The Prince and the Showgirl
The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)

The title of the Anglo-American The Prince and the Showgirl could well have alluded to the genuine stations in life of stars Sir Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe. Based on the Terence Rattigan play +The Sleeping Prince, the film casts… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 8, 2002
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Genial but Dull and heavy-handed Ruritarian comedy that co-stars the 50-year-old British stage great Olivier with the 30-year-old American Hollywood sex queen Marilyn Monroe.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Despite the star caliber, it's a minor movie--a curiosity--for both actor-director Olivier and star-producer Monroe, in large part due to the weaknesses of the source material and direction.

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Steve Crum
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Fascinating on several levels, particularly pairing of Olivier and Monroe.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
slow, olivier and marilyn never really connect
xGary Xx
Lawrence Olivier never looks comfortable in this unconvincing comedy of manners. Not my cup of tea.
Audrey Lush
Just for Olivier

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