TV The Best Princess Movies  

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List Rules Any film that features a princess character

A list of the best princess movies, including live action and animated princess films, ranked by voters like you. It includes princess movies for audiences of all ages. What are the best princess movies?

These are the best princess films, including the esteemed Disney Princess movies, as well as both old and new princess movies. Princess stories are the stuff of legend. Whether it be the royalty, the glamor, the regal behavior, or the beautiful dresses, princess movies have something for everyone.

For decades, princess movies have enthralled audiences worldwide, with tales of beautiful ladies and the handsome princes who fall in love with them. And while some princesses are the stereotypical "damsels in distress," (check out this list of seven Disney princesses that make bad role models for examples), other, more modern on-screen royals prove to be tougher – they solve their own dilemmas, thank-you-very-much. One good example: One of the best Disney princesses in recent times, Princess Merida from Brave, was perfectly capable of handling everything on her own.

Not all of the greatest princess films are animated. Some, like Enchanted, Ella Enchanted, and Ever After, are set in modern times. And really, what list of the best princess movies would be complete without 1987's The Princess Bride, one of the most rewatchable movies of all time?

Okay, princess movie fanatics: Start voting, and let's decide, once and for all, which princess film is the greatest ever!
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Beauty and the Beast Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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2,178 484
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emmanichole added Tangled Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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1,767 395
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The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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1,514 412
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Cinderella June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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1,321 313
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Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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1,310 398
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Shego added Frozen Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

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1,077 367
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Sleeping Beauty Marvin Miller, Mary Costa, Verna Felton

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857 198
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mewkristie added The Princess Diaries Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews

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1,074 380
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Enchanted Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews

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1,008 469
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig, Jimmy MacDonald

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916 254
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vishala added The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Chris Pine

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1,090 387
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Ella Enchanted Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Vivica A. Fox

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1,007 560
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The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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1,100 390
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Lon Harris added The Princess and the Frog Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman, Terrence Howard

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771 232
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Brave Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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1,139 272
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Anastasia Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan, Kelsey Grammer

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843 325
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skylaljay added Pocahontas Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

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890 408
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Shrek Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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867 370
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RemiAmanouil added Another Cinderella Story Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Jessica Parker Kennedy

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741 311
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Ever After Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

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534 202
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mewkristie added A Cinderella Story Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray

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557 362
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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

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646 299
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The Swan Princess John Cleese, Jack Palance, Frank Welker

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397 209
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mewkristie added Princess Protection Program Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Jamie Chung

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481 271
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moosiclvr added The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Clancy Brown, Buddy Hackett, Tara Strong

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396 190
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414 206
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anna george added Tinkerbell and the Secret of the Wings

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414 217
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RemiAmanouil added A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song Lucy Hale, Missi Pyle, Alyson Stoner

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237 116
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mewkristie added Mulan II Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh, Ming-Na Wen

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183 95
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mewkristie added The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning Sally Field, Danny Cooksey, Frank Welker

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406 269
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yoyo added Sydney White Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, John Schneider

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192 104
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mewkristie added Cinderella III: A Twist in Time Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

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458 251
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DebrhaDee added Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper Martin Short, Kathleen Barr, Robin Atkin Downes

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272 165
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kimcomeaux added A Princess for Christmas Roger Moore, Katie McGrath, Sam Heughan

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125 87
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MarylyleMcCue added Shrek 2 Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers

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154 104
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mewkristie added Cinderella II: Dreams Come True Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

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64 33
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Sazonana added Snow White and the Huntsman Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth

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323 236
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anna george added Barbie in A Mermaid Tale Nakia Burrise, Tabitha St. Germain, Emma Pierson

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163 170
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LaChance added Princess Mononoke Claire Danes, Gillian Anderson, Jada Pinkett Smith

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63 44
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Tom Islava added Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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90 92
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MarylyleMcCue added Shrek the Third Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy

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134 132
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mewkristie added Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World Linda Hunt, Billy Zane, Brad Garrett

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91 63
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mainpleine added A Little Princess Camilla Belle, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Schiavelli

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183 171
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Ahava-ChrystalJames added Barbie in the Magic of Pegasus

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180 194
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vishala added Chasing Liberty Mandy Moore, Mark Harmon, Jeremy Piven

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88 77
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LaChance added Barbie as Rapunzel Anjelica Huston, Cree Summer, Robin Atkin Downes

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283 337
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Happily N'Ever After Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sigourney Weaver, Andy Dick

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182 224
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RemiAmanouil added Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale Sterling Knight, Kiely Williams, Thomas Calabro

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60 63
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LaChance added Princess Nicole Gale Anderson, Nora Zehetner, Devon Bostick

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41 72
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LaChance added Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Jōji Yanami, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Ichirō Nagai