Ever After

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
Ever After Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 8+

Charming take on Cinderella tale has strong heroine.

PG-13 1999 121 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 27 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 34 reviews

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Terrible representation of Roma/ traveler culture and people

I personally like this movie even more than most fantasy / princess remakes or re-imaginings and the cast is delightful. However, and I'm not prude when it comes to language, the language and suggestive behaviors seem skirting the line and excessive even for PG-13... Maybe closer to a TV-14 or Euro 14/15 rating. Otherwise I would let 9-11 year olds watch it! Additionally the depiction of Roma/ travelers as thieves / g**sys and that the princess supposedly gets gy**ed by them really hasn't aged well and shouldn't be so easily accepted. It is certainly not in the name of good representation to all cultures or the new value of 'Diversity' that CSM currently highlights.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 5+

I've always loved the tale of Cinderella

I love this movie,one of the best retelling story of Cinderella yet! I've always loved the story of Cinderella,the Disney versions and lots of other ones as well. But this one is my favorite! In this version (Danielle, Cinderella) Is very brave and stands up for what she believes in. I just love it!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Movie Details

Our Editors Recommend

  • Ella Enchanted Poster Image

    Ella Enchanted

    Highly imaginative twists on the Cinderella tale.

    age 11+
  • Cinderella Poster Image

    Cinderella

    Sweet fairy-tale classic for little princes and princesses.

    age 5+
  • Cinderella (1997) Movie Poster Image

    Cinderella (1997)

    Musical take on classic fairy tale is an inclusion landmark.

    age 5+

Themes & Topics

Browse titles with similar subject matter.

  • Cartoon princess crown
    Princesses, Fairies, Mermaids, and More
    See all

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate