Prince & Me, The

MPAA Rating: PG

Entertainment: +1 1/2

Content: +2 1/2

In this romantic comedy, Paige Morgan (Julia Stiles) is a good ol' country girl from Wisconsin who, wanting to avoid a mundane existence, ambitiously seeks a future as a medical doctor. In the midst of pursuing her dreams, she meets Frederick (Luke Mably), a Danish foreign-exchange student who wants to experience the life of the American college student. Paige, not wanting anything to distract her from her goal, resists Frederick's pursuit of a romantic relationship. But Frederick, in spite of the repeated rejection, continues to try to win her heart, and in time Paige begins to cave in. Her determination and her focus on her studies take a back seat to her desire for Frederick, which plunges forward. There is one catch: Frederick is Prince Edvard of Denmark. As the truth is unveiled, Paige must decide if she will choose to pursue her career as a medical doctor or drop it all to be with the one she loves.

This is a film about big decisions and priorities in life. It's about knowing the difference between a personal desire and what's really important.

The Prince and Me shows two people who make right decisions in spite of the grief and sorrow they may face. The film is both hilarious, keeping the laughs coming throughout, and thought-provoking as it spurs introspection regarding heart decisions. The movie does contain some mild sexually suggestive material. One scene involves a television show with women lifting their shirts, but their breasts are blacked out. And another scene shows a couple kissing passionately and the unbuckling of pants, which implies that sex is intended, but it never happens. The film also includes a few verbal references to having sex. Other than these questionable elements, the film is clean and has no profanity or obscenities. The film has an appropriate PG rating and can be viewed by young and adult audiences.

Preview Reviewer: Troy Dandrea

The following categories contain objective listings of film content which contribute to the subjective numeric Content ratings posted to the left and on the Home page.

Crude Language: Few (3) times – mild (hell 1); strong (–ss 2)

Obscene Language: Once – strong (s-word 1)

Profanity: Few (2) times – moderate (OMG 2)

Violence: Few times - mild (punching a man in the face, tackling and punching a man)

Sex: Few times - moderate (a couple kissing passionately and the unbuckling of pants and removal of the man's shirt where sex is intended but never carried out)

Nudity: Few times - mild (television show of uncensored video of women lifting their shirts, but their breasts were blacked out)

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: Few times - moderate (few comments in reference to having sex, comments of lifting a girl's shirt)

Drugs: Few times - mild (few scenes of alcohol use and parties)

Other: None

Running Time: 103 minutes
Intended Audience: Young adults and adults

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