Elizabeth Taylor, Cleopatra, Helen Mirren, The Queen, Liv Tyler, The Lord of the Rings

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William & Kate's Royal Wedding

When it's all said and done, Kate Middleton will come out of her highly anticipated nuptials a fledgling princess. But why stop there—Her Royal Highness has a pretty nice ring to it, no?

Just look no further than the many splendid on-screen movie queens for inspiration. These noble lasses could school your regular ol' princess any day, whether they're dealing with an intergalactic revolt or a battle for Middle Earth.

To commemorate Kate's rise to royalty, we've gathered a list of the 10 most regal royal ladies ever. From Cleopatra to Marie Antoinette to a scantily clad elven queen, the best of the Hollywood nobility are all there. Check out the gallery and see how they stack up!

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