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The Triumph of Love (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 10 May 2002 (USA)
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A princess is determined to restore her homeland's throne to its rightful heir, a young prince with whom she falls in love.



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In an unidentified country in 18th century Europe, a usurper's daughter has inherited the throne and feels guilty about her family's crimes. She learns that a rightful heir exists but has been taught to hate her and reject all love, and who additionally is kept in seclusion to protect him from her. Spying on his household, she falls in love at the first sight of him, suggesting an obvious happy ending as regards the throne. But to even get close enough to him to talk about it, she must embark on a series of bribes, deceptions, and seductions... Written by Anonymous

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Her Game Is Seduction, The Prize Is His Love... See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some nudity and sensuality | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

10 May 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El triunfo del amor  »

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Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$60,507 (USA) (19 April 2002)


$446,942 (USA) (30 August 2002)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The ensemble musical number at the end is "Forets Paisibles" from the opera Les Indes Galantes by Jean-Philippe Rameau. See more »


References Frankenstein (1931) See more »


Forêts paisibles
By Jean-Philippe Rameau (as J.P. Rameau)
Lyrics by Louis Fuzelier
Adapted by Jason Osborn
Sung by the cast: Mira Sorvino, Rachael Stirling, Ignazio Oliva, Luis Molteni,
Jay Rodan, Fiona Shaw and Ben Kingsley
Orchestra: The City of Prague Philharmonic
Conducted by Jason Osborn
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21 July 2003 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

i loved this movie. it was fun, humorous, entertaining, and witty. the play was first performed in 1732 but i think the plot meets (and excels) today's standards. Mira Sorvino did a great job as did all of the other cast members.

if you liked Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" or any Shakespearean style plots of mistaken identity, deception, lies, love, comedic betrayal, and that sort of thing, you will enjoy this movie.

(of course it is supposed to take place in France, but as everyone knows, they apparently all speak with English accents there. ha ha.)

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