30 user 30 critic

The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (2016)

2:26 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $4.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Thomas unexpectedly inherits a property with a mysterious curse.


Josh Nadler (screenplay), Pearry Reginald Teo (screen story) | 4 more credits »
1 win. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Ethan Peck ... Thomas
India Eisley ... Briar Rose
Natalie Hall ... Linda
Bruce Davison ... Richard
James Adam Lim ... Daniel
Scott Alan Smith ... Billings
Zack Ward ... Nathan
Cyd Strittmatter ... Dr. Wessley
Mim Drew ... Katherine Braxton
Dallas Hart ... Luke
Madelaine Petsch ... Eliza
Ryan Egnatoff Ryan Egnatoff ... Veiled Demon
Elizabeth Knowelden ... Veiled Demon (Voice) (voice)
T.J. Vindigni T.J. Vindigni ... Mannequin (as T. J. Vindigni)
Anna Harr ... Young Briar Rose


"The Curse of Sleeping Beauty" is an entirely new, dark vision of the classic Brothers Grimm adventure. Thomas Kaiser inherits an ancestral mansion that has been in his family for generations, only to learn that he has also inherited an ancient curse stemming back to the Crusades. Forced into his new role as "protector", the guardian appointed to keep the evil demons in the house at bay, Thomas must unravel the mystery of the house, while struggling to awaken the beautiful Briar Rose, held captive in a terrifying netherworld seen previously in his dreams.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


The Fairytale Was Only The Beginning...


TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »






Release Date:

2 June 2016 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

A Maldição Da Bela Adormecida See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


Music written, arranged, performed, programmed, orchestrated and mixed by Scott Glasgow. See more »


When the characters are sitting in front of a set of large computer displays, the reflections coming off the displays should be reflected backwards on their skin, but it's not. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Mostly a bore, and a misfire, but a sequel could be a lot better!
26 August 2016 | by HellmantSee all my reviews

'THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY': Two and a Half Stars (Out of Five)

Another B-horror flick based on a classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale. This one is a dark modern update of 'Sleeping Beauty' (written by the Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault); it deals with an art painter, who inherits an ancient curse (which involves dreams of a 'sleeping beauty'). The film was directed by Pearry Reginald Teo; and it was scripted by Teo and first time feature film writer Josh Nadler (based on the comic book by Everette Hartsoe). It stars India Eisley, Ethan Peck, Natalie Hall and Bruce Davison. The movie received harshly negative reviews from critics, and a large percentage of viewers as well. I hated it at first; but then I grew to enjoy it more, as it went on.

The story centers around an art painter, named Thomas Kaiser (Peck), who keeps having dreams of a beautiful sleeping woman (Eisley). He continuously tries to wake her, but is unsuccessful. Thomas later learns of his uncle's suicide, and the mansion he left him; which had been in his family for generations. While investigating the property, for appraisal reasons, Thomas also learns of an ancient curse there, and his role as the 'protector'. He must keep the demons in his new home imprisoned there, while also trying to awake the sleeping beauty. He finds help from a friendly realtor (Hall), and a paranormal investigator (Davison).

For the first 45-minutes of the movie, I was completely bored (and falling asleep). The acting and writing were atrocious; and the film was really repetitive, and uninvolving. Then, about halfway through the movie, it got a lot more interesting, and entertaining. Once it got to the story, it became filled with more tense, and very gruesome, imagery (and stunningly beautiful women). At that point, I enjoyed it a lot more. It's still mostly a bore, and a misfire, but a sequel could be a lot better (which the end is completely set up for).

Watch our movie review show 'MOVIE TALK' at: https://youtu.be/bmrjYaOGPmk

9 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 30 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed