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The Princess Switch (2018)

TV-PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 16 November 2018 (USA)
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Competing in a Christmas baking competition in Belgravia, a Chicago baker bumps into the prince's fiancée--who looks just like her. They switch lives for two days.

Director:

Mike Rohl

Writers:

Robin Bernheim (as Robin Bernheim Burger), Megan Metzger
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vanessa Hudgens ... Stacy De Novo / Lady Margaret
Sam Palladio ... Edward
Nick Sagar ... Kevin
Alexa Adeosun Alexa Adeosun ... Olivia
Suanne Braun ... Mrs. Donatelli
Mark Fleischmann ... Frank
Sara Stewart ... Queen Caroline
Pavel Douglas ... King George
Amy Griffiths ... Brianna
Robin Soans ... Kindly Man
Ashley Emerson Ashley Emerson ... Paul
Calli Taylor ... Taylor (as Calliope Taylor)
Jo Cameron Brown ... Mrs. McBride
Clara Ciobanu ... Giselle
Oliver Lepadatu Oliver Lepadatu ... Boy
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Stacy, a type-A planner with a penchant for schedules, takes a spontaneous trip to the charming land of Belgravia at the suggestion of her sous chef and best friend, Kevin. While preparing for the Royal Christmas Baking Contest, Stacy faces an identical stranger and a strange request. Free-spirited but royally obligated,all Duchess Margaret Delacourt really wants is one last chance to experience life as a "normal person" before she dutifully marries the Crown Prince of Belgravia. Stacy can give her that wish. Written by Theaudestcooper

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Trivia

In this movie, which is this year's Netflix Christmas movie release, when Kevin and Margaret (as Stacy) are deciding on a movie to watch, they pick Netflix's big Christmas hit of 2017, A Christmas Prince (2017). See more »

Goofs

In the wedding scene towards the end, Margaret yells out a "woo" and put's her hands to her mouth and you are able to see Vanessa Hudgen's small tattoo on her finger, one that Margaret would not have. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: The Most Insane Christmas Rom Com (2019) See more »

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Switch Wish
Written by Terry Frewer
Vocals by Sam Palladio and Claire Nordstrom
Courtesy of Joleyla Music
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Generic princess and the pauper movie
16 November 2018 | by hjalsayeghSee all my reviews

A movie that belongs on the hallmark channel. As generic as can be without anything that'll offend.

The princess here is actually a Duchess and the pauper is a baker and they run into each other on Christmas while the later is preparing for a baking competition.

I feel like I read a studio exec. checklist just now... Well the rest of the movie actually goes like a checklist too. Girls meet, switch places, go through the motions of the Prince and the Pauper but with a princess diary peppered in as well as a Christmas miracle for good measures and true love because why not. Everyone is happy all the time and you can just play this in the background and miss nothing.

It's a piece of fluff so if that's your thing go ahead, just keep in mind that the first 15 minutes is a painfully awkward exposition that was both badly written and poorly acted. Get past that and you get to... every hallmark movie ever.


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Official Sites:

Netflix [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Princess Switch See more »

Filming Locations:

Carei, Satu Mare, Romania See more »

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