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The 10th Kingdom 

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Family | TV Mini-Series (2000)
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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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Dianne Wiest ...  Evil Queen 10 episodes, 2000
Daniel Lapaine ...  Prince Wendell 10 episodes, 2000
Kimberly Williams-Paisley ...  Virginia Lewis 10 episodes, 2000
Scott Cohen ...  Wolf 10 episodes, 2000
John Larroquette ...  Tony Lewis 10 episodes, 2000
Paul Clarke Paul Clarke ...  Troll 10 episodes, 2000
Ed O'Neill ...  Relish the Troll King 9 episodes, 2000
Rutger Hauer ...  Huntsman 7 episodes, 2000
Dawnn Lewis ...  Blabberwort the Troll 7 episodes, 2000
Hugh O'Gorman ...  Burly the Troll 7 episodes, 2000
Jeremiah Birkett ...  Blue Bell the Troll 7 episodes, 2000
Robert Hardy ...  Chancellor Griswold 7 episodes, 2000
William Osborne William Osborne ...  Lord Rupert 7 episodes, 2000
Edward Jewesbury ...  Old Retainer 7 episodes, 2000
Ann-Margret ...  Cinderella 7 episodes, 2000
Warwick Davis ...  Acorn 5 episodes, 2000
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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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Something magical is about to happen... See more »


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UK | Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Tenth Kingdom See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Budget:

$44,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

| (9 episodes) | (5 episodes) (original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby Surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

The book the trolls find in the river while rowing to Rivertowne is titled "Women Who Love Men, Who Hate Women". On the way to Kissingtowne Virginia is seen reading that same book that was supposed lost to the river. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Virginia: [voice over] My name is Virginia... And I live on the edge of the forest.
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References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »

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A Whiter Shade of Pale
Written by Gary Brooker, Keith Reid and Matthew Fisher
Performed by Procol Harum
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definite Emmy contender
28 February 2000 | by AnaBHSee all my reviews

I wasn't sure what to expect when I saw the previews for this mini series. I thought it was to be a fluff piece on fairy tales. I was quite surprised to see the amazing make-up, the costumes and the scenery. All those things make the series well worth the 4 hours. The storyline is interesting and has a number of fantasy filled subplots. The Trolls were scary and humorous at the same time. The clash of the parallel worlds was done well, with much attention to detail. The different 'kingdoms' were distinguishable and each unique and fantastic. I see definite Emmy nominations and awards here, especially for make-up, costumes, and script.


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