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A fairy tale set in Jazz Age-era New Orleans and centered on a young woman named Tiana and her fateful kiss with a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again.

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Tiana (voice)
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Prince Naveen (voice)
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Dr. Facilier (voice)
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Louis (voice)
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Ray (voice)
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Lawrence (voice)
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Mama Odie (voice)
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Eudora (voice)
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James (voice)
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Young Tiana (voice)
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Young Charlotte (voice)
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Reggie (voice)
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Darnell (voice)
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Storyline

A modern day retelling of the classic story The Frog Prince. The Princess and the Frog finds the lives of arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana crossing paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician and Tiana, following suit, upon kissing the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and fulfill their dreams. Written by The Massie Twins

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frog | frog prince | jazz | alligator | cajun | See more »


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Release Date:

11 December 2009 (USA)  »

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The Frog Princess  »

Box Office

Budget:

$105,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,219,769 (UK) (5 February 2010)

Gross:

£10,996,094 (UK) (26 March 2010)
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The first Disney movie to feature an African-American princess. See more »

Goofs

When Prince Naveen prepares the romantic dinner, he leans over the improvised table, and falls. However, only seconds later he gets up and sits on the edge of the table, which this time supports his full weight. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Eudora: [telling a story to Tiana and Charlotte] "Just at that moment, the ugly little frog looked up with his sad, round eyes and pleaded, 'Oh, please, dear princess! Only a kiss from you can break this terrible spell that was inflicted on me by a wicked witch!'"
Young Charlotte: [to Tiana] Here comes my favorite part.
Eudora: "And the beautiful princess was so moved by his desperate plea that she stooped down, picked up the slippery creature, leaned forward, raised him to her lips, and kissed that little frog."
Young Charlotte: ...
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Referenced in The Nostalgia Critic: Airborne (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Dig a Little Deeper
Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman
Performed by Jenifer Lewis featuring the Pinnacle Gospel Choir
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Fan-frigging-tastic
12 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just astounding. The story was genuinely touching, the intense scenes jumped out at you, the humor was funny, the acting was excellent, and the music was the best soundtrack of any Disney movie since The Little Mermaid (A standing ovation for Randy Newman). There is also something about the 2D animation - it just has more personality and emotion than CGI. I just saw it tonight, and I am honestly floored.

Disney, for the last few years, has suffered from a lack of creativity. The movies have all been interchangeable with the same plot recycled. This one is different, new and really just the best animated picture I've seen in a long, long time. The applause in the theatre was very much earned.


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SO underrated... PsychiatricPezDispenser
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