Thank you so much to everybody who voted & commented on each countdown pick. Credit to princesslullaby, for the idea of putting comments in articles. I hope you enjoy reading!
This sweet, refined, adorable little girl might be a joy to watch on-screen, but might've been lacking a bit in the smart department. First of all, she goes into some little house that she doesn't even know who's it is, and sleeps on their bed! Really? What if they all had malaria or something? Then, even though the dwarves warned her PLENTY of times, she lets in an old, creepy lady into her house. Then, she bites the "wishing" apple because the witch's story about how it will make all your dreams come true sound legit. Sorry Snow White, but you're just not that clever.
dont get me wrong, I love her to death, but she's not the brightest crayon in the box. -princessforlife
Poor Aurora, with only sixteen minutes of screen-time and not much personality. While everyone thinks she is beautiful and graceful, we also all agree that she is a bit stupid too. She knows she's not supposed to talk to strangers, yet she still takes Phillips hand and falls for his serenade. Her lack of screen-times doesn't let her do anything clever either. Users didn't have much to say about her, and neither do I.
She doesn't do anything that makes her seem intelligent in her movie. -princessforlife
She always seemed really ditzy and spacey to me... -Callie923
There were a lot of people who took up a hard fight for Ariel in round three, but unfortunately, majority rules. I'm not going to say anything about the dumb things she did, because a wonderful Fanpop user has already explained it very well.
I dont really care if she went to the sea witch in the heat of the moment or out of anger it was still not a smart thing to do. Plus if she really didn't trust ursula but went along with her plan anyways that makes it worse in my opinion because then she knew what she was doing could hurt herself and others... its a childish way of thinking. I admire her risk taking but just because shes gusty doesnt make her smart. Plus i dont really think that she even considered the possibility that ursula might try to cheat. I mean shes a SEA WITCH for crying out loud! I LOVE Ariel but I don't think shes very smart -Callie923
Almost everyone agreed that while Cinderella doesn't do anything very dumb, she doesn't do anything particularly smart either. The scene were she hums and dances in front of her Stepmother is often accused of being a foolish act of hers, even though she was in love.
I like Cindella but I think that she should not have been humming infront of her stepmother. She got locked up in her room cause her stepmother found out that she danced with the prince. Cinderella was lucky that the mice got the key and got her out. -purpledolphin
The others set apart for their intelligence. Cindy not so much -popcornfan
Users said that Pocahontas may be wise, but that is much more different than being smart. They say her actions, her - oh, you know what, I'm just going to let kataralover do the explaining.
OH COME ON! ARIEL, CINDERELLA, SNOW WHITE, EVEN AURORA(just realized it a few days ago) ARE SMARTER THAN HER! SHE DOES STUPID ACTIONS!
Jumping off a cliff the size of the empire state building, going to a waterfall on purpose, following a dangerous stranger who's culture she knows nothing about, and just stand there and not running when John Smith was going to killer, that really doesn't seem dumb to anyone? -kataralover
Some people thought she very smart, and some thought she was just ditzy and naive. While some said trusting Flynn was a bad idea, others said she had no other choice.
Rapunzel isn't that naive - she managed to outwit Eugene, and when he leaves her at the boat, you can see that she knows that he might leave with the crown, but is forcing herself to trust him. She trusts mother Gothel, but that isn't naive, that's a natural instinct - she is her mother after all. The only naive thing she does is taking on a bunch of thugs and reminding them of their humaity - but that's more an act of desperation.
Gullible - I don't think so. Eugene tries to use her insecurities against her, but she nevertheless manages to stay on track, despite years of conditioning.
Now, keep in mind that Rapunzel is with all that in disadvantage compared to the other princesses, and nevertheless manages to make better decisions than most of them. -Swanpride
This round was definitely the hardest out of all them. There was a huge comment battle between Jasmine and Belle, and finally at the end I had to swallow my bias(Belle is my favorite princess after all) and eliminate her. Fanpop had it's reasons though.
name one super smart thing she does -princesslullaby
I think she's one of the least smart. She's kinda book-smart but all she does is read fairy-tales. She's not streetsmart at all! She's overrated in intelligence and doesn't deserve to be here. Rapunzel, Ariel, and Cinderella are much smarter than her! Her going into the west wing was just as stupid as Ariel going to Ursula. Plus running away into the woods full of man-eating wolves again is just as stupid as Ariel going to explore a sunken ship where a shark could be. Plus did she forget that if she leaves her dad has to come back? Plus didn't she think of just getting Gaston and the villagers to help her save her father. -kataralover
Lots of people thought she was very quick on her feet, but was unable to figure things out, for example Jafar hypnotizing her dad, or Aladdin actually being Prince Ali.
When Aladdin reveals what Jafar does, Jasmine is right beside him and doesn't notice anything. And she knows Jafar way longer than Aladdin. And the story that Aladdin is a FOREIGN prince who just happens to chose her town to pretent to be a begger (as opposed to doing it in a town in his own kingdom), never mind that he never explains to her how he avoided execution, nor does she question her why Jafar told her that Aladdin was already dead, when he obviously wasn't, is just to stupid to be believed by anyone with half a brain. -Swanpride
yes, jasmine is smart. she discovers that aladdin is prince ali, she gets a way to trick jafar and she learns things very easily, as we can see when she climbs the wall -pretty_angel92
Personally, I don't think Tiana deserves this spot, because she does a lot of stupid things and those things completely outweigh the small smart things she does.
Tiana did a lot of stupid things, like kissing Naveen & trusting a crazy blind lady and an alligator -princesslullaby
Tiana is smart, but she kissed a frog knowing from the story that when a Princess kisses a frog he turns into a Prince. And she knew she wasn't a princess, not matter how pretty her dress was. -popcornfan
Mulan definitely deserves this spot! She is for sure the smartest, most cunning, and most clever princess of them all.
Mulan demonstrates her intelligence when she blasts the canon into the mountain instead of at Shan Yu to defeat the entire Mongolian army. Also when she outsmarts Shan Yu at the top of the Emperor's palace. -heathersvan
Mulan is crazy smart. -magicfairydust
Mulan is the smartest of all, no question - the only dumb thing she does is following Mushu's advice how to act like a man. She figures out how to reach the arrow, defeats a whole army with one canon, finds a way into the palace and to the emporer and lures Shan Yu into a trap. Being smart is more or less the definition of her. -Swanpride