Fairy Tale Movies

Because I write fairy tale like stories, I thought it’d be fun to have a list of movies based on fairy tales or with a fairy tale like feel. Have any to add?

Movies Based on Fairy Tales or Fairy Tale Like Stories

Aladdin Aliceposter

Disney’s Aladdin (1992)

The Return of Jafar (1994)

Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996)

Aladdin (1986, modern day re-telling)

Alice in Wonderland

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Alice in Wonderland (2010) Live action, with Johnny Depp

Alice in Wonderland (1933) Live action, with Cary Grant and Gary Cooper

Disney's Cinderella posterCinderella

Disney’s Cinderella (1950)

            Cinderella II: A Dream Comes True (2002)

            Cinderella III: A Twist in Time (2007)

A Cinderella Story (2004)

Another Cinderella Story (2008)

The Glass Slipper (1955) with Leslie Caron as Cinderella

The Rose and the Slipper (1976) Richard Chamberlain, Emma Craven

Cinderella (1969) The Royal Ballet

Cinderella (2015) Disney

First Love (1939) with Deanna Durbin

Ever After: A Cinderella Story (2004) Drew Barrymore

Ella Enchanted (2004) Anne Hathaway

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

1957 with Julie Andrews as Cinderella

1965 with Leslie Ann Warren as Cinderella

1997 with Brandy Norwood as Cinderella

 La Belle et al Bete

Jean Cocteau’s Beasty and the Beast (1946)

The Beauty and the Beast (1962) Italian version of the story

Beauty and the Beast (1991) Disney’s animated classic

Beauty and the Beast (2017) Disney’s live-action version

Beastly (2011)

The Beautician and the Beast (1997)

 Peter Pan

Disney’s Peter Pan (1953)

Hook (1991)

Peter Pan (1960) the musical classic, made for tv version

Peter Pan (2003)

Sleeping Beauty

Disney’s Sleeping Beauty (1959)

Maleficent (2014)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves                                                                   

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Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (1937)

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth

Mirror, Mirror (2012) Julia Roberts






Brave (2012)

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

Enchanted (2007)

Frozen (2013)

Hansel and Gretel (2013)

Hoodwinked! (2005)

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil (2011)

Abbott and Costello’s Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)

Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)

Jack and the Giant Slayer (2013)

Mary Poppins (1964)

Disney’s Pinocchio (1940)

Disney’s Princess and the Frog (2009)

Princess Bride (1987)

Princess Diaries Princess Dairies (2001)

Princess Dairies 2: The Royal Engagement (2004)

The Swan Princess (1994)

Tangled (2010)

Tangled Ever After (2012) a six minute short animation

The Chronicles of Narnia (BBC version)

           The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (1988)

           Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989)

           The Silver Chair (1990)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (2005)

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

Disney’s The Little Mermaid (1989)

Thumbelina (1994)

Tom Thumb (1958) with Russ Tamblyn

Disney’s Pinocchio (1940)

Winnie-the-Pooh and the Hundred Acre Wood

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)

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