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The 10th Kingdom 

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Family | TV Mini-Series (2000)
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A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great Queens Snow White, Cinderella and Riding Hood III have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants and goblins.
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Dianne Wiest ...  Evil Queen 10 episodes, 2000
Daniel Lapaine ...  Prince Wendell 10 episodes, 2000
Kimberly Williams-Paisley ...  Virginia Lewis 10 episodes, 2000
Scott Cohen ...  Wolf 10 episodes, 2000
John Larroquette ...  Tony Lewis 10 episodes, 2000
Paul Clarke Paul Clarke ...  Troll 10 episodes, 2000
Ed O'Neill ...  Relish the Troll King 9 episodes, 2000
Rutger Hauer ...  Huntsman 7 episodes, 2000
Dawnn Lewis ...  Blabberwort the Troll 7 episodes, 2000
Hugh O'Gorman ...  Burly the Troll 7 episodes, 2000
Jeremiah Birkett ...  Blue Bell the Troll 7 episodes, 2000
Robert Hardy ...  Chancellor Griswold 7 episodes, 2000
William Osborne William Osborne ...  Lord Rupert 7 episodes, 2000
Edward Jewesbury ...  Old Retainer 7 episodes, 2000
Ann-Margret ...  Cinderella 7 episodes, 2000
Warwick Davis ...  Acorn 5 episodes, 2000
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Two centuries after Snow White (Camryn Manheim) and Cinderella (Ann-Margret) had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendell (Daniel Lapaine), Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-Queen (Dianne Wiest) has freed herself from prison, and turns the Prince into a golden retriever. Wendell, by means of a magic mirror, escapes into a hitherto-unknown Tenth Kingdom (modern day New York City) and meets Virginia Lewis (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) and her father Tony Lewis (John Larroquette). Pursued by trolls, cops, and a wolf in man's form (Scott Cohen), the three blunder back into the Nine Kingdoms and begin their adventures to restore Wendell to his human form and throne, and find the magic mirror that will take Tony and Virginia back home, all the while unknowing that Virginia already has a connection to the Nine Kingdoms that may prove to be deadly before we reach Happily Ever After. Written by Kathy Li

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Something magical is about to happen... See more »


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Trivia

When the Evil Queen (Dianne Wiest) threatens the enchanted dog to do her bidding, she tells him "there are no masters here, only one mistress." That line is directly inspired by Queen Elizabeth I's statement to her court, that she would have one mistress on the throne and no master. See more »

Goofs

When the Huntsman finds Wolf's "How to Marry the Girl of Your Dreams" self-help book and picks it up, modern electric power lines can be seen to the left as he walks off. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Virginia: [voice over] My name is Virginia... And I live on the edge of the forest.
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Connections

Referenced in Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Five (2007) See more »

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Night Fever
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Performed by The Bee Gees
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definite Emmy contender
28 February 2000 | by AnaBHSee all my reviews

I wasn't sure what to expect when I saw the previews for this mini series. I thought it was to be a fluff piece on fairy tales. I was quite surprised to see the amazing make-up, the costumes and the scenery. All those things make the series well worth the 4 hours. The storyline is interesting and has a number of fantasy filled subplots. The Trolls were scary and humorous at the same time. The clash of the parallel worlds was done well, with much attention to detail. The different 'kingdoms' were distinguishable and each unique and fantastic. I see definite Emmy nominations and awards here, especially for make-up, costumes, and script.


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Country:

UK | Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Tenth Kingdom See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Budget:

$44,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (9 episodes) | (5 episodes) (original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby Surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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