The Girl From Monaco Synopsis
A bodyguard tries to protect his boss (Fabrice Luchini) from a flirtatious female meteorologist.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A notable, worthwhile picture.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
This is a modest but expertly performed piece. And this summer, surrounded by lesser, louder, bigger and dumber diversions, it's especially...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Casting can be the reason that one movie works and another doesn't. It is the first reason for the success of The Girl From Monaco, the...
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The Hollywood Reporter

With its echoes of the Nicole Kidman vehicle "To Die For" -- the blonde in question is a television weather-reporter with big ambitions --...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
At best diverting, at worst an almost self-parodic compendium of French film cliches.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A broad comedy and sometimes charming character study that takes a strange turn in tone and becomes a disappointing drama.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
Accepting the final twist of The Girl From Monaco depends on whether you're in the mood.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
May be momentarily entertaining, but don't expect anything profound from the lightweight saga.
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Boston Globe

Doesn't seem to know whether it wants to be a sprightly sex comedy or an enigmatic little thriller. Unfortunately, it's neither very funny...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Fabrice Luchini is thwarted by an unwieldy plot.
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The Girl From Monaco - pleasant, interesting but ultimately confounding

By moviegirl1121
Interesting characters, interesting story but ending that doesn't really make sense....

The Girl from Monaco

By Dina Maria
I enjoyed the main character of this film. His quirky personality made the movie! I also enjoyed his "sidekick", who was surprisingly a great addition to the story. Although, I thought the ending...

Good movie, worth viewing.

By Ugarte
This is a fine, fine film with a somewhat hard to fathom plot twist at the end. Definitely worth seeing. I really do not understand the bad fan reviews....

The Girl From Monaco steals the show

By everyweek60706
Very nice! The farce is largely in The Girl strutting into every scene in the most absurd and revealing outfits and the complaints about the ending just show folks didn't want it to be over. The pole...

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Rated R | For some sexual content and language