Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper is, as you might know, is a folk tale with many variants throughout the world. It always goes like this – a female protagonist is oppressed by some forces (usually a villainous stepmother and stepsisters) with all that to suddenly change once she ascends to a throne via marriage. The throne isn’t always a literal one, especially so in the more recent film adaptations. However, the fact that you might have not heard is that the first known variant of this enchanting story dates back to around 7 BC and AD 23 Greece! Of course, there our Cinderella is appropriately named Rhodopis, and she marries an Egyptian prince. Still, the basis of the story is, was, and probably will always be the same in Cinderella’s case! And, if you’re crazy about this story, we’ve gathered a myriad of movies that are all based on this fairy tale and are presenting our list of the best Cinderella movies to date!
These princess movies will enchant you, each delivering a slightly different retelling, so even if you watch them all, you’ll always find something surprising! Take, for example, Crazy Rich Asians – a less obvious adaptation of the story that’ll entertain you for hours on end. If you’re more into the classic Cinderella setting, you’ll find such movies on our list too. And, if you prefer your Cinderella animated – there’s also plenty to choose from!
So, put on your fanciest dress and get ready for some bewitching movies! They are, as usual, just a little bit further down. And although you know how the story goes, you’ll find short descriptions for the first top 20 movies to make your choice a bit easier. Vote for the fantasy movies that you’ve loved the most, and share this article with anyone in love with fairy tales!
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