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Film / The Princess And The Marine

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A 2001 Made-for-TV Movie romantic drama that deals with the real life forbidden romance between a muslim woman (Marisol Nichols) and a U.S. marine (Mark-Paul Gosselaar).

The movie also stars Keith D Robinson, Pat Skipper, Dave Power, Luck Hari, Sheetal Leoni, Barbara Stock, Navi Rawat, and Lennie Loftin.

It aired on February 18, 2001 on NBC.

Tropes for the film:

  • Alliterative Name: Jason Johnson.
  • Historical Domain Character:
    • Meriam Al-Khalifa, member of the Bahraini royal family granted asylum in the United States.
    • Jason Johnson, US marine that Meriam falls for and elopes with.
  • Maligned Mixed Marriage: Meriam and Jason's relationship, as Meriam is forbidden from marrying any non-muslim and has to flee to the United States due to the relationship.
  • Name and Name: The Princess and the Marine.