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The Princess and the Frog (2009)

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The Princess and the Frog is a American animated musical fantasy comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 49th Disney animated feature film, the film is loosely based on the novel The Frog Princess by E. D. Baker, which is in turn based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale “The Frog Prince”. Written and directed by Ron Clements and John Musker.

Set in 1926 New Orleans, the film tells the story of a hardworking waitress named Tiana who dreams of opening her own restaurant. After kissing a prince who has been turned into a frog by an evil voodoo sorcerer, Tiana becomes a frog herself and must find a way to turn back into a human before it is too late.

In 1912 New Orleans, a girl named Tiana and her friend Charlotte La Bouff listen to Tiana’s mother read the story of The Frog Prince. Charlotte, being a believer of true love, finds the story to be romantic, while Tiana proclaims she will never kiss a frog. In 1926, Tiana has grown into an aspiring young chef who works as a waitress for two local diners, so she can save enough money to start her own restaurant, a dream she shared with her father, who is implied to have died in World War I.

Prince Naveen of Maldonia arrives in New Orleans to better his financial situation. After being cut off by his parents for being a philanderer and spendthrift, Naveen intends to marry a rich Southern belle, and Charlotte is the perfect candidate. Eli “Big Daddy” La Bouff, a rich sugar baron and Charlotte’s father, is hosting a masquerade ball in Naveen’s honor.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker

Writers: Ron Clements, John Musker, Greg Erb, Jason Oremland, Rob Edwards

Stars: Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Cody, John Goodman, Keith David, Peter Bartlett, Jenifer Lewis, Oprah Winfrey

Cast:

Anika Noni RoseTiana (voice)
Bruno CamposPrince Naveen (voice)
Keith DavidDr. Facilier (voice)
Michael-Leon WooleyLouis (voice)
Jennifer CodyCharlotte La Bouff (voice)
Jim CummingsRay (voice)
Peter BartlettLawrence (voice)
Jenifer LewisMama Odie (voice)
Oprah WinfreyEudora (voice)
Terrence HowardJames (voice)
John Goodman‘Big Daddy’ La Bouff (voice)
Elizabeth DampierYoung Tiana (voice)
Breanna BrooksYoung Charlotte (voice)
Ritchie MontgomeryReggie (voice)
Don HallDarnell (voice)
Paul BriggsTwo Fingers (voice)
Jerry KernionMr. Henry Fenner (voice)
Corey BurtonMr. Harvey Fenner (voice)
Michael ColyarBuford (voice)
Emeril LagasseMarlon the Gator (voice)
Kevin Michael RichardsonIan the Gator (voice)
Randy NewmanCousin Randy (voice)
Terence Blanchard(credit only)
Danielle Moné TruittGeorgia (voice)
Keith Anthony(voice)
Kwesi BoakyeNewspaper Boy (voice)
Roger Aaron Brown(voice)
June Christopher(voice)
David Cowgill(voice)
Peter Del Vecho(voice)
Terri Douglas(voice)
Jeff Draheim(voice)
Rob Edwards(voice)
Eddie Frierson(voice)
Al Hebron(voice)
Bridget Hoffman(voice)
Kelly Hoover(voice) (as Kellie Hoover)
Rif Hutton(voice)
Wolfgang Wesley Hutton(voice)
Margaret Johnson-Holzendorf(voice)
John Kassir(voice)
Jennifer KilgerSwooning Girl (voice)
Mona Marshall(voice)
John Musker(voice)
Allison Norman(voice)
Phil ProctorCajun Firefly (voice)
Peter Renaday(voice)
Lynwood Robinson(voice)
Kimberly Russell(voice)
Lorry Ann Shea(voice)
Bruce W. Smith(voice)
Elissa Sussman(voice)
Fred Tatasciore(voice)
Claudette Wells(voice)
Marlon West(voice)
Joe Whyte(voice)
Seth R. WilliamsonPrince Ralphie (voice)
Shanda M. Williamson(voice)
Shane R. Williamson(voice)
Mick WingertTravis (voice)

Sources: imdb & wikipedia

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