Enchanted (2007) - IMDb
A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil Queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.

Director:

Kevin Lima

Writer:

Bill Kelly
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Adams ... Giselle
Patrick Dempsey ... Robert Philip
James Marsden ... Prince Edward
Timothy Spall ... Nathaniel
Idina Menzel ... Nancy Tremaine
Rachel Covey ... Morgan Philip
Susan Sarandon ... Queen Narissa
Julie Andrews ... The Narrator (voice)
Jeff Bennett ... Pip in Andalasia (voice)
Kevin Lima ... Pip in New York (voice)
Emma Rose Lima ... Bluebird / Fawn / Rapunzel (voice)
Teala Dunn ... Bunny (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Troll (voice)
Courtney Williams Courtney Williams ... Sunglass Street Vendor
William Huntley ... Grumpy
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Storyline

The beautiful Princess Giselle (Amy Adams) is banished by evil Queen Narissa (Susan Sarandon) from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on a "happily ever after" basis, Giselle is now adrift in a chaotic world badly in need of enchantment. But when Giselle begins to fall in love with a charmingly flawed divorce lawyer who has come to her aid - even though she is already promised to a perfect fairy tale Prince back home - she has to wonder: Can a storybook view of romance survive in the real world? Written by Orange

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The real world and the animated world collide. See more »


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Rated PG for some scary images and mild innuendo | See all certifications »

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The line is this a habit of yours by falling off of stuff was used twice. The first time Robert asked Giselle this and she replies usually someone catches me,the last time was Giselle saying it to Robert who replies only when your around to catch me. See more »

Goofs

It's said that during "That's How You Know", the heart-shaped flower wreath Giselle gives to the pigeons is different from the wreath that Nancy received. However, the wreath is simply seen from the other side in the scene with Nancy. The edge of the white flowers can be seen on the inner left side. See more »

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Narrator: Once upon a time, in a magical kingdom known as Andalasia, there lived an evil queen. Selfish and cruel, she lived in fear that one day her stepson would marry and she would lose her throne forever. And so she did all in her power to prevent the prince from ever meeting the one special maiden with whom he would share true love's kiss.
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Crazy Credits

Instead of fading out on Cinderella's castle as the Walt Disney Pictures logo usually does, it instead zooms in onto a window of the tallest tower of the castle where the book of "Enchanted" is kept. See more »

Connections

References The Sound of Music (1965) See more »

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Lament
Written by Oliver Wallace
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This isn't just a movie...it is a time-machine to the glory days of Disney.
25 November 2007 | by bigbillythefish92See all my reviews

I'm a teenage boy, and the reviews for "Enchanted," along with some friendly persuasion from my sisters, moved me to give this live action/animated combo. a chance. In the first fourteen minutes of Enchanted, there were two things that caught my attention: 1)The never-ending, sugar-coated, sing-along tune and 2) The grainy style of animation that Disney lavished upon the screen(a tribute to the Disney classics, such as Beauty and the Beast and Sleeping Beauty); in this time span, I felt truly embarrassed to be sitting in the theater with the older couples clustered around me. I mean, what kind of boy in his right mind would want to watch a movie with musical numbers and pretty princesses? And yet, there was something about it...the aire of it almost took me back to the days of my childhood when I would smash my face up to the T.V. screen, when Belle and the Beast were having their unforgettable ball dance or when Ariel was brushing her hair with a fork. It was these sorts of memories that surfaced to my mind as I kept watching Enchanted. And it kept getting better and better. When there was a sudden switch to live-action, my heart was captured by Amy Adams, who seems to be, in my opinion, the finest choice for Giselle. Prince Edward and Robert also had their perfect fits (James Marsden and Patrick Dempsey). Even though this movie is close to perfect, it still has its problems. There is an aire of predictability in the storyline, as well as the fact that it's swamped with clichés (some of which are fresh, and some of which are flat). Yet it flows on, innocently, with its strong actors/actresses, decent-enough screenplay that gives you a warm feeling in your heart (which is what Disney is supposed to do, right?), spectacular music numbers that have charm, and the fact that it is suitable for all ages. There is a little something for everyone in this film--and it's not just a film either--it is a time-machine back to the golden era of Disney's animated films, and its live-action ones as well. And it helps me look forward to the new Disney: one that keeps surprising me more and more every single day.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2007 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,440,317, 25 November 2007

Gross USA:

$127,807,262

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$340,487,836
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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