Monte Carlo

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"She's having the time of someone else's life."
  • PG
  • 2011
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 5.8  (48,245)
  • 43

Monte Carlo is a 2011 romantic comedy movie starring Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, and Katie Cassidy. The story of the movie revolves around three best friends, Grace, Emma and Meg, who are all graduating from high school and planning a trip to Paris to celebrate. However, things don't go as planned when Grace, who is an ordinary girl, is mistaken for a wealthy British socialite, Cordelia Winthrop Scott, and Meg and Emma decide to play along.

At first, Grace is hesitant about the idea, but she soon goes along with it, after realizing that she can live a luxurious life she never thought possible. The trio goes to Monte Carlo, where they experience the high life, attending fancy parties, wearing designer clothes, and staying at a luxurious hotel. Grace, who is impersonating Cordelia, even falls in love with the charming Theo, a French tour guide who shows them around the city.

As they travel around Monte Carlo, the girls see the importance of being true to themselves, and they begin to develop a deeper understanding of who they are. Grace struggles to maintain her Cordelia persona, while Emma and Meg enjoy being themselves, finally enjoying their trip. However, their perfect vacation is cut short as they face challenges when the real Cordelia and her aunt arrive in the city.

The primary focus of the movie is on the relationships that develop among the three friends and how the trip helps them to change and grow. Leighton Meester delivers a fantastic performance as the character of Meg, with her witty and funny one-liners adding humor to the movie. Selena Gomez also does a great job portraying both Grace and Cordelia, and her chemistry with both Leighton and Katie Cassidy (who plays Emma) is evident throughout the movie.

In addition to the fantastic portrayals of the characters, the movie features beautiful locations, with Monte Carlo playing a crucial role in the film. The scenery, the costumes, the fashion, and the luxurious hotels all add to the overall amazing look of the movie.

One of the main takeaways from the movie is the idea that honesty is the best policy. Grace learns throughout the movie that lying can lead to complications, and it's better to be honest about who you are. Emma and Meg also find themselves throughout the vacation, and the friends learn that they don't need to pretend to be someone they're not to be happy.

In conclusion, Monte Carlo is a charming, heartfelt, and funny movie that is perfect for a girls' night in. The performances by the three leading ladies are fantastic, and the movie's message of honesty and self-discovery is heartwarming. The locations and settings make the movie even more enjoyable, and it's an overall great movie for those looking for a fun, romantic comedy.

Monte Carlo is a 2011 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 49 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8 and a MetaScore of 43.

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    1 hr 49 min
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    5.8  (48,245)
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