Cinderella adaptations and references

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1. Cinderella (1899)

Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Drama, Family

A fairy godmother magically turns Cinderella's rags to a beautiful dress, and a pumpkin into a coach. Cinderella goes to the ball, where she meets the Prince - but will she remember to leave before the magic runs out?

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Mlle Barral, Bleuette Bernon, Carmelli, Jehanne d'Alcy

Votes: 1,347

2. Cinderella (1911)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Fantasy

A young woman forced into servitude by her family gets more than she bargained for when her fairy godmother magically permits her to go to the royal ball.

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Florence La Badie, Harry Benham, Anna Rosemond, Frank Hall Crane

Votes: 98

3. Cinderella (1914)

52 min | Fantasy, Drama

Though mistreated by her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella is able to attend the royal ball through the help of a fairy godmother.

Director: James Kirkwood | Stars: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, Isabel Vernon, Georgia Wilson

Votes: 932

4. Cinderella (1922)

13 min | Animation, Short, Family

The story of Cinderella and her prince.

Director: Lotte Reiniger

Votes: 259

5. Ella Cinders (1926)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance

Poor Ella Cinders is much abused by her evil step-mother and step-sisters. When she wins a local beauty contest she jumps at the chance to get out of her dead-end life and go to Hollywood, ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Colleen Moore, Lloyd Hughes, Vera Lewis, Doris Baker

Votes: 893

6. Poor Cinderella (1934)

Passed | 11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

In her only color cartoon, Betty Boop goes to the ball thanks to the good fairy; later, only her foot fits the glass slipper.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Jack Mercer, Bonnie Poe

Votes: 482

7. First Love (1939)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical

An orphaned boarding school graduate secretly attends a prestigious ball, where she falls for the boyfriend of her snobbish cousin.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Robert Stack, Eugene Pallette, Helen Parrish

Votes: 588

8. Cinderella (1947)

G | 80 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

A young woman forced into servitude by her step-family gets a chance to attend the royal ball.

Directors: Nadezhda Kosheverova, Mikhail Shapiro | Stars: Yanina Zheymo, Aleksey Konsovskiy, Erast Garin, Faina Ranevskaya

Votes: 1,107

9. Cinderella (1950)

G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

85 Metascore

When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Votes: 142,621 | Gross: $85.00M

10. The Glass Slipper (1955)

Unrated | 93 min | Fantasy, Musical, Romance

Tomboyish outcast "Cinder" Ella and the duke's charming son Charles fall in love in this comedic rendition of the classic fairy tale.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Leslie Caron, Michael Wilding, Keenan Wynn, Estelle Winwood

Votes: 1,233 | Gross: $2.97M

11. Cinderella (1957 TV Movie)

90 min | Musical, Family, Comedy

Although mistreated by her cruel Stepmother (Ilka Chase) and stepsisters Portia (Kaye Ballard) and Joy (Alice Ghostley), Cinderella (Dame Julie Andrews) is able to attend the royal ball through the help of a Fairy Godmother (Edie Adams).

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Julie Andrews, Ilka Chase, Edie Adams, Howard Lindsay

Votes: 928

12. Cinderella (1965 TV Movie)

G | 84 min | Musical, Fantasy, Romance

Although mistreated by her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella is able to attend the royal ball through the help of a fairy godmother.

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Walter Pidgeon, Celeste Holm, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 2,224

13. More Than a Miracle (1967)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

In 17th century Italy, a Spanish prince, who's searching for a bride, falls in-love with a beautiful local peasant girl.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Georges Wilson, Leslie French

Votes: 1,163

14. Sinderella külkedisi (1971)

82 min | Fantasy

Aysecik Fairy Tales come to conclusion after the previous two(Snow White,Wizard Of Oz) following the Cinderella Tale within the musical melodramma strappalacrime technique. Turkish Seven Dwarves have special guest appearance once again.

Director: Süreyya Duru | Stars: Zeynep Degirmencioglu, Sertan Acar, Suna Selen, Seden Kiziltunç

Votes: 169

16. Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Family

Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Carola Braunbock, Rolf Hoppe

Votes: 8,083

18. The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976)

G | 127 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

In the tiny kingdom of Euphrania, the King (Sir Michael Hordern) and his court are most anxious to get Prince Edward (Richard Chamberlain) wed. But Edward wants to marry for love. Meanwhile... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Gemma Craven, Annette Crosbie, Edith Evans

Votes: 2,452

19. Cindy (1978 TV Movie)

98 min | Musical

This version of the Cinderella tale with an all-black cast has Cinderella, who wants to marry a dashing army officer, finding out out that her father, who she thought had an important job ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Charlayne Woodard, Cleavant Derricks, Mae Mercer, Clifton Davis

Votes: 163

20. Cinderella (1979)

17 min | Animation, Family, Short

Cinderella is a poor girl suppressed by her evil stepmother and stepsisters. She dreams of dancing at the royal ball, and one day her dreams come true.

Director: Ivan Aksenchuk | Stars: Tatyana Shabelnikova, Igor Ivanov, T. Shaposhnikova, Elvira Brunovskaya

Votes: 220

21. Cinderella (1981)

152 min | Comedy, Romance, Music

When the Prince and Cenerentola meet, it is love at first sight.

Director: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle | Stars: Frederica von Stade, Margherita Guglielmi, Laura Zannini, Paolo Montarsolo

Votes: 104

22. La Cenerentola (1983 TV Movie)

155 min | Fantasy, Music, Romance

When Prince Ramiro and Cenerentola meet, it is love at first sight.

Director: John Vernon | Stars: Kathleen Kuhlmann, Marta Taddei, Laura Zannini, Claudio Desderi

Votes: 16

23. Cindy - Cinderella '80 (1984)

140 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

In this contemporary retelling of the Cinderella story, a feisty 18-year-old Italian-American New Yorker named Cindy is sent off to Rome with her irascible stepmother and vain stepsisters. ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Malenotti | Stars: Bonnie Bianco, Pierre Cosso, Sandra Milo, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 452

24. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)
Episode: Cinderella (1985)

51 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

An oppressed young woman finds happiness when she secretly attends the royal ball.

Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Jennifer Beals, Matthew Broderick, Jean Stapleton, Eve Arden

Votes: 193

25. Grimm Masterpiece Theatre (1987– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

An animated series retelling a different folk or fairy tale in each episode.

Stars: Mitsuko Horie, Ichirô Nagai, Shigeru Chiba, Daisuke Gomi

Votes: 294

26. La Cenerentola (1988 TV Movie)

167 min | Comedy, Romance, Music

When the Prince changes places with his valet, Dandini, so he can discover the true nature of the ladies' hearts, he meets Cenerentola and they fall in love at first sight.

Director: Claus Viller | Stars: Angela Denning, Daphne Evangelatos, Walter Berry, Ann Murray

Votes: 15

28. If the Shoe Fits (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

A modern Cinderella in Paris: While the plain Kelly Carter jobs as a gadrobiere for the famous fashion designer Francesco, she dreams of designing shoes for him. However she can't win his ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Rob Lowe, Jennifer Grey, Élisabeth Vitali, Andréa Ferréol

Votes: 929

29. Ashpet: An American Cinderella (1990)

Not Rated | 45 min | Drama

A re-telling of Cinderella set in the rural south during World War II.

Director: Tom Davenport | Stars: Louise Anderson, Kelly Mancini, Mitchell Riggs

Votes: 21

30. The Magic Riddle (1991)

93 min | Animation, Fantasy

Cinderella and other fairy tales get jumbled together when a grandmother tells a story.

Director: Yoram Gross | Stars: Ross Higgins, Robyn Moore, Keith Scott

Votes: 214

31. Cinderella (1994 Video)

Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

A beautiful girl attends a royal ball where she meets the love of her life and must then fight for it.

Directors: Toshiyuki Hiruma, Takashi | Stars: Nathan Aswell, Bailee Reid, Kathleen Barr, Garry Chalk

Votes: 275

32. Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995–2000)
Episode: Cinderella (1995)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

HD. 'Cinderella.' Daphne Zuniga dances to a mariachi beat at the prince's ball in this Latino retelling of the famous story.

Director: Bruce W. Smith | Stars: Robert Guillaume, Daphne Zuniga, Raquel Welch, Nely Galan

Votes: 7

33. Die Eisprinzessin (1996 TV Movie)

60 min | Fantasy, Music

This is another variation of the Cinderella story: the bright and beautiful Ella lives in the household of a lord since her mother died. She's unhappy because the lord's daughters treat her... See full summary »

Director: Danny Huston | Stars: Katarina Witt, Christopher Barker, Vernon Dobtcheff, Daniela Amavia

Votes: 60

34. The Story of Cinderella (1996– )

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

The Story of Cinderella opens as Cinderella's life changes for the worse when her father leaves on a business trip. No sooner is he out of sight than Cinderella's stepmother has ... See full summary »

Stars: Davide Garbolino, Annamaria Mantovani, Graziella Porta, Marcella Silvestri

Votes: 111

35. Cinderella (1997 TV Movie)

G | 88 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

Although mistreated by her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella is able to attend the royal ball through the help of a fairy godmother.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Brandy Norwood, Bernadette Peters, Veanne Cox, Natalie Desselle Reid

Votes: 5,859

36. Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)

PG-13 | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

The Brothers Grimm arrive at the home of a wealthy Grande Dame who speaks of the many legends surrounding the fable of the cinder girl before telling the "true" story of her ancestor.

Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott, Patrick Godfrey

Votes: 68,156 | Gross: $65.71M

37. Kowai dôwa (1999– )

Fantasy

Kowai Dowa translates to 'Scary Fairy Tales' is a television series set in modern day Japan. Each arc consists of 4 episodes roughly around 107min all together. Remember, although different... See full summary »

Stars: Koyuki, Chiaki Kuriyama, Ko Shibasaki

Votes: 12

38. Cinderella (I) (2000 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 83 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Cinderella (named Zezolla) and her family live mid 20th century, where fashion is practically everything. As her father is won over by a selfish woman named Claudette, Cinderella must keep ... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Sharon Maughan, Gideon Turner, David Warner, Katrin Cartlidge

Votes: 387

40. Titanic: The Legend Goes On... (2000)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

A Cinderella meets her Prince Charming on the ill-fated Titanic. Along for the ride are a rapping dog, other talking animals, and an assortment of wacky humans.

Director: Camillo Teti | Stars: Lisa Russo, Mark Thompson-Ashworth, Gisella Mathews, Silva Belton

Votes: 8,903

41. The 10th Kingdom (2000)

Not Rated | 417 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great Queens Snow White (Camryn Manheim), Cinderella (Ann-Margret), and Riding Hood III (Kim Thomson) have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants, and goblins.

Stars: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Scott Cohen, Dianne Wiest, Daniel Lapaine

Votes: 17,323

42. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister (2002)

TV-G | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A look at the classic "Cinderella" story from the perspective of one of her 'ugly' stepsisters

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Stockard Channing, Azura Skye, Trudie Styler, Emma Poole

Votes: 885

43. Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True (2001 Video)

G | 73 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

Jaq and Gus create a storybook based on three events that happened after the first film. The stories include Cinderella's opposition to the court's strict etiquette, Jaq's becoming human for a day, and Anastasia's redemption through love.

Director: John Kafka | Stars: Jennifer Hale, Rob Paulsen, Corey Burton, Andre Stojka

Votes: 10,332

44. Ella Enchanted (2004)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

53 Metascore

Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new stepfamily in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.

Director: Tommy O'Haver | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley

Votes: 60,705 | Gross: $22.92M

45. A Cinderella Story (2004)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

25 Metascore

Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Samantha Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance.

Director: Mark Rosman | Stars: Hilary Duff, Chad Michael Murray, Jennifer Coolidge, Dan Byrd

Votes: 79,613 | Gross: $51.44M

46. Cinderella (2006)

Not Rated | 94 min | Horror, Thriller