Most Popular "Based On Fairy Tale" Titles
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1. Frozen (I) (2013)
PG | 102 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.
2. Maleficent (2014)
PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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.
Writers: Linda Woolverton, Charles Perrault, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Ted Sears, Ralph Wright, Milt Banta | Director: Robert Stromberg | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville
3. Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
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.
5. Tangled (2010)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.
6. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead, unaware her captor to be an enchanted prince.
Writers: Linda Woolverton, Roger Allers, Brenda Chapman, Burny Mattinson, Brian Pimental, Joe Ranft, Kelly Asbury, Chris Sanders, Kevin Harkey, Bruce Woodside, Robert Lence | Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart
7. Beastly (2011)
PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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.
8. Mirror Mirror (I) (2012)
PG | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.
9. Shrek 2 (2004)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.
Writers: William Steig, Andrew Adamson, Joe Stillman, J. David Stem, David N. Weiss, Cody Cameron, Walt Dohrn, Chris Miller, David P. Smith, Conrad Vernon, Jeff Snow | Directors: Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews
10. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Approved | 88 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen feeds her a poison apple, but the handsome prince awakens her with a kiss.
Writers: Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Ted Sears, Richard Creedon, Otto Englander, Dick Rickard, Earl Hurd, Merrill De Maris, Dorothy Ann Blank, Webb Smith | Directors: William Cottrell, David Hand, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne, Roy Atwell
11. Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
PG-13 | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The "real" story of Cinderella. A refreshing new take on the classic fairy tale.
12. Cinderella (1950)
Approved | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.
Writers: Charles Perrault, Bill Peet, Erdman Penner, Ted Sears, Winston Hibler, Homer Brightman, Harry Reeves, Ken Anderson, Joe Rinaldi | Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton
13. Beauty and the Beast (2014)
112 min | Fantasy, Romance
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.
14. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Approved | 75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
After being snubbed by the royal family, a malevolent fairy places a curse on a princess which only a prince can break, along with the help of three good fairies.
Writers: Erdman Penner, Charles Perrault, Joe Rinaldi, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Ted Sears, Ralph Wright, Milt Banta | Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton
15. Puss in Boots (2011)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The events leading up to the sword fighting cat's meeting with Shrek and his friends.
18. Secret of the Wings (2012)
G | 75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow.
19. Happily N'Ever After (2006)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.
21. Tideland (2005)
R | 120 min | Drama, Fantasy
Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.
22. Beauty and the Beast (1946)
Not Rated | 93 min | Fantasy, Romance
A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.
24. Grimm (2003)
103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
One winter's day Jacob and his sister Marie are left behind in the woods by their unemployed father. In his coat Jacob finds a note from his mother urging them to go to their uncle in Spain... See full summary »
25. Hawaizaada (2015)
148 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy
The film which is based on the life on an Indian scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade, who is credited to have constructed India's first unmanned plane is the tale of the hardships that he went... See full summary »
28. Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (2006 Video)
83 min | Animation, Family
King Randolph sends for his cousin Duchess Rowena to help turn his daughters, Princess Genevieve and her 11 sisters, into better ladies. But the Duchess takes away all the sisters fun, ... See full summary »
29. Shrek the Halls (2007 TV Short)
TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
This half-hour animated TV special features the Shrek characters putting their own spin on holiday traditions.
30. Mickey and the Beanstalk (1947)
29 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Mickey, Donald, and Goofy live in a land where everything is dried up and dead. The only food they have is one loaf of bread, even Donald's plans of killing their cow fail. So Mickey ... See full summary »
31. The Beast (1975)
X | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The head of a failing French family thinks that fate has smiled down on him when the daughter of a wealthy man agrees to be married to his son. The daughter and her aunt then travel out to ... See full summary »
32. Cinderella (I) (2000 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Cinderella (named Zezolla) and her family live mid 20th century, where fashion is practically everything. As her father is won over by a selfish woman named Claudette, Cinderella must keep ... See full summary »
33. Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)
Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Abbott & Costello's version of the famous fairy tale, about a young boy who trades the family cow for magic beans.
34. Beauty and the Beast (1987)
G | 94 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
To save her father, a girl who always puts others before herself promises to live her life in a lavish castle with a strange beast.
35. The Sleeping Beauty (2010 TV Movie)
Unrated | 82 min | Drama
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.
36. Puss in Boots (1988)
G | 96 min | Fantasy, Musical, Family
A cat belonging to a poor miller's son thinks up a great plan for bringing a title, wealth, and marriage for his owner. He begins to carry it out, using a few birds and rabbits as gifts for... See full summary »
37. Ferozz: The Wild Red Riding Hood (2010)
70 min | Fantasy, Horror
A young, attractive widow is protected from her vicious mother-in-law, by a male relative who practices Satanism, and lusts after the old woman's sexy adolescent granddaughter.
38. The Pied Piper (1972)
G | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Greed, corruption, ignorance, and disease. Midsummer, 1349: the Black Death reaches northern Germany. Minstrels go to Hamelin for the Mayor's daughter's wedding to the Baron's son. He wants... See full summary »
40. Hansel and Gretel (1982 TV Movie)
45 min | Fantasy
Tim Burton's "Hansel and Gretel" is a live action and stop motion animated film short featuring Japanese actors and striking set designs reminiscent of his later work in films such as "... See full summary »
41. Ferdinand the Bull (1938)
Approved | 8 min | Comedy, Family, Animation
Little Ferdinand would much rather smell the flowers than butt heads with the other cows. When the men come to choose the bull for the fight, Ferdinand accidentally sits on a bumblebee. The... See full summary »
42. Deadtime Stories (1986)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror
A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories--about a killer witch, Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf, and a story about "Goldi Lox" and the three bears.
43. Donkey Skin (1970)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry a man she doesn't love.
44. The Red Shoes (2005)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A woman who finds a pair of pink high heels on a subway platform soon realizes that jealousy, greed, and death follow them wherever they go.
45. The Emperor's New Clothes (1987)
G | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
In Europe several several centuries ago, a group of prisoners about to be executed are freed as part of the celebration of the upcoming marriage of the emperor's daughter, Princess Gilda, ... See full summary »
46. Some Call It Loving (1973)
R | 103 min | Drama
A woman who's been asleep for years is part of a carnival that sells her kisses for a buck. A lonely jazz musician buys her. Once awake, the two of them and his two girlfriends hook up. But sometimes, dreams are better than reality.
47. Beauty and the Beast (1976 TV Movie)
74 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance
A beautiful girl agrees to marry a hideous, deformed beast and live in his castle in order to save her father's life.
48. Beauty and the Beast (1962)
77 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror
Curse turns a handsome prince into a werewolf at night. A princess tries to help him, while his enemies plot to take his throne.
50. Cinderella (1899)
6 min | Drama, Short
A fairy godmother magically turns Cinderella's rags to a beautiful dress, and a pumpkin into a coach. Cinderella goes to the ball, where she meets the Prince - but will she remember to leave before the magic runs out?