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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Stepmother
... Cinderella
... Prince
... Fairy Godmother
... Captain
... Grand Duke
... Drisella
... Anastasia
... King
... Ella's Father
... Ella's Mother
... Master Phineus
... Princess Chelina of Zaragosa (as Jana Perez)
... Royal Crier
Tom Edden ... Lizard Footman
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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:

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Box Office

Budget:

$95,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$67,877,361, 15 March 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$201,151,353

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$543,514,353
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Trivia

A total of 10,000 Swarovski crystals were placed one-by-one on the blue dress, and in Lily James' hair as well. See more »

Goofs

In seeking an object to turn into a coach, the fairy godmother says she "doesn't usually work with squashes...too mushy", but she had just asked Cinderella if she had a beef tomato, which is much more delicate than a pumpkin. See more »

Quotes

Fairy Godmother: [voiceover] Forgiven or not, Cinderella's stepmother and her daughters would soon leave with the Grand Duke, and never set foot in the kingdom again.
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Crazy Credits

After the opening Disney logo fades out, night becomes day, and the Disney castle shines in the sunlight as two bluebirds fly up into the first scene of the movie. See more »

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Soundtracks

A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
Written by Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, and Mack David
Produced by Patrick Doyle
Performed by Lily James
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Disney Excels Again
1 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

My disappointment was hearing that critics had found fault with this work of perfection.

The characterisation has been thought through carefully and the temptation to make caricatures of the step-mother and her daughters consciously resisted.

The retelling of "Cinderella" (apparently known, in the 19th century, as "Cinderslut") with the benefits of modern techniques and processes is impeccable.

Often, films that are 'great works' suffer from some minor weakness or other, a detail not followed through, a hasty bit of editing, a clipped or overly long scene but never did I feel that could be said about Disney's film. "TLC" (tender loving care") from beginning to end.

True to Walt's original intentions, here is a film for all the family (well, some teenagers may want to wait a little).

Good luck, it's great to see memorable films making it to our screens.


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