Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her sixteenth year.
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Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway) is the average teenager - sweet, a little geeky, and pretty much invisible to everyone with the exception of her mother, best friend Lilly (Heather Matarazzo) and Lilly's older brother Michael (Robert Schwartzman). Making it through high school without throwing up is a challenge in itself for Mia, so it doesn't come as welcome news when her estranged grandmother, Queen Clarisse Renaldi (Dame Julie Andrews), shows up out of the blue and calmly informs her that she is in fact the heir to the throne of a European country called Genovia. Suddenly Mia's life is thrown into complete overload. She's being taught about scarves, waves, and pears in order to become a perfect Princess, she gets a makeover and a tough looking, yet sweet bodyguard and limo driver called Joe (Hector Elizondo). Things get out of hand when the media gets a hold of the story and suddenly Mia is thrust into the spotlight in the newspapers and in school. On top of all of that, Mia has a ...Written by
This film is wicked, I've watched it like, a hundred times and i'm 18. And i'm still not fed up of it, in fact i will probably watch it tonight.How people don't love this film is crazy. Anne Hathaway is such a talented actress and shows it in this film, With people like Julie Andrews and Hector Elizondo and such like working on a film together how can it not be great. I would say the reason i like the films obviously because an unpopular girl gets one over on the popular, but also because of the love story between Mia and Michael, it's sooooo sweet.
If you haven't seen it yet you really should. I mean even if you don't have kids or a younger sister just watch it.
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