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#35. “Anastasia” (1997)

March 10, 2017 GMT

Smart Rating: 85.03Genre: Children, Musical, AnimatedStarring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Kelsey GrammerThe evil wizard Rasputin (Christopher Lloyd) puts a hex on the royal Romanovs and young Anastasia (Meg Ryan) disappears when their palace is overrun. Years later, the Grand Duchess (Angela Lansbury) offers a reward for Anastasia’s return. Two scheming Russians (John Cusack, Kelsey Grammer), planning to pawn off a phony, hold auditions and choose an orphan girl with a remarkable resemblance to the missing princess. They bring her to Paris for the reward, not knowing she’s the real Anastasia.