• Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)

Ever After: A Cinderella Story

Release Date: July 31st, 1998

PG-13 |2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary

This updated adaptation of the classic fairytale tells the story of Danielle (Drew Barrymore), a vibrant young woman who is forced into servitude after the death of her father. Danielle's stepmother Rodmilla (Anjelica Huston) is a heartless woman who forces Danielle to do the cooking and cleaning, while she tries to marry off her own two daughters. But Danielle's life takes a wonderful turn when she meets the charming Prince Henry (Dougray Scott).

Cast: Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott, Patrick Godfrey, Megan Dodds, Melanie Lynskey, Jeanne Moreau, Timothy West

Director: Andy Tennant

Genres: Romance

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Love, Growing up, Charming, Daughter, Sister, France, Family, Inspiring

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Robert DominguezNew York Daily News

    The pleasure of Ever After is that it never takes itself seriously. [31Jul1998, Pg. 47]

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Here, as the little cinder girl, she is able to at last put aside her bedraggled losers and flower as a fresh young beauty, and she brings poignancy and fire to the role. show more

  • 88
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    The radiant Barrymore energizes Cinderella with a tough core of intelligence and wit. show more

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