The Best Cinderella Movies Films

The Best Cinderella Movies

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List Criteria: Movies with a Cinderella princess and/or riches-to-rags-to-riches story

A list of the best Cinderella movies, ranked best to worst. These types of movies focus on the famous rags to riches Cinderella story: A diamond in the rough is ultimately discovered and put in her proper place. This theme is used widely to this day with its various topes and allusions permeating Hollywood films. Some of the best Cinderella movies listed here feature wonderful renditions of the tale of one of Disney's best princesses ever. Vote for your favorites and re-rank this list your way, too.

The movies on this list closely follow the Cinderella story. While not all of these movies are for kids, many of them are, and Cinderella is without doubt a favorite fairy tale among young girls. There is a reason Cinderella is often cited as one of Disney's best animated films.

Cinderella is also a favorite fairy tale among adults and older teens, which explains why movies like 'Ever After' and 'Ella Enchanted' are so often included among the great Cinderella films. Disagree? Think that Cinderella is one of the Disney princesses that make terrible role models? Fine, but you cannot deny the timeless story's enduring popularity.

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    Cenerentola '80 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Cenerentola '80 Sylva Koscina, Adolfo Celi, Sandra Milo

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    Yeh-shen: a Cinderella Story f... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Yeh-shen: a Cinderella Story from China

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    Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Julie Andrews, Edie Adams, Alice Ghostley

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    Cinderella 2000 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Cinderella 2000 Vaughn Armstrong, Jay B. Larson, Catherine Erhardt

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    The Adventures of Cinderella's... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Shirley Jones, Joe Lando, Jim Wise

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    Mrs. Winterbourne is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Brendan Fraser, Shirley MacLaine, Jane Krakowski

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    Aschenputtel (2011) is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Aschenputtel (2011)

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    Cinderfella is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Jerry Lewis, Count Basie, Judith Anderson

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    The Nanny Express is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    The Nanny Express Vanessa Marcil, Stacy Keach, Dean Stockwell

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    Happily N'Ever After is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sigourney Weaver, Andy Dick

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    Princess is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Nicole Gale Anderson, Nora Zehetner, Devon Bostick

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    If The Shoe Fits is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Rob Lowe, Jennifer Grey Starring Jennifer Grey and Rob Lowe

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    Lying To Be Perfect is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Cinderella II: Dreams Come Tru... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

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    Confessions of an Ugly Stepsis... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Stockard Channing

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    Cinderella III: A Twist in Tim... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

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    Ice Princess is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Hayden Panettiere, Michelle Trachtenberg, Kim Cattrall

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    Into the Woods is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep

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    Three Wishes for Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Míla Myslíková, Libuše Šafránková, ... 1973

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    Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Sterling Knight, Kiely Williams, Thomas Calabro

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    A Princess for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Roger Moore, Katie McGrath, Sam Heughan

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    The Princess Diaries 2: Royal ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Chris Pine

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    Rodgers & Hammerstein's Ci... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

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    After the Ball is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    After the Ball

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    The Slipper and the Rose is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Richard Chamberlain, Annette Crosbie, Michael Hordern

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    The Princess Diaries is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews

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    Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews

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    Cinderella (1997) is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Whitney Houston, Whoopi Goldberg, Bernadette Peters

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    Rags is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Drake Bell, Keke Palmer, Avan Jogia

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    The Prince and Me is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies


    Julia Stiles, Miranda Richardson, Winter Ave Zoli

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    Cinderella (2015) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden

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    What a Girl Wants is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Amanda Bynes, Kelly Preston, Colin Firth

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    A Cinderella Story: Once Upon ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Lucy Hale, Missi Pyle, Alyson Stoner

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    Cinderella (1950) is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies


    June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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    Ella Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies


    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Vivica A. Fox

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    Another Cinderella Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies

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    Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Jessica Parker Kennedy

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    A Cinderella Story is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies


    Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray

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    Ever After is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies


    Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

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