The Princess Diaries 2 - Royal Engagement
The Princess Diaries 2 - Royal Engagement (2004)

Directed by Garry Marshall, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement picks up where its predecessor left off -- that is, with American teenager Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway) reeling over the news that she is a princess within the royal… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: December 14, 2004
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews bring charm and elegance to the movie, but there's not enough material for them to work with in this sequel.

Ed Park
Village Voice

Scenes end abruptly, laughs are as rare as yetis, and the overarching question seems to be: Can we turn this into a franchise?

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

There's not enough story in it to fill a shoebox.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Was there a point of a sequel to a movie that was just decent after all?

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Sara Gebhardt
Washington Post

Sometimes charming, sometimes a tad too silly and all the time predictable, Princess Diaries 2 gives you what you'd expect and doesn't take many chances besides allowing for the possibility that a princess might be okay without a husband.

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Joe Leydon
Variety

Too blandly insubstantial to expand its appeal beyond its target demographic.

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Lisa Ann Cockrel
Christianity Today

The larger message -- that you should marry for the right reasons only when you're ready -- is one everyone can applaud.

Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly

Lumpish excuse for a contemporary fairy tale.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

A fun romp for girls of all ages.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement is unapologetically aimed towards young girls, making this review virtually moot.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
Again i still very much enjoy these movies, i think this second one is maybe more funny than the first, still very enjoyable and light hearted. Its a great teen… More
Bethany Murphy
As funny as the first film.
Dead Angel
No, this was way too cheesy. Anne Hathaway's carelessness was way too much. But I did liked the romantic moments which was the only part I enjoyed.
Cassie Hill
This is one of my favorite movies, and I adore Anne Hathaway not just in these movies but in the other ones she's been in. Also Chris Pine is adorable,… More
Jim Careter
It was not even nere the first. The first was original and funny, this was not. This film was pure torture to watch, what a horrible film.
Conner Rainwater
While this sort've loses the grand scale of the first Princess Diaries, it's got a lot better romantic side and works harder on the characters. Chris… More

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