Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that The Princess Diaries is a 2001 movie in which Anne Hathaway plays an unpopular 15-year-old who discovers that she is a princess in a European kingdom. There is some mild verbal bullying from the popular kids of a high school; the lead character and her friends are called names such as "freak." There is some teen kissing. Mia drives without a license and manages to escape a ticket using tactics that parents might find troubling. During a softball game, a male character is hit in the groin with a softball. Aside from this, the movie offers positive messages about the importance of friendship, popularity, being true to yourself, and caring about others.
References to kissing.
Some comic pratfalls. A car crash, but no one gets hurt.
Some verbal bullying from popular girls, who call the lead character a "freak."
Stay true to yourself. Themes include growing up, finding yourself, and taking chances.
A Hot Stuff Pizza box is prominently displayed during a pizza delivery. One of the main characters is always eating M&Ms.
Drugs / Tobacco /
An older diplomat acts drunk at a dinner party. Other adults drink alcoholic beverages but don't seem drunk.