PG | | Action, Adventure, Family
A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.
Angelina Jolie performed her own stunts using harnesses for her flight and battle scenes.
Let us tell an old story anew, and we will see how well you know it. Once upon a time, there were two kingdoms that were the worst of neighbors. So vast was the discord between them that it was said only a great hero or a terrible villain might ...
Maleficent's curse is for Aurora to fall into a "sleep like death, from which she shall never awaken". While some have interpreted this to be backwards, a "sleep like death" is just "death-like sleep" in a different order.
The usual Disney castle in the opening credits is replaced by the castle used in the movie.
German theatrical version was cut (ca. 40 seconds) by the distributor to secure a "Not under 6" rating.
$69,431,298 1 June 2014