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Princess & the Marine, The

Princess & the Marine, The

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, February 18, 2001 7.3 11 4
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  • Season: 2000-2001
  • Network: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Story, Forbidden Love, Cross-Cultural Story, Love Story

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Plot Synopsis

In 1999, 25 year-old U.S. Marine Jason Johnson is stationed in Bahrain where he begins a forbidden romance with Meriam Al-Khalifa, a member of the Bahraini royal family who is forbidden to marry outside the Muslim religion. Refusing to end their courtship he gives her a forged military I.D. and together they flee to the States. She is soon taken into custody and he is court-martialed . They elope to Las Vegas while they await a political asylum hearing. She fears for her safety if forced to return to her intolerant homeland.


Production Company:

  • Columbia Tristar IAW Proud Mary Ent, Germain Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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