•Shrek, an ugly ogre, risks life and limb to save Princess Fiona so that he can get his swamp back from Lord Farquaad. After misinterpreting Fiona’s conversation with Donkey about “an ugly beast”, Shrek sneaks off in the night to bring Farquaad to her. Donkey clears up the misunderstanding and Shrek runs back to tell Fiona he loves her at the wedding.
The Princess and the Frog: Gender Role Reversal; Tiana is a low class working girl with the skills to know how to travel while Naveen is a spoiled prince. Over time they fall in love and Naveen is willing to forgo returning the human form and restoring his wealth in order to marry Tiana. However, he is captured by Faciler’s demons in the middle of the night, and Tiana thinks he has left her in favor of Charlotte. Ray corrects the misinformation, and she rushes to save him, and they live happily ever after.
Tangled: Flynn Rider is captured by Princess Rapunzel (though she doesn’t know she is a princess) and made take her to see the floating lanterns in return for the tiara he had stolen. The two slowly fall in love to the point of an Almost Kiss. Flynn sneaks off in the night to forgo his reward by returning the tiara to the Stabbington Brothers, who, along with Mother Gothel, turn him over the Royal Guard. Rapunzel thinks Flynn has left her and she returns home with Mother Gothel. Flynn, realizing the scheme, escapes from prison and rides off to save her. Once the Big Bad is defeated, they have the first kiss, and after years and years of asking, he finally said yes to her marriage proposal.
Rio. Blu is a domesticated, human-dependent, flight-challenged bird, while Jewel is an independent, free-spirited, highly-aerial bird. They are being matched to save their species, then being chained together, escape from an Evil Poacher. They meet friends who help them along the way and the two gradually fall in love, to the point where they Almost Kiss at their Dance of Romance. Sadly, because of a falling out between them, the two lovebirds begin to part ways once their chain is off. Jewel gets captured by Nigel again, Blu and the others rush to save her only to be caught themselves. Blu and Jewel break everyone out, Nigel and the smugglers are defeated, Blu learns to fly after he and Jewel kiss, they have children and live Happily Ever After.
Frozen, Princess Anna recruits mountain man Kristoff as a guide for her quest to find Queen Elsa and stop the Endless Winter. They gradually fall in love, but sadly say it can't work because Anna is with Prince Hans. Hans turns out to be the true villain of the film and never really loved Anna. After he is defeated, Anna and Kristoff start dating