Top 10 Family Movie Classics

Ella Enchanted

Ella Enchanted

Rated: PG

Year: 2004

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwes

This charming fairytale tells the story of Ella of Frell, a young maiden who suffers from the curse of obedience. Ella struggles to free herself from her predicament by searching for her thoughtless godmother until she finds the courage to rescue herself. Yes, some gifts can be returned!

What Parents Like: Ella is a sensible and spirited heroine, who wins the prince's attention by fighting for the rights of elves, ogres, and giants. Check out the dance sequences, which are set to vintage hits like "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" and "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing."

What Kids Like: There's a swoony subplot with a fetching prince and cool special effects show. Ella swooshes through the air with every command -- look, she can sing, dance, and battle perfectly!

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