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The Princess Diaries is an comedy movie directed by Garry Marshall and starring Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Héctor Elizondo and Heather Matarazzo and Mandy Moore. The movie was written by Meg Cabot (novel), Gina Wendkos (screenplay). The film has a $37 million budget with a 115-minute running time. The Princess Diaries currently has a 6.3 IMDb rating, based on 111515 and 52 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated G.

release date for The Princess Diaries

The Princess Diaries release date

When does The Princess Diaries come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for The Princess Diaries (2001)is August 3, 2001.


When will The Princess Diaries be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

The Princess Diaries DVD/Blu-ray release date is PENDING. The estimated DVD release date is November 2001. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in November 2001. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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The Princess Diaries budget

How much did The Princess Diaries cost to make?

$37,000,000 budget

The movie cost $37 million to make.

The Princess Diaries movie poster

The Princess Diaries rating

G Rated

The Princess Diaries is rated G. G rating means all ages are admitted. The material will not offend parents for viewing by children.


The Princess Diaries reviews

6.3 IMDb 52 Metascore

The movie currently has a 6.3 of out 10 IMDb rating and 52 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.


The Princess Diaries trailer

The Princess Diaries plot summary

What is The Princess Diaries about?

A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of Genovia. She must make a choice between continuing the life of a San Francisco teen or stepping up to the throne.


Synopsis from IMDb Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her sixteenth year.


The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.


The Princess Diaries cast

Who is in The Princess Diaries?

Julie Andrews in The Princess Diaries Julie Andrews as Queen Clarisse Renaldi
Anne Hathaway in The Princess Diaries Anne Hathaway as Amelia “Mia” Thermopolis
Héctor Elizondo in The Princess Diaries Héctor Elizondo as Joe
Heather Matarazzo in The Princess Diaries Heather Matarazzo as Lilly Moscovitz
Mandy Moore in The Princess Diaries Mandy Moore as Lana Thomas

The Princess Diaries box Office

How much did The Princess Diaries make?

$165,335,153 worldwide

The film has made over $165 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.


The Princess Diaries details

Theatrical Release Date: August 3, 2001
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: PENDING
Film Budget: $37 million
Box Office: $165 million
Length: 115 minutes
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Language: English

The Princess Diaries facts


How long is The Princess Diaries?

The movie is 115 minutes long (1 hour and 55 minutes).

What year did The Princess Diaries come out?

The movie is out on August 3, 2001. The movie has been out for .


Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Julie Andrews plays as Queen Clarisse Renaldi.


Who is the director of The Princess Diaries?

Garry Marshall directed the movie.


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