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Version of 

The Sleeping Beauty (1982) (TV Movie)
The Sleeping Beauty (2000) (TV Movie)
The Sleeping Beauty (2007) (TV Movie)
Dornröschen (2009) (TV Movie)

Remake of 

Remade as 

Bug (2003) (Short)

Edited into 

Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim (2012)
scenes are taken from this film

Spin-off 

Maleficent (2014)

References 

Cinderella (1950)
Possible coincidence, but maybe not: Sleeping Beauty's three fairies' costumes bear a strong resemblance to those of the three most prominent female mice in Cinderella's team. Also Verna Felton voices a good fairy in both movies.

Referenced in 

Highway Patrol: Framed Cop (1959) (TV Episode)
When Sgt. Williams arrives to work three minutes late, Chief Mathews greets him by saying, "Good morning, Sleeping Beauty".
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
The scene where Rowena shatters the mirror revealing the staircase to the secret room and cuts her finger on the glass is uncannily similar to the scene in Disney's Sleeping Beauty (5 years earlier) in which Briar Rose pricks her finger on the spinning wheel and the staircase appears inside the fireplace.
Rollerball (1975)
Fame (1980)
Scanners (1981)
Revok: "Sleeping Beauty awakes."
Once Upon a Mouse (1981)
A still photo from this film is part of a montage
Electric Dreams (1984)
Miles continues, "when you're fast asleep" - as in the Disney song - Once Upon a Dream.
The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo: Scoobra Kadoobra (1985) (TV Episode)
Daphne is put into a sleep and endless sleep that only a kiss can awaken her from
Video Violence 2 (1987) (Video)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Remote Control (1988)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Maleficent 's goons appear in Toon Town.
Akira (1988)
Portrait on nursery wall.
Scrooged (1988)
Road House (1989)
Lets go Sleeping Beauty
Dead On: Relentless II (1992) (Video)
Valsone: "Sleeping Beauty Awakes."
Swimming with Sharks (1994)
Buddy mentions "love... does not conquer all", echoing Maleficent in Sleeping Beauty.
Under a Killing Moon (1994) (Video Game)
Tex refers to Eva Schanzee as "Sleeping Beauty."
Dot in Space (1994)
The capture of Dot by the roundies references the capture of Prince Philip by Maleficent and her goons.
To Die For (1995)
referenced in film
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
The three "fairies" in red, green, blue controlling the lovers
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jack Frost (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Danny Bonaduce is 'Sleeping Beauty.'"
Mulan (1998)
In one scene Mushu says, "Rise and shine Sleeping Beauty," to Mulan
The Matrix (1999)
Gilmore Girls: Kiss and Tell (2000) (TV Episode)
Dean guesses Rory prefers the Prince Charming from this movie over the Cinderella Prince Charming.
Farscape: Self Inflicted Wounds: Part 1 - Could'a, Would'a, Should'a (2001) (TV Episode)
John calls Jool Sleeping Beauty.
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001) (TV Movie)
Saturday: "Right, on to Sleeping Beauty, guys."
Mickey's House of Villains (2001) (Video)
Features Maleficent.
Kingdom Hearts (2002) (Video Game)
Aurora appears at Hollow Bastion.
Friends: The One Where Rachel Is Late (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joey.
The Rerun Show: One Day a Time: Pressure/Saved by the Bell: Miss Bayside (2002) (TV Episode)
One of the beauty pageant protesters is dressed as Malificent.
House of Mouse: House of Scrooge (2002) (TV Episode)
Princess Aurora, Prince Philip, Maleficent, Flora, Fauna and Merryweather are guests at the House of Mouse
Queer as Folk: Episode #3.14 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mark calls Ted sleeping beauty.
Teacher's Pet (2004)
In one song Mrs. Helperman is singing and animals mimic the scene in Sleeping Beauty where the girl is dancing with the animals pretending to be a prince.
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004) (Video)
Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather appear during ending sequence
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (2004) (Video Game)
Features Maleficent.
Re-Imagining the Magic (2005) (Video)
Maleficent statue on computer
Fragile (2005)
The "Sleeping Beauty" animated clip created for Fragile imitates the Walt Disney version specifically.
Vecinos: Noche de Halloween (2005) (TV Episode)
Magdalena Lorena is dressed as the evil witch from this movie.
Kingdom Hearts II (2005) (Video Game)
Open reference in the Journal
Nowhere Fast (2006)
Ben's favorite movie
Cars (2006)
Mater calls Lightning Sleeping Beauty
Saturday Night Live: Lindsay Lohan/Pearl Jam (2006) (TV Episode)
TV Funhouse segment about Disney Vault makes up sequel names in parody, including "Sleeping Beauty Meets Aladdin"
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (2006) (Video)
Referenced in Inside the Disney Vault
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.219 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Disney Film Voices" category
Binibining K (2006)
Disney's Aurora was one of those princesses appearing in a poster.
Working with Walt (2006) (Video)
Mentioned
Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories (2007) (Video Game)
Maleficent appears as the boss of Hollow Bastion.
Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (2007) (Video Game)
Maleficent appears
Good Luck Chuck (2007)
A woman places a curse on a person.
The Girls Next Door: Surely, You Joust! (2007) (TV Episode)
Holly wears a dress inspired by the film
Katyn (2007)
Mentioned by Tur.
Enchanted (2007)
In the climax, Queen Narissa transforms into a dragon-like beast, the same as Maleficent does. In an opening scene, when Prince Edward is overcome with love for Giselle, he picks up the portly Nathaniel and does an awkward dance with him. The scene is reminiscent to Prince Philip doing a similar move with his father, King Hubert. In addition, when Narissa reveals the unconscious Giselle behind her is the same way Maleficent reveals Aurora to the fairies.
Disneyland: Secrets, Stories, & Magic (2007) (Video)
characters shown
The Girls Next Door: Unveilings (2007) (TV Episode)
Holly mentions having dressed up as Sleeping Beauty from the Disney film
Walt & El Grupo (2008)
Pictures of the Three Good Fairies are seen behind Blaine Gibson
Essayette (2008)
The shots in the 'Sleeping sequence' are an exact match of those in Sleeping Beauty's 'Once Upon a Dream' scene.
Picture Perfect: The Making of Sleeping Beauty (2008) (Video)
Disscusses the making of the film
Supernatural: Sex and Violence (2009) (TV Episode)
One of the Strippers / Siren's aliases is named after Princess Aurora
RuPaul's Drag Race: Drag School of Charm (2009) (TV Episode)
RuPaul says "do not accept an apple from this woman" during Nina Flowers' runway.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Watchmen/Shuttle/12 (2009) (TV Episode)
A woman says her favourite movie as a child was Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Heroes: Chapter Ten '1961' (2009) (TV Episode)
In the flashback to 1961, Angela asks Alice, "Who snuck you out to see 'Sleeping Beauty'?"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #4.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
incorrect answer to $1,000 question
Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)
Referenced in title
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Charlotte and Naveen-Laurence's dance at the ball mirrors Aurora's dance with Prince Philip.
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 7 (2009) (TV Episode)
The Little Mermaid is the return to Disney princesses since this film.
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (2010) (Video Game)
Features a world based on this film
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 11 (2010) (TV Episode)
The Emperor's New Groove spoofs Maleficent's transformation. One of the animated films shot in anamorphic widescreen.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Once Upon a Queen (2010) (TV Episode)
The lyrics of "Once Upon a Dream" from the film are referenced in the episode's title.
House M.D.: Knight Fall (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by House
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: How to Train Your Dragon (2010) (TV Episode)
Picture of Maleficent as a dragon shown
Nostalgia Critic: Hook (2010) (TV Episode)
Flora drops dead after the Critic utters "I do not believe in fairies"
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (2010) (Video Game)
Maleficent appears in this game.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Friendship Is Magic, Part 2 (Elements of Harmony) (2010) (TV Episode)
In the opening moments, with Night Mare Moon apparently victorious, the Mayor shouts, "Seize her!" and Nightmare Moon replies, "Stand back, you fools!"
Tangled (2010)
the spinning wheel appears in the tower
Epic Mickey (2010) (Video Game)
Backgrounds of the castle scenes were used in one part of the game.
The Simpsons: How Munched Is That Birdie in the Window? (2010) (TV Episode)
Mr. Burns does a ballet dance to "Once upon a Dream" from Disney's "Sleeping Beauty."
AniMat's Reviews: Legend of the Guardians (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat claims the villains are unlike any other since Maleficent.
LittleBigPlanet 2 (2011) (Video Game)
One of the downloaded content for the game is a Aurora costume.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Fairy Tales (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Swan Princess (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy: "But I do wonder what [The Swan Princess] would've taken the Sleeping Beauty route"
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Aurora seen on the Disney Princess poster.
Disney Universe (2011) (Video Game)
Costumes of the characters of this movie.
Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Don Bluth worked as an assistant animator on this Disney film.
Phineas and Ferb: Excaliferb! (2012) (TV Episode)
Dr. Doofenshmirtz's role as Malifishmertz, his name, identity and attire are based on Maleficent
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (2012) (Video Game)
Features Maleficent
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Queen Chrysalis' transformation into her true form is very reminiscent of Maleficent complete with green flames erupting from the ground.
The PoseidonGodofWater20 Movie (2012)
James is knocked unconscious and wakes up in the future
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
Trevor calls Alex "Sleeping Beauty".
Mad: Outtagascar/Fiends (2012) (TV Episode)
Malificent appears in the Fiends skit.
Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess (2012) (TV Movie)
Merryweather hopes the king's new slippers are blue, and Flora replies "no, red." In "Sleeping Beauty," Merryweather and Flora fought over whether Princess Aurora's gown should be blue or pink.
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (2012) (Video Game)
There is a stained glass window portrait of Maleficent in the Dark Beauty Castle
Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion (2012) (Video Game)
Aurora/Briar Rose appears in the game; Maleficent is Mizrabel's main ego.
AniMat's Reviews: Epic Mickey: Power of Illusions (2013) (TV Episode)
The Maleficent dragon is mentioned as one of the villains in the game.
The Big Bang Theory: The Contractual Obligation Implementation (2013) (TV Episode)
Penny dresses as Princess Aurora at Disneyland.
Studio C: Episode #2.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the Disney vault sketch
AniMat's Reviews: Monsters University (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat says Dean Hardscrabble has an approach thats like Maleficent.
Disney Magical World (2013) (Video Game)
Aurora and Prince Phillip are in the game.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: The Secret of Kells (2013) (TV Episode)
One of The Secret of Kells' influences.
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in the news segment "TNN - Troldspejlet's nyhedsnetværk"
Hollywood Game Night: Orange Is the New Game Night (2014) (TV Episode)
Kaley Cuoco mentions this movie by name during the game I Love a Charade
Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil: Thumb Fun/Living Doll/Beanyland (TV Episode)
The Sleeping Beauty castle in Disneyland is parodied as the Slipping Beauty Castle.

Featured in 

Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: The Peter Tchaikovsky Story (1959) (TV Episode)
clips shown to help promote the movie
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: The Truth About Mother Goose/Mickey and the Beanstalk (1963) (TV Episode)
This is one of the cartoons used to explain fairies' existence in fairy tales
Once Upon a Mouse (1981)
a clip is featured
Halloween Treat (1982) (Video)
clips from this movie are used in the extended version during the magic mirror's villain segment
DTV: Golden Oldies (1984) (Video)
footage intertwined with rock 'n' roll music
The Disney Family Album: Milt Kahl (1984) (TV Episode)
clips
The Disney Family Album: Marc Davis (1985) (TV Episode)
clips
DTV Monster Hits (1987) (TV Movie)
Scenes from this movie are shown with Rock and Roll music
Roger Rabbit and the Secrets of Toon Town (1988) (TV Special)
A clip of the film is shown.
Troldspejlet: Episode #1.6 (1989) (TV Episode)
VHS release reviewed + footage used
The Making of 'The Little Mermaid' (1989) (TV Movie)
Some very short clips are shown.
The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song (1992) (Video)
Features "Once Upon a Dream"
Disney Through the Decades (2001) (Video)
clips
Troldspejlet: Episode #27.7 (2002) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The Story Behind the Story (2002) (Video)
Footage shown as the host gives a summary of the story
Once Upon a Halloween (2005) (Video)
Clips of Maleficent and her goons shown.
The Nostalgia Chick: Top 11 Villainesses (2008) (TV Episode)
Maleficent is #1.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Disney Villains (2008) (TV Episode)
Maleficent is at the number 2 spot.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 10 Scariest Animated Monsters (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip of monster while Hewy discusses animated villains
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Black Cauldron (2009) (TV Episode)
Hewy says the Horned King can't be as bad as Maleficent
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Road/Ninja Assassin/Old Dogs (2009) (TV Episode)
"Ode To Disney Animated Movies" segment
The Nostalgia Chick: Disney Princess (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 14 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip played during the conclusion.
Animation Lookback: Top 10 Disney Sidekicks (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip briefly shown before one of the numbers.
Special Collector's Edition: Especial Scope (2010) (TV Episode)
frame shown
Miss Representation (2011)
Sleeping Beauty opens a door. No dialogue.
Special Collector's Edition: Especial redoblajes (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Nostalgia Chick: Top Ten Disney Deaths (2011) (TV Episode)
recalling the death of Maleficent
Brows Held High: Sleeping Beauty (2012) (TV Episode)
"Once Upon a Dream" plays during the credits
AniMat's Reviews: Rise of the Guardians (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip of Prince Phillip fighting the Maleficent dragon shown as an example of a fairy tale film with action thats done right.
Nostalgia Critic: What's with the Princess Hate? (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic goes on record to say that Aurora is forgettable
AniMat's Classic Reviews: The King and I (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip edited with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs showing the Maleficent dragon getting killed by the dwarfs singing "Heigh-Ho".
Music Movies: Sleeping Beauty (2013) (TV Episode)
movie and songs are reviewed
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.6 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of The Banner Saga (2014) (VG) + still image shown
Nostalgia Critic: The Swan Princess (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic points out an obvious rip-off
AniMat's Reviews: Maleficent (2014) (TV Episode)
Maleficent is based on this Disney film, clips shown and comparisons are made.

Spoofed in 

Muppet Babies: Slipping Beauty (1988) (TV Episode)
the babies' story is a parody of this.
King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella (1988) (Video Game)
Loretta's evil castle is similar to Malificent's, complete with the sinister raven.
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
The beginning of Yzma's translation with her sinister laugh is like Maleficent's into the dragon.
Shrek (2001)
Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
A character appears dressed like the evil witch, and Sara sleeps on a bed of flowers as if put under a spell.
Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier (2013)
Maleficent shows up.
Robot Chicken: Super Guitario Center (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Robot Chicken: Stone Cold Steve Cold Stone (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit with Aurora

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