films The Best Cinderella Movies  

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List Rules 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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Another Cinderella Story Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Jessica Parker Kennedy

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Ever After Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

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A Cinderella Story Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray

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Cinderella (1950) June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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Ella Enchanted Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Vivica A. Fox

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Cinderella (2015) Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden

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The Princess Diaries Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews

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A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song Lucy Hale, Missi Pyle, Alyson Stoner

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What a Girl Wants Amanda Bynes, Kelly Preston, Colin Firth

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Enchanted Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews

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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Chris Pine

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Rags Drake Bell, Keke Palmer, Avan Jogia

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The Prince and Me Julia Stiles, Miranda Richardson, Winter Ave Zoli

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Cinderella (1997) Whitney Houston, Whoopi Goldberg, Bernadette Peters

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

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A Cinderella Story: If the Sho... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies
A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits

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The Slipper and the Rose Richard Chamberlain, Annette Crosbie, Michael Hordern

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Ice Princess Hayden Panettiere, Michelle Trachtenberg, Kim Cattrall

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Cinderella III: A Twist in Time Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

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Cinderella II: Dreams Come True Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

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Into the Woods Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep

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Three Wishes for Cinderella Míla Myslíková, Libuše Šafránková, Helena Růžičková - 1973

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Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale Sterling Knight, Kiely Williams, Thomas Calabro

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A Princess for Christmas Roger Moore, Katie McGrath, Sam Heughan

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Princess Nicole Gale Anderson, Nora Zehetner, Devon Bostick

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If The Shoe Fits Rob Lowe, Jennifer Grey - Starring Jennifer Grey and Rob Lowe

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The Nanny Diaries Scarlett Johansson, Alicia Keys, Chris Evans

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Happily N'Ever After Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sigourney Weaver, Andy Dick

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Aschenputtel (2011) is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies
Aschenputtel (2011)

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Cinderella Julie Andrews, Edie Adams, Alice Ghostley

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Cinderfella Jerry Lewis, Count Basie, Judith Anderson

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Mrs. Winterbourne Brendan Fraser, Shirley MacLaine, Jane Krakowski

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The Nanny Express Vanessa Marcil, Stacy Keach, Dean Stockwell

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Cinderella 2000 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cinderella Movies
Cinderella 2000 Vaughn Armstrong, Jay B. Larson, Catherine Erhardt

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The Adventures of Cinderella's Daughter Shirley Jones, Joe Lando, Jim Wise

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Cenerentola '80 Sylva Koscina, Adolfo Celi, Sandra Milo

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Sabrina Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, William Holden