Movies have been using the topic of female transformations for ages, but it doesn’t seem to grow old. On the contrary, plot writers are coming up with more elaborate ways to turn an ugly duckling into a gorgeous girl without it looking too superficial. But don’t we just love watching all these transformations? It makes us believe that everything is possible and even if you aren’t feeling too confident about yourself, you can still turn things around and become the person you’ve always wanted to be. These transformations are also incredibly fun to watch! Here are 10 ugly ducklings that have turned into real beauties right in front of our eyes.
Zeta Alpha Zeta Girls (the House Bunny)
What happens when a former Playboy Bunny moves into a sorority house? Well, nothing boring that’s for sure. The girls get a killer lesson on how to look pretty and attract boys. Shelly helps transform the sorority and make each of the girls feel and look more beautiful.
Fern Mayo (Jawbreaker)
The flawless 4 had it all until a prank gone wrong resulted in an accidental murder of their leader. To protect their secret and insure their safety, girls accept Fern Mayo into their click. Fern undergoes a complete transformation and quickly becomes one of the most popular girls in school. Yet the popularity appeared to be not as much fun as she thought it would be.
This is definitely one of the most iconic transformation stories ever made. Cinderella trades her rags for a beautiful gown that makes her look like a princess. Although her stepsisters destroy her dress once, a fairy helps her repair it and get to the ball where she meets her beloved prince.
Josie Geller (Never Been Kissed)
Whether you liked or hated high school, most of us would still not want to go back there and live through this experience again. Unfortunately, for Chicago reporter Josie this nightmare is about to become reality. Her boss assigns her to go undercover at her own school. At first she acts like the awkward persona from her teen years, however, she later gets more confident and even becomes the Prom Queen.
Loretta Castorini (Moonstruck)
Unlike all other romcoms, this movie bears a more serious vibe and was even nominated for Best Picture. It stars Sher, who actually won a Best Actress award for this movie. After a big change in her life, Loretta decides to change her image and get her lavish dark locks back. It’s a transformation that’s impossible to forget!
Fotoula “Toula” Portokalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding)
Lots of us have overbearing families, but thankfully they aren’t as exhausting as the Portokalos clan. Toula’s family wants her to marry a Greek boy and cook and have babies for the rest of her life. Yet Toula has different plans. She enrolls in a computer class, meets new people and decides to completely change her appearance. You won’t believe her transformation.
Tai Fraser (Clueless)
Sher is a posh girl who decides to give back to the community by making the new girl, Tai, super popular. So Sher and her best friend Diane get to work and turn Tai into a real eye candy. Her makeover made Tai even more popular than Sher used to be! She eventually starts rethinking all her priorities in life.
Gracie Hart (Miss Congeniality)
Gracie Hart is a rough and tomboy-ish FBI agent that has to go undercover and take part in the beauty pageant. To become a participant she had to make a super makeover that made her almost unrecognizable. But she became even more beautiful than before!
Eliza Doolittle (My Fair Lady)
Audrey Hepburn is incredibly beautiful, but she has starred in more than enough movies portraying ugly-duckling transformations. Her performance as Eliza Doolittle has wowed everyone, as well as her complete makeover that included changing her accent! She turned into a real lady and was even mistaken for a princess!
Mia Thermopolis (The Princess Diaries)
Anne Hathaway is also no stranger to all kinds of transformations. How does a geeky and frizzy-haired teenager change into a super lovely girl that is actually a princess? Well, she has lots of different lessons on manners, style, dancing and even language. The end result will surprise you