First Daughter Sequel

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Running time 106 minutes Country United States Language English Budget $30 million Box office $10.4 million. First Daughter is a 2004 American released. It stars as Samantha MacKenzie, daughter of the President of the United States, who enrolls at a college and develops a relationship with another student at the college played.

First Daughter Release Date. And decided that the underwritten daughter character should get a sequel that. The chestnut of an idea blossomed into O'Connell's.

  1. Hallmark Channel. Hallmark Movies. First Daughter The daughter of the President of the United States goes to college and convinces her dad to do.
  2. First Daughter is a 1999 American made-for-television action-thriller film starring Mariel Hemingway, Gregory Harrison, Doug Savant and Diamond Dallas Page, with.

The film follows Samantha as she is given a new sense of freedom during her time away from the White House, and the advantages and disadvantages of her college life and education. It co-stars as the President of the United States and as Samantha's roommate, Mia Thompson. The film was directed by, written by, and, and produced. Whitaker likened First Daughter to a, characterizing it as 'the story of a princess who leaves the 'castle' the White House to go out in the world to discover who and what she is.' The film had languished in ' for several years, and was further delayed even after its completion.

The film was not a commercial success upon its eventual release, and received overwhelmingly negative reviews. Contents.

Plot Samantha MacKenzie is the only daughter of United States president John MacKenzie. Because of her father's political career, she has been in the public eye her entire life and spent most of her high school years in the White House. Having to deal with lack of privacy and public scrutiny for the most ridiculous things, Samantha has had a sheltered existence and her father has trouble letting her have more freedom yet is too busy to spend time with her. Though her mother Melanie is supportive, she still stands by her husband's decisions, leaving Samantha feeling restricted from having a normal life. Accompanied by agents everywhere she goes, Samantha finally believes she has the chance to break out of her cocoon when she is given the opportunity to attend college in California. In California, Samantha ends up sharing a dorm with boy-crazed Mia Thompson, who finds it difficult when Samantha steals her spotlight, and they form a begrudging partnership. She becomes interested in James Lansome, a college student and Sam's student advisor, since he does not treat her differently because of her father.

Unknown to Sam, James is actually a Secret Service agent posing as a residential advisor in order to watch over her. Cast. as Samantha MacKenzie. as James Lansome.

as Mia Thompson. as John MacKenzie. as Melanie MacKenzie. as Liz Pappas, the President's personal secretary.

Michael Milhoan as Agent Bock. Dwayne Adway as Agent Dylan. as herself. Production The film was in development as far back as March 1999, when actor sold a screenplay he had written to for a six figure sum, with O'Connell also intending to star in the film. Originally to shoot in the summer of that year, the project was pushed back to the spring of 2000 (under the direction of ) to allow O'Connell to film, and then was hired to rewrite the script. For unknown reasons, the film was not produced at that time, although O'Connell later received a 'story by' credit for the film from the. (The film's original, was also credited as a producer in the final print of the film.) Filming began on June 2, 2003 on a budget of 30 million, and continued into July.

The film was shot on location in. For the film's opening scene where Samantha descending a red-carpeted stairway, the lobby of the in was used, while the auditorium of the building was used for a scene where Samantha and James go to see a movie. On-campus scenes were shot at UCLA. The in stood in for the exterior of the building in the first scene.

Reception The film received overwhelmingly negative reviews. Gave it an 8% approval rating at based on reviews from 84 critics, 7 positive, and 77 negative. A number of viewers and reviewers pointed out that the film's plot was very similar to that of the film, which coincidentally had the working title First Daughter, and also involved a plot where the President's daughter tried to experience life away from the. The film was a financial failure. Opening in fifth place at the box office, First Daughter ended up with just $9.1 million in domestic ticket sales and $10.4 million worldwide. It was Katie Holmes's second least successful mainstream film after. The film performed better on home video and DVD, where it made $13.14 million in combined rentals and sales.

This article is about the 1999 film. For the 2004 film starring, see. First Daughter Written by Chad Hayes Carey W. Hayes Directed by Armand Mastroianni Starring Music by Louis Febre Country of origin United States Original language(s) English Production Executive producer(s) Producer(s) Michael O. Gallant Location(s) Cinematography Mark Wareham Editor(s) Peter V. White Running time 102 minutes Production company(s) Distributor Budget $ 5,000,000 Release Original network Original release August 15, 1999 Chronology Followed by (2000) First Daughter is a 1999 American - starring, and, with as the title role. It was directed.

Plot A domestic terrorist group make an unsuccessful attempt on the life of US President Jonathan Hayes (Harrison) and the group's leader, Michael Smith (David Wheeler), is subsequently captured. Some members of the group manage to evade capture and continue with terrorist activities. Eight weeks later, believing the threat is past, the President organizes an outdoors activity trip for his teenage daughter, Jess , who has grown tired of the public life and constant supervision.

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Jess, excited about the trip, is disappointed to learn a Secret Service agent she dislikes, Alex McGregor , will be accompanying her, despising her over a misunderstanding embrace between her father and Alex. Jess goes so far as to spread rumours about Alex during the trip, leaving an air of animosity between the two of them. Unbeknownst to the hikers, during their trip they are seen by members of the domestic terrorist group who have been hiding out in the same woods to evade capture.


The terrorists initially believe they are witnessing a normal group of hikers, but soon notice bodyguards with guns. Eventually, one of the group recognises Jess, and identifies her as the daughter of President Hayes. They quickly form a plan to kidnap Jess in order to negotiate the release of Smith. They ambush the hikers, kill one of the bodyguards, and kidnap Jess. With the help of one of the river guides, Grant Coleman (Savant), Alex searches for Jess and attempts a daring rescue.

Cast. as Agent Alex McGregor. as Jess Hayes. as Grant Coleman.

as Dirk Lindman. as Daly. as Troy Nelson. as President Jonathan Hayes.

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