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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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2,197 493
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emmanichole added Tangled Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

1,782 399
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The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

1,530 417
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Cinderella June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

1,333 319
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Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

1,320 405
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Shego added Frozen Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

1,091 369
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Sleeping Beauty Marvin Miller, Mary Costa, Verna Felton

875 201
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mewkristie added The Princess Diaries Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews

1,084 383
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Enchanted Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews

1,012 475
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig, Jimmy MacDonald

926 256
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vishala added The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Chris Pine

1,097 390
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Ella Enchanted Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Vivica A. Fox

1,015 565
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The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

1,109 393
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Lon Harris added The Princess and the Frog Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman, Terrence Howard

776 235
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Brave Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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1,148 276
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Anastasia Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan, Kelsey Grammer

850 329
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skylaljay added Pocahontas Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

894 415
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Shrek Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

873 373
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RemiAmanouil added Another Cinderella Story Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Jessica Parker Kennedy

750 314
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Ever After Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

542 204
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mewkristie added A Cinderella Story Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray

561 367
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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

648 304
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The Swan Princess John Cleese, Jack Palance, Frank Welker

488 272
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moosiclvr added The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Clancy Brown, Buddy Hackett, Tara Strong

402 211
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mewkristie added Princess Protection Program Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Jamie Chung

402 190
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anna george added Tinkerbell and the Secret of the Wings

423 219
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RemiAmanouil added A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song Lucy Hale, Missi Pyle, Alyson Stoner

242 118
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mewkristie added Mulan II Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh, Ming-Na Wen

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

410 271
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yoyo added Sydney White Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, John Schneider

196 106
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mewkristie added Cinderella III: A Twist in Time Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

463 253
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DebrhaDee added Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper Martin Short, Kathleen Barr, Robin Atkin Downes

277 167
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kimcomeaux added A Princess for Christmas Roger Moore, Katie McGrath, Sam Heughan

126 89
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MarylyleMcCue added Shrek 2 Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers

156 105
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mewkristie added Cinderella II: Dreams Come True Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

68 33
Snow White and the Huntsman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Princess Movies
Sazonana added Snow White and the Huntsman Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth

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

165 173
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LaChance added Princess Mononoke Claire Danes, Gillian Anderson, Jada Pinkett Smith

66 48
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Tom Islava added Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

91 94
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MarylyleMcCue added Shrek the Third Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy

136 134
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mewkristie added Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World Linda Hunt, Billy Zane, Brad Garrett

92 66
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mainpleine added A Little Princess Camilla Belle, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Schiavelli

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183 197
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vishala added Chasing Liberty Mandy Moore, Mark Harmon, Jeremy Piven

185 173
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Ahava-ChrystalJames added Barbie in the Magic of Pegasus

91 78
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LaChance added Barbie as Rapunzel Anjelica Huston, Cree Summer, Robin Atkin Downes

284 340
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Happily N'Ever After Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sigourney Weaver, Andy Dick

182 227
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RemiAmanouil added Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale Sterling Knight, Kiely Williams, Thomas Calabro

61 65
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LaChance added Princess Nicole Gale Anderson, Nora Zehetner, Devon Bostick

42 75
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LaChance added Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Jōji Yanami, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Ichirō Nagai