PG | | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.
Twin babies were used in filming, one that cried a lot, and one that was happy. The Ella Enchanted title was strategically placed over the babies' face to hide the switch.
Fairy tales tell, as their labels imply / Stories of magic, of creatures that fly / With giants and dragons and ogres and elves / And inanimate objects that speak for themselves / There's romance and danger and plotting of schemes / There's good ...
After her stepsisters order Ella to steal, at the end of the chase one of the guards yells "freeze". She freezes and hangs in the air with her mouth closed. In the next shots her mouth is wide open.
The cityscape of the Miramax logo dissolves into the cityscape of the medieval city in the movie.
$6,169,030 (USA) (11 April 2004)
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