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The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins to turn her heart into stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading King's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and to Maleficent's true happiness as well.

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  1. Robert Stromberg

    Director

  2. Linda Woolverton

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie

    Maleficent

  2. Elle Fanning

    Elle Fanning

    Princess Aurora

  3. Sharlto Copley

    Sharlto Copley

    Stefan

  4. Sam Riley

    Sam Riley

    Diaval

  5. Juno Temple

    Juno Temple

    Thistletwit

  6. Imelda Staunton

    Imelda Staunton

    Knotgrass

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget $180,000,000.00

Revenue $758,410,378.00

Homepage http://movies.disney.com/maleficent

Release Information

  • May 30, 2014
    PG, Theatrical

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