A Cinderella Story 2004

A Cinderella Story

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An uninspired, generic updating of the classic fairy tale.

12%

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53%

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Sam (Hilary Duff), a teenager in California, is obliged to work as a janitor and dishwasher in the diner of her stepmother (Jennifer Coolidge). After a cell phone mix-up, Sam begins an anonymous text-messaging and e-mail relationship with a boy. They agree to meet at a school dance, but when Sam finds out that her secret pen pal is none other than Austin Ames (Chad Michael Murray), the cutest boy in school, she panics and looks for a way to make herself cooler.

Cast & Crew

Hilary Duff
Sam, Cinderella
Lin Shaye
Mrs. Wells
Leigh Dunlap
Screenwriter
Christophe Beck
Original Music
Anthony B. Richmond
Cinematographer
Charles William Breen
Production Designer
Gary Diamond
Art Direction
Jeffrey Kushon
Set Decoration
Denise Wingate
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Critic Reviews for A Cinderella Story

All Critics (104) | Top Critics (35) | Fresh (12) | Rotten (92)

Audience Reviews for A Cinderella Story

  • Nov 10, 2011
    Bored with a bad adaptation of a classic history to a modern world simply does not work.
    Rodrigo R Super Reviewer
  • Jul 20, 2011
    There are no creativity at all, not funny.... Classical Disney live action film with updates of the Cinderella
    Sylvester K Super Reviewer
  • Jan 09, 2011
    I know. I know. A teen bopper movie starring Hilary Duff. It's gonna suck...right? That's what I thought until I watched it. Yeah, so it's a modern day version of Cinderella, but so what! Hilary Duff pulled it off portraying a believable, likable character. Even though you knew how this was going to end, sometimes it's good to watch those fairy tale endings. Popcorn Bag Award goes to Hilary Duff. Job well done
    George K Super Reviewer
  • Oct 25, 2010
    Nice, light drama for teenagers (especially girls).
    Nadira I Super Reviewer

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