Disney Princesses Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams parents guide

Disney Princesses Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams Parent Guide

Overall A-

Waltzing directly from the factory onto DVD, this repackaging of the Disney Princesses offers Enchanted Tales featuring Aurora (voice by Erin Torpey) from Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine (voice by Linda Larkin-Vasquez) from Aladdin. In Follow Your Dreams, each of the royal lasses learns lessons about perseverance as they take on new responsibilities.

Violence B+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A
Substance Use A

Why is Disney Princesses Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams rated G? The MPAA rated Disney Princesses Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams G

Run Time: 56 minutes

Parent Movie Review

Entering this fairytale castle of enchanted tales won't be much of a stretch for anyone familiar with Disney's treasury of animated princesses. If there is one thing this company does well, it is repackaging its products to boost sales.

Now both Aurora (voice by Erin Torpey) from Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine (voice by Linda Larkin-Vasquez) from Aladdin want to prove they're ready for something bigger and better than their current regal responsibilities. But taking on additional work requires perseverance on the part of these previously pampered princesses.

When the other royals are called away to an imperial conference, Aurora gets her day on the throne. Starting right away, she takes on the task of signing papers and meeting with the loyal subjects to solve their problems. However, she soon finds the duty of appeasing everyone is far more difficult than she imagined.

Likewise, Jasmine wants to do more than fill her day with seemingly meaningless activities. Yet when she is given the charge of teaching a roomful of rowdy youngsters, things quickly get out of hand. Even more worrisome is the disappearance of her father's favorite horse, Sahara. Determined to protect a young stable hand from the King's wrath, she sets out to find the stray animal.

Instead of waiting around to be rescued by handsome princes, these resourceful girls take charge of their situations and solve their own problems in two half hour segments (no knights in shining armor needed). Typical cartoon violence includes people falling from windows, and being smashed behind doors and under furniture. Jasmine's attempt to ride the frisky Sahara causes some moments of peril for the princess as well.

Complete with new musical numbers and bonus games, the lessons in this direct-to-DVD production are anything but subtle. Yet it's still hard to argue with the importance of hard work and sticking to your tasks.

Starring Erin Torpey, Linda Larkin-Vasquez. Running time: 56 minutes. Updated

Disney Princesses Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams
Rating & Content Info

Why is Disney Princesses Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams rated G? Disney Princesses Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams is rated G by the MPAA

Learning to take on more responsibility is the desire of both princesses. Fortunately there is little in the way of content concern for children. Some mild cartoon violence includes a man falling from a window and having furniture fall on him. Another character is mistakenly smashed behind a castle door. Some brief moments of peril threaten both of the princesses.

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Disney Princesses Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams Parents' Guide

What does each of these girls learn about perseverance? Why does a task often look easier from the outside than it does when you are in the middle of it?

In what ways do these princesses promote the idea of “girl power”?

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Disney Princesses Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams movie is September 4, 2007. Here are some details…

Waltzing directly from the factory to DVD release, these enchanted princess tales come with two games. First young players can help Aurora get dressed for a royal banquet. Then they can lend Jasmine a hand as she follows the clues to find the missing Sahara. The DVD also includes a musical video. Available in family-friendly widescreen, the disc offers Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound in English, French and Spanish.

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Walt Disney’s archives are full of princess tales. Snow White and Seven Dwarfs was one of the filmmaker’s early animations. He followed it up with memorable characters in Cinderella and The Little Mermaid.