Sleeping Beauty

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Sleeping Beauty including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Sleeping Beauty Description

Sleeping Beauty (1959 Animated Movie)Awaken your senses to the majesty of “Sleeping Beauty”, Walt Disney’s classic fairy tale. See more than you’ve ever seen before through the magic of state-of-the-art technology, and experience this groundbreaking film restored beyond its original brilliance, in the way Walt envisioned it – pristine, beautiful, utterly breathtaking. It will transform your home into a fantastic world your family will want to experience again and again.

Sleeping Beauty Fun Facts

  • The movie is based on the fairy tale The Sleeping Beauty in the Woods by Charles Perrault.
  • This was the last fairy tale Disney would adapt into an animated movie until 1989’s The Little Mermaid.
  • Prince Phillip is the first Disney prince with a name.
  • The movie appeared in theaters with the Disney short Grand Canyon, which won an Oscar.
  • The movie has been re-released to theaters 4 times since its initial run.
  • Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland actually opened 4 years before the movie came out.

Sleeping Beauty Cast:

Sleeping Beauty Crew:
  • Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Eric Larson, Wolfgang Retherman and Les Clark
  • Producer: Walt Disney
  • Writer: Erdman Penner
  • Music: George Bruns

Sleeping Beauty Details

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  • Year Released: 1959
  • Type of Movie: Animated
  • Box Office: $51.6 million
  • Awards: Nominated Academy Award; Nominated Grammy Award
  • IMDB Link

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I am founder and editor of My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back to my first trip to Walt Disney World in the mid-80's. I have since returned to the magical place more than 20 times. I started this site when I came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching Disney content with my 8-year old, so it made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include 80's nostalgia, vintage toys, video games, LEGO, Star Wars and tech gadgets. Other sites include DMR and