Watch A Royal Christmas
- 1 hr 27 min
"A Royal Christmas" is a heartwarming holiday movie released in 2014, directed by Alex Zamm, and starring Lacey Chabert, Jane Seymour, and Stephen Hagan. The movie revolves around Emily Taylor (played by Lacey Chabert), a hardworking and life-loving young woman who gets an unexpected invitation to spend Christmas with her longtime boyfriend, Leo (Stephen Hagan), in his homeland of Aldovia. Aldovia is a charming small European country that is a monarchy and governed by the royal family.
Emily quickly discovers that Leo is actually the prince of Aldovia, which makes her the first American woman to ever date royalty in the country's history. However, Emily soon realizes that life as a Royal girlfriend is not as easy as it seems, and being in a relationship with a prince comes with its set of challenges. Emily must prove herself to the prince's mother, Queen Isadora (Jane Seymour), who does not approve of her son's new love interest. The Queen has historical prejudices against Americans. The Royal protocols are a thing that Emily needs to learn, but quickly as she is going to be thrown into the public eye with no previous training.
Emily's love for Leo is unquestionable, and the kind-hearted Emily is determined to win the Queen's heart and make sure that she fits in with the Royals. Emily experiences different cultures and lavish events along the way, which make her feel out of her comfort zone. She finds out that she may have to give up her life in America to fulfill her destiny as a princess in Aldovia, but at the same time, she realizes that it's not that simple.
Throughout the movie, the audience sees the love between Emily and Leo continue to grow, with the pair sharing many tender moments amid the challenges they face. Emily's life and love story may be like a fairy tale, but she realizes that being in the public eye all the time is not easy.
"A Royal Christmas" portrays the magic of the holiday season by showcasing Aldovia's beauty at Christmas time. The movie is filled with snow-covered mountains, holiday cheer, and Christmas traditions, truly showcasing the holiday spirit. The film also features a talented cast that brings to life an enchanting and captivating story.
Lacey Chabert, known for her role in the popular drama series "Party of Five," portrays Emily Taylor with an endearing and relatable quality. Her character faces insecurities that many of us experience in new situations. Jane Seymour is magnificent as Queen Isadora, the overprotective mother of Prince Leo, who wants him to marry a princess from a wealthy family. Stephen Hagan's as Prince Leo also gave an enjoyable and magical performance.
In conclusion, "A Royal Christmas" is a wonderful romantic comedy that perfectly captures the holiday season's magic. The film is a must-watch for anyone who loves Christmas movies, romantic comedies or anyone who enjoys the Royal Family. The charming cast, beautiful sets, heartfelt story, and the perfect holiday backdrop make this movie a festive holiday delight.
A Royal Christmas is a 2014 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.