Monte Carlo Synopsis
A summer trip turns into the fantasy of a lifetime for a teen (Selena Gomez) and her two friends.
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Movieline

By Michelle Orange
As in "Country Strong," Meester's crack timing and irresistible poignancy illuminate a part that would leave other actresses simpering...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Honestly, the whole movie is from 1960-something.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The actresses are appealing, the settings photogenic (Budapest doubles for Monte Carlo), and the clothes ideal for a triple-Cinderella...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Unlike a few other well-drilled young actress-singers we could name, such as the one whose name rhymes with "Riley Myrus," Gomez knows how...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
If you are a 12-year-old girl, you are the perfect audience for Monte Carlo.
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Entertainment Weekly

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Undoubtedly a trifle, but it's still kind of nice for a summer movie to try charming us instead of just bludgeoning us into submission.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's chirpy, it's bright, there are pretty locations and lots happens. This is the kind of movie that can briefly hold the attention of a...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Monte Carlo is a wish-fulfillment fantasy. (What luck! The heiress' clothes fit all three girls like a glove!)
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Even as she is the center of attention here in a double role, the jury is still out on Gomez's bigscreen potential; she's not very...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's unpleasant where it should be pleasant, convoluted where it should be streamlined, anxiety provoking where it should be easy, and...
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A Warm and Mildly Romantic Buddy Movie...Well Worth Your Time.

By Alon Patterson
It's always a pleasure to see a film that needn't rely on innuendo, promiscuity or profanity in order to deliver an entertaining and engaging romantic story. The cast here is perfectly matched to...

Better than expected

By spandrea
When I saw the previews I expected it to be like the Lizzy McGuire movie but that is not the case. Selena did such a good job that even though she is playing two characters, you tend to like one...

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By kaseyawolford
it was a very good movie for the whole family...

better than lizzie mcguire movie

By tati_jay
The only similarities between Monte Carlo and the Lizzie McGuire movie is that the girl goes off to another country and impersonates someone else. I like the way this story was told. Has romance,...

Monte Carlo

By GossipGirlAni
I LOVED this movie. When you see the previews... it seems like one of those boring Cinderella Story movies, but it's funny and Selena did a great job on this. This movie is a must-see....

Monte Carlo

By amigo12
Good movie, better for 12 and older....

sweet little movie for girs and guys

By diet pepsi
i will admit i may be a guy but i still loved this movie when i watched it with my sister and we had a realy good time that day at the movies and we realy enjoyed it but i have a crush on selena...

loved it

By pandamandalaker
I just simply loved it! I am a fan/selenator of Selena and I am excited to see her in more movies since her show ended!...

what a cute movie

By jess crush
yes i may be a guy but that does not mean that i did not love this cute and sweet little movie about a few friends taking a fun trip around the world so good a lot of good laughs from me and my...

Diary of a Wimpy kid Rodrick Rules

By awesomealy123
It was really funny and entertaining. Especially if u read the books! So my point is that it was a REALLY good movie :)...

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Rated PG | For Brief mild language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Silly but sweet travel comedy says to be true to yourself.
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