd
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd
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15 January 2004 | by Bleach-2See all my reviews

I found this movie to be fun and enjoyable to just go see with the girls, but if you're looking at this movie as if was supposed to be more, you'll be disappointed. It was entertaining and fun, and I highly recommend it. Just remember that not all movies have to be intellectually stimulating, they are there to entertain you, and this one does just that.


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Release Date:

9 January 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

First Daughter See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,081,483, 11 January 2004

Gross USA:

$12,195,626

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,313,323
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2.35 : 1
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