Cinderella II: Dreams Come True

Last Updated on: June 10th, 2024

Cinderella II: Dreams Come True (2002 Movie)

“Cinderella II: Dreams Come True” is a direct-to-video animated film released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2002. It is a sequel to the classic 1950 animated film “Cinderella.”

The film is divided into three segments, each presenting a different story. The first story, “Aim to Please,” revolves around Cinderella adjusting to her new life as the princess of the kingdom. She is overwhelmed by her royal duties and finds it challenging to fit into the palace life. With the help of her Fairy Godmother, she learns that being true to herself is more important than trying to please everyone else.

The second segment, “Tall Tail,” follows Jaq and Gus, Cinderella’s loyal mice friends, as they find a magic wand. However, the wand falls into the hands of Anastasia, one of Cinderella’s stepsisters, causing chaos. They eventually learn that using magic to solve problems isn’t always the best solution.

In the final segment, “An Uncommon Romance,” Cinderella’s stepsister, Anastasia, falls in love with a humble baker named Baker, and they form an unexpected romance. Cinderella supports their love and encourages Anastasia to be honest with her feelings.

“Cinderella II: Dreams Come True” explores the theme of dreams and aspirations, as well as the importance of staying true to oneself. While the film received mixed reviews from critics, it was generally well-received by Disney fans, especially those who grew up with the original “Cinderella.”

Though it may not reach the same level of acclaim as its predecessor, “Cinderella II: Dreams Come True” offers a delightful continuation of Cinderella’s story, with charming characters, beautiful animation, and valuable life lessons. It remains a beloved addition to the Cinderella franchise and a favorite among younger Disney audiences.

Fun Facts

  • “Cinderella II: Dreams Come True” is a direct-to-video sequel to Disney’s classic animated film “Cinderella” and was released in 2002.
  • The film consists of three interconnected stories that explore Cinderella’s life after her marriage to Prince Charming, with various adventures and challenges she faces as a princess.
  • One interesting fact is that “Cinderella II” marked a departure from the traditional animation style of the original film and used a more simplified and cost-effective animation style due to its direct-to-video nature.
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True

Additional Details



  • Director: John Kafka
  • Producer: Mary Thorne and Mary Alice Drumm
  • Music: Michael Tavera

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