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30 Dark Disney Princesses

From Combustible Princess Videos to Violent Princess Street Art

— February 22, 2014 — Pop Culture
These depictions of dark Disney princesses bring a twist to some of the most iconic animated female characters. Although Disney princesses are usually seen singing with a sunny disposition, these takes on the princesses tap into some of the age-old folk tales that initially inspired Disney, like those by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen.

In the last couple of years, Hollywood has been telling darker versions of these stories too, as in Alice in Wonderland, Snow White and the Huntsman, Red Riding Hood and is continuing to focus on a shift in storytelling from the side of the villain, like in the upcoming Maleficent film.

Some of these creations reimagine the Disney princesses as zombies, or people with real-world problems like addictions and violent warriors who certainly aren’t afraid to fight for their own happy endings.
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Scene-Stealing Disney Villains
Scene-Stealing Disney Villains
Angelina Jolie Stars in the First Trailer for Disney's 'Maleficent'
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Combustible Princess Videos
Combustible Princess Videos
The Exploding Disney Princesses Video Will Definitely Ensue Laughter
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Eerie Abandoned Dress Photography
Eerie Abandoned Dress Photography
Meg Cowell's Body-Less Dresses are Both Serene and Otherworldly
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Darkened Childhood Films
Darkened Childhood Films
'Walt Disney's Sin City' by 'ChiefBrodyRules' Channels Frank Miller
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Gaming-Inspired Disney Characters
Gaming-Inspired Disney Characters
The Disney Meets Warcraft Series Blends Two Beloved Franchises
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Twisted Disney Campaigns
Twisted Disney Campaigns
The '13th Street Horror Channel' Ads Kill Off Cinderella and Snow White
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Skeletal Disney Photographs
Skeletal Disney Photographs
'Zombie Studio' Tells a Skeletal Cinderella Story in 'Hora do Horror'
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Darkly Cinematic Cartoon Posters
Darkly Cinematic Cartoon Posters
These Disney Movie Posters by Roger Stocks-Moore Are Dynamic
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Power-Infused Disney Princesses
Power-Infused Disney Princesses
The Iconic Disney Princesses are Depicted as Airbender Characters
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Lightsaber-Weilding Princesses (UPDATE)
Lightsaber-Weilding Princesses (UPDATE)
The Star Wars Disney Princess Collection Continues
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Misbehaving Disney Princess Tanks
Misbehaving Disney Princess Tanks
The Punk Rock Princess Jasmine Tank Top Has a Rebellious Feel
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Zombie Fairy Tale Characters
Zombie Fairy Tale Characters
Witit Karpkraikaew 'Zombified Disney Princesses' Haunts Your Dreams
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Digital Disney Geek Makeovers
Digital Disney Geek Makeovers
These Disney Characters Get a Digital Makeover for Capcom
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Re-Imagined Fairytale Endings
Re-Imagined Fairytale Endings
Justin Turrentine's Victorious Disney Villains Alter Beloved Plots
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Dualing Princess Illustrations
Dualing Princess Illustrations
This Disney Princess Fight Club Scenario is by Yehudi Mercado
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Crime-Prone Princess Pictorials
Crime-Prone Princess Pictorials
Cat Londers Transforms Batman's Foes into Disney Heroines
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Macabre Princess Cartoons (UPDATE)
Macabre Princess Cartoons (UPDATE)
The Thomas Czarneck Photos Give a Twist to Fairytale Endings
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Cinematic Comic Mash-Ups
Cinematic Comic Mash-Ups
The Marvel/Disney Hybrids 2 Contest Pairs Childhood Favorites
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Realistic Princess Depictions
Realistic Princess Depictions
Modern Disney Heroines by Alana May Features Modern Day Princesses
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Frightful Disney Character Depictions
Frightful Disney Character Depictions
Daniel Karlsson Renders Goofy & Donald Duck Nightmarishly
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Substance-Abusing Disney Icons
Substance-Abusing Disney Icons
These Real Life Depictions of Fantasy Idols are Disturbing
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Violent Princess Street Art
Violent Princess Street Art
Herr Nilsson's 'Dark Princesses' Depicts Gun-Toting Disney Princesses
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Using Fairytale Heroes to Promote Reading
Using Fairytale Heroes to Promote Reading
Literacy Foundation Ads
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Re-Gendered Disney Evildoers
Re-Gendered Disney Evildoers
Mae Uy Interprets Iconic Movie Villains as Females
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Enhanced Princess Illustrations
Enhanced Princess Illustrations
These Disney Princess Warriors Will Please Any Disney Fan
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Fairytale Boob Jobs
Fairytale Boob Jobs
Dina Goldstein Unveils Modern Truths in the Fallen Princesses Project
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Combatitve Princess Portraits
Combatitve Princess Portraits
'Disney Fighters' from Josh MC is Street Fighter-Inspired
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Off-Duty Princess Art
Off-Duty Princess Art
The Zenescope Takes a Look at Cartoons Behind the Scenes
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Sinister Disney Remix Paintings
Sinister Disney Remix Paintings
The Rodolfo Loaiza DisasterLand Exhibit Taints Childhood Memories
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Comically Crude Pop Art
Comically Crude Pop Art
Gregoire Guillemin Shows Famous Characters Behaving Badly
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