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The Swan Princess (1994)

G  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  18 November 1994 (USA)
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A power hungry sorcerer transforms a princess into a swan by day in this tale of everlasting love.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lord Rothbart (voice)
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Princess Odette (singing voice)
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Jean-Bob (voice)
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Speed (voice)
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Puffin (voice)
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Lord Rogers (voice)
James Arrington ...
Chamberlain (voice)
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Chamberlain (singing voice)
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Bromley (voice)
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King William (voice)
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Queen Uberta (voice)
Brian Nissen ...
Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

As children, Prince Derek and Princess Odette are forced to spend their summers together by their widowed parents, who hope that the two will eventually fall in love and marry, so that the kingdoms of the two will be united. As children and adolescents, Derek and Odette can't stand each other, but as young adults they begin to see each other in a different light and fall in love with each other. But one night things take a bad turn when Derek unintentionally offends Odette, who then refuses to marry him if he can't prove that he loves her for who she is and not just her beauty. Odette and her father are then attacked by Lord Rothbart, a vengeful sorcerer who was cast out of William's kingdom when he plotted against the king. In the form of a beast, Rothbart mortally wounds William, and kidnaps Odette then places her under a spell. Now it is up to Derek to rescue Odette by showing his undying love. But, will he be in time? Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The Magic Begins November 1994


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18 November 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La princesa encantada  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$9,771,658 (USA)
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Trivia

Richard Rich originally pitched the idea at the Walt Disney studio while he was working there, but the idea was rejected. See more »

Goofs

It is stated several times that Speed is a turtle. Actually, he's a tortoise, he has feet, not flippers. In addition, most tortoises can't swim, certainly not as well as Speed does. See more »

Quotes

Queen Uberta: [singing] The children seem to get along quite nicely.
King William: We'll join our lands if this arrangement clicks.
Queen Uberta: My dear King William, that's my point precisely.
King William: It's such good parenting...
Queen Uberta: And politics! So happy we agree!
King William: I think we've got a deal!
Queen Uberta: Derek's quite a catch!
King William: This is my idea...
Queen Uberta: This is my idea...
King WilliamQueen Uberta: Of a match!
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Far Longer Than Forever
Music by Lex de Azevedo
Lyrics by David Zippel
Performed by Liz Callaway and Howard McGillin
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Worst animated movie I've ever seen!
4 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

I have seen so many animated movies from different studios and I must say I'm a huge fan of this genre. But this is obviously the worst I've ever seen. Poor script and visual directing, awful sound effect and character voicing, no artistic elements, and not to mention terrible music... This movie came out in 1994 and I can see that at that time Disney was at the top of the animated film market and was the only studio to have had a long history of making this type of film, while others were just beginning, this may partly explain why New Line Cinema did a terrible job on this movie. But seriously, Richard Rich, the director, had had directed a few movies for Disney before and they're good ones, not this bad!

I gave this movie 3 stars out of 10 because that's all I think it deserves.


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