A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil Queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.

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Kevin Lima

Writer:

Bill Kelly
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Adams ... Giselle
Patrick Dempsey ... Robert Philip
James Marsden ... Prince Edward
Timothy Spall ... Nathaniel
Idina Menzel ... Nancy Tremaine
Rachel Covey ... Morgan Philip
Susan Sarandon ... Queen Narissa
Julie Andrews ... The Narrator (voice)
Jeff Bennett ... Pip in Andalasia (voice)
Kevin Lima ... Pip in New York (voice)
Emma Rose Lima ... Bluebird / Fawn / Rapunzel (voice)
Teala Dunn ... Bunny (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Troll (voice)
Courtney Williams Courtney Williams ... Sunglass Street Vendor
William Huntley ... Grumpy
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Storyline

The beautiful Princess Giselle (Amy Adams) is banished by evil Queen Narissa (Susan Sarandon) 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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The real world and the animated world collide. See more »


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

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When Prince Edward is flipping through television channels in the hotel room, the soap opera he watches featured Paige O'Hara, the voice of Belle in Beauty and the Beast (1991). See more »

Goofs

When Giselle awakens after a night's rest on Robert's couch, she has her gloves on, but after summoning her "friends" the gloves have disappeared. See more »

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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

Instead of fading out on Cinderella's castle as the Walt Disney Pictures logo usually does, it instead zooms in onto a window of the tallest tower of the castle where the book of "Enchanted" is kept. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Jonas Brothers (2009) See more »

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Can a guy like this movie? Actually, yeah
17 February 2008 | by Rcwilkinson123See all my reviews

'Enchanted' looks like a movie that a guy would never be seen at. C'mon, it's another Disney princess, and just looks pretty girly, right? Well, this is true. But it is funny enough to make both males and females enjoy a film where Disney pokes fun at their own masterpieces in the form of a Cinderella, Snow White, or Sleeping Beauty.

Princess Giselle leaves the cartoon world for the real world, and has a whale of a time adjusting to the harsh realities of a life other than "happy ever after." This is where the movie is at its best, as Amy Adams is very funny and cute playing a princess who must adjust to life in New York City while bringing her very own charm to the real world, and teaches lessons about true love while also learning important aspects of relationships from the man who is lucky- or unlucky?- enough to have found her.

The ending is kind of weird, but that's not to spoil a movie that is for the most part refreshing in its premise and delivers plenty of genuine laughs. 3/4 stars


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Enchanted See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,440,317, 25 November 2007

Gross USA:

$127,807,262

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$340,487,836
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2.39 : 1
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