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Your Highness

Danny McBride and James Franco team up for an epic comedy adventure set in a fantastical world in "Your Highness". Thadeous (McBride) has spent his life watching his perfect older brother Fabious (Franco) embark upon valiant journeys and win the hearts of his people. Tired of being passed over for adventure, adoration and the throne, he settles for a life of wizard`s weed, hard booze and easy maidens. When Fabious` bride-to-be, Belladonna (Zooey Deschanel), gets kidnapped by the evil wizard Leezar (Justin Theroux), it forces both Fabious and Thadeous to work hand in hand to save the realm.

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Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy
Running Time: NA
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Cast: Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Theroux
Director: David Gordon Green
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Writer: Roy Lim Jian-Min

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Watch this if you liked: “Old School”, “Dinner For Schmucks”, “Role Model”, “Hangover II”

Danny McBride and James Franco star as Thadeous and Fabeous, two princes of royal blood who cannot be more different from one another with their attitude and achievements, with Thadeous being the gross underachiever compared to Fabious' alpha-male tendencies. From his latest quest, Fabeous returns with a bride only for the evil warlock Leezar (Justin Theroux) to come steal her away, so it's up to our merry men and their entourage consisting the likes of jester Julie (Toby Jones) to go on a quest to seek out mythical, perverted sages, retrieve powerful weapons and ally with equally skilled exponents like Isabel (Natalie Portman), the warrior woman who is also on the quest with common objectives.

The reviewer feels that the usage of narration in the whole movie was a splendid move as the usage of narration will help the audience to understand the movie well. But the reviewer feels that using profanity in the dialogue makes "Your Highness" a slapstick festival, where the jokes and unruly incidents in the movie constantly occur.

The reviewer feels that the role of Natalie Portman in the movie to be pleasantly sophisticated and Zooey Deschanel role as James Franco's bride was rather believable with the amount of screen time which she had, while Justin Theroux's role as the villain is convincing as he provides some comic relief with his antics.

Overall, "Your Highness" will be a fun and amusing movie with much filled laughter for adults who understand the type of humour and antics that will be seen in the movie.

Cinema Online, 06 July 2011
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G - Suitable for all ages
NC15 - Suitable for persons aged 15 years and above.
R18 - Restricted 18. Restricted to persons aged 18 and above.
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