1. The Little Mermaid
Plot: Two sea creatures become enamored with the same prince, unaware that his ex-sea creature, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Based on Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
2. The Lion King
Plot: A divorced meerkat, currently dating a high-schooler, looks for love in the mistress of his best friend, a warthog.
Based on Manhattan.
Plot: An Agrabah princess, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her estranged tiger.
Based on Blue Jasmine.
Plot: Between two royal balls, Cinderella’s prince falls in love with her step-sister, Anastasia, while her hypochondriac ex-prince rekindles his relationship with Drizella, her other step-sister.
Based on Hannah and Her Sisters.
5. Toy Story
Plot: Neurotic cowboy doll, Woody, falls in friendship with the ditsy Buzz Lightyear.
Based on Annie Hall.
6. Sleeping Beauty
Plot: A princess is revived out of cryostasis into a future world to fight an oppressive kingdom.
Based on Sleeper.
7. 101 Dalmations
Plot: At a turning point in her life, a former villain longs to own a puppy who happens to be owned by her friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law.
Based on Match Point.
- Three major U.S. airlines — Delta, American, and United — have banned the transport of big game trophies after the illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.
- On August 4th, 2011, the death of Mark Duggan — an unarmed black man — at the hands of police officers in north London sparked nationwide riots.
- Two people were killed and at least 22 injured after a circus tent collapsed amid stormy weather Monday evening in New Hampshire.