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The Princess & the Marine (2001)

Based on a true story about the forbidden love between Jason Johnson, a U.S. Marine, and Meriam Al-Khalifa, a Bahraini princess.

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Jason Johnson
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Meriam Al-Khalifa
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Trucker
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Mr. Kennedy
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Smitty
Luck Hari ...
Meriam's Mother
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Latifa
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Layla
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Zayn
Barbara Stock ...
Susan
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Dale
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Sabika
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Based on a true story, American Marine Jason Johnson (Goselaar) is sent on assignment to the Emirate of Bahrain. While there, he meets and falls in love with a spirited, lovely young woman, Meriam (Nichols), without realizing she is really a member of the Bahraini Royal Family. Meriam, who does not wish to consent to an arranged marriage, knows her love affair with Jason is dangerous, as he is a Mormon Christian and she a Muslim. Her parents would never consent to their match, and so Meriam and Jason race against time to escape Bahrain and make it to the United States, where they can marry. If Meriam is sent back, however, her life may be in jeopardy. Written by Nichol

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18 February 2001 (USA)  »

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A Princesa E o Soldado  »

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Goofs

Mountains can be seen in background, there are no mountains in Bahrain. See more »

Quotes

Jim: You the boyfriend?
Jason Johnson: Yes, sir.
Jim: You better be worth it.
Jason Johnson: I hope so, sir.
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References Stuart Little (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Shabeh Man
Written by Andy Madadian and Paksima Zakipour
Publishing by Topoly Music
Performed by Andy Madadian
Courtesy of Cherokee Music Group
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Excellent!!
20 February 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First of all the fairy-tale story is so compelling, especially because it's true. I thought that the acting by Mark-Paul Gosselaar was exceptional. He has really grown into a fine actor. I have never seen anything Marisol Nichols has been in, but I thought she brought a unique innocence combined with strong will to the role. They had great chemistry on-screen and their characters, from interviews I've seen, remarkably reflect the personalities of the real Jason and Meriam. This has become one of my favorite movies and I've only seen it once!


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