Mirror Mirror is a fun new take on the classic Snow White story, played out as a 2012 American fantasy adventure film. The film follows along the same line as the classic – with an evil stepmother, an enchanted mirror, and dwarves, but different actors are playing the characters with new names.
It’s hard not to develop a passion for this film because it’s an amusing rendition of an old classic. It can be all too easy to recreate something and destroy it in the making. That’s why you may be one of the thousands who seek to find the perfect Mirror Mirror inspired dog names for your new family addition. Any of these options below could be worth a closer look.
Mirror Mirror Inspired Dog Names in Pop Culture
Everyone loves seeing dogs in TV and film, which is why they are so prevalent in pop culture. Producers are giving people what they want! If you find yourself searching for Mirror Mirror inspired dog names, there’s no harm in also seeing if some of those at the top of your list also appear elsewhere. That way, if you’re too embarrassed to admit you named your dog after a comedy movie character, you can say it’s from a TV or film dog.
A dog that fits the bill is Napoleon. He is a dwarf in Mirror Mirror but is also a dog from the movie of the same name, and Dan Hammer’s pooch in the movie Riff Raff. First, we will talk about the dwarf.
Napoleon is one of the seven dwarves – similar to those from the original Snow White film. Napoleon, the dwarf, gets his name from his choice of accessories. He wears a hat identical to Napolean, the French statesman, and military leader. The military leader gained his position by leading several successful campaigns throughout the French Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars. In Mirror Mirror, however, he is a real-life dwarf played by Jordan Prentice.
In a 1995 movie of the same name, Napoleon is a Golden Retriever who wishes to be with wild dogs he can hear barking and howling in the distance. His real name is Muffin, but he calls himself Napoleon. Muffin thinks he’s a tough dog, and when his family holds a birthday party, he gets into a basket with balloons tied to it and floats away. He floats high into the air until a galah known as Birdo helps him to land safely using his beak. However, instead of going home, Muffin heads out in search of the wild dogs he had been hearing and wanting to join.
On his adventure, he comes across many animals that warn him about the wild being a dangerous place. Even after a cat chases him and he receives warnings, he’s determined to live on the wild side.
He ends up finding out the howling he hears at night is only a perentie lizard. However, he does find wild dogs and takes shelter with a dingo mother and her babies – saving one of the babies from drowning in the process.
After several more adventures that epitomize the meaning of being a wild dog, he returns home to his family. Napoleon’s wild side is akin to that of Napoleon the dwarf in Mirror Mirror.
Napoleon is also Dan Hammer’s dog in the 1947 film Riff Raff. The movie is about a private eye who tries to find a missing map. Napoleon is a mixed breed dog that helps Dan to locate the missing pieces in the puzzle.
Mirror Mirror Inspired Dog Name Considerations
Before you fall head over heels in love with a few Mirror Mirror inspired dog names, create yourself a checklist. If the name doesn’t tick all the boxes for each category, it might not be good enough for your pooch. It needs to have an appropriate meaning, suit their personality, be gender-suitable, and it also helps if it’s ideal for their breed too.
When it comes to gender, not all Mirror Mirror inspired dog names are unisex. Prince, for example, is ideal for a male dog but less so for a female. Snow is unisex, and Clementianna (even though it’s a mouthful) is a female dog name.
Your dog’s personality could easily play a part too. If your dog is a little bit sassy, devious, and self-loving, then the evil stepmother’s character Clementianna (or Clemence for short) may be an excellent choice. Alternatively, if they are always hungry and messy with it, then Grub, one of the seven dwarves’ names could tick all the boxes too.
Relating a name to your dog’s breed is trickier, but if you have a Neapolitan Mastiff, Napoleon is a fun play on words, while also being a dog in pop culture and a Mirror Mirror character.