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Mirror Mirror (2012)

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An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.


(as Tarsem Singh Dhandwar)


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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »



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After a beloved King vanishes, his ruthless wife seizes control of the kingdom and keeps her beautiful 18-year-old stepdaughter, Snow White, hidden away in the palace. But when the princess attracts the attention of a charming and wealthy visiting prince, the jealous Queen banishes the girl to a nearby forest. Taken in by a band of rebellious but kindhearted dwarfs, Snow White blossoms into a brave young woman determined to save her country from the Queen. With the support of her new friends, she roars into action to reclaim her birthright and win back her Prince in this magical adventure comedy that will capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences the world over. Written by Relativity Media publicity

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Plot Keywords:

queen | snow | princess | forest | king | See All (117) »


The Snow White legend comes alive. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some fantasy action and mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 March 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Untitled Snow White Project  »

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Box Office


$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,132,085 (USA) (30 March 2012)


$64,933,670 (USA) (10 August 2012)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Julia Roberts turned down the role of Leigh Ann Tuohy in Lily Collins' film debut, The Blind Side. They would later work together on this film. See more »


When Prince Alcott and Snow White are sword fighting in the forest, Snow White goes to cut the Prince and hes supposed to block her but he misses and she her blade is on the inside of his. Which wouldn't have stopped the sword at all. See more »


Brighton: Snow White is dead. One of God's great mysteries is his plan for each and every one of us...
The Queen: Speed it up.
Brighton: Snow White lived, she died, God rest her soul, Amen. There will be a buffet lunch served at two.
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I Believe In Love (Mirror Mirror Mix)
Written by Nina Hart, Sam Hollander, and Tarsem Singh
Performed by Lily Collins
Produced by Sam Hollander (as S*A*M) and Tarsem Singh (as Tarsem)
Co-produced by Adam Pallin
Music by Alan Menken (uncredited)
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9 April 2012 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

OK - so this is a major re-working of Snow White and in fact you could say that it is an entirely different story...bar the principle character names. But to read some of the comments here would be to be mis-led in the extreme in my terribly humble opinion. Not being a huge Ms Roberts fan I was unsure as to how I would react to her as a dominant player in fable setting - but she was capable and trod a fine line between villainy and comedy that worked. Of the other characters - as has been noted Snow White stole the show and was a capable lead and will doubtless go on to far grander things. But the actors delivering the Dwarf story-line were also in keeping with the piece - OK not hugely polished but capable of delivering in the contexts of fantasy. But the real reason for leaving this review is really because of my kids - they loved it. They were scared, amused, excited and involved throughout the film and left having sat through the credit dance sequence first. And frankly it is a film aimed more at them than most reviewers here. So let's not be too sniffy about "truth" or "thespianism" or indeed "realism" - this is a young persons film and looked great, didn't patronise them and had some great ideas brought to life - not always successfully but with a touch of humour and imagination so in my book it's a winner and not to be judged too harshly.

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