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.
Peter Capaldi was cast as Maleficent's uncle but his role was cut from the final version.
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 ...
When Aurora meets a dragon-like creature in The Moors, Maleficent calls her over to sit next to her. The dragon follows Aurora to the tree and then passes behind it. When the camera angle changes, the dragon should be behind Maleficent's head, but it has vanished.
Other than the Disney logo, there are no opening credits.
German theatrical version was cut (ca. 40 seconds) by the distributor to secure a "Not under 6" rating.
£6,590,071 (UK) (1 June 2014)