Most Popular "Based On Folk Tale" Titles
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2. Aladdin (1992)
G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.
Votes: 289,714 | Gross: $217.35M
4. Puss in Boots (2011)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An outlaw cat, his childhood egg-friend and a seductive thief kitty set out in search for the eggs of the fabled Golden Goose to clear his name, restore his lost honor and regain the trust of his mother and town.
Votes: 123,421 | Gross: $149.26M
5. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
PG | 137 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.
Votes: 24,009 | Gross: $1.51M
6. Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996 Video)
Unrated | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The King of Thieves disrupts Aladdin and Jasmine's long-anticipated wedding, looking for an oracle that will lead him to an even bigger treasure. His true identity causes trouble for Aladdin.
7. Otesánek (2000)
132 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife's pain, the man finds a piece of root in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the root as her baby and starts to pretend that it is real. When the root takes life they seem to have gained a child; but its appetite is much greater than a ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,140 | Gross: $0.12M
8. Love Hina (2000– )
TV-14 | 544 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
When Keitaro was a child, he was friends with a little girl. When the girl had to move away, the two made a promise to meet each other at Tokyo University when they grew up. Years later, ... See full summary »
10. The Girl Without Hands (2016)
76 min | Animation
In hard times, a miller sells his daughter to the Devil. Protected by her purity, she escapes but is deprived of her hands. Walking away from her family, she encounters the goddess of water... See full summary »
Votes: 263 | Gross: $0.02M
11. Sai yau gei: Sin leui kei yun (1995)
95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The convoluted continuation of the adventures of the time-traveling, now-human Monkey King, who attempts to fulfill his divine destiny.
12. Yozhik v tumane (1975)
11 min | Animation, Short
A little hedgehog, on the way to visit his friend the bear, gets lost in thick fog, where horses, dogs and even falling leaves take on a terrifying new aspect...
13. Sai yau gei: Yut gwong bou haap (1995)
87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain ... See full summary »
14. Tang Bohu dian Qiuxiang (1993)
102 min | Comedy, Romance
A scholar in search of true love. Disguising himself as a houseboy, he indentures himself to a rich family in order to pursue the ravishing servant girl who has stolen his heart.
17. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978)
73 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Krabat, a beggar boy, is lured to become an apprentice to an evil, one-eyed sorcerer. With a number of other boys, he works at the sorcerer's mill while learning black magic. Every ... See full summary »
18. Shao Lin si (1982)
95 min | Action, Drama
The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, ... See full summary »
19. The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (2006 Video)
G | 71 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Get ready for all of the laughs, adventure and hip-hopping good times in this all-new imaginative and modern retelling of Uncle Remus' best-loved tales. Parents and kids alike will delight ... See full summary »
20. Belle Dormant (2016)
82 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In the Kingdom of Letonia, Prince Egon has only one thing in mind: finding Sleeping Beauty and breaking her spell. But his father, the King, does not agree.
22. The Story of the Fox (1930)
65 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
In the kingdom of animals, Master Fox is used to trick and fool everyone. So the King, the Lion, receives more and more complaints about him. He orders that Master Fox is arrested and ... See full summary »
23. Sedmero krkavcu (2015)
103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young girl takes a hard task. She must try to save her brothers and get rid of the curse placed on them by their mother. It is a story of courage, perseverance, but also of the power of words, truth and true love.
25. La petite marchande d'allumettes (1928)
40 min | Short, Drama
An impoverished girl tries to sell matches on NYE. Shivering with cold and unable to sell her wares, she sits in a sheltered nook. Striking a match to keep warm, she sees things in the flame.
26. Ilya Muromets i Solovey Razboynik (2007)
80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Ilya Muromets has to rescue his trusty horse Burushka and Kiev treasury from the greedy hands of famous bandit, Solovey-Razboynik.
27. Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp (1939)
Approved | 22 min | Animation, Short, Action
Working in the story department of Surprise Pictures, Olive Oyl writes a script based on the story of Aladdin, casting Popeye as the thief and herself as the Princess.
28. The Stone Flower (1946)
89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Obsessed with perfecting his craft, young gemcutter Danilo visits the mystical Copper Mountain to uncover the secret behind its infamous attraction - the Stone Flower, a stone carving so captivating that no one can leave after seeing it.
29. Aladdin (I) (1993 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Family
A video game for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive based on the classic Disney animated film.
30. Keloglan (1971)
90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Keloglan (Bald Boy) is a poor villager, one day he learns the Sultan's Daughter is sick and can't wake up since a long time and the Sultan gave a word he will marry his daughter with ... See full summary »
33. Tiyanaks (2007)
Action, Horror, Thriller
Against the advice of a concerned mythology professor, a group of school friends decide to take an out of town trip during the holy week. When they first leave on their vacation, Shiela, ... See full summary »
38. Brer Rabbit and the Wonderful Tar Baby (1991 Video Game)
Interactive storybook based on 19th century African American folktales about cunning Br'er Rabbit and his two thick pursuers Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear. The two villains create a tar doll to try to trap Br'er Rabbit and eat him.