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Happily N'Ever After (2006)

An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.

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(as Paul J. Bolger), | 2 more credits »

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(as Rob Moreland), (additional writing) (as Doug Langdale) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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The Wizard (voice)
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Dwarf 1 / Dwarf 2 / Giant (voice) (as John De Maggio)
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Mambo (voice)
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Ella (voice)
Lisa Kaplan ...
Fairy Godmother (voice)
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Stepsister 2 / Witch 2 / Baby's Mother (voice) (as Jill Talley Kenny)
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Amigo 3 / Dwarf 3 / Messenger / Wolf 2 (voice) (as Tom J. Kenny)
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Witch 1 (voice) (as Tress Mac Neille)
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Rumplestiltskin (voice)
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Amigo 2 (voice) (as Robert F. Paulsen III)
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Wolf 1 (voice) (as John Polito)
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Rick (voice)
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Amigo 1 (voice) (as Philip G. Proctor)
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Munk (voice)
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Stepsister 1 / Baby / Red Riding Hood (voice) (as Kath E. Soucie)
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Storyline

As the story begins, an alliance of evil fairy tale-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land and take control of. But when Ella A.K.A. Cinderella realizes her own evil stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Don't Let Your Hair Down. Don't Go To The Ball. Don't Visit Grandma. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild action and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 January 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Agada Shmagda  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$47,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,608,244 (USA) (5 January 2007)

Gross:

$15,519,841 (USA) (9 February 2007)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to director Paul Bolger, Ella's dress was meant to be a muted version of the Irish flag: green, white, and orange/gold, to represent his Irish heritage. See more »

Quotes

Rumplestiltskin: I STOLE A BABY! That's about as EVIL as it GETS!
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Crazy Credits

Somewhere in the final credits we find out that "Step Mother" gets new friends in a very cold place. See more »


Soundtracks

Trainwreck
Written by Frank Backgammon, Murphy Upshaw, Gymmy Thunderbird and Donnie Yale
Performed by The Sammies
Published by Lionsgate Music & Publishing
Courtesy of Morisen Records
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User Reviews

 
A poor Shrek wannabe
5 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Avoid this film until you've read all of the negative reviews on it first. That way, you are less likely to be as disappointed in it as I was. The previews suckered me into seeing it. Do not make this mistake!

Though a cute idea, it ended up as only that ... a cute idea. Fortunately, the acting was well suited to this shallow attempt to entertain. Comparing it to Shrek and Hoodwinked is rather unfair, since this movie is no where near their league.

If you have absolutely nothing to do on a cold and rainy day, and you get hold of a free ticket, pick up a newspaper on your way to the theater and read what the critics have said about it. If you decide to see it, on those terms, you have at least been warned.


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