Most Popular "Based On Folktale" 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: 310,998 | Gross: $217.35M
4. Corpse Bride (2005)
PG | 77 min | Animation, Drama, Family
When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.
Votes: 219,591 | Gross: $53.36M
5. 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: 130,778 | Gross: $149.26M
6. Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996 Video)
Not Rated | 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. The Adventures of Sinbad (1996–1998)
60 min | Fantasy, Action, Adventure
The Adventures of Sindbad across the seven seas in a brand new version. Sindbad and his shipmates encounter a numerous strange and dangerous situations on their journey but they always find... See full summary »
8. 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.
9. 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: 5,474 | Gross: $0.12M
10. Hedgehog in the Fog (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.
11. Swan Lake (1981)
G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A prince falls in love with a princess cursed to change into a swan by day, but their love is threatened by the sorcerer who keeps her imprisoned.
12. 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.
13. 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 »
15. 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 »
16. 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.
17. Once Upon a Time there Lived a Dog (1982)
10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
The action takes place on a Ukrainian farm. The elderly guard dog is not needed by anyone, and the owners decide to drive him away from the yard. The last straw that filled their cup of ... See full summary »
18. La petite marchande d'allumettes (1928)
40 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
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.
19. 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.
22. Aladdin and His Wonder Lamp (1906)
12 min | Short, Fantasy
The legend of Aladdin and his magic lamp: Aladdin finds a magic lamp which brings him wealth, luxury, and marriage to a princess. But his rival, an evil magician, steals the lamp for ... See full summary »
25. 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.
29. O Marysce a Vlcím hrádku (1979)
15 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
A fairy-tale about a brave, self-sacrificial and faithful girl named Maryska who sets free an enchanted princess and her twelve maids from a mysterious castle.