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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.

Director:

Martha Coolidge

Writers:

Mark Amin (story), Katherine Fugate (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julia Stiles ... Paige Morgan
Luke Mably ... Eddie
Ben Miller ... Soren
Miranda Richardson ... Queen Rosalind
James Fox ... King Haraald
Alberta Watson ... Amy Morgan
John Bourgeois ... Ben Morgan
Zachary Knighton ... John Morgan
Stephen O'Reilly Stephen O'Reilly ... Mike Morgan (as Steve O'Reilly)
Elisabeth Waterston ... Beth Curtis
Eliza Bennett ... Princess Arabella
Devin Ratray ... Scotty
Clare Preuss ... Stacey
Yaani King Mondschein ... Amanda (as Yaani King)
Eddie Irvine 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

love | prince | king | denmark | wisconsin | See All (54) »

Taglines:

Every girl's dream is about to come true... See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Paramount [United States]

Country:

USA | Czech Republic

Language:

English | Danish | German

Release Date:

2 April 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Prince and Me See more »

Filming Locations:

Czech Republic See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,406,378, 4 April 2004

Gross USA:

$28,176,497

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,666,766
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Shakespeare sonnet Eddie and Paige discuss/analyze over laundry (and Eddie quotes in his goodbye note to Paige) is Sonnet #148, from which they skipped over several lines. See more »

Goofs

When Eddie goes to open parliament, the audio does not match his hammering. See more »

Quotes

Eddie: [reading Shakespeare's 148 sonnet] "O me! What eyes hath love put in my head/ Which have no correspondence with true sight?/ Or if they have where is my judgment fled/ That censures falsely what they see aright?" It's beautiful.
Paige: It's gibberish. I have no idea what he's saying.
Eddie: Well, he's saying that love is magical, and that it makes people look at each other in an unspoiled way, without judgment.
Paige: Why doesn't he just say that? Why can't people just say what they mean?
Eddie: Well, people rarely say ...
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Soundtracks

Freeway
By Marty James Garton (as Marty James Garton Jr.) PKA Scapegoat Wax and John Anthony Zunino (as John Zunino)
Performed by Scapegoat Wax
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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Review from another Dane.
24 July 2004 | by hidden4hiddenSee all my reviews

The prince and me was a pretty typical film, with a worn out plot. Not to mention an annoying view on Danes. Some of the things that bothered me on what I mentioned above, was the names in particular. Edward, Rosalind, Arabella...they could at the least have tried giving the names a Danish feel. And there is the fact that Denmark does NOT have a king, we have a queen! The Queens husband is not called a king, but a prince, because he married into the royal family, and a king will always range higher then a queen. Sorry, that was besides the point......Anyway this movie does have some quite funny moments that makes it worth watching, and I kinda liked the scene at the table with Edward telling Paige's brothers a few things about Denmark. Another thing that made me smile, was that they hadn't abandoned the Danish language completely, but had inserted some speech with it. 4.5/10 stars.


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