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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  11 August 2004 (USA)
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Now settled in Genovia, Princess Mia faces a new revelation: she is being primed for an arranged marriage to an English suitor.

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Princess Mia has just turned 21 and is supposed to succeed her grandmother as the Queen of Genovia. But Viscount Mabrey who wishes that his nephew who is also in line to the throne to be the new ruler, reminds everyone of a law that states that an unmarried woman can't be made queen, and with the backing of parliament, he opposes Mia's coronation. But Queen Clarice asks that Mia be allowed time to find a husband, and she is given 30 days. But Mabrey tries to do what he can to stop that. But his nephew, Nicholas has met Mia and they are both attracted to each other but Mia upon learning who he is, dislikes and doesn't trust him but Clarice has invited him to stay with them for the 30 day period to keep an eye on him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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You are cordially invited to the royal event of the season. R.S.V.P. This Summer See more »


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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$67,087 (South Africa) (14 January 2005)

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$756,466 (South Africa) (21 January 2005)
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Trivia

Hannah Schneider, who played "Dancing Princess Hannah" in the slumber party sequence, is Julie Andrews's granddaughter. See more »

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When they are reviewing potential husbands for Mia, Mia and Lily are eating popcorn but in the next shot it has disappeared. See more »

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[Paolo has done Mia's hair in a very bizarre style]
Mia Thermopolis: I look like a moose.
Paolo: But a very cute moose. Make all the boy moose go 'WHAAAAA.'
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Clean, fun fairy tale
21 August 2004 | by (Atlanta, Georgia) – See all my reviews

How refreshing to attend a non-animated, G-rated movie and enjoy it! As a 41-year-old woman attending with an 82-year-old friend, I expected a light, pretty, romantic fairy tale, and that's exactly what I got. Never saw the first movie, but the "catch-up" work at the beginning made that a non-issue.

Surely, no one would go to this movie expecting to find the meaning of life portrayed on the screen. Come on, folks, this is a Disney princess flick with Julie Andrews and a G-rating; is anybody expecting deep philosophy?

Chick flick? Of course! Especially appealing to young (under 18) chicks? Definitely! Enjoyable to other adult women and men who just want a happy trip to fantasy land with no worries about sex, blood, or blue language? Absolutely!

Take this film at face value and you'll enjoy it. If you can't do that, don't bother seeing it. There are plenty of other "profound" movies out there to inspire, teach, or depress you! Go for a good time and you'll have it.


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