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Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.

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Cinderella (as Brandy)
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Calliope
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Minerva (as Natalie Desselle)
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Noel Peters
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Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.

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$18,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

"There's Music in You", written by Rodgers and Hammerstein for the film Main Street to Broadway (1953), was sung as the finale by the Fairy Godmother, Whitney Houston. See more »

Goofs

When Lionel is announcing the Prince's upcoming ball, the stepmother's headpiece is on the left. But while she and her daughters are entering their home, it has moved to the right. See more »

Quotes

Cinderella: Why? Why is this so hard for you to imagine?
Stepmother: Because you're common, Cinderella. Your mother was common and so are you. Only you can wash your face and put on a clean dress, but underneath, you'll still be common. But a prince would even consider taking you for his bride? Why, it's laughable!
Cinderella: My father.
Stepmother: Your father was weak. He spoiled you rotten, he filled your head with silly thoughts and dreams that'll never come true. Never. Now, clean this place up. It's a sty.
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Connections

Featured in Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits (2000) See more »

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Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Whitney Houston
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Great movie
28 August 2003 | by (America) – See all my reviews

This movie is a great musical remake of Cinderella. I enjoyed this movie. Great singing from Brandy and Whitney Houston like always. Whoppi Goldberg also done some singing. A great movie to watch with your family. Great acting also, especially from Brandy and Cinderella's evil, wicked, Stepmother. I really liked that they had a multi-racial cast. People make a big deal out of it all the time. What's the big deal? Race shouldn't have anything to do with a movie and it definetly shouldn't be judged that way. Don't get closed minded and just enjoy the movie. I for one, loved it. It's worth seeing.


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