over 2 years
Might be good to watch if you're a girl in elementary school
almost 5 years
One of those cheesy girl films, but one of the really good ones.
over 5 years
Didn't live up to the book, but still pretty good.
over 6 years
Perfect cast in a ridiculous cheesy/cliche fairytale with random musical numbers. PERFECT.
The only things the movie and the book had in common: the title and the character names.
over 7 years
Anne Hathaway makes a lot of crap watchable. This is just another example of that.
Ella Enchanted is a 2004 British-American romantic-comedy film loosely based on Gail Carson Levine's 1997 novel of the same name. The film stars Anne Hathaway as Ella and Hugh Dancy as Prince Charmont. It plays with the usual fairy-tale genre. It was released in North America on April 9, 2004 and in the UK on December 17, 2004
In the kingdom of Frell, baby Ella (Anne Hathaway) is given the "gift of obedience" by her obnoxious and misguided fairy godmother, Lucinda (Vivica A. Fox). This turns out to be more of a curse, making Ella do anything she is told to do, no matter how terrible or physically impossible. Some years later, Ella's mother dies after instructing Ella to tell no one of the curse, not even her father. Eventually Ella's father (Patrick Bergin), in need of money, remarries a wealthy socialite. His greedy new wife, Dame Olga (Joanna Lumley), and her two spoiled daughters Hattie (Lucy Punch) and Olive (Jennifer Higham) treat Ella poorly. They eventually realize Ella's...