When in Rome

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  • G
  • 2002
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 4.8  (4,584)

When in Rome is a 2002 romantic comedy film produced by Dualstar Entertainment, and directed by Steve Purcell. The movie stars the famous Olsen twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, in the lead roles of Leila and Charli. Leslie Danon and Julian Stone are among the other notable actors in the movie. The story begins with Leila and Charli, two homesick American twin sisters, who are studying in Rome as part of their college program. While Leila is studying ancient art, Charli is taking cooking classes, and both are missing their family and friends back home. One day, Leila discovers a fountain that according to legend, anyone who throws a coin into it will find true love. Leila, feeling despondent and bored, throws a coin into the fountain, not believing in the legend, and goes on about her day.

Soon enough, Leila starts receiving attention from four men who had thrown coins into the fountain, two of whom were present when she threw hers in. Leila is initially bewildered and confused by the sudden rush of attention but soon realizes that her heart belongs to one of the four men. However, she soon finds out that the man she is smitten with, Antonio, is already engaged to a wealthy Italian girl.

Throughout the movie, Leila tries to navigate through her newfound attention while trying to keep her head above water, all while learning more about Italy, its culture, and its art. The plot unfolds in various locations around Rome, including Piazza Navona, the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican, showcasing the city's historical landmarks.

As the story progresses, various twists and turns keep the audience on their toes, with a refreshing and uplifting climax that will leave them content. One noteworthy aspect of the movie is the sisters' unique personalities, as Leila is a bit more reserved and thoughtful, while Charli is the more outgoing and adventurous twin.

When in Rome is a film for those who love romantic comedies, particularly fans of the Olsen twins. The movie is a delightful mix of comedy and romance, and showcases the beautiful city of Rome in all its glory. With cheerful, catchy music and excellent cinematography, this feel-good movie is sure to leave a lasting impression on viewers.

Overall, When in Rome is a classic 2002 romantic comedy film starring two of the most famous twins around. With an entertaining plot, charming characters, and beautiful scenery, this film is a must-watch for fans of this genre.

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    4.8  (4,584)