Can You Name All These Disney Princesses Within 5 Minutes?

By: Chelsea

There are two "Princess Diaries" movies, based on the "Princess Diaries" book series by Meg Cabot. Cabot's series includes 17 books for young adults and middle schoolers.

This Disney film is based on the Grimm brothers' fairy tale, "The Frog Prince." Princess Tiana is a waitress who wants to become a restaurant owner. She kisses a frog (who is actually a prince), which turns her into a frog too!

"Moana" is a newer Disney movie, released in 2016. Moana is a Pacific Islander who decides to follow her heart and learn to sail. In the meantime, she works with demi-god Maui to find a legendary island in order to save her people.

In this 1991 film, Belle's father was taken prisoner by a frightening, outcast beast. Belle takes her father out of the beast's grasp by trading places with him. She is imprisoned in the beast's magical castle, then later finds out that he is a prince under a curse.

Released in 1937, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" was Walt Disney Studio's first animated film. It is said to be the greatest animated film of all time.

Mulan is an ingenious princess who pretends to be a male soldier so she can take her father's place in the army. She dresses up like a man and names herself "Ping," while learning how to be a man from her guardian dragon, Mushu.

Disney's "Pocahontas" animated movie was released in 1995; however, the actual Pocahontas lived during the late 1500s and early 1600s. She was named Pocahontas for her playful nature, as it means "playful one" in her native tongue.

This animated feature was based on the short story written by Hans Christian Andersen in 1837. Edvard Eriksen sculpted "The Little Mermaid" statue that has charmed visitors to Langelinie Pier in Copenhagen, Denmark, since 1913.

The Aladdin movies were released from 1992-1996. The Aladdin collection includes "Aladdin," "Return of Jafar" and "Aladdin and the King of Thieves."

The Tangled movie was released in 2010 and stars Mandy Moore as Rapunzel. The movie is based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, "Rapunzel."

Many of the songs from "Frozen" became popular after its release in 2013. A few of the songs included are "Let it Go" by Idina Menzel, "Do you Want to Build a Snowman?" and "For the First Time in Forever." "Frozen" is now a Broadway musical too!

This film takes place in Scotland. Merida, daughter of King Fergus, rejects the marriage he has pre-arranged for her. Merida and Ariel are the only two Disney princesses who have red hair.

Anna is the younger sister of Elsa, and she undertakes a dangerous journey to find her sister so she can save her and their kingdom of Arendelle. Although Elsa initially pushes her away, Anna continues to fight for her sister and convinces her to return home rather than living in isolation.

"Anastasia" is a 1997 film that is now a Broadway musical. She is the last child alive in the Russian Royal family. She seeks to reunite with her grandmother with the help from two conmen.

"Enchanted" is a movie about a princess living in animated Andalasia who is about to marry, but she gets sent away to New York. She is very confused about how to live in modern-day Manhattan, and she falls in love with a lawyer.

Princess Atta is the oldest daughter of the Queen of her aunt colony. She is destined to take over Ant Island, and throughout the movie she worries about the large task ahead of her.

"Elena of Avalor" is a Disney animated TV series that started airing in 2016. Elena is new to being a princess and learns how to be a ruler who is both strong and kind.

"Bambi" is a Walt Disney classic that was released in 1942. It is an animated fantasy/drama film about the lives of woodland animals.

"Sofia the First" is a TV series that started in 2013. It features Sofia, a little girl who became a princess when her mother married a king.

"Atlanis: The Lost Empire" is the story of an adventurer named Milo, who finds the lost continent of Atlantis with other explorers. He starts with help from a millionaire, who gives him a crew and a journal that tells how to find Atlantis.

"The Black Cauldron" is a 1985 action/adventure animated film by Walt Disney Pictures. Princess Eilonwy is a character, along with Taran, the Horned King, and Gurgi.

Nala is the betrothed of Simba in Disney's "The Lion King." Later on in the movies, she becomes queen of Pride Rock. She and Simba have a son and daughter, Kion and Kiara.

"A Bug's Life" stars Flik, an ant who feels like he doesn't belong. He leads a group of circus ants to fight off the grasshoppers who are trying to take over their colony.

Princess Leia was determined to stop the tyranny of the Empire, so she was a leader of the Rebel Alliance. Padme Amidala and Anakin Skywalker are her parents, and Luke Skywalker is her brother.

Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" was released in 1959. Flora, Fauna and Merryweather are Princess Aurora's three fairy godmothers, who come to give her gifts at her christening.

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Are you ready to be crowned? Step right into this quiz and we'll tell you if you're royalty!

Since the beginning of TV and film, our screens have been flooded with images of princesses. The 1930s brought the immersion of the animated princess with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Princess Ann was frolicking around and sight-seeing in Rome in Roman Holiday. As time has progressed, you've watched countless princesses make their appearance on the TV and movie screen. 

Disney grew their team of princesses to over ten, with the additions of characters like Cinderella, Mulan, Tiana and Rapunzel. You might've watched Anastasia find her rightful place as princess, while awkward teen, Mia Thermopolis was groomed into a Genovian princess. You witnessed the introduction of strong fighters like Xena, the warrior princess, and Wonder Woman, the Amazonian princess.

With all the princesses appearing on screen, can you defend your crown and remember each and every one of them? If an animated princess appeared with brunette locks, could you recognize her? What if you saw her in a long, yellow ballgown? Would you be able to pick out the blonde dragon princess from the HBO classic?

From the soft and shy to the strong and powerful, movie princesses come in all forms. Can you recognize them all or will your crown be snatched away? 

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