Can you identify a movie based on the first line spoken by its princess?

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J. Reinoehl

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The princess is the heart of any fantasy story, but surprisingly few movies have been made that contain a princess as a character. Do you know your princess movies? Find out by taking this quiz.

In which movie did the princess first say, "Flounder, hurry up…"?

Although "The Little Mermaid" ranked 13th in domestic grosses, under such films as "Batman," "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade," and "When Harry Met Sally," it was the #1 ranking G-rated film of 1989.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "There is no way in this whole wide world I would ever, ever, ever, I mean never, kiss a frog"?

Princess Tiana also said, "It serves me right for wishing on stars. The only way to get what you want in this world is through hard work."

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Oh father, Rajah was just playing with him. Weren't you, Rajah?"

Although Linda Larkin was the voice of Princess Jasmine, Lea Salonga sang her musical parts. This was the first time Disney used an actress who was not also a singer in one of its animated features.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Anna, go back to sleep"?

"Frozen" made a little over $400 million at the American box office and grossed almost $1.3 billion worldwide. Its budget was $150 million.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Can I shoot an arrow? Can I? Can I? Can I? Please, can I?"

"Brave" had a production budget of $185 million. It earned $540 million worldwide.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Pleased to meet you, Prince Derek"?

"The Swan Princess" (1994) is based on the ballet, Swan Lake. It was produced by a disgruntled ex-Disney employee and took four years to hand-paint the cels. It was the last animated movie to be released using traditional animation.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "He's back, Flit"?

"Pocahontas" was ranked 4th in overall box office receipts for 1995. Among the G-rated films released that year, it was second to "Toy Story."

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Hey, Louie, come on"?

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all." –Eduard Christoff Philippe Gerard Renaldi, Prince of Genovia ("The Princess Diaries")

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Farm boy, polish my horse's saddle. I want to see my face shining in it by morning"?

Princess Buttercup begins the movie ordering the farm boy, Westley, around. He always replies with the simple, "As you wish."

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Lord Vader, I should have known. Only you could be so bold"?

Carrie Fisher (October 21, 1956 - December 27, 2016) was born into an acting family with parents Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. After her success in the original Star Wars Trilogy, she became an advocate for the mental health and drug abuse issues she suffered.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Well, it serves you right spoiling people's best dreams. Yes, I know it's a lovely morning, but it was a lovely dream, too…"?

One of the most well-known lines from Cinderella is probably "A dream is a wish your heart makes when you're fast asleep." Another popular quote is "Even miracles take a little time."

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Oh! Oh! …What?"

Some people considered "Shrek" to be a jab at Disney because of its cynicism toward traditional fairy tales and Farquaad's castle. As a result, some Disney affiliates refused to sell ads to Dreamworks to promote the movie.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Want to know a secret? Promise not to tell? We are standing by a wishing well…"?

"Snow White" premiered in Los Angeles at the Carthay Circle Theater on December 21, 1937. Walt Disney had to take out a mortgage on his house to help fund the film, and many people thought it would not succeed.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "I used to want to save the world, this beautiful place, but the closer you get, the more you see the great darkness within"?

In the movie, Etta describes a secretary's job to Diana: "Oh, well, I do everything. I go where he tells me to go; I do what he tells me to do." Diana replies, "Well, where I'm from, that's called slavery."

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Whatever their faith, their bows aren't that strong, nor is their aim"?

"Well, the solution would be to kiss me and then kill me, but I have a better solution—I kill you!" –Princes Tamina ("Prince of Persia: Sands of Time")

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In which movie did the princess first say, "No. Where's my droid of honor"?

"Spaceballs," a spoof of "Star Wars," contained an all-star cast. Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman, Dick Van Patten, Daphne Zuniga, and Joan Rivers all brought top comedic talent to the film.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "I wish—more than anything—more than life, more than jewels…"?

Meryl Streep played the Witch in "Into the Woods." She also played the lead role in "Postcards From the Edge," based on the semi-autobiographical book by Carrie Fisher. Streep set a record with her 20th Oscar nomination for "Florence Foster Jenkins." Her 19th nomination was for her performance in "Into the Woods" and "Postcards From the Edge" was her ninth.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Hello…Up. Up"?

Angelina Jolie spent only 85 days shooting her scenes. Although the special effects took 1 1/2 years, the live action was shot in four months. Angelina Jolie's daughter, Vivienne, had to play the role of Aurora out of necessity—all the other children cried or were too scared to interact with her in her costume.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "I thought I heard a noise in here. Oh! Was that you?"

"The Black Cauldron," based off Lloyd Alexander's series "The Chronicles of Prydain," came during what many refer to as Disney's dark times when they were trying to attract more teenage audiences. It was a 5-year hand animated project hurriedly finished shortly after Michael Eisner took the studio reigns.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Fun. I wants to go back"?

The Rock, wrestler Dwayne Johnson, voiced the role of Maui. His mother is of Samoan descent. Troy Polamalu, who is better known for the Super Bowl (American football) rings he won as a strong safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers, is also of Samoan descent and voiced one of the villagers in the movie.

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What was the princess' first line in "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure"?

Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson conceived Bill and Ted in a UCLA improv class. They originally traveled back in time with a van, but that idea was ditched when the studio was concerned about similarities with "Back to the Future."

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In which movie did the princess first say, "She must have done something with the child. Widen the search"?

Val Kilmer had already become a big box office name after his performance in "Top Gun" before he took on the role of Madmartigan in "Willow." Madmartigan was Princess Sorsha's (played by Joanne Whalley) love interest. Warwick Davis, who played the role of Willow, got his start as Wicket in "The Return of the Jedi."

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What was the princess' first line in "Sleeping Beauty"?

The voice of Aurora was performed by Mary Costa (born 1930), who had few other acting roles outside of the Disney feature. Maleficent's actress, Eleanor Audley (1905-1991), had previously worked on "Cinderella," and been on television series', such as "Father Knows Best," before landing the role.

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What was the princess' first line in "Tangled"?

Mandy Moore (born April 10, 1984) was the voice of Rapunzel in "Tangled." She began her career as a singer but transitioned to acting with roles in "Chasing Liberty," "A Walk to Remember," and "The Princess Diaries."

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Don't worry, Sonya, no one will notice… ow!"?

Anastasia is a fairy tale classic. The story takes it's viewers into the life of a poor orphan girl only to discover that she is a real princess.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "I've studied Latin—Greek, too. Me appelo Elspeth, filia regis"?

"Dragonslayer" opened the same year as "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "On Golden Pond," "Superman II," "Stripes," "Clash of the Titans," and "Chariots of Fire." It was one of the most expensive fantasy films of the time, with realistic dragon animation, but it only grossed $14 million and was not released internationally.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "See anything you like?"

British-born, Ian McKellen (born May 25, 1939) narrated "Stardust." He has an extensive acting career, including significant roles in "X-men" (Magneto) and "The Lord of the Rings Trilogy" (Gandalf the Grey/ Gandalf the White).

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Do you think you can manhandle a Princess this way?"

The 1981 version of "Clash of the Titans" was more accurate to mythology because both Perseus and his mother, Princess Danae, were rescued by a fisherman. No mythological Titans appear in either the 1981 or the 2010 versions.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Help…" [Gurgling]?

J. M. Barrie left the rights to "Peter Pan" to the Great Ormond Street Hospital. Disney went above and beyond its initial 1939 animation rights contract, though, and has raised more than $14.5 million for a redevelopment program, as well as supporting it with fundraising events and donations.

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What was the princess' first line in "A Bug's Life"?

"First rule of leadership: Everything is your fault." –Hopper ("A Bug's Life")

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Good evening, Sir Hugo…"?

Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993) won an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for her performance as Princess Ann in "Roman Holiday." She starred in many other movies, including "Sabrina," "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "My Fair Lady."

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What was the princess' first line in "Super Mario Bros."?

"Super Mario Bros." was the second time Nintendo used movies to promote its video games. The first time was "The Wizard" in 1989. Unlike "The Wizard," "Super Mario Bros." lost money. However, it began a series of movies based on video games—of which "The Angry Birds Movie" seems to be the most successful.

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In which movie did the princess first say, "Wait, one more… I know. I know. I won't be much longer​"?

When "First Knight" was released in 1995, Sean Connery (who played King Arthur) was 65, and Julia Ormond (Guinevere) was 30. Richard Gere (Lancelot) was between both of them at 46.

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What was the princess' first line in "Enchanted"?

"Enchanted" incorporated imagery and quotes from "Snow White," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Beauty and the Beast." Idina Menzel, also known for her voice role as Elsa in "Frozen," played Nancy Tremaine, who becomes a princess.

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What was the princess' first line in "Snow White and the Huntsman"?

"Snow White and the Huntsman" opened well and ranked 11th in box office grosses its first weekend. Although visually stunning, critics complained about uneven acting, unresolved plot issues, and some visual effects borrowed from "Lord of the Rings." Domestically, it did not make back its $170 million budget, but it did better internationally.

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