Guarding Tess | Full Movie

Guarding Tess
  • PG-13
  • 1h 36m
  • 1994
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What do you do with a former First Lady who's unpredictable, ornery and impossible to please? Anything she wants! Shirley MacLaine and Nicolas Cage star in this comic, compassionate look at life after the White House for two former Washington insiders: First Lady Tess Carlisle and Secret Service agent Doug Chesnic.
© 1994 TriStar Pictures, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Leonard Klady

The film is indeed likable. But director Hugh Wilson, who co-wrote the script with Peter Torokvei,...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Derek Adams

Cage is on best behaviour here, but he's not an especially sympathetic performer.

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Janet Maslin

Mr. Cage, once again sounding mock-suave and Elvisy, makes the most of his character's fragile coo...

June 17, 2017
Washington Post
Desson Thomson

What counts is the comic tension between MacLaine and Cage. It's so well done, it doesn't matter h...

June 16, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:March 11, 1994
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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