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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)

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

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$95,149,435 (USA) (17 December 2004)
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Trivia

Julie Andrews stated in 2012 that a Princess Diaries 3 didn't happen due to Princess Diaries 2 being a failure and that Anne Hathaway was too old to reprise her role. See more »

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In the scenes where Mia is reviewing the troops, there is a shot where Lily and Nicholas introduce themselves across Andrew ("Best friend of the queen-to-be. I don't like you.") In a later, related scene, Nicholas has followed Mia to the tack room. His necktie changes between the two shots. The director says (in the special features part of the DVD) that this was actually a shot taken from another scene: the pear tree scene (which is in the deleted scenes), and put into this scene instead. See more »

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Charlotte Kutaway: Enough bowing! Back to your chores.
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At the end of the credits, the voice of Joe (Hector Elizondo), gives a commercial encouraging viewers to travel to Genovia. See more »


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Written by Pink (as Alecia B. Moore) and Tim Armstrong
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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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