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The Prince and Me (2004)

The Prince & Me (original title)
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At college Paige meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves; he proves to be Crown Prince Edvard. Paige follows him to Copenhagen, and he follows her back to school with a plan.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Paige Morgan
... Eddie
... Soren
... Queen Rosalind
... King Haraald
... Amy Morgan
... Ben Morgan
... John Morgan
Stephen O'Reilly ... Mike Morgan (as Steve O'Reilly)
... Beth Curtis
... Princess Arabella
... Scotty
... Stacey
... Amanda (as Yaani King)
Eddie Irvine ... Himself
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Storyline

At the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Paige, a pre-med student and a farm girl from Manitowoc, meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves. Paige takes Eddie to her home for the Thanksgiving weekend. Paparazzi find and photograph the couple, and Paige learns that Eddie is truly Crown Prince Edvard. Failing health causes King Haraald to abdicate in favor of Edvard, so Eddie returns to Copenhagen, then Paige follows her heart to Copenhagen, where Edvard warmly welcomes her, takes her to the castle, and introduces her to the royal family. Queen Rosalind first expresses opposition to Paige but later relents; King Haraald soon warms to her; Edvard proposes, Paige accepts, and he gives her a ring. However, Paige recalls her previous dream of going to Doctors Without Borders, so she breaks off and returns to school. Still, though, Edvard shows up at Paige's graduation and suggests an alternate plan. Written by DocRushing

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Rated PG for some sex-related material and language | See all certifications »

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2 April 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Prince & the Freshman  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,406,378, 4 April 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$28,176,497, 13 May 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,666,766, 13 May 2018
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The Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) episode that Paige and Beth watch in the dorm is titled "Best of Both Worlds: Part 2" (Episode 175) and is from Season 4 of that series. See more »

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When Eddie is ordering beers in the first bar scene after arriving in Wisconsin, his arms switch from being outstretched on the bar to him leaning on his elbows with his arms together. See more »

Quotes

Paige: Do you think the people are gonna mind if I'm going to be their queen and all I've seen is the airport?
Soren: No.
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Man of the World
by Marc Cohn and John Leventhal
Performed by Marc Cohn
Produced by John Leventhal and Rick Depofi
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a fun trifle...
9 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

This film is a rather light and enjoyable trifle and it does have a very fine performance from Julia Stiles, some very pretty scenery (Prague standing in for Copenhagen), and Miranda Richardson (as the Prince's mom).

There is a certain irony to the whole film given that the real Crown Prince of Denmark, HKH Kronprins Frederik, married a commoner from a far flung place...in fact my home country Australia in 2004. (Which has resulted in every Australian becoming an expert on Danish royalty!)

But back to the film ...the girl meets boy, girl hates boy, boy falls for girl, girl falls for boy, is as old a story as there is but the film does manage to tell its story with some refreshing touches. Paige's girlfriends are a great collection and the the Prince's valet is very funny.

By no means a great film but enjoyable way to waste two hours.

But just don't expect to learn anything about modern monarchy in Denmark!!!


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