Starting tomorrow, four Disney Princess films will be making their way back to AMC Theatres for another celebration of Dream Big, Princess. This year’s lineup features the animated Beauty and the Beast as well as The Little Mermaid.

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What’s happening:

The Little Mermaid

September 6–12

  • Soon to be made into a live-action feature starring Halle Bailey, The Little Mermaid follows a restless mermaid who dreams of one day living on the surface.
  • To get there, Ariel trades her greatest gift — her beautiful singing voice — for a pair of legs. Come for the music, including brilliant songs like “Under the Sea,” which won a Best Original Song Oscar in 1989.

Beauty and the Beast

September 13–19

  • A tale as old as time … and one that always warrants a big-screen viewing.
  • The 1991 animated version translates the classic romance for a contemporary audience, riding on the coattails of some incredible songs, such as “Be Our Guest” as well as the title track.

Tangled

September 20–26

  • Rapunzel may have let down her hair, but Tangled did not let down animation audiences looking for a new winner from Walt Disney Animation.
  • Mandy Moore plays the fiery Rapunzel, and she is no damsel in distress. But the true star of Tangled is the animators who turned Rapunzel’s flowing blonde hair into its own character.

The Princess and the Frog

September 27–October 3

  • Relatively new compared to the other titles on this list, though The Princess and the Frog has built up a steady fan base over the years, and we expect them to turn out to see this one on the big screen once again.
  • The Princess and the Frog has a distinct New Orleans flavor to it, tapping into the music and cuisine of the Bayou.
  • But it also has star power, with Anika Noni Rose, Keith David and Oprah Winfrey all lending their voices.

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