Despite nearly everyone on my feeds fangirling, one thing I am not is an interested party in the impending marriage. You know the one. It’s set to take place across the pond, already has event DVD preorders available on Amazon (despite it not yet taking place), and oh yeah, it covers nearly every gossip magazine at the checkout lines.
Of course, I’m talking of the marriage of Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle*.
I’m so not one of those people who follows the royal family (shhh… don’t tell anyone!) though I know I’m in the minority. One thing I am a fan of, any kind of fiction (whether it be books or films) that feature a “royal” love story.
See, I told you. I’m an oddball
One of the guilty pleasures I most enjoy indulging in, while staying in on those lazy Saturday nights are Hallmark Channel originals. Among their impressive list of original movies is a number of movies that feature a main character who turns out to be a royal – typically it’s the man who winds up being a prince.
Despite my disinterest in the #RoyalWedding, I couldn’t let the chance to discuss some royal romances I do love pass by. This is why today I thought it’d be fun to talk about some of Hallmark Channel’s films. Specifically those I love best that feature those swoon-y princes.
So, without further ado – or before I continue to ramble about cute prince characters, let’s jump into today’s list.
Hallmark Channel’s ‘Royal’ Romantic-Comedies
1: My Summer Prince | This is one I finally saw last summer, and discovered it’s adorable. I like that the female character (played by Hallmark favorite Taylor Cole) knew the identity of the prince rather than her learning who he really was after she fell in love.
2: Once Upon a Holiday | ‘Tis true this is a seasonal original (aka part of Hallmark’s “Countdown to Christmas” campaign), which means it might not be the best option during the summer, but I really like it. Plus, it’s one of the only titles that features the female lead as the royal. This makes it more unique.
4: A Princess for Christmas | This is another Christmas romance, but it has a special place in my heart. Why you ask? Well it’s the first of the royal romances from Hallmark Channel. Add in an adorable plot (an aunt raising her nephew and niece – both of whom have royal blood), and you have a winning romance. Oh, yeah, and did I mention Sam Heughan co-stars? You can rent or own A Princess for Christmas on Amazon Video.
5: Royal Hearts | This one is one of the most unique stories I’ve seen with the royal romance trope. It involves a woman whose rancher father learns he’s inherited property. Alone with the property is a title, and royal ancestry. I loved how “different” this one is, and that is has that simple relatable charm. Plus it stars Cindy Busby from Heartland and Hallmark’s Unleashing Mr. Darcy. You can purchase Royal Hearts on DVD or through Amazon Video.
New from Hallmark Channel, Royally Ever After – premieres May 19th | Finally, to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan, Hallmark Channel debuts an all-new “royal romance” called Royally Ever After. In this new original, our heroine has a seemingly perfect boyfriend and relationship when all of the sudden, her world is turned upside
Drop some comments below and tell me, which of these are your favorites? I’d love to learn about your favorite royal romantic-comedies!Love a good 'royal #romance'? Don't miss any of the #Hallmark originals that use the trope to the fullest. Fangirl Confessions | Hallmark Channel’s ‘Royal’ Romantic-Comedies Click To Tweet