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The Princess Switch (2018)

TV-PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 16 November 2018 (USA)
2:34 | Trailer
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.


Mike Rohl


Robin Bernheim (as Robin Bernheim Burger), Megan Metzger
4,932 ( 120)





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


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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Did You Know?


The oft-quoted John Lennon line, "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans", is from the song "Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)" from his 1980 album, "Double Fantasy". See more »


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 »


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


Merry Christmas Wishes
Written by Terry Frewer
Vocals by Sam Palladio, Vanessa Hudgens, and Cast
Courtesy of Joleyla Music
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So cheesy it's actually okay
17 November 2018 | by fiekedkSee all my reviews

I can't even remember how many times I eyerolled throughout this movie. But I can also not lie that I still quite enjoyed it.

I've seen a lot of cheesy Christmas movies, but this one was by far the most predictable. Every single thing went exactly as I expected it to go. But oh well, sometimes movies don't have to have some kind of deep message. Movies exist to enjoy people anyways, and that's what this movie does for probably a lot of teen girls.

I would only recommend this movie to girls aged 12-16 maybe. For the rest of the world it's just too much and a waste of time (unless you don't know what to watch on Netflix and go watch some cheesy movies like I did).

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Release Date:

16 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Carei, Satu Mare, Romania See more »

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1.85 : 1
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