Down 1,144 this week

Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)
"Tri orísky pro Popelku" (original title)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 5,043 users  
Reviews: 43 user | 16 critic

Life changes dramatically for Czech housemaid Cinderella when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.



(story), (as Bohumila Zelenková)
0Check in

Celebrate IMDb's 25th Anniversary with Photos We Love

IMDb turns a classy 25 on October 17! To celebrate, we put together a gallery of some of our favorite movie, TV, and event photos from the last 25 years.

See the Photos We Love

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 04 Dec 2011
a list of 40 titles
created 11 Jan 2012
a list of 21 titles
created 11 Sep 2013
a list of 25 titles
created 9 months ago
a list of 28 titles
created 8 months ago

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)

Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973) on IMDb 8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Three Wishes for Cinderella.

User Polls


Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Václav Vorlícek
Stars: Juraj Durdiak, Libuse Safránková, Vladimír Mensík
Family | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Martin Fric
Stars: Frantisek Smolík, Martin Ruzek, Marie Kyselková
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Three veterans are given magic artifacts by elves that can magically create gold, servants and any other object. They encounter greedy characters and one of them falls in love with a princess.

Director: Oldrich Lipský
Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Petr Cepek, Josef Somr
Frosty (1964)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A fairy-tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical step-mother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together.

Director: Aleksandr Rou
Stars: Aleksandr Khvylya, Natalya Sedykh, Eduard Izotov
Family | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Once upon a time there was a prince, Jaroslav, who's two other brothers had fallen in love with a beautiful and yet mysterious princess from a painting. His brothers had gone far away to ... See full summary »

Director: Antonín Moskalyk
Stars: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Ludek Munzar
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A small princess in a small kingdom in Adventureland disappears on Christmas eve. She has gone out to find the Christmas Star. The Queen follows and the King curses the Christmas Star, so it disappears for years, until young Sonja arrives.

Director: Ola Solum
Stars: Hanne Krogh, Knut Risan, Alf Nordvang
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Saxana has the enthusiasm, but lacks the right talent to become a witch. So she's kept in for 300 years - nothing unusual for a sorceress' school. Being bored, she skims through the ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek
Stars: Petra Cernocká, Jan Hrusínský, Jan Kraus
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Three middle-aged men go for a vacation with their children and learn to cope with their needs without their wives. Quickly, they plan to exhaust the kids to have some time off, but nothing really works out as planned.

Director: Marie Polednáková
Stars: Július Satinský, Jana Sulcová, Václav Postránecký
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Borivoj Zeman
Stars: Helena Vondrácková, Václav Neckár, Bohus Záhorský
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Václav Vorlícek
Stars: Jirí Sovák, Vladimír Mensík, Milena Dvorská
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Director: Hynek Bocan
Stars: Vladimír Dlouhý, Ondrej Vetchý, Jana Dítetová
Salt & Gold (1983)
Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A fairy-tale about the power of love. The old king Pravoslav feels it is time to entrust the rule over his kingdom to one of his three daughters - the one that loves him the most. The ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Hollý
Stars: Libuse Safránková, Gábor Nagy, Karol Machata


Cast overview, first billed only:
Libuse Safránková ...
Pavel Trávnícek ...
Carola Braunbock ...
Rolf Hoppe ...
Karin Lesch ...
Dana Hlavácová ...
Dora (as Daniela Hlavácová)
Jan Libícek ...
Vítezslav Jandák ...
Jaroslav Drbohlav ...
Vladimír Mensík ...
Míla Myslíková ...
Helena Ruzicková ...
Princess Drobena
Jan Sus ...
Milos Vavruska ...
Jirí Ruzicka ...


The film stars Libuse Safránková as the title character, a young woman who is put upon by her stepmother and stepsisters. The film employs a twist, though, when a handsome prince comes knocking. Cinderella does not simply fall into the prince's arms. In this version, he must actively pursue the young woman who is a skilled sharpshooter prone to wearing hunting outfits. Cinderella also has three wishes at her disposal, gained from three magic nuts. Written by Ørnås

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


See all certifications »




Release Date:

16 November 1973 (Czechoslovakia)  »

Also Known As:

Three Nuts for Cinderella  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


See  »

Did You Know?


Shown on Norwegian, German, Swiss, Czech and Slovak television every Christmas. See more »


Version of Cindy (1978) See more »


Melodie beze slov
Music by Karel Svoboda
Performed by Jitka Molavcová
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Just wonderful!
2 November 1998 | by (Hessen, Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie is the most beautiful adaption of a fairy-tale I have ever seen. It is just wonderful to watch and the changes in the original plot do not matter at all. Here in Germany they show this movie on TV at least once a year (normally around Christmas) and for me it is a MUST to watch it every single time.

23 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Can one buy the dubbed norwegian version? kristian-elster
Looking for very similar film! Higgaroni
English version does exist! marknyc
New German DVD Release Special Edition JackmanWulf
Desert Adventure paulvaughanthomas
Quest for Another Great Czechoslovak Folk Tale paulvaughanthomas
Discuss Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: