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
Release Date: March 14, 2014
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

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

Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

Kidman seemed a natural choice to play Kelly. She manages to soar in several scenes. Hampered by the subpar material, she seems utterly lost, unable to master what could have been the role of her career.

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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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Peter Labuza
The Film Stage

A mostly harmless and occasionally offensive affair that purports a "fictional account" of a true story.

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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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Kong Rithdee
Bangkok Post

There must be a better way to salute Kelly's real-life pluck and stature, but if this melt-in-your-mouth lollipop is all we can have, then we'll have it.

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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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César Albarrán Torres
Cine Premiere

A forgettable movie made with "the best intentions". [Full review in Spanish]

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Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
This fictionalized portrayal of Grace Kelly's life is a relatively absorbing character study until it finally decides to glamorize her with sacred music… More
hawk ledge
Monaco and France in 1962 made abundantly easy.