Tag: fairy-tale

The Glass Slipper (1955) 6.5

The Glass Slipper (1955)

In a small pleasant European village, there is one unhappy person: Ella. She is despised by everyone, and mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters. Out feeling miserable one day, Ella meets a handsome young man, who ...

Little Red Riding-Hood (1962) 5.6

Little Red Riding-Hood (1962)

Once upon a time there was a little girl named Rotkaeppchen. She lived with her father and mother at the edge of a village, and often visited her grandmother on the other side of the woods. Her rabbit friend, Haeschen, l...

No Such Thing (2001) 6.1

No Such Thing (2001)

Beatrice (Sarah Polley) works as a researcher at a sensationalist New York City-based media organization, although she is more often than not tasked with making coffee than anything else. Unlike her colleagues, she is sh...

The Midas Touch (2020) 6.9

The Midas Touch (2020)

Felix, a young advertiser, is down on his luck. Ridiculed by his boss and suffering from unrequited love he knows that something has to change, when the chance of a lifetime appears completely out of the blue. He acquire...

Tinker Bell (2008) (V) 6.8

Tinker Bell (2008) (V)

Carried by the wind deep in the heart of the enchanting Pixie Hollow in the island of Neverland, the beautiful newly born fairy, Tinker Bell, discovers that her destiny as a tinker is to repair all sorts of things under ...

The Red Shoes (1948) 8.1

The Red Shoes (1948)

Under the authoritarian rule of charismatic ballet impressario Boris Lermontov, his proteges realize the full promise of their talents, but at a price: utter devotion to their art and complete loyalty to Lermontov himsel...

Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999) 5.6

Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999)

In this modern update of the Hansel and Gretel fairy tale (actually more like Gretel and Gretel), 15-year old Crystal is a bulimic delinquent who makes her living by beating and robbing potential "tricks". While awaiting...

Bedtime Stories (2008) 6

Bedtime Stories (2008)

In 1974, Marty Bronson builds the Sunny Vista Motel in Los Angeles, California, with the intention of raising his son Skeeter and his daughter Wendy in the place where he works. However he is not a good businessman and t...

Cinderella (1997) (TV) 6.6

Cinderella (1997) (TV)

Cinderella (Brandy) chafes under the cruelty of her wicked stepmother (Bernadette Peters) and her evil stepsisters, Calliope (Veanne Cox) and Minerva (Natalie Desselle), until her Fairy Godmother (Whitney Houston) steps ...

The Fairy Princess & the Unicorn (2019) 5.2

The Fairy Princess & the Unicorn (2019)

The land of Bayala is a fantasy country full of fairies of diverse tribes (sun, forest, ice, rainbow and shadow) which magic depends entirely of the dragons. But one day Ophira, shadow fairies' queen, stolen all dragons'...

The Company of Wolves (1984) 6.7

The Company of Wolves (1984)

Rosaleen (Sarah Patterson) is a teenager, living in a country house in England with her family in the present days, and having a nightmare with wolves and werewolves in the Middle Ages. In her dream, her boring sister is...

Hansel and Gretel (1987) 6.8

Hansel and Gretel (1987)

Based on the fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel are abandoned after the famine strike in the village and where Hansel and Gretel are later trapped in the deceptively decorated house of the witch Griselda...

The Brothers Grimm (2005) 5.9

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Widely known for their valiant acts of supernatural bravado, the bogus ghost-busters, Wilhelm and Jacob, or the Brothers Grimm, try their best to banish all sorts of evil in early-19th-century French-occupied Germany. Fo...

Peter in Magicland (1990) 7.1

Peter in Magicland (1990)

After Sumsemann the beetle loses one of his arms to a troll, he invites brother and sister Peterchen and Annaliese to join him on a journey to the moon in a quest to retrieve his lost arm.::Anonymous...

The Swan Princess: Christmas (2012) (V) 3.7

The Swan Princess: Christmas (2012) (V)

Princess Odette, Prince Derek and their trusted woodland friends return for their first Christmas celebration! But, with the villainous Rothbart striving to destroy Christmas itself, will they be able to stop him and sav...

Under ConTroll (2020) 6.5

Under ConTroll (2020)

During building work in the city of Baden-Baden in 2015, an evil troll who was transformed into stone in the 15th century, is accidentally brought back to life. To prevent being unmasked, the Troll slips into the body of...

Hoodwinked! (2005) 6.4

Hoodwinked! (2005)

The candy recipes of the goody shops have been stolen by the Goody Bandit, and many animals are out of business. While the police are chasing the criminal, there is a mess at Granny's house involving Little Red Hiding Ho...

Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998) 7

Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)

Andy Tennant directed this Cinderella variant. The Brothers Grimm arrive at the home of a wealthy Grande Dame (Jeanne Moreau) who speaks of the many legends surrounding the fable of the cinder girl before telling the "tr...

Shrek the Third (2007) 6.1

Shrek the Third (2007)

When King Harold (John Cleese) of Far, Far Away dies, the clumsy Shrek (Mike Myers) becomes the immediate successor of the throne. However, Shrek decides to find the legitimate heir Artie (Justin Timberlake) in a distant...

Sleepwalk (1986) 6.2

Sleepwalk (1986)

A woman is hired to transcribe an ancient Chinese manuscript. She finds that little by little, the manuscript has powers that begin to take over her life.::Anonymous...

Gretel & Hansel-2020 5.5

Gretel & Hansel-2020

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil....

More Than a Miracle-1967 6.2

More Than a Miracle-1967

A wonderful fairy tale of the misadventures of a beautiful but temperamental Neapolitan peasant, Isabella, when she meets the ill- tempered Spanish Prince Rodrigo Ferrante y Davalos. The King of Spain has ordered Rodrigo...

The Swan Princess-1994 6.4

The Swan Princess-1994

As children, Prince Derek and Princess Odette are forced to spend their summers together by their widowed parents, who hope that the two will eventually fall in love and marry, so their two kingdoms will be united. As ch...

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil-2019 7.1

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil-2019

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.::Disney...

Beauty and the Beast-1978 7.6

Beauty and the Beast-1978

A more horrific and gloomy version of The Beauty and the Beast. Julie is a bankrupt merchant's daughter who as the only one of the three daughters chooses to save her father's life by going to the Haunted Wood's Castle w...

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie-1999 7.2

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie-1999

A handsome youth by the name of Tenjo Utena transfers to the distinguished Ohtori Academy. But Utena's true identity is actually a girl, who due to a certain event from her past, has decided to cross-dress in order to fu...

Good Manners-2017 6.9

Good Manners-2017

Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.::Anonymous...

Sabrina-1995 6.3

Sabrina-1995

While she was growing up, Sabrina Fairchild spent more time perched in a tree watching the Larrabee family than she ever did on solid ground. As the chauffeur's daughter on their lavish Long Island estate, Sabrina was in...

Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?-1971 6.2

Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?-1971

This is a retelling of the old tale of Hansel and Gretel, but set in England in the 1920s. To the children and staff at the orphanage, Auntie Roo is a kindly American widow who gives them a lavish Christmas party each ye...

The Princess Bride-1987 8.1

The Princess Bride-1987

An elderly man reads the book "The Princess Bride" to his sick and thus currently bedridden adolescent grandson, the reading of the book which has been passed down within the family for generations. The grandson is sure ...

A.I. Artificial Intelligence-2001 7.2

A.I. Artificial Intelligence-2001

In the not-so-far future the polar ice caps have melted and the resulting rise of the ocean waters has drowned all the coastal cities of the world. Withdrawn to the interior of the continents, the human race keeps advanc...

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs-1937 7.6

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs-1937

The beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White charms every creature in the kingdom except one - her jealous stepmother, the Queen. When the Magic Mirror proclaims Snow White the fairest one of all, she must flee into...

Beauty and the Beast-1946 7.9

Beauty and the Beast-1946

Adélaïde, Belle, Félicie and Ludovic are young adult siblings who once lived in grandeur until their father's merchant ships were lost at sea. The family is now near ruin, but Adélaïde and Félicie nonetheless still squan...

Franklyn-2008 6.2

Franklyn-2008

Preest is a masked vigilante detective, searching for his nemesis on the streets of Meanwhile City, a monolithic fantasy metropolis ruthlessly governed by faith and religious fervor. Esser is a broken man, searching for ...

Jack and the Beanstalk-2009 4.7

Jack and the Beanstalk-2009

A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer o...

Beauty and the Beast-1991 8

Beauty and the Beast-1991

Having lived a life in selfishness, a young prince is cursed by a mysterious enchantress to having the appearance of a monstrous beast. His only hope is to learn to love a young woman and earn her love in return in order...

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms-2018 5.5

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms-2018

All Clara wants is a key - a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a priceless gift from her late mother. A golden thread, presented to her at godfather Drosselmeyer's annual holiday party, leads her to the...

Fairy Tales-1978 5

Fairy Tales-1978

On his twenty-first birthday, the Prince goes on a quest that takes him across the land searching for the one woman that gets him sexually excited, Princess Sleeping Beauty....

Cinderella-1950 7.3

Cinderella-1950

Cinderella, the beautiful and kind-hearted daughter, sees her world turn upside down when her beloved mother dies, and her pained father remarries another woman, the wicked Lady Tremaine, who has two equally cruel daught...