• PG-13, 2 hr.
  • Drama, Romance
  • Directed By:
    Andy Tennant
    In Theaters:
    Jul 31, 1998 Wide
    On DVD:
    Mar 2, 1999
  • 20th Century Fox


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Ever After: A Cinderella Story Reviews

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

A neat retelling of a very old story.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2001
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

A solid lead, and an interesting and timely story line.

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 7/10

January 1, 2000
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner

Barrymore is terribly attractive and admirable as Danielle and she brings a strength to the role that makes her a wonderful foil to Huston's venom.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Examiner

January 1, 2000
David Keyes

It's Drew Barrymore's movie.

Full Review Source: Cinemaphile.org | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Rob Blackwelder

The most fun I've had at the movies all year.

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000

E! Online

Pleasing trifle.

Full Review Source: E! Online

January 1, 2000
Bob Bloom

It's colorful, enjoyable and tame enough for the entire family.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Mark R. Leeper

Nothing great here, but it is a pleasant film to watch and is nicely visualized.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: +1 out of -4..+4

January 1, 2000
David N. Butterworth

There are some nice enhancements to the yarn, like the stepsisters not being particularly ugly (one even turns out to be an ally), and the prince not wanting "those certain obligations that come with privilege."

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
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Too much talk, not enough wooing. In the end, Ever After's spell is only half cast.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Sean Means
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Too bad Barrymore's charming personality goes to waste in Ever After, a reworking of Cinderella with muddled motives and uneven execution.

January 1, 2000
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Veering wildly between farce and suds, the movie never makes up its mind whether it's a spoof, a soap opera or a feminist pep talk.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

January 1, 2000
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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The best Cinderella movie ever.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Kevin Lally
Film Journal International

Barrymore is the ideal revisionist Cinderella.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 1, 2000
Madeleine Williams

Romantics will no doubt enjoy Ever After, easily overlooking its flaws. Others who attend will find, while not a perfect film, one which is better than they hoped.

Full Review Source: Cinematter | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A clever new twist on an age-old fable.

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 8/10

January 1, 2000
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Ever After is the kind of fairy tale we could use more of.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 81/100

January 1, 2000
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

A frothy delight.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher | Original Score: 9/10

January 1, 2000
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

As romantic and satisfying as any good fairy.

January 1, 2000
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Sumptuously filmed.

| Original Score: 5/5

January 1, 2000
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