Cinderella (1997)

Movie review by Teresa Talerico, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Multi-ethnic cast modernizes classic fairy tale.

G 1997 99 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 6+

Ethnic diversity & a great story!

We started trying to watch the ‘new’ Cinderella (2021). It was so bad and my kids wanted to watch “Cinderella” so we went on the search. Live action but with magic, so ever after was out. We knew there had to be a bunch of others (there were!) and we found this version. How did we miss this when it came out? It was fantastic!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 6+


Excellent for mixed families and families who care about values, substance vs. appearance particularly for girls.

Movie Details

Our Editors Recommend

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    Sweet fairy-tale classic for little princes and princesses.

    age 5+
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    Ever After

    Charming take on Cinderella tale has strong heroine.

    age 8+

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