Sleeping Beauty is an old European folktale that has been retold and adapted in various ways over the centuries. The best known version was published by French writer Charles Perrault in the late 17th century. The story is about a princess who has been magically cursed to fall asleep indefinitely until she can be awakened by a prince.
Sleeping Beauty and its adaptations include:
- Sleeping Beauty, the fairy tale itself, including the best known versions by Charles Perrault (1697) and The Brothers Grimm (1812).
- Sleeping Beauty (1959), a Disney animated film.
- Keys to the Kingdom (2007), a short film that is the first segment of a Disney anthology film, starring Princess Aurora and other characters from Sleeping Beauty.
- Sleeping Beauty (1987), an American/Israeli fantasy film in the Cannon Movie Tales series, starring Tahnee Welch, Morgan Fairchild, Nicholas Clay and Sylvia Miles.
- Maleficent (2014), a Disney live-action film that is loosely based on the animated film.
- Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019), a sequel to the above film.