The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her ‘princess lessons’- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other royal. But her complicated life is turned upside down once again when she not only learns that she is to take the crown as queen earlier than expected…
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Film Cast:

  • Mia Thermopolis: Anne Hathaway
  • Queen Clarisse Renaldi: Julie Andrews
  • Joe: Hector Elizondo
  • Viscount Mabrey: John Rhys-Davies
  • Lilly Moscovitz: Heather Matarazzo
  • Nicholas Devereaux: Chris Pine
  • Andrew Jacoby: Callum Blue
  • Paolo: Larry Miller
  • Asana: Raven-Symoné
  • Charlotte Kutaway: Kathleen Marshall
  • Mia’s Mom Helen: Caroline Goodall
  • Princess Lorraine: Lorraine Nicholson
  • Lady Salsa: Shannon Wilcox
  • Baron Siegfried von Troken: Greg Lewis
  • Parade Girl Carolina: Abigail Breslin
  • Lord Crawley: Paul Vogt
  • Monsieur Dupont: Joseph Leo Bwarie
  • Lady Caroline: Hope Alexander-Willis
  • Lord Peroit: Rowan Joseph
  • Genovian Cafe Owner: Jeffrey Scott Jensen
  • Three Stooges Wedding Guest: Stan Lee
  • Prince Jacques Dubé: Spencer Breslin
  • Lord Palimore: Tom Poston
  • Prime Minister Motaz: Joel McCrary
  • Reporter Elsie Penworthy: Kim Thomson
  • Captain Kip Kelly: Matthew Walker
  • Princeton Dean: Larry Robbins
  • Princeton College Girl Anna: Elizabeth Gudenrath
  • Princeton College Girl Cristi: Cristi Andrews
  • Princeton College Girl Lauren: Lauren Davidson
  • Majordomo: Tom Hines
  • Bracelet Footman: Allan Kent
  • Tiara Footman: Wesley Horton
  • Mrs. Motaz: Clare Sera
  • Lady Palimore: Elinor Donahue
  • Lady Jerome: Barbara Marshall
  • Lord Jerome: Sam Denoff
  • Lady Blake: Amy Edwards
  • Countess Puck: Daru Kawalkowski
  • Count Vitello: Steve Restivo
  • Mia’s Friend Teresa: Susan Elizabeth Jackson
  • Mia’s Friend Nyla: Madison Dunaway
  • Mia’s Friend Keiko: Kazumi Nakamura
  • Greek Dancer: Khalili Dastan
  • Clumsy Dancer: Joe Smith
  • Tall Dancer: Jess Rowland
  • Arm Pump Dancer: Christopher Wynne
  • Lady Sprint: Jacki Tenerelli
  • Duchess Quincey: Peggy Crosby
  • Countess Elan: Kamilla Bjorlin
  • Ball Viola Player: Dale Hikawa-Silverman
  • Mabrey’s Servant Gretchen: Jane Morris
  • Lady’s Maid Brigitte: Shea Curry
  • Lady’s Maid Brigitta: Anna A. White
  • Lady’s Maid Olivia: Cassie Rowell
  • Security Guard Lionel: Erik Bragg
  • Security Guard Shades: Scott Marshall
  • Dancing Footman Felix: Alec Nemser
  • Housekeeper Freda: Claudia Katz Minnick
  • Lady Anthony: Tracy Reiner
  • Lady Palisades: Julie Paris
  • Lady’s Maid Priscilla: Jennifer Jewel-High Jackson
  • Squire Tom: Mark McDaniels
  • Military Guard: Brian Klugman
  • Palace Guard: Aldric A. Horton
  • Palace Chef: Bruce Hall
  • Lord Harmony: Paul Williams
  • Parliament Member Hiller: Bernard Hiller
  • Parliament Member Bishop: Herbert Malina
  • Lord Crowley’s Brother: Peter Allen Vogt
  • Baroness Joy von Troken: Bonnie Aarons
  • Reporter Suki Sanchez: Sandra Taylor
  • Elsie’s Cameraman: David Rockwell
  • Suki’s Camerman: Shane Partlow
  • Lip Reader George: Greg Vojtanek
  • Japanese Reporter: Keisuke Hoashi
  • Genovian Shepherd: Larrs Jackson
  • French Citizen: Kate Albrecht
  • Italian Citizen: Neal Kaz
  • Tiny Duval: David Powledge
  • Mia’s Limo Driver: Charles Guardino
  • Genovian Cafe Patron: Shanda Renee
  • Genovian Cafe Patron: Gwenda Perez
  • Genovian Cafe Patron: Rajia Baroudi
  • Genovian Citizen: Diane Frazen
  • Genovian Citizen: Stanley Frazen
  • Genovian Pear Juggler: Bud Markowitz
  • Lady Elyssa: Meredith Patterson
  • Opera Singer Anna Netrebko: Anna Netrebko
  • ‘Miracles’ Singer Jonny Blu: Jonny Blu
  • Mia’s Friend Henry: Brad Golden
  • Lady Lindenlaub: Brigitta Lauren
  • Tea Party Guest Zrinka: Zia Domic
  • Tea Party Guest Amira: Grace Nassar
  • Tea Party Butler: Joe Ross
  • Emperor Sakamoto: Darwood Chung
  • Sleeping Tea Party Guest: Joe Wilson
  • Miss Genovia Hildegard: Isabella Hofmann
  • Tiara Vendor: Marvin Braverman
  • Parade Boy: Blake Davidson
  • Parade Boy: John Carlo Kensinger
  • Parade Spectator: Rosie Krieger
  • Teacher Seacliff: Lori Marshall
  • Folk Dancer: Scott Grossman
  • Folk Dancer: Joaquín Escamilla
  • Folk Dancer: Darrel W. Wright
  • Folk Dancer: Donna Dunmire
  • Folk Dancer: Susan Carr George
  • Folk Dancer: Karen Russell Budge
  • Bridal Shower DJ: Lauren Bell
  • Dancing Princess Hannah: Hannah Schneider
  • Princess Charlee: Charlee Corra Disney
  • Princess Alexandra: Alexandra Guthy
  • Princess Aimee: Aimee Adams Hall
  • Princess Nicole: Brady Woods
  • Princess Nadia: Jordan Wright
  • Princess Claudia: Claudia Vazquez
  • Princess Nadege: Nadège August
  • Princess Maui: Maui Vang
  • Princess Camille: Lily Marshall-Fricker
  • Princess Grace: Charlotte Marshall-Fricker
  • Archbishop: Joe Allen Price
  • Choir Director: Kate McCauley Hathaway
  • Tanya – Spanish Wedding Guest: Tanya Callau
  • Paolo’s Assistant #1: Sparrow Heatley
  • Paolo’s Assistant #2: Ali Gage
  • Genovian Rabbi: Marty Nadler
  • Bouquet Wedding Guest: Jeff Michalski
  • Wedding Guest: Judith Baldwin
  • Wedding Guest: Anina Lincoln
  • Wedding Guest: Sarina Ranftl
  • Wedding Guest: Patrick Price
  • Susan Jacoby: Regina Spencer Sipple
  • Church Choir Member: Luana Jackman
  • Church Choir Member: Clydene Jackson
  • Church Choir Member: Karen Harper
  • Church Choir Member: Bobbi Page
  • Church Choir Member: Teri Eiko Koide
  • Church Choir Member: John West
  • Church Choir Member: Rick Logan
  • Church Choir Member: Kevin Dorsey
  • Church Choir Member: Dwayne Condon
  • Church Choir Member: Gerald White
  • Church Choir Member: Oren Waters
  • Cherub-Cheeked Ring Bearer: Sam Marshall
  • Chancellor of Venice: Sol Rosenthal
  • Lord Apparel: Harvey Keenan
  • Lord Skylar: Joe Straus
  • Captain Kip’s Assistant: Leon Dewayne Cozy
  • Self: Fat Louie
  • Self: Maurice
  • Nicholas’s Girlfriend #2 (uncredited): Victoria Chalaya

Film Crew:

  • Art Direction: Adrian Gorton
  • Art Direction: Jack G. Taylor Jr.
  • Director: Garry Marshall
  • Director of Photography: Charles Minsky
  • Production Design: Albert Brenner
  • Original Music Composer: John Debney
  • Producer: Whitney Houston
  • Stunt Coordinator: Charlie Brewer
  • Editor: Bruce Green
  • Set Decoration: Peg Cummings
  • Producer: Mario Iscovich
  • First Assistant Director: Ellen H. Schwartz
  • Stunt Double: Pat Banta
  • Casting Director: Marcia Ross
  • Producer: Debra Martin Chase
  • Characters: Meg Cabot
  • Story: Gina Wendkos
  • Casting Director: Gail Goldberg
  • Story: Shonda Rhimes
  • Set Decoration: Casey Hallenbeck
  • Second Unit Director: Scott Marshall
  • Stunts: Melodee Spevack
  • Stunts: Randy Hall
  • Stunts: Kelly Stables
  • Costume Design: Gary Jones
  • Stunts: Andy Gill
  • Casting Director: Donna Morong
  • Second Assistant Director: Tommy Harper
  • Makeup Designer: Hallie D’Amore
  • Stunts: Colin Follenweider
  • Stunt Double: Deborah L. Mazor
  • Key Hair Stylist: Carolyn Elias
  • Hairstylist: Carol Pershing
  • Stunts: Erik Rondell
  • Unit Production Manager: Margaret Hilliard
  • Stunts: Scott Wilder
  • Music Supervisor: Dawn Soler
  • Orchestrator: Mike Watts
  • Stunt Double: Dana Dru Evenson
  • Stunts: Allison Caetano
  • Co-Producer: David Scharf
  • Stunts: Mark Anthony Vazquez
  • Stunts: Kevin Derr
  • Stunts: Jake Swallow
  • Stunt Double: Lena Baran
  • Key Makeup Artist: Kenneth Paul Schoenfeld
  • Stunts: Jes Hellwege
  • Stunts: Rick Miller
  • Stunt Driver: Scott A. Perez
  • Stunt Double: Jamie Jo Mitchell
  • Stunts: Jake Low
  • Stunts: Justin Leeds
  • Stunts: Jayme Jensen
  • Stunts: Jim Holley
  • Stunts: Kelsey Forde
  • Stunt Driver: Patrick Michael Boyle

Movie Reviews:

  • Kamurai: Good watch, could watch again, but can’t recommend unless you just really liked the first one.

    Of all the boring premises, a legal requirement is a really boring choice. Forcing a marriage is not only not relatable for America (Mia’s country of origin), but also not exciting to watch Anne Hatheway reject guys and have to settle. And all the while they ignore the obvious solution.

    There is a lot of fun with the idea of a American princess just having fun with a lot of resources, and touching bits with her using her power for good.

    Sadly, again, the movie doesn’t feel like it does anything special, despite all the “pizazz” they layer on.

    Again, it’s good, but it is weaker than the original, and unless you have the background of that movie, you’re not missing anything by skipping this one.

  • r96sk: Just as slow as the original, but I’d argue it’s a better film overall.

    There isn’t much between the two films, I admit. However, I found ‘The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement’ more enjoyable than ‘The Princess Diaries’. The plot is probably just as interesting, but there’s less cringe in this one and the villains are a big improvement.

    Anne Hathaway (Mia) is very good once more, while Julie Andrews (Clarisse) does solid things again. John Rhys-Davies (Mabrey) and Chris Pine (Nicholas) are top additions, great casting on the latter by the way given it’s Pine’s feature film debut.

    I also said in my review of the 2001 film that I don’t like fictional places in live-action, non-fantasy productions. That’s still the case here, but I didn’t actually mind it all that much to be honest. “Genovia” is way more believable here, thanks to us actually getting to see it for real – as opposed to it just being referenced.

    As noted, there are still a few cringey moments and it does run too long. There are some sweets parts, though. It’s also kinda weird that, technically, Mia and Nicholas are related; a number of generations back sure, but still…

    A sequel that (minorly) improves on its predecessor, that’s always a positive in my book.

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