Top 10 Disney Princess Clichés

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    These are the most used Disney Princess clichés! For this list, we’ll be going over 10 of the most common tropes seen in princess characters from Disney animation. We’ve included the poisoned/cursed trope, overly trusting, true love, fall in love fast, the singing and dancing trope and more!
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  • Milena Cunha
    Milena Cunha Month ago

    merida's accent is so good to hear


    Technically though rapunzel didn’t kiss/get kissed or anything and it wasn’t true love that healed Flyn it was just a magical tear drop

  • Ali cruz
    Ali cruz Month ago

    Rapunzel and Eugene saved each other and no one can convince me otherwise

  • Ali cruz
    Ali cruz Month ago

    Raps wasn’t cursed though, more gifted.

  • Zion Tolbert
    Zion Tolbert Month ago

    I’m not gay I just like Disney

  • Cakes
    Cakes Month ago +3

    #1 is bogus.
    Pocahontas and Mulan, 90s Princesses, never had to be rescued. Nor did Belle or Jasmine really.
    But they all had animal sidekicks and could sing. Those are the biggest cliches.

  • Frank DAgosto
    Frank DAgosto Month ago +1

    I Can’t Believe They Were All In Wreck It Ralph 2 9:46

  • Douglas Roth
    Douglas Roth 3 months ago

    There needs to be a plus sized Disney princess

  • Nkotbsb Summertime luv in’

    I only ugly cried when the songs had to do with animals . My eyes are red!

  • DisneyVillains Fan16
    DisneyVillains Fan16 3 months ago

    I thought about another Princess cliche. An awesome dress that doesn't last long. Take Cinderella, Belle, Tiana, and even Princess Leia from Star Wars for example.

  • AuroreMoriarty
    AuroreMoriarty 3 months ago

    "A dead parent, generally the mother" *shows Cinderella*
    "Beauty means goodness in Disney movies" *shows Beauty and the Beast*
    Are you really trying?

  • Shreya - The Marvel fan
    Shreya - The Marvel fan 3 months ago +2

    I think Merida from Brave is the best. That movie doesn't have princess cliches

  • Rebecca C.L.
    Rebecca C.L. 4 months ago

    How about body types? They are ALL BUILT THE SAME...except Moana is built a little more broadly and you can tell she is fit rather than stick thin

  • Sino Si Mar?
    Sino Si Mar? 5 months ago +1

    This list is sooo true

  • AJ演じる515 _
    AJ演じる515 _ 5 months ago

    How about top 10 Disney prince cliches now?

  • Violet Johann
    Violet Johann 5 months ago

    I f***ing HATE the damsel in distress cliché. It makes women seem worthless

  • melody 5009
    melody 5009 6 months ago

    I like how u added Ralph Breaks the Internet scenes, bc they cover all the princess cliches

  • Sydney Carlson
    Sydney Carlson 6 months ago +2

    What about perfect flowing hair?

  • light Yagami
    light Yagami 7 months ago

    Bell is not a princess

  • boundbyfire16
    boundbyfire16 7 months ago +1

    What about Duet song?

  • Rebecca Delaney
    Rebecca Delaney 7 months ago

    Cinderella and Charming never actually got married untill some years later. Snow White didn't marry her boyfriend untill some years later. Tiana never actually married her man.

  • Rebecca Delaney
    Rebecca Delaney 7 months ago +1

    Brave was not historically accurate. Merida would have had power since she is a princess. There would have no fight between mother and daughter. The daughter alone decides who she can date. Tiana had one historically inaccurate thing it. Tiana would not have needed to marry her prince. Tiana would not have been able to open her restaurant if she's not a princess already. Tiana would not have any power if she's not a princess. Tiana being a princess means she'd get respect from everyone.

  • Quinn Fletcher
    Quinn Fletcher 7 months ago +2

    Number 6 is actually more of a cliche for movies in general.

  • Aeryn Aguilar
    Aeryn Aguilar 7 months ago +1

    Mulan wasn't a princess though...

    • CoughingUpSpaghetti TM
      CoughingUpSpaghetti TM 6 months ago

      Aeryn Aguilar she is in the Disney Princess line up, one of the qualities being ‘committing an act of heroism’ , which her’s being saving the whole of China from the Huns. It doesn’t just mean the princess or prince has to marry.

  • Nicholas Blaschke
    Nicholas Blaschke 7 months ago +4

    Cinderella's Will Always Be My Favorite

  • Orezi
    Orezi 7 months ago

    the princesses often don't have mothers because Walt Disney felt responsible his mothers death

  • Nymeria Stark
    Nymeria Stark 7 months ago

    I wish they included the big arms thing all the princesses do while singing, they all do it at least once. :p

  • Emma Daly
    Emma Daly 7 months ago

    i like watching top ten disney princess cliches

  • Hillary
    Hillary 7 months ago

    :13 Look at Cinderella. Jack Jack popped out of her hair!

  • Linette Xie
    Linette Xie 7 months ago +1

    The only princess who doesn't follow these stereotypes (accept the adventures one) is Meredith.

  • Pup Bento
    Pup Bento 8 months ago

    *sigh*. Ya'll know Mulan isn't a Princess right? China doesn't have princesses and she fell in love with a General in the Emperor's army not a prince

  • Sukla Sarkar
    Sukla Sarkar 9 months ago

    I love all Disney princess.

    TheARMY I LOVE BTS 9 months ago +1


    I think it's cute

  • Sapphire Writer
    Sapphire Writer 9 months ago

    Well, I'm starting to not mind the damsel cliche either because well...Let's face it, I'm a woman and I'm not a big strong warrior. I'm just saying, believing a woman can easily fight or be some warrior without say training or body build up, is just asking for them to hurt themselves. Trust me, I was a teen that believed this because teens can be idiots...Learned it the hard way.
    Girls can be strong and men can even be the one distress, it's interesting but we also shouldn't fault a woman for wanting to be more gentle and a man for masculinity and we should also note that it's okay for those of both genders to be either the one that needs saved or the one that can be strong.

  • Ronelle Campbell
    Ronelle Campbell 9 months ago

    I agree also in princess moves on the princess twins the mom hurt
    They are too quick to trust in infant 2 ( like senior pre schools) don't accept stuff from people like apples snow white
    Rebellious that what make it fun
    Beauty yes
    True love I thought moana and Maui were gonna get married
    Animal sidekick they love animal like me
    Yes they are the definition of. ", love and first sight"
    Sing and dance that why I know I could never be a Disney person I can't sing okay I can just depends on the tune
    Yep rescue that why I like moana Rapunzel they save themselves

  • Bayman Hayabusa
    Bayman Hayabusa 9 months ago +1

    My personal favorite is Tiana she is a super cool sister that is also a businesswoman.

  • meems
    meems 9 months ago

    I think you forgot about having actual emotions

  • Green Couch
    Green Couch 9 months ago

    The things you mentioned are literally every people

  • Jennifer Nichols
    Jennifer Nichols 9 months ago

    I love Disney so much ✨💖

  • Jason KIngsley
    Jason KIngsley 9 months ago

    Or do you risk your own life as a brave act to rescue someone you love before it gets any worse, like Elsa risked sacrificed from being a queen to rescue her frozen sister Anna.

  • Gregor Baby
    Gregor Baby 9 months ago +1

    They also have quite voluminous hair

  • Sailor Cat
    Sailor Cat 9 months ago +6

    Another cliché: She doesn't want to get married or at least isn't okay with the norms expected from her! (At least some of the newer ones.)

  • tsukikage yuri admirer
    tsukikage yuri admirer 9 months ago +1

    The moment when you realized that only 3.5 of these apply to Mulan! 😝

  • Felixland Kalle Studios

    6:38 The little mermaid is G-rated?????????? What the freaking fucking PG-13?

  • Allison
    Allison 9 months ago

    the Step sister and Cinderella sure be up there

  • Allison
    Allison 9 months ago

    ok Belle

  • Angel D365
    Angel D365 9 months ago

    I still copy and love that part with the princesses in the wreck it ralph 2!! And i think every one knows that they have these cliches!

  • Clayton Baker
    Clayton Baker 9 months ago +2

    They’re the main character in EVERY recent Disney film! I get feminism is a hot topic, but it’s getting old

  • Louie Estrada
    Louie Estrada 9 months ago +2

    that clip from Wreck-it Ralph, Belle was never captured or enslaved

    • james howe
      james howe 9 months ago

      she was taking hasted by the best same thing

  • Lizzie's Crazy Wonderland

    The thing about the mothers absence may be due to Walts own mother(I can't remember what but I had watched/read somewhere about it)

  • hansbmd20
    hansbmd20 9 months ago +2

    Let's be honest, as cliche as #4 is, we all love the animal sidekicks!

  • Hannah Gutierrez
    Hannah Gutierrez 9 months ago

    Dead parents should’ve been number one

  • Brittany Hannah
    Brittany Hannah 9 months ago

    Uhhh, Ture love should have been number one...

  • Ajay Shankar A
    Ajay Shankar A 9 months ago +1

    Why don't make a video of animal Sidekicks of princess's

    • james howe
      james howe 9 months ago

      already did Disney sidekicks

  • Maria Jimena Figueroa
    Maria Jimena Figueroa 9 months ago

    Mulan, Aurora, Rapuenzel and Merida are the only Disney princess to had both parents alive

  • jeb _
    jeb _ 9 months ago +1

    Princess: do you have parents?
    Valenopi:i don't have parents
    Princess:she is a princess

  • Candyce Monroe
    Candyce Monroe 9 months ago

    Yes, Atlantis ...and Hercules... and Enchanted

  • Rebekah Wolkiewicz
    Rebekah Wolkiewicz 9 months ago

    I’d love to see an imperfect princess... maybe overweight, maybe having something like a mole on their face... or maybe autism... like a small amount...

  • Kevin Diana Williams
    Kevin Diana Williams 9 months ago +4

    I almost feel like this was put together by an angry woman who got her heart broken too many times😂 Disney movies & princesses are awesome! Stop hating lol

  • Juan David Valencia
    Juan David Valencia 10 months ago

    Why did you put the video tittle in spanish if the video is in english?

  • Sonic-fan17
    Sonic-fan17 10 months ago

    Thank you for showing why I never was a big fan of these movies

  • Ginger Kubicz
    Ginger Kubicz 10 months ago +1

    The songs is why I watch Disney

  • William Radford
    William Radford 10 months ago +3

    Animal sidekick clichés, Mushu in Mulan, and Donkey in Shrek, Eddie murphy provides the comic relief side.

  • William Radford
    William Radford 10 months ago +4

    In Mulan, "Mushu" Mulan's travel size dragon. As a side kick, Mushu gives the comic relief, with out it, there wold not be much to entertain the children

  • Dula Dee
    Dula Dee 10 months ago

    Disney villain cliche, DEATH and UGLINESS

  • Empress Ael Allanic
    Empress Ael Allanic 10 months ago

    I couldn't agree more

  • Trami Nguyen
    Trami Nguyen 10 months ago +2

    I love Disney Princesses!

  • Alice Sierra
    Alice Sierra 10 months ago +1


  • warren byrne
    warren byrne 10 months ago

    Saw Aurora's film/-masterpiece last night.4:22. Most . overrated. Princess. Of.all.time. I never understood the whole "falling in love fast".

  • warren byrne
    warren byrne 10 months ago +1

    Awh,. lovely as her name...-thumbnail. Snow White! The most iconic princess of all time. Sweet elegant Aurora...(-)(EDIT:just now sorry.)(Yes,rebellious is sort of overused.yes,a little more realistic than average. Not a bad thing to be saved by someone else is a flaw.

  • JJdaPK
    JJdaPK 10 months ago +2

    Why is rescued by someone else #1? Most people -men and women - need rescuing at some point if they are in a movie involving a lot of danger. But the only four Disney women who were truly passive characters and complete damsels were Snow White, Cinderella and Aurora. Maybe Jane from Tarzan as well. But in terms of active, brave and heroic Disney women we've got Mulan, Pocahontas, Moana, Belle, Esmeralda, Rapunzel, Anna, Tiana, Merida, Ariel, Nala, Miss Bianca, Princess Elionwy, The three fairies from Sleeping Beauty, Jesse, Mrs. Incredible, Giselle and Judy Hopps.

  • Guardevoirgirl
    Guardevoirgirl 10 months ago +32

    My favs are Merida and Mulan. Both are strong girls who can fight for themselves and don´t need a man to get the job done.
    By the way the scene with the princesses and Vanelope nearly had me falling of my sofa due to laughinh. Does anyone know where to find that one?

    • Will Pedrick
      Will Pedrick 10 months ago +2

      Wreck it Ralph 2

    • Everlena Oliver
      Everlena Oliver 10 months ago +1

      That's from the the Wreck it Ralph trailer, the first trailer.

  • Marvel Fangirl
    Marvel Fangirl 10 months ago +21

    I just realized that Frozen was released in 2013. Feel old yet?

  • Becky Arteest 2004
    Becky Arteest 2004 10 months ago +2

    Never tell a stranger that you’re alone. Very important.

  • CultClassic/ DeadInside
    CultClassic/ DeadInside 10 months ago +1

    True love and the musical ones are my favorite

  • Maytal Acedo
    Maytal Acedo 10 months ago +1

    Without Disney cliché than Disney princesses wldnt exist. Which is why it's okay bcuz it's a fantasy 4 young children. Yes I know those cliches r bad but it's one of those moments that had it's good moments 4 r guilty pleasures and its still be enjoyed 2 this very day.

  • Ariel fangirl Mendez
    Ariel fangirl Mendez 10 months ago +2

    I love vanlopee von sweets

  • joe O Flaherty
    joe O Flaherty 10 months ago

    let me guess 1 is randomly singing

  • Gilday Ryan
    Gilday Ryan 10 months ago +3

    Ugh. I hate to sound like a broken record, but MsMojo deserves to be enlightened, so here goes. The whole "doesn't take long to fall in love" thing is not an attempt (either intentional or unintentional) to impart a bad message. It's being historically accurate. In the 19th century and earlier (when most of the Disney Princess stories are set), people didn't live as long and had to marry quickly before they got too old and disease-ridden to conceive children. If all people in the time these stories are set tried to find love the way we do now, mankind would be extinct before 1500. If anything, the romances these Princesses are in are more love-based than most in the time the stories were set because the Princess and her lover decided to marry instead of their parents.

    • Gilday Ryan
      Gilday Ryan 9 months ago

      I've seen plenty of longer comments. They're more like essays.

    • Will Pedrick
      Will Pedrick 10 months ago

      Clever though

    • Will Pedrick
      Will Pedrick 10 months ago

      I have never seen a longer comment.

  • ginger psycho
    ginger psycho 10 months ago +11

    The reason the disney princesses have dead parents is because Walt Disney lost his own mother to gas poisoning. Thus, he made it so none of the disney characters had a mother

    • ginger psycho
      ginger psycho 10 months ago +1

      In the early 1940s, Walt Disney bought a home for his parents. “He had the studio guys come over and fix the furnace, but when his mom and dad moved in, the furnace leaked and his mother died,” Hahn said. “The housekeeper came in the next morning and pulled his mother and father out on the front lawn.

    • james howe
      james howe 10 months ago

      that is not true it a myth that is not true

  • Mystique Dreamer
    Mystique Dreamer 10 months ago +10

    Also, half of these cliches aren't bad. I think you're a miserable person if you don't like animals or singing.

  • Mystique Dreamer
    Mystique Dreamer 10 months ago +1

    Ralph 2 seems apt for the Mojo crowd...

  • Vikki DC
    Vikki DC 10 months ago +1

    *spends weekend watching all of these*

  • bunny red
    bunny red 10 months ago +1

    Let's not forget about their lack of LGBTQ characters and themes.

    • Tiger Starr
      Tiger Starr 9 months ago

      Leave sexuality in the bedroom and not in kids film

    • 1992disney
      1992disney 10 months ago

      Social Justice Warrior! People who think they know better than everybody does, but they actually don't! They're so whiny and demanding because they always crave for attention! They're also easily offended over things that aren't really hurting or negatively affecting our world such as race, gender, sexuality, etc. They always have to ruin everything that we love from movies to tv shows and video games, such as inserting unwanted and unnecessary politics and derailing fan-favorite franchises like Star Wars with their selfish agendas get shoved in. They can never accept anything and move on with their lives. Instead, they waste their own time complaining just about everything that is wrong in our world! So what I'm saying is that we don't need gay characters and themes in Disney movies in order for them to be successful and popular! Being progressive is bad! No one wants entertainment to be progressive! Entertainment is entertainment! Not to be used for social justice propaganda! You just need to deal with it!

    • bunny red
      bunny red 10 months ago

      @1992disney what's a SJW alert?

    • 1992disney
      1992disney 10 months ago +1

      SJW alert!

  • KT926
    KT926 10 months ago +1

    I prefer the type of princess who can stand up and fight for herself like Mulan, Kida from Atlantis and Anastasia (non-Disney)

  • Anush Yaranushian
    Anush Yaranushian 10 months ago


  • MrWhitman
    MrWhitman 10 months ago +4

    Really?! You choose CINDERELLA to show the dead mother thing?! Her FATHER dies just two seconds after you end the scene.
    However, change this to "Fairy tale Princess" cliches. Seriously. Have you NEVER read the stories these are based on? Disney is actually just keeping true to the stories and the characters. Snow White, Rapunzel, Cinderella, The Frog Prince, Sleeping Beauty, etc. It happens in the original stories. Don't blame Disney for it. They're making adaptions, not parodies.

  • Victor Ramo
    Victor Ramo 10 months ago +20

    My favorite princesses are Mulan, Pocahontas and Merida.
    Mulan royal by action and virtue, not by blood or marriage.
    Pocahontas was not a damsel in distress.
    Merida did not need a love interest to show how "BRAVE" and strong she truly is.

    • CrystalOtaku93
      CrystalOtaku93 9 months ago +2

      Same but I also like Ariel, Cinderella, Belle and Tiana. Because each one has a sense of backbone despite the lot in life they drew. These ladies are by no means pushovers. The man they either get or don't get? Is just the added bonus.

  • Justin Eves
    Justin Eves 10 months ago

    Very very great list I like it a lot and a lot of fun too

  • Jerimy’s Pop Culture Tops
    Jerimy’s Pop Culture Tops 10 months ago +1

    Yeah not gonna lie, seeing what the princesses went through I wouldn’t be surprised if they have some form of PTSD

  • Bawono Satrio Adi
    Bawono Satrio Adi 10 months ago +4

    #10 to quote a video game character's line: "Like it says in the book: We are Blessed AND Cursed"

  • Matt R
    Matt R 10 months ago +3

    The snowflake cliche that princesses are insecure about themselves that they’re special. I’m sick of characters that need to feel so special about themselves, it’s weird.

  • Caroline Nightbloom
    Caroline Nightbloom 10 months ago +8

    Can't tell if this video is saying cliches are bad or if they like the cliche's.....
    Cliche's in Disney is good.

  • PikaFan 204
    PikaFan 204 10 months ago

    Disney Princess Cliches

  • Tif's World
    Tif's World 10 months ago

    Pause the vid then click this: 4:22

  • Ahmed Aiman
    Ahmed Aiman 10 months ago

    If only we considered Judy Hopps a Disney princess all these clichés and tropes wouldn't be generally applied

  • Cats Rule
    Cats Rule 10 months ago +2

    #2 isn't a cliche considering the fact that the movies are musicals. That's like saying that a comedy movie cliche is having jokes

    • Cats Rule
      Cats Rule 8 months ago

      @IAm NoOne yes. More recent ones aren't usually musicals. There's zootopia and inside out. And, correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm pretty sure Fantasia is all instrumentals and no singing. Also the rescuers and the Fox and the Hound are also not musicals

    • IAm NoOne
      IAm NoOne 9 months ago

      Is there any disney movie without a song, sung by the characters?

  • Robert Mills
    Robert Mills 10 months ago +4

    Its not really a Disney thing. Its the European source material(German & Scandinavian)

    • Robert Mills
      Robert Mills 9 months ago

      @Sailor Catwhat would you like changed? Disney princesses do fit a type. And in tangled it followed the outline of Rapunzel minus a blind prince and Rapunzel being left pregnant and exposed

    • Sailor Cat
      Sailor Cat 9 months ago

      But it's never the same story as in the fairytales! xD E.g. Rapunzel ist such a different story. Frozen is not even similar to the Snowqueen. So why not change the sterotypes?

    • Robert Mills
      Robert Mills 9 months ago

      @Sailor Cat they could but then its not the same story.

    • Sailor Cat
      Sailor Cat 9 months ago

      But Disney could change these things! They always made a lot of changes in their movies.

    • Robert Mills
      Robert Mills 10 months ago +1

      @james howe they were also based on real events and persons. I was pointing out the majority are Grimm Brothers or Anderson

  • Kyle Campbell
    Kyle Campbell 10 months ago +1

    Disney sucks

    • Pretty Little Taeko
      Pretty Little Taeko 10 months ago +1

      You know, if you think Disney sucks, then just ignore this video and watch something you like. We all have opinions, but you don't need to trigger the people who like what you despise.

    • Kyle Campbell
      Kyle Campbell 10 months ago

      What you think?
      Look at my profile picture

    • james howe
      james howe 10 months ago +1

      and how is that

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