The Definitive List of Live-Action Fairy Tale Movies

I'm tired of every fairy tale list including the SAME movies. I wanted to add some new ones to the list. Hopefully, I've introduced you to at least one new movie, and hopefully you can introduce me, too.

I'm not saying they're the best. I'm just saying.

The list is ever growing and ever changing.

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1.
Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)
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Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts. (75 mins.)
“ Cinderella

This is probably my favorite fairy tale adaptation in terms of "fantasy elements". The prince is so dashing and handsome, and Cinderella is nice, too. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
2.
Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
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The "real" story of Cinderella. A refreshing new take on the classic fairy tale. (121 mins.)
Director: Andy Tennant
“ Cinderella

This is my favorite movie of all time. It was in my Easter basket when I was 8, and I've been watching it ever since. It is my go-to, happy-times movie. Everything about it is perfect. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
3.
Cinderella (2015)
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When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming step-sisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger. (105 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ Cinderella

I'm very excited for this adaptation. The people involved are all very talented. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
4.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Cinderella (1997)
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Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast. (120 mins.)
“ Cinderella

This version of Cinderella is fun. The highlight is OBVIOUSLY Whitney Houston as the fairy godmother. The prince has a lovely singing voice, and Jason Alexander is a HOOT as Lionel. Whoopi Goldberg and Victor Garber are a lovely king and queen. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
5.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1997 TV Series)
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A look at the classic "Cinderella" story from the perspective of one of her 'ugly' stepsisters (120 mins.)
“ Cinderella

Based on Gregory Maguire's novel of the same name. It is a different take on the Cinderella tale, and ultimately, I don't find this movie very interesting. My favorite part is STOCKARD CHANNING. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
6.
The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976)
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In the tiny kingdom of Euphrania, the King and his court are most anxious to get Prince Edward wed. But Edward wants to marry for love... (146 mins.)
Director: Bryan Forbes
“ Cinderella ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
7.
A Cinderella Story (2004)
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Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Sam Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance. (95 mins.)
Director: Mark Rosman
“ Cinderella

This wasn't necessary; although, I guess you could call it cute. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
8.
Ella Enchanted (2004)
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Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling. (96 mins.)
Director: Tommy O'Haver
“ Cinderella

DO NOT WATCH THIS MOVIE EXPECTING THE BOOK. It has to be the worst book to movie adaption I have ever seen. Prince Char is dreamy, though, and Lucy Punch as Hattie is hilarious. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
9.
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001 TV Movie)
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Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving baby Snow and father John for dead on an icy field, who then receives a visit from one of Satan's representatives, granting him three wishes. (93 mins.)
“ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

I rather liked this when I was in the fifth grade. I haven't seen it in years, but I remember the general aesthetics. I would recommend this movie to anyone who likes fairy tales, just remember it is a TV movie. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
10.
Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)
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In this dark take on the fairy tale, the growing hatred of a noblewoman, secretly a practitioner of the dark arts, for her stepdaughter, and the witch's horrifying attempts to kill her. (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Cohn
“ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

I liked it. It isn't very scary at all, but it is a bit gruesome. I don't think I'll ever forget the opening scene. Powerful -- but sort of cheesy. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
11.
Grimm's Snow White (2012 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
When the King is killed by ferocious reptile beasts, his Queen takes control of the kingdom. She tries to kill her beautiful stepdaughter Snow, but she escapes into the enchanted forest. (90 mins.)
“ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Other than the fact that Elizabeth Bennet looks NOTHING like the traditional Snow White, I quite enjoyed this movie. It is another of the made-for-TV variety, and if you just sit down and don't think about it too hard, it is a fun movie. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
12.
Sydney White (2007)
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A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system. (108 mins.)
Director: Joe Nussbaum
“ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Umm...wut?
I remember thinking it was okay, but I've only watched it once. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
13.
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
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In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. (127 mins.)
Director: Rupert Sanders
“ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Frustrated with this movie like no other. I wish that the teams making the 2012 Snow White's all pooled their best ideas, and made a fabulous movie together...alas, we have two lack-luster films. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
14.
Mirror Mirror (2012)
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An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright. (106 mins.)
“ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

I thought it was very cute. BEAUTIFUL as well; however, I tried watching it for a second time (months after my first viewing), and I was bored.

It is honestly one of the most BEAUTIFUL films I have ever seen, though. Shout out to Tarsem and co. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
15.
Seven Dwarfs (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
The Seven Dwarves live deep within a female-free-zone of the Enchanted Forest, but they cannot resist the innocent charms of Snow White when she enters their world. So when the evil queen (Nina Hagen) abducts her, it is up to the dwarves to save her life. (95 mins.)
Director: Sven Unterwaldt
“ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

So weird!! I sat through it, though. I liked it...I don't know if I would recommend it, though. It was rather weird. Maybe it was lost in translation? ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
16.
Beauty and the Beast (2012 TV Series)
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A beautiful detective falls in love with an ex-soldier who goes into hiding from the secret government organization that turned him into a mechanically charged beast. (60 mins.)
“ Beauty and the Beast

I haven't watched this one. A sort of revamp of the 1987 series. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
17.
Beauty and the Beast (1987 TV Series)
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The adventures and romance of a sensitive and cultured lion-man and a crusading assistant district attorney in Manhattan, New York City. (60 mins.)
“ Beauty and the Beast

I enjoyed a couple episodes of this. At least the beast is furry! There is no denying that Ron Pearlman is a very unique and talented actor. Linda Hamilton is also a good choice as Beauty. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
18.
Beauty and the Beast (1976 TV Movie)
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A beautiful girl agrees to marry a hideous, deformed beast and live in his castle in order to save her father's life. (74 mins.)
Director: Fielder Cook
“ Beauty and the Beast ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
19.
Beastly (2011)
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A modern-day take on the "Beauty and the Beast" tale where a New York teen is transformed into a hideous monster in order to find true love. (86 mins.)
Director: Daniel Barnz
“ Beauty and the Beast

I enjoyed the book. The movie is different. Highlight would be Neil Patrick Harris. The rest? I can give or take. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
20.
Beauty and the Beast (2014)
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An unexpected romance blooms after the the youngest daughter of a merchant who has fallen on hard times offers herself to the mysterious beast to which her father has become indebted. (112 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
“ Beauty and the Beast ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
21.
Penelope (2006)
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A modern romantic tale about a young aristocratic heiress born under a curse that can only be broken when she finds true love with "one who will love her faithfully." (104 mins.)
Director: Mark Palansky
“ Beauty and the Beast

I thoroughly enjoyed this film! I'm disappointed that the DVD edit was different than the edit shown in theaters, but there are some Youtube channels that feature the original cut (generally more language, but still rather acceptable for 8+).

Peter Dinklage, Catherine O'Hara, and Richard E. Grant are fun as the background characters in this quirky film. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
22.
Beauty and the Beast (1946)
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A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her. (96 mins.)
Director: Jean Cocteau
“ Beauty and the Beast

The highlight of fairy tale adaptations. Jean Cocteau was a master of his craft, and he utilized so many ingenious ideas in this film. You cannot call yourself a fan of fairy tale films until you see this one! ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
23.
Dreamchild (1985)
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Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie... (94 mins.)
Director: Gavin Millar
“ Alice in Wonderland ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
24.
Alice (2009 Mini-Series)
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Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry. (240 mins.)
“ Alice in Wonderland

In my opinion, this is the second best SyFy mini-series. It's fun, and introduces new elements without taking away the original story. Andrew Lee Potts as the Mad Hatter is so very charming. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
25.
Alice in Wonderland (1966 TV Movie)
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A girl named Alice falls down a rabbit-hole and wanders into the strange Wonderland. (72 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Miller
“ Alice in Wonderland ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
26.
Alice in Wonderland (1985 TV Movie)
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Alice is in Looking Glass land, where she meets many Looking Glass creatures and attempts to avoid the Jabberwocky, a monster that appears due to her being afraid. (187 mins.)
Director: Harry Harris
“ Alice in Wonderland

I grew up on this movie! It is and always will be my favorite Alice adaptation. Technically, there are two movies "Alice in Wonderland" and "Alice Through the Looking Glass".

This musical film features so, so, so many talented actors and actresses from Carol Channing to Sammy Davis Jr. Even Ringo Starr is in this film!

Please, please, please, go out and watch this movie. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
27.
Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)
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The wizards behind The Odyssey and Merlin combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a two-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser. (150 mins.)
Director: Nick Willing
“ Alice in Wonderland

A very well made and fun TV adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. I just wonder if we've already seen it all before.

Features a great cast of characters. Martin Short as the Mad Hatter, and Whoopi Goldberg as the Cheshire Cat. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
28.
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. (108 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Alice in Wonderland

I was looking forward to this movie. Maybe I should have braised myself for disappointment? Johnny Depp is definitely the most famous cast member; however, he is the worst of the ensemble. Alan Rickman, Matt Lucas, and Helena Bonham Carter shine in a very weird and very unneeded rewrite. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
29.
Alice (1987)
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A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland. (86 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
“ Alice in Wonderland

As a film student, my favorite adaptation of Alice. Jan is a very visionary artist. Watch out, though. This might be scary for little children. It definitely is very, very eery. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
30.
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
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Inspired by fairy-tales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red-Riding Hood, "Valerie and her Week of Wonders" is a surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world. (77 mins.)
Director: Jaromil Jires
 
31.
The Cave of the Golden Rose (1991 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During archery in a wood Princess Fantaghiro is discovered by the hostile king's son Romualdo. He is... (200 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
“ Fantaghiro

WONDERFUL! Absolutely wonderful! I wish they released it on DVD in the US. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
32.
Suspiria (1977)
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A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the school is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of grisly murders. (98 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
“ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Loosely reminiscent, not really at all.
A horror classic. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
33.
Arabian Nights (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In this film inspired by the ancient erotic and mysterious tales of Mid-West Asia, the main story concerns... (130 mins.)
“ 1001 Arabian Nights

Very inappropriate if you do not want your children exposed to sex. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
34.
Arabian Nights (2000 Mini-Series)
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To cure a prince's murderous madness, Scheherezade tells him a series of wonderous stories. (175 mins.)
Director: Steve Barron
“ 1001 Arabian Nights

I enjoyed this TV movie. All of the actors are at the top of their game, and the effects are cheesy...but not in a horrible way. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
35.
Krysar (2003)
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(70 mins.)
Director: F.A. Brabec
“ The Pied Piper of Hamelin ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
36.
The Polar Bear King (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
After his father is killed, King Valemon ascends the throne, only to be turned into a polar bear by a bitter witch who wants to be his queen... (88 mins.)
Director: Ola Solum
 
37.
Snow Queen (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A young woman must journey through the seasons to rescue her boyfriend who has been kidnapped by the evil Snow Queen. (180 mins.)
Director: David Wu
“ The Snow Queen ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
38.
Alice in Wonderland (1915)
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Alice goes with her sister to a picnic and then she falls asleep and starts dreaming about a wonder land full of talking animals and walking playing cards. (52 mins.)
Director: W.W. Young
“ Alice in Wonderland ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
39.
The Company of Wolves (1984)
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A teenage girl in a country manor falls asleep while reading a magazine and she has a disturbing dream involving wolves which appears to take place in the woods visible from her bedroom window. (95 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
“ Litte Red Riding Hood

Based on the Angela Carter story. Featuring Angela Lansbury. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
40.
Red Riding Hood (2011)
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Set in a medieval village that is haunted by a werewolf, a young girl falls for an orphaned woodcutter, much to her family's displeasure. (100 mins.)
“ Little Red Riding Hood

I don't think it should have been panned. It was an okay film. The reveal was the only thing I had a real problem with. The cast (other than Shiloh) were all okay. They were trying too hard to appeal to the fans of the Twilight love-triangle. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
41.
Freeway (1996)
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A twisted take on 'Little Red Riding Hood' with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker traveling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer/pedophile. (102 mins.)
Director: Matthew Bright
“ Little Red Riding Hood ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
42.
Le dernier chaperon rouge (1996 Short Film)
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(26 mins.)
Director: Jan Kounen
“ Little Red Riding Hood ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
43.
Finding Neverland (2004)
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The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan. (106 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
“ Peter Pan

Johnny Depp should have won the Academy Award. Perfection. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
44.
Peter Pan (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place. (113 mins.)
Director: P.J. Hogan
“ Peter Pan

A very cute, very stylized adaptation. It's lovely to see the characters played by actors who suit the ages. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
45.
Neverland (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets... (180 mins.)
“ Peter Pan

I LOVED THIS MOVIE! My favorite SyFy mini series. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
46.
Hook (1991)
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When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy. (142 mins.)
“ Peter Pan

A childhood staple. If you haven't seen Hook, rectify the situation, and GO SEE IT NOW! Dustin Hoffman is absolutely great as the titular villain. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
47.
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The bones of a giant are discovered turning Jack Robinson's life upside down, teaching him the truth behind the fairy tale and how he can fix a greedy ancestor's mistakes. (180 mins.)
Director: Brian Henson
“ Jack and the Beanstalk ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
48.
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
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The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds. (114 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ Jack and the Beanstalk meets Jack the Giant Killer ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
49.
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
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Hansel & Gretel are bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past. (88 mins.)
Director: Tommy Wirkola
“ Hansel and Gretel ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
50.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. (102 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ The Wizard of Oz

Still a magical movie! Start your children out young, and raise them on the Wizard of Oz. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
51.
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
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A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers. (130 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ The Wizard of Oz

A huge waste of time and money. Absolutely horrible movie. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
52.
Tin Man (2007 Mini-Series)
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A re-imagining of L. Frank Baum's classic "The Wizard of Oz". (270 mins.)
“ The Wizard of Oz

I couldn't finish it. It didn't keep my interest. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
53.
Return to Oz (1985)
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Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful. (113 mins.)
Director: Walter Murch
“ The Wizard of Oz

So scary! So weird! So wonderful!
I was never afraid of it when I was a child, but looking back on it, I CANNOT BELIEVE I wasn't hiding under the bed every time EVERYTHING in this movie happened. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
54.
Babes in Toyland (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby... (106 mins.)
Director: Jack Donohue
“ Babes in Toyland

Annette! Ray Bolger! Ed Wynn. This musical is perfection. I wish it was more well-known. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
55.
Maleficent (2014)
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A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. (97 mins.)
“ Sleeping Beauty

The trailer was recently released. It looks cool, but I think it might be another "Oz: The Great and Powerful"...a waste of money. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
56.
The Sleeping Beauty (2010 TV Movie)
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A young princess is the subject of a tug-of-war among witches, as each struggles to find the suitable antidote to a death sentence inculcated by an evil sister. (82 mins.)
“ Sleeping Beauty meets

I enjoyed this movie very much. It is not a traditional retelling, but it is not a boring movie. It deserves a re-watch some time soon. Directed by Catherine Breillaut, who also directed "Bluebeard" ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
57.
The Red Shoes (1948)
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A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina. (134 mins.)
“ The Red Shoes

A classic brought to you by the Archers. A wonderful, wonderful film! ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
58.
Pinocchio (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Despite guidance from the Blue Fairy and the love of his father, a wooden puppet's curious spirit leads him into one wild adventure after another. (108 mins.)
Director: Roberto Benigni
“ Pinocchio

Watch the original Italian, not the horrible American dub. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
59.
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major... (96 mins.)
Director: Steve Barron
“ Pinocchio

I really enjoy this film! I wish it was more widely available. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
60.
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
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A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother. (146 mins.)
“ Pinocchio ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
61.
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. (118 mins.)
“ A fairy tale toned film. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
62.
The Orphanage (2007)
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A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. (105 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
“ Peter Pan

A GREAT, GREAT film. A magnificent tone for a horror film. A few jump scares, but nothing too scaring for children 13+ ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
63.
Splash (1984)
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A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is. (111 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ The Little Mermaid ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
64.
Secret Beyond the Door... (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When a lovely wife and her new husband, settle in an ancient mansion on the East coast, she discovers he may want to kill her. (99 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Bluebeard ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
65.
Bluebeard (2009)
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An adaptation of the classic tale of a wealthy aristocrat with a blue beard. (80 mins.)
“ Bluebeard

Directed by the woman who brought you "Sleeping Beauty". I don't understand the ending. A good film -- until the weeeeird ending. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
66.
Bluebeard (1972)
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A World War I pilot whom everybody envies as a "ladykiller" actually is one - after he beds the women he's after, he murders them. (125 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ Bluebeard ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
67.
Prince Charming (2001 TV Movie)
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After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him. (87 mins.)
Director: Allan Arkush
 
68.
American Playhouse (1981 TV Series)
Episode: Into the Woods (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In this Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim, several fairy tale characters learn the hard way that the 'Happily Ever After' they sought isn't necessarily so happy after all.
“ A mixture of mostly Grimm fairy tales.

A wonderful filmed performance of Sondheim's musical. I'm looking forward to (sort of) the new film adaptation. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
69.
Once Upon a Time (2011 TV Series)
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A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed. (44 mins.)
Director: David Barrett
“ A mixture of Disney fairy tales.

I gave up on episode 8, but am thinking about picking it back up again. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
70.
Grimm (2011 TV Series)
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A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces. (45 mins.)
 
71.
Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
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The opening scene of the movie describes it best: "Once upon a time there lived in Denmark a great storyteller named Hans Christian Andersen. This is not the story of his life, but a fairy tale about the great spinner of fairy tales." (112 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
 
72.
The 10th Kingdom (2000 Mini-Series)
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A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great queens Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants and goblins. (417 mins.)
 
73.
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
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Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
74.
Faerie Tale Theatre (1982 TV Series)
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At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired... (50 mins.)
 
75.
Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003 TV Movie)
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A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for... (174 mins.)
Director: Philip Saville
 
76.
The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)
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A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer. (138 mins.)
 
77.
Ondine (2009)
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An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net whom his precocious daughter believes to be a selkie. (111 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
78.
The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
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10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland... (103 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
79.
The Princess Bride (1987)
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While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
80.
Ladyhawke (1985)
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Philipe Gastone, a thief, escapes from the dungeon at Aquila, sparking a manhunt. He is nearly captured when Captain Navarre befriends him... (121 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
81.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
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Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ The Legend of Sleepy Hollow ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
82.
Stardust (2007)
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In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. (127 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
 
83.
Excalibur (1981)
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Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the round table of Camelot even as forces conspire to tear it apart (140 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
“ King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
84.
Merlin (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
These are the brand new adventures of Merlin, the legendary sorcerer as a young man, when he was just a servant to young prince Arthur on the royal court of Camelot who has soon become his best friend and turned Arthur into a great king and a legend. (45 mins.)
“ King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
85.
Merlin (1998 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot. (182 mins.)
“ King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
86.
The Mists of Avalon (2001 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Based on the bestseller by Marion Zimmer Bradley It tells the story of the women behind King Arthur; including his mother... (183 mins.)
Director: Uli Edel
“ King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
87.
Babes in Toyland (1986 TV Movie)
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11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother... (140 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
“ Babes in Toyland ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
88.
Babes in Toyland (1934)
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Opposing the evil Barnaby, Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try and fail to pay-off Mother Peep's mortgage and mislead his attempts to marry Little Bo. Enraged, Barnaby's boogeymen are set on Toyland. (77 mins.)
“ Babes in Toyland ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
89.
Big Fish (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A frustrated son tries to determine the fact from fiction in his dying father's life. (125 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ No particular tale, just a mixture of fantastical and wonderful. ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
90.
Cinderella (1957 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The first of three TV versions of the classic fairy tale that featured a Rodgers and Hammerstein score. (90 mins.)
Director: Ralph Nelson
“ Cinderella ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
91.
Meridian (1990 Video)
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Two American students go to Italy after graduating from art school, one to work in restoration of paintings... (85 mins.)
Director: Charles Band
“ Beauty and the Beast ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
92.
No Such Thing (2001)
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"No Such Thing" tells the story of a young journalist who journeys to Iceland to find her missing fiancée only to encounter a mythical creature. She eventually forges a relationship with the being. (102 mins.)
Director: Hal Hartley
“ Beauty and the Beast meets East of the Sun, West of the Moon ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
93.
Red Riding Hood (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
Grandma is babysitting her two grandkids. The girl wants to go out, but grandma asks them to hear a story first. The kids accept if they can change aspects of the story such as replacing the wolf with a werewolf. Is there a catch? (82 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
“ Little Red Riding Hood ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
94.
The Little Mermaid (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
As the story opens, a busful of tourists are touring Copenhagen. Their guide draws their attention to the beautiful statue at Langelinie. At that, the film's focus moves below the waterline, where several fish tell the story of ... (81 mins.)
“ The Little Mermaid ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
95.
Sípová Ruzenka (1990)
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(94 mins.)
“ Sleeping Beauty ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
96.
Rumpelstiltskin (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A musical version of the classic story about a miller's daughter who recieves help from a mischievous dwarf... (84 mins.)
Director: David Irving
“ Rumpelstiltskin ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
97.
Enchanted (2007)
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A princess, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer. (107 mins.)
Director: Kevin Lima
“ Not any one tale in particular. A sort of "modern fairy tale" Brought to you by Disney! ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
98.
Arabian Nights (????)
A young commander joins forces with Sinbad, Aladdin, and his genie to rescue Scheherazade and her kingdom from dark powers.
Director: Chuck Russell
“ 1001 Arabian Nights ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
99.
Rumpelstiltskin (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
In the 1400s, Rumpelstiltskin is imprisoned inside a small jade figurine. In modern-day Los Angeles... (87 mins.)
Director: Mark Jones
“ Rumpelstiltskin ” - FletcherofLocksley
 
100.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Geppetto (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The lonely woodcarver Geppetto gets his wish for a child of his own granted when the Blue Fairy brings one of his marionettes to life; however, being a parent is not as easy as he had expected. (120 mins.)
“ Pinocchio ” - FletcherofLocksley