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Monte Carlo (2011)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Romance  |  1 July 2011 (USA)
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Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.

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Joe Camp III ...
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Franck de la Personne ...
Manager at Grand Belle
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Concierge at Grand Belle
István Göz ...
Doorman at Grand Belle
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Joël Lefrançois ...
Manager at Le Petite Sommeil
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Storyline

A young woman, her uptight step sister and her best friend use their savings for a long anticipated dream trip to Paris, which turns out to be a big disappointment. When they decide to take a break from their lousy tour and duck into the lobby of a luxury hotel, one of them is mistaken for a spoiled British heiress. Before they get the chance to reveal their true identities they are wrapped up in misadventures during a vacation to Monte Carlo instead. Written by Fox 2000 Pictures

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She's having the time of someone else's life.


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Rated PG for brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Princesa por accidente  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,588,318 (USA) (1 July 2011)

Gross:

$23,179,303 (USA) (23 September 2011)
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Trivia

It seems unusual, but "Meg" seems to be a nickname derived from the middle name of the character. Her full name, seen in the passport on her arrival in France, is Mary Margaret Kelly. See more »

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When Grace is given the breakfast order at the beginning of the film the eggs on the plate are crispy and burnt. Yet when she hands the food to the customer the eggs are clearly different from the ones on the plate before. See more »

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The title "Monte Carlo" doesn't appear until 31 minutes into the film. See more »

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A sweet harmless movie that if not taken too seriously is quite enjoyable.
3 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Monte Carlo is a sweet romantic comedy in the same vain as The Lizzie McGuire Movie, the story is about a small town gal from Texas, her best friend and her uptight sister who all travel to Paris for a week, only to get separated from their tour group, they take refuge in the nearest hotel and one of the gals is mistaken for a wealthy British heiress and that's when the story takes off. Cue lots of awkward situations and a cute love story and there you have it.

Selena Gomez is quite nice to watch, as is Miss Meester and Katie Cassidy, all three girls have their own storyline throughout the film and each get their chance to shine. Full props to Selena for being entirely convincing as a snooty British snob, she nailed it. The one thing I didn't get was everyone in the movie from Texas has a Texan accent except Selena, I don't know if this was a deliberate mistake or just plain laziness, but for me it was the only thing that bothered me.

The movie is quite girly, not that that's a bad thing, that's the target audience, but for me it was still easy to watch and enjoyable enough. Give it a go, its not a classic teen film but hey, it's nice enough for a movie night with the girls. :)


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