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1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann (Audrey Hepburn) takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck),who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

Cast: Gregory Peck , Audrey Hepburn , Eddie Albert , Tullio Carminati , Hartley Power , Laura Solari , Harcourt Williams , Margaret Rawlings

Director: William Wyler

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Roman Holiday (1953)

Release Date: August 27th, 1953|1 hr. 59 min.

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critic reviews (7)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 100
    TV Guide

    The film has enough adventure and excitement to satisfy, and the faintly bittersweet note of the ending is made deliciously palatable by its artistic rightness. show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    It delivers on everything it promises, from the modern day reverse-Cinderella fable to a fabric of low-key humor. [Review of re-release] show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    The film itself is a classic of romantic wish fulfillment, exactly the sort of beautiful lie that Hollywood specialized in. [Review of re-release] show more

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Reel Meals: Enjoy a Romantic Italian Feast With 'Roman Holiday'

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Sure, we all love going out for dinner and a movie, but there's an unparalleled satisfaction that comes from cooking up your own meal and enjoying it with a classic movie at home. There's no better...

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