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The Prince of Hearts (1997)
"The Student Prince" (original title)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  22 November 1998 (USA)
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The Queen's youngest son is off to university, mainly because "I'm hopeless at anything else". Barry, his new bodyguard, has no time for the royal family and left school at fifteen. He ... See full summary »

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Barry Grimes
Gavin Richards ...
Chief Superintendent
Peter Lovstrom ...
Police Driver
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Grace
Terence Rigby ...
Mr. Garter
Terence Budd ...
Sandy
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Christopher Staines ...
Adams
Graeme Garden ...
The Master
Mark Gough ...
Hargreaves
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The Master's Wife
Stephen Moore ...
Dr. Rymans
Danielle Tilley ...
Serena
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Mrs. Quigley
Katherine Porter ...
Blue Stocking
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The Queen's youngest son is off to university, mainly because "I'm hopeless at anything else". Barry, his new bodyguard, has no time for the royal family and left school at fifteen. He certainly didn't volunteer for this job, and is damned if he's going to enjoy it. Yet he can't help liking the hopelessly unworldly young prince, at least, until they both set their eyes on the new American student! Written by Anonymous

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For its American television broadcast on PBS, the title of the film was changed to "The Prince of Hearts" to avoid confusion with the famous Romberg-Donnelly 1924 operetta and 1954 Mario Lanza film "The Student Prince", neither of which have anything in common with this film other than the fact that the prince is sent to a university. See more »

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Chief Superintendent: Congratulations. You've got yourself a place at Cambridge University.
Barry Grimes: Sir?
Chief Superintendent: A promotion. Royal Protection Squad.
Barry Grimes: You call that a promotion?
Chief Superintendent: His Royal Highness starts at All Saints' College and we thought you'd be the ideal companion.
Barry Grimes: Do I have a choice?
Chief Superintendent: [sneers] What do you think this is - a free country?
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Delightful romance featuring one of my favorite actors
18 June 2009 | by (Palm Harbor, FL) – See all my reviews

It has Robson Green; it has to be good. Tara Fitzgerald & Rupert Penry-Jones are added bonuses. I thought of other films that captured the Cyrano premise encapsulated in this film. Also, education and Shakespeare are revealed to be important to all of us: rich and poor, dropout or higher educated. No matter what, there will always be films that have been done poorly, and this is not one of them. There will be films done a little better. Think for yourself, and you might agree with me that this one is a little better than most - especially of the USA variety. STUDENT PRINCE is so charming, and its storyline so unforced. The laughs are not belly busters, but the humor is charming, sophisticated, and heartfelt. It was a perfect afternoon diversion: mind elevating and memorable. It's a chick flick that might be appreciated by significant others looking for romance tips and techniques. British, and jolly good!


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