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

Based on the Terrence Rattigan play The Sleeping Prince, this film casts Sir Laurence Olivier as Charles, Prince Regent of Carpathia, who is in London to attend the 1911 coronation of King George V. Marilyn Monroe plays deceptively dizzy… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: June 13, 1957
DVD Release Date: January 8, 2002
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Critic Score: 83% 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

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

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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