The Princess Diaries details
|Starring:||Sean O'Bryan, Eric Von Detten, Heather Matarazzo, Hector Elizondo, Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Mandy Moore, Caroline Goodall|
|Genres:||Comedy - Children, Family, Romance, Teen|
|Studio:||WALT DISNEY HOME VIDEO|
|Collections:||Decades: 00s, December Picks, Duvet Days, Enchanting Films, For the Whole Family, Kids Around the World, Kids Favourites, Kids' Classics|
The Princess Diaries
|Run time:||1 hour 51 minutes|
|Rental release:||07 Oct 2002|
Most helpful review
superb family filmBy williamsgwynfa (627 reviews) from gwaenysgor , 08 May 2007
[Highly rated reviewer]this film is superb. the princess diaries is a charming, modern day fairy tale with a positive message under the lighthearted surface.
Anne Hathaway's portrayal of Mia is excellent, with terrific timing and delivery, in her comic scenes, and with a touching subtlety in her dramatic moments.
Julie Andrews is wonderful, perfectly cast as the majestic queen, with an undercurrent of affection and vulnerability, beneath her regal exterior.
the story starts with, a socially awkward, but very bright 15-year-old girl called Mia, being raised by her single mum.
Mia discovers that she is, actually the princess of a small European country, when she finds out about, the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of Genovia.
She must make a choice between continuing the life of a San Francisco teen, or stepping up to the throne.
While Mia makes up her mind, she is pressed into taking princess lessons from her grandmother.
eventually she blossoms into a confident, radiant girl, despite the worries and pressure, that her newfound status brings.
Anne Hathaway is a charismatic, appealing role model with a sharp sense of comic timing, and Julie Andrews is at her regal best, whether teaching Mia the proper royal wave, or learning how to eat a corndog.
Mia learns not just how to be a princess but to have confidence in who she is.
this is not to say, that there are not some bumps along the way, with mean girls, boy problems, and other problems , that all teenagers face, but in Mia's case, through the camera lens of the paparazzi.
In the end, it all works out and she gets the right boy, who 'saw her when she was invisible' and sees her for the person she truly is.
one of the members of the cast, who is a show stealer, is Hector Elizondo who plays Joe, the Chief of Security, who has a real dry wit.
this is a nice gentle comedy, suitable for all the family.
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Brilliant girly film!By calipsa (28 reviews) , 08 Feb 2013
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideWatched this movie so many times. I'd watch it again and again. So romantic and magical. This is where Anne Hathaway started her career I guess. Who knew Princess of Genovia would become so BIG!!Awesome film!
INVISIBLE PRINCESSBy a customer , 04 Feb 2013GREAT FAMILY MOVIE! IT IS INSPIRATIONAL AND MOTIVATES. NEVER GIVE UP, WITH LOVE, SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT THE SKY IS THE LIMIT. YOU ARE EMPOWERED TO DO AND ACHIEVE ALL THE IMPOSSIBLE, AND CONQUER OUR FEARS. MAKE BELIEVE BUT THE PRINCIPLES ARE REAL.
the princess diaries.By ketsi (1 review) , 15 Jan 2013this movie is the best and she turns into a geek into a beautiful creature that you can ever seen this is ketsia by the way UK.
Good! but kept buffering -.-By a customer , 05 Jan 2013A very Good film , watched it a few times one of the films you could watch over and over.. id give it a 7/10 ! **
Not too bad actuallyBy Scottyboy619 (1 review) , 29 Dec 2012I really enjoyed this film, found it quite funny at times and is a great feel good family film the only bad thing i would say is that it is predictable but i knew it would be when i started watching it