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First Daughter Reviews

February 27, 2007
Yet another teen-princess fantasy.
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
The President's little girl gets a pity party for the second time this election year.
September 28, 2004
First Daughter is less amusing than Jenna and Barb at the RNC, and dumb enough to make last January's presidential scion, Mandy Moore, look electable.
September 27, 2004
...just has a really cheesy look.
September 24, 2004
First Daughter presents such a saccharine-sweet, insufferably boring portrait of a conservative president and his family, it could kill with kindness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 24, 2004
A respectable accomplishment.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 24, 2004
First Daughter falters from the start in assuming an audience fascination with political progeny.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
September 24, 2004
Not even Holmes can elevate this pap.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 24, 2004
If you have a 10-year-old desperate to see a movie this weekend, you might do worse.
September 24, 2004
There's nothing remotely surprising about this by-the- numbers effort.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
September 24, 2004
A wan and predictable comedy made watchable by the perky performance of fresh-scrubbed Katie Holmes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 24, 2004
First Daughter is just one more in the plague of weak Cinderella stories released in the past year.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 24, 2004
A dull, formulaic romance comedy with an ulterior motive and a sly message.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 24, 2004
First Daughter is even more nauseating than most teen trifles.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
September 24, 2004
First Daughter is all heart and has the best intentions in the world, but what a bore.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 24, 2004
Bland behavioral propaganda.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
September 24, 2004
All of this is obviously completely predictable and you keep waiting for something unexpected to happen. You're still waiting when the film ends.
Read More | Original Score: D+
September 23, 2004
A steaming pile of offal.
September 23, 2004
While First Daughter is nowhere near as airheaded or disingenuous as Chasing Liberty, it's far more confused.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 23, 2004
Despite overblown music, fairy-tale trappings and sugarplum narration, First Daughter plays more like a nightmare than a dream, and an exceedingly unnerving one at that.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 23, 2004
There are stiff politicians and there are stiff political movies, but the rigidity of the White House-based fairy tale that is First Daughter is in a category even pollsters may have a hard time assessing.
September 23, 2004
A cinematic soufflé that refuses to rise.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 23, 2004
Once again the performers outshine the plot.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
September 23, 2004
While Holmes gives a spirited performance, her enthusiasm and charm cannot mask the fact that the screenwriters have given Sam a split personality.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 23, 2004
A vehicle so neat, shiny and antiseptic that you could eat a three- course brunch off its surface.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 23, 2004
A dull one for director Forest Whitaker.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
September 23, 2004
A glossy, well-mounted, slickly done but almost stuporously predictable affair, both formula-bound and utterly illogical.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4