The Princess (2022)

The Princess (2022)

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Joey King (The Kissing Booth) is a damsel causing distress in this fantasy action film co-starring Dominic Cooper (Captain America: The First Avenger), Olga Kurylenko (Oblivion) and Veronica Ngo (The Old Guard). More

When a strong-willed princess refuses to wed the cruel sociopath, she is kidnapped and locked in a remote tower of her father’s castle. With her vindictive suitor intent on taking her father’s throne, the princess must save the kingdom.

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2022USA20th Century Studios
ActionFantasy

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The Princess (2022) | Reviews

RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

The only reason to watch really is for Joey King, an underrated actress who is open to any challenge. If only this film was confident enough to really give her one.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

There is no glory for anyone involved here, nor any enjoyable, diversionary escape for a viewer.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The plot proceeds like an arcade game.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

You’d be hard-pressed to find a fantasy movie that does less in the way of world-building, either with its story or its sets...

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

The film... clicks on its own, highly specialised terms, and King is terrific fun as the damsel capable of dishing out her own distress.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

An unabashedly feminist action-adventure in which the central character rises from her dormancy to slash the patriarchy. It couldn’t be more timely, and it’s a good time too.

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Variety

Variety

The movie’s anonymous eponymous protagonist isn’t a proper character so much as a one-dimensional empowerment symbol...

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CNN

CNN

While the timing seems right for a princess who rescues herself, there's precious little substance to this violent fantasy...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Throwing... a few feminist quips into the script does not make (this film) any less conventional, or necessarily any more empowering.

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Collider

Collider

Ultimately this misplaced white knighting of the female empowerment fantasy is likely due to The Princess being penned by two men and directed by a third...

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The Princess (2022) | Release Details

The Princess (2022) is available to stream in Australia now on Disney+.