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Your Highness (2011)

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Your Highness is a movie starring Danny McBride, Natalie Portman, and James Franco. When Prince Fabious's bride is kidnapped, he goes on a quest to rescue her... accompanied by his lazy useless brother Thadeous.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Thadeous
... Fabious
... Courtney
... Isabel
... Julie
... Leezar
... Belladonna
... King Tallious
... Boremont
... Manious the Bold
... Thundarian
B.J. Hogg ... Royal Advisor (as BJ Hogg)
Matyelok Gibbs ... Mother
... Mother
Anna Barry ... Mother
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Throughout history, tales of chivalry have burnished the legends of brave, handsome knights who rescue fair damsels, slay dragons and conquer evil. But behind many a hero is a good-for-nothing younger brother trying just to stay out of the way of those dragons, evil and trouble in general. As two princes on a daring mission to save their land, they must rescue the heir apparent's fiancée before their kingdom is destroyed. Thadeous (McBride) has spent his life watching his perfect older brother Fabious (Franco) embark upon valiant journeys and win the hearts of his people. Tired of being passed over for adventure, adoration and the throne, he's settled for a life of wizard's weed, hard booze and easy maidens. But when Fabious' bride-to-be, Belladonna (Zooey Deschanel), gets kidnapped by the evil wizard Leezar (Justin Theroux), the king gives his deadbeat son an ultimatum: Man up and help rescue her or get cut off. Half-assedly embarking upon his first quest, Thadeous joins Fabious to ... Written by Universal Pictures

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Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, pervasive language, nudity, violence and some drug use | See all certifications »

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8 April 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Caballeros, princesas y otras bestias  »

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Budget:

$49,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,360,020, 10 April 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$21,596,445, 19 May 2011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$24,856,478, 19 May 2011
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The name of Belladonna (Zooey Deschanel) could be taken to mean "beautiful woman" in Italian. However, belladonna is also an extremely toxic plant (Atropa belladonna, a.k.a. "Deadly Nightshade") used in ancient and medieval times as an aphrodisiac, a hallucinogenic, and a poison. Witches were said to use belladonna to enable them to fly. See more »

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Thadeous: Only a champion man would hold the Blade of Unicorn in his hands. And I, Thadeous, am that man. I have seen the pain in my reflection and watched the strength of my brother, unflinching. My quest is one of love, but also in this moment of forgiveness, of redemption, even amongst the smallest of foes. My path has been unstable, but my conviction is born to damn those who doubted me. To lessen those who tested me. To right what is wrong. To restore faith that has long been lost. And to rise to ...
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Featured in Half in the Bag: Your Highness and Samurai Cop (2011) See more »

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Greatest Quest
Written by Cyrus Shahmir (as Cyrus D. Shahmir)
Produced by Cyrus Shahmir (as Cyrus D. Shahmir) and Steve Jablonsky
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Critics are idiots
16 August 2011 | by See all my reviews

This movie was made to make you laugh and that is exactly what it does. No real depth or signifigant underlying message to speak of, just a lot of raunchy humor to split your sides. I laughed the whole way through the movie and you will too if you have at least one funny bone in your body. There is so much filthy humor in this movie that is in no way suitable for children, but hey we adults need some idiocracy of our own every now and then and that is exactly what this movie brings to the table. Purely brilliant idiocracy. The best kind there is. It has a great cast and Danny McBride is hilarious as usual. Definitely worth watching. Be forewarned, it is DIRTY!!!


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