The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Full Movie Reviews

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MovieAddict
MovieAddict
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Rating of
2/4

Romantic Comedy

MovieAddict - wrote on 09/22/2013

This movie builds on the first 'Princess Diaries' movie, where Mia (Anna Hathaway) finds out that as granddaughter of the Queen (Julie Andrews) she is next in line to being Ruler of the fictitious country Genovia. However there is opposition to her becoming Queen, led by Viscount Mabrey (John Rhys-Davies). Seems the law of the land prevents an unwedded Princess from becoming Queen, so Mia is obligated to get married in 30 days or she has to forfeit the crown.

Meanwhile Viscount Mabrey has a nephew Nicholas (played by eye candy Chris Pine) who is next in line to the Crown.

Unfortunately the princess falls in love with him...(or fortunately??) Will She or he abdicate for love in the end ...or will she obliged to a 'duty' marriage to the handsome and cultured Andrew, even though …

Franz Patrick
Franz Patrick
Movie God

Rating of
2/4

Lackluster Sequel

Franz Patrick - wrote on 09/07/2008

I prefer the original over this sequel but I was glad to see that most of the cast is back from the first film, like the always amusing Heather Matarazzo. If it wasn’t for the good intentions of this film to entertain, I would have given this a one star out of four because of its incredibly weak script. I was at awe of how much slapstick they had here because the first movie had significantly less of it. The first movie actually had a story and this one does not. I know that the filmmakers are trying to appeal to the younger audiences, mostly girls, but there’s a way to keep older audiences interested without resulting to sex and violence, as most Pixar films had demonstrated. While the first film had magic because of how Mia finds out that she’s a princess, this one lacks the magic …

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