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Cinderella (2015)

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When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming step-sisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

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Storyline

A girl named Ella (Cinderella) has the purest heart living in a cruel world filled with evil stepsisters and an evil stepmother out to ruin Ella's life. Ella comes one with her pure heart when she meets the prince and dances her way to a better life with glass shoes, and a little help from her fairy godmother, of course.

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Midnight is just the beginning.


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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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13 March 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La Cenicienta  »

Box Office

Budget:

$95,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$67,877,361 (USA) (13 March 2015)

Gross:

$201,148,159 (USA) (11 September 2015)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Helena Bonham Carter's fairy godmother gown has tiny LED lights interwoven within the fabric of the dress and would light up every time she would cast a spell. See more »

Goofs

When the painter falls, we see his palette on a right angle. The tin on the palette would have a paint thinner inside; however, nothing falls out of the tin when he falls. It would be impossible to use his paints without it. See more »

Quotes

Prince Charming: Who are you?
Cinderella: I am Cinderella. You're majesty, I am no princess. I have no carriage, no parents, no dowry I do not even know if that beautiful slipper will fit But, if it does Will you take me as I am? A good honest country girl who loves you.
Prince Charming: Of course I would. But only if you'll take me as I am, an apprentice still learning his trade. Please...
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Crazy Credits

The opening Disney logo turns into the mansion of Cinderella's family after it finishes and starts the movie. See more »


Soundtracks

Lavender's Blue
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Sung by Hayley Atwell (uncredited), Eloise Webb (uncredited), and later by Lily James (uncredited)
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Decent "Cinderella Monogatarie" Ripoff (uncredited) ;(
11 March 2015 | by (Islamabad) – See all my reviews

This is not the worst remake in film history. I have never understood the idea of a remake at all. If an anime, like "Cinderella Monogatarie", is so good to start with why on earth do you want to try and improve on it? If you insist on tampering with perfection, why then do you have to try to recreate it in it's whole? There is nothing original here. Kenneth Branagh put nothing of himself into this film.

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but this is ridiculous. There are a lot of sides to a parable as complex as Cindarella, and I suspect that Branagh may have wanted to explore them. Instead the studio forced him into sticking to a cheap live-action imitation of the popular anime.

In the end, Kenneth Branagh set out to pay homage to a great anime. Instead he cheapened it, and created a movie that is not worthy of late night cable.


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