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Enchanted (2007)

PG  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  21 November 2007 (USA)
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A princess, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
The Narrator (voice)
Pip in New York (voice)
Emma Rose Lima ...
Bluebird / Fawn / Rapunzel (voice)
Bunny (voice)
Troll (voice)
Courtney Williams ...
William Huntley ...


The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on a "happily ever after" basis, Giselle is now adrift in a chaotic world badly in need of enchantment. But when Giselle begins to fall in love with a charmingly flawed divorce lawyer who has come to her aid - even though she is already promised to a perfect fairy tale prince back home - she has to wonder: Can a storybook view of romance survive in the real world? Written by Orange

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This fairytale princess is about to meet a real Prince Charming. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some scary images and mild innuendo | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 November 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Encantada  »

Box Office


$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,440,317 (USA) (22 November 2007)


$127,706,877 (USA) (7 March 2008)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Hailing from Andalasia, Giselle displays similar traits to the Disney Princesses; director Kevin Lima describes her as "about 80% Snow White, with some traits borrowed from Cinderella (1950) and Sleeping Beauty (1959)... although her spunkiness comes from Ariel of The Little Mermaid (1989)." See more »


The animated Giselle wore no earrings with her white wedding gown. When teleported to the real world, she did. See more »


[first lines]
Narrator: Once upon a time, in a magical kingdom known as Andalasia, there lived an evil queen. Selfish and cruel, she lived in fear that one day her stepson would marry and she would lose her throne forever. And so she did all in her power to prevent the prince from ever meeting the one special maiden with whom he would share true love's kiss.
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Crazy Credits

The cutouts shown in the end credits reference various Disney films, such as Fantasia (1940), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), Cinderella (1950), The Princess and the Frog (2009), and The Little Mermaid (1989). See more »


References Mary Poppins (1964) See more »


That's Amore
Written by Jack Brooks and Harry Warren
Produced by Blake Neely
Performed by James Marsden
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User Reviews

This isn't just a movie...it is a time-machine to the glory days of Disney.
25 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a teenage boy, and the reviews for "Enchanted," along with some friendly persuasion from my sisters, moved me to give this live action/animated combo. a chance. In the first fourteen minutes of Enchanted, there were two things that caught my attention: 1)The never-ending, sugar-coated, sing-along tune and 2) The grainy style of animation that Disney lavished upon the screen(a tribute to the Disney classics, such as Beauty and the Beast and Sleeping Beauty); in this time span, I felt truly embarrassed to be sitting in the theater with the older couples clustered around me. I mean, what kind of boy in his right mind would want to watch a movie with musical numbers and pretty princesses? And yet, there was something about it...the aire of it almost took me back to the days of my childhood when I would smash my face up to the T.V. screen, when Belle and the Beast were having their unforgettable ball dance or when Ariel was brushing her hair with a fork. It was these sorts of memories that surfaced to my mind as I kept watching Enchanted. And it kept getting better and better. When there was a sudden switch to live-action, my heart was captured by Amy Adams, who seems to be, in my opinion, the finest choice for Giselle. Prince Edward and Robert also had their perfect fits (James Marsden and Patrick Dempsey). Even though this movie is close to perfect, it still has its problems. There is an aire of predictability in the storyline, as well as the fact that it's swamped with clichés (some of which are fresh, and some of which are flat). Yet it flows on, innocently, with its strong actors/actresses, decent-enough screenplay that gives you a warm feeling in your heart (which is what Disney is supposed to do, right?), spectacular music numbers that have charm, and the fact that it is suitable for all ages. There is a little something for everyone in this film--and it's not just a film either--it is a time-machine back to the golden era of Disney's animated films, and its live-action ones as well. And it helps me look forward to the new Disney: one that keeps surprising me more and more every single day.

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