Grace Of Monaco
Grace Of Monaco (2014)

GRACE OF MONACO is focused on the personal story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly during a dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III, and France's Charles De Gaulle over tax laws in the early 1960s. Nicole Kidman stars as… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
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Critic Score: 9% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Beautifully shot but utterly vapid, Grace of Monaco fails to honor either its subject or its audience.

Jon Frosch
The Atlantic

Uninspiring from its first frame to its last, Grace of Monaco is a piece of hagiographic fluff that cobbles together tropes from other recent biopics of famous women.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

Often silly but never vivacious, Grace of Monaco fails as either a stately drama of the BBC provenance or an entertainingly trashy tell-all.

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Brian Orndorf

Indulges in melodrama, diluting its emotional impact and understanding of its subject to play like the average Lifetime Movie, only with exceptional technical credits.

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

Little is left to our imagination or intelligence as characters spout facts and exposition and we're treated to a parade of familiar historical figures in distracting smaller roles.

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Scott Foundas

Grace Kelly's post-Hollywood life may not have been the fairy tale some thought it to be, but you wouldn't know it from director Olivier Dahan's cornball melodrama.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

Almost laughably inept.

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Stephen Dalton
Hollywood Reporter

It is almost perversely impressive how Dahan misses almost every target and squanders almost every opportunity.

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

The lovely costumes and locations give a sense of the luxury of Kelly's life, but nothing in the movie manages to get below that glittering surface.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

A potentially sweeping romantic drama about a Hollywood actress giving up her career for true love's kiss feels more like a fly-on-the-wall documentary about EU attempts to inflict a mansion tax on the wealthy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 26% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
This fictionalized portrayal of Grace Kelly's life is a compelling character study until it decides to glamorize her in a heavy-handed, hagiographic third… More
hawk ledge
Monaco and France in 1962 made abundantly easy.