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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)

G  |   |  Comedy, Family, Romance  |  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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Storyline

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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The throne is all hers...but there's a little hitch. See more »

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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The Princess Diaries 2  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,956,453 (USA) (13 August 2004)

Gross:

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

Anne Hathaway's mother, Kate McCauley Hathaway, appears in the movie as the choir director. See more »

Goofs

When the Queen finishes sliding down during the mattress surfing, her mattress is crooked. But when she steps off, it's straight and a little to the right. See more »

Quotes

Queen Clarisse Renaldi: [teaching Mia the art of the fan; Mia is making faces behind her fan] Are you sassing your grandma?
Mia Thermopolis: I would never sass you, Grandma!
[Clarisse proceeds to swat Mia playfully with her fan]
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Not boring - not the original but not boring
13 April 2005 | by (Las Vegas NV) – See all my reviews

The sequel is still funny and it's worth watching to hear Julie Andrews sing again. The "mattress surfing scene is wonderful especially when the Queen (Andrews) pops in and everyone thinks OMG the party's over. But NO! Anne Hathaway is absolutely gorgeous, so guys will of course enjoy the "eye candy" and the ladies have some pretty hunky guys around too. The real story of this movie though is the fleshing out of the relationship between Joe (Hector Elizondo) and the Queen. That's the most interesting subplot in the story and the most enjoyable too. The ending is somewhat of a predictable surprise. I found it to be enjoyable. Not as witty as the original but still worth the watch.


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