A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great queens Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants and goblins.
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 Virginia Lewis (9 episodes, 2000)
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 Wolf (9 episodes, 2000)
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 Tony Lewis (9 episodes, 2000)
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 Evil Queen (9 episodes, 2000)
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 Prince Wendell (9 episodes, 2000)
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 Relish the Troll King (8 episodes, 2000)
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 Cinderella (7 episodes, 2000)
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 Huntsman (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Blabberwort the Troll (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Burly the Troll (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Blue Bell the Troll (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Chancellor Griswold (6 episodes, 2000)
William Osborne ...
 Lord Rupert (6 episodes, 2000)
Edward Jewesbury ...
 Old Retainer (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Acorn (4 episodes, 2000)
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 Prison Warder (3 episodes, 2000)
John Hallam ...
 Queen's Talking Mirror (3 episodes, 2000)
Edward Highmore ...
 Queen's Servant (3 episodes, 2000)
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 The Village Idiot (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Judge (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Wilfred Peep (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Sally Peep (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Barbara Peep (3 episodes, 2000)
Natasha Collins ...
 Betty Peep (3 episodes, 2000)
Craig Purnell ...
 Filbert Peep (3 episodes, 2000)
Edward Woodall ...
 Fairfax Peep (3 episodes, 2000)
Jacqueline Tong ...
 Farmer's Wife (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Shepherdess (3 episodes, 2000)
Helen Latham ...
 Shepherdess (3 episodes, 2000)
Jessica James ...
 Evil Stepmother (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Snow White (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Governor of Prison (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Clayface the Goblin (2 episodes, 2000)
Aden Gillett ...
 Viscount Lansky (2 episodes, 2000)
James Carroll Jordan ...
 Mr. Murray (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Murray Jnr. (2 episodes, 2000)
Gudrun Ure ...
 Mrs. Murray Snr. (2 episodes, 2000)
Arthur Cox ...
 Mayor of Beantown (2 episodes, 2000)
Paul McNeilly ...
 Prison Warder (2 episodes, 2000)
Len Collin ...
 Bald Convict (2 episodes, 2000)
Peter Mandell ...
 Dwarf (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Queen's Servant (2 episodes, 2000)
Michael Elliot ...
 Farmer Morris (2 episodes, 2000)
Amelda Brown ...
 Mrs. Morris (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Mary Ramley (2 episodes, 2000)
Adam Christopher ...
 Armed Troll (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Elderly Elf (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Auctioneer (2 episodes, 2000)
Kate Robbins ...
 Singing Ring (2 episodes, 2000)
Ailsa Berk ...
 Evil Stepmother's Skeleton (2 episodes, 2000)
Gemma Boyle ...
 Little Virginia (2 episodes, 2000)
Jeremy Peters ...
 Evil Coachman (2 episodes, 2000)
Hilary Tones ...
 Young Christine (2 episodes, 2000)
Emma Willis ...
 Snow White (2 episodes, 2000)
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Storyline

Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself from prison, and turns the prince into a golden retriever. Wendel, by means of a magic mirror, escapes into a hitherto-unknown Tenth Kingdom (modern day New York City) and meets Virginia and her father Tony. Pursued by trolls, cops, and a wolf in man's form, the three blunder back into the Nine Kingdoms and begin their adventures to restore Wendel to his human form and throne, and find the magic mirror that will take Tony and Virginia back home, all the while unknowing that Virginia already has a connection to the Nine Kingdoms that may prove deadly before we reach Happily Ever After. Written by Kathy Li

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27 February 2000 (USA)  »

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$44,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Through most of the miniseries, the Wolf (Scott Cohen) is clad in a wardrobe suspiciously similar to the pinstripe jacket outfit sported by the wolf in Tex Avery's famous "Red-Hot Riding Hood" cartoons. See more »

Goofs

In the scene with the gypsies the Huntsman shoots a tree with his crossbow, to send a note that all poachers will be killed. Later, when Virginia is in the tree, the Huntsman tells her that the arrow from his crossbow will not stop until it hits the heart of a living being. However, the arrow would be able to pierce the tree to its core, also called its "heartwood", when delivering the note. See more »

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[first lines]
Virginia: [voice over] My name is Virginia... And I live on the edge of the forest.
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References Escape from Alcatraz (1979) See more »

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A Whiter Shade of Pale
Written by Gary Brooker, Keith Reid and Matthew Fisher (I)'
Performed by Procol Harum
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Happily ever after is back!
16 March 2000 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

The 10th Kingdom was much better than I had expected, and I had high hopes going into it! It was a visual delight with fantastic effects and locations. I couldn't wait for each installment. Scott Cohen did a fantastic job as the over-the-top Wolf. I was routing for Wolf and Virginia from their first meeting. Dianne Wiest makes a potentially one dimensional character come to life. Kimberly Williams and John Larroquette shine! The trolls are delightful and disgusting at once, particularly Ed O'Neill. The movie reminded me of all of the fairy tales I heard growing up. I was eagerly awaiting the addition of each new well-known character. Camryn Manheim as Snow White was a surprise, but she did a wonderful job. Happily ever after may not have lasted as long as Prince Wendell wanted, but its definitely back with the 10th Kingdom!


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