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Monte Carlo (2011)

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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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Thomas Bezucha

Writers:

Thomas Bezucha (screenplay), April Blair (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Selena Gomez ... Grace / Cordelia Winthrop Scott
Katie Cassidy ... Emma
Leighton Meester ... Meg
Cory Monteith ... Owen
Andie MacDowell ... Pam
Brett Cullen ... Robert
Amanda Fairbank-Hynes Amanda Fairbank-Hynes ... Amanda
Joe Camp III Joe Camp III ... Carl at Diner
Luke Bracey ... Riley
Valérie Lemercier ... Madame Valerie
Franck de la Personne Franck de la Personne ... Manager at Grand Belle
Máté Haumann ... Concierge at Grand Belle
István Göz István Göz ... Doorman at Grand Belle
Attila C. Arpa ... Security at Grand Belle (as Attila Árpa)
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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Hungary | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Princesa por accidente See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,588,318, 1 July 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$23,186,769, 29 September 2011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,667,665, 29 September 2011
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

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 »

Goofs

The airport stamps in passports of Meg, Grace and Emma are dated June 19, 2010. The stamp in Owen's passport is from June 22, 2010. However, when Owen arrives to Monte Carlo, he shows the issue of the newspapers from June 10, 2010 featuring Emma, Grace and Meg on the front page. See more »

Quotes

Grace: You must be the change you want to see in the world
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Estrenos Críticos: ¡...con Phineas & Ferb! (2011) See more »

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One More Time
Written by Tommy Strange and Bobby Strange
Performed by Tommy Strange and The Features
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A sweet and romantic film that, nevertheless, lacks sufficient energy and comedy; girls, however, will enjoy it
21 November 2011 | by inkblot11See all my reviews

Grace (Selena Gomez) lives in Texas, works in a diner, and has just earned her high school diploma. Since receiving a snow globe of Paris when she was young, Grace has been saving money to go on a weeklong vacation to France. Now that graduation is over, she and her close friend, Emma (Katie Cassidy) have the tickets and plan to take off. But, wait. Grace's parents (Brett Cullen and Andie McDowell), newly married, decide that older stepsister, Meg (Leighton Meister) must go along to keep everyone safe. Neither Grace or Meg is happy with this arrangement but decide it will be preferable to no trip at all. Once in Paris, the tour and the hotel are far short of expectations for all of the girls, causing disappointment. But, the trio of gals has a chance eavesdrop with a young British aristocrat, Cordelia (also Selena Gomez) that changes their vacation. Grace discovers that Cordelia is breaking commitments she made for a fund raising in Monte Carlo and going undercover for a few days. Thus, an opportunity arises for Grace to step into Cordelia's shoes, for they resemble identical twins. Once landing in Monaco, the girls are treated like royalty, with fabulous hotel accommodations and a closet full of designer clothes. Holding her breath, Grace finds that no one suspects that she is an impostor, not even the handsome son of the charity's director. He serves as her guide and "date". Emma, too, finds herself the object of affection for the local guys, although she is practically engaged to her boyfriend, Owen, back in Texas. Finally, reserved Meg also comes out of her shell when she meets a dashing Australian tourist. Thus, for a few days, it is a slice of "royal heaven" for the vacationers. But, will the deception be discovered and what will be the consequences if it is? This is a lovely looking film with a beautiful, talented young star, Gomez. A natural performer with a sweet-and-saucy air, she makes the most of her duel roles. Cassidy, Meister, and all of the other cast members do nice work, too. Naturally, the costumes and sets are quite lovely. But, and its huge issue, the script doesn't contain nearly enough comedy or cleverness to sustain a complete film. The premise, yes, is good but the execution is lacking. Then, too, the direction doesn't help matters with its complete dirth of energy. Therefore, the film plods along and has some boring moments. Thankfully, the finale makes a splash but its almost too late. Girls, young and old, will like the film and patiently overlook the dull bits. But, any others forced to watch it will be scowling up a storm.


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