Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures released the American animated musical fantasy romance comedy film The Princess and the Frog in 2009. In part, Disney’s 49th animated feature picture, The Frog Princess, was inspired by E. D. Baker’s 2002 novel of the same name, which was in turn based on the German folk tale “The Frog Prince” as collected by the Brothers Grimm.
Directed By: John Musker and Ron Clements
Starring: Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Cody, John Goodman, Keith David, Peter Bartlett, Jenifer Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, and Terrence Howard
Revenue: $271 million
Tiana (Anika Noni Rose) is hardworking and ambitious, and she wants to create the best restaurant in New Orleans. When she meets Prince Naveen (Bruno Campos), who has been transformed into an amphibian by the villainous Dr. Facilier, her dream takes a minor detour. Tiana is turned into a frog after Naveen, thinking she is a princess, kisses her in an attempt to break the enchantment. The two embark on a journey through the bayous in search of a voodoo priestess who can help them.