Movies like Hansel and Gretel 1983

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Hansel and Gretel (1983)
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Hansel and Gretel (1983)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: This is Tim Burton's Disney Channel Halloween film short that only aired once. It combines live action and stop-motion, making for a creepy adventure into the woods.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: witch, candy, robot, forest, toys, cross dressing, stepmother, duck, evil woman, evil stepmother, cake, surrealism, puppetry, crossdressing, toy, ladder, woman played by man, toy maker
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Hansel and Gretel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, semi serious, stylized and humorous films with plots about witch, surrealism, magic, transformation, forest, prince and brothers grimm mostly in Fantasy, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Hansel and Gretel: Cinderella (1989), Rows (2015), The Feather Fairy (1985), Sleeping Beauty (1990), The Frog Prince (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cinderella (1989)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: West Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: pigeon, prince, love, castle, stepmother, shoes, half sister
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95%
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Rows (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Rows is a psychological thriller, a Gothic fantasy inspired by Grimm's tales. A young woman, Rose, is tasked by her developer father to deliver an eviction notice to a reclusive woman in a ramshackle farmhouse. The woman has strange powers, ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale
Plot: witch, buried alive, surrealism, cornfield, curse, abduction, supernatural power, witchcraft, spell
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Feather Fairy (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fairy-tale about an old lady who takes care of snow and Jakub who does not fear death. It reflects the idea of people's longing for happiness, love and understanding, their effort to overcome troubles and win over death. It criticizes greed ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: wolf, snow, brothers grimm, windmill, witch, death, crystal ball, stepmother, surrealism, capital punishment, prophecy, flying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Sleeping Beauty (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love's first kiss.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: brothers grimm, dream, newborn, queen, king, revenge, love, prince, baby, fairy
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Frog Prince (1991)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: German/Czechoslovakian depiction of the famous fairy tale 'The Frog Prince', by the Brothers Grimm. When a young princess, instead of being fully dedicated to her love, persists in running around like a tomboy and roaming the forests with ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: brothers grimm, ritual, picnic, swimming pool, prank, dancing, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Hansel & Gretel (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel is a 2002 film adaptation of the Brothers Grimm children's story. It stars Jacob Smith and Taylor Momsen as the eponymous characters. It includes the Sandman, played by Howie Mandel and Sinbad as a raven.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, forest, adventurer, good versus evil, adventure, young heroes, supernatural, danger, escapades, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Otherworld (2016)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Otherworld is an original story and mystical tale inspired by Celtic mythology and Irish legends. One of the most fascinating characters in Celtic mythology, the Warrior Lugh, crosses Woodland heading to Tara to join the court of King Nuada and ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: celtic, legend, sword and sorcery, pagan, medieval
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Snow Queen (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Finnish live action adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, The Snow Queen. The tale centers on the struggle between good and evil as experienced by a little boy and girl, Kai and Kerttu.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: child in peril, children, snow
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Sleeping Beauty (2009)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Raised on a farm, energetic fearless Fynn is eager to be join uncle August in the royal castle as apprentice in the stables. He's quickly humiliated having inadvertently dared prince Eric to sword sparring, but gets discrete lessons from his ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: embarrassment, father figure, fight, punishment, teenager, bully, therapy, chores, scolding, dare, boy, transformation
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Fuchsia the Mini-Witch (2010)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Great adventures can hatch from the smallest eggs. Fucsia wants to learn to do magic just like her father, and so is pleased as punch when she is allowed to go to witches' school. There, Fucsia learns to make wind and conjures with the clouds. ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, entertaining, humorous
Plot: witch, friendship, magic, supernatural power, magician, children, witchcraft, sorcerer, school, flying, little girl, mysticism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of a kindly old woman. But is this kindly old woman everything she seems...?
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, youth, adventure, siblings relations, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, evil witch, in the woods, parents and children, child in peril, family relations ...
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60%
Jack and the Beanstalk (1970)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Retelling of the classic fairy tale, but from a decidedly 1960s point of view, complete with "groovy" dialogue.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: family relations, surrealism, harp, cow, giant, marriage, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Brave Little Tailor (1991)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: brothers grimm, vigilante, butt naked, unicorn, butterfly, tailor, mask, fear, memory, dancing, king, princess
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Journey into Bliss (2004)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The film deals loosely with the adventures of the grizzled Gustav who captains a ship – a giant floating ‘snailboat’ – with a crew of talking animals and lumbering sailors in blackface. It unspools like a perverse children’s story book, ...
Style: splatter, fairy tale
Plot: surrealism, rabbit, gold, palace, brain, vomiting, absurdism, frog, bear, king, urination, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Lucinda's Spell (1998)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Something Magical Is In The Air...... Jason the last descendant of Merlin, must father a child on the eve of Beltane. A coven of the world's most powerful witches have gathered in New Orleans for a spell contest to determine who will bear his ...
Plot: gold, absurdism, magic, meteorite, sex outdoors, male objectification, fellatio, woman undressing, coven, alchemy, male nudity, female nudity ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Vom Fischer und seiner Frau (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 58 min.
Story: German North Sea beach fisherman Hein always was happy with his wife Islebils, despite their modest life and poor dwelling. When he spares a rod-caught speaking flounder's life, the grateful enchanted prince promises to grant his wish. Hearing ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: transformation, dinner, public humiliation, kissing, beach, jealousy, gift, ritual, scolding, bed
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Mother Holly (1961)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: brothers grimm, mother daughter relationship, apple tree, snowman, balloon, widow, carriage, gold, night watchman, pillow
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Lesbian Harem (1987)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Two lesbian lovers escape the city to commit a lovers-suicide deep in the forest. There they are captured by the queen of a lesbian colony who uses the two lovers for her own sex games. The couple organize a revolt against the queen.
Style: erotic, fairy tale
Plot: palace, uniform, mushroom, pistol, masturbation, lesbian, harem, hermaphrodite, lesbian lover, suicide, gun, whistling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Baba Yaga (1973)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 74 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: fairy tale, folk tale, semi serious, stylized, absurd
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: heroes, imaginary kingdom, missing child, kidnapping, family relations, wizards and magicians, imaginary, family, escapades, good versus evil, obsessive quest, sneezing ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Rapunzel (2009)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A poor farmer and his wife are expecting a child at last. But after eating rampion , which she got from a sorceress, the mother developed an addiction to the rampion, which can only get from the garden of the sorceress of the father. He steals in ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: party, therapy, chores, transformation, dinner, ritual, dancing, teenager, father son relationship, bully, adoption, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Allerleirauh (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Maddened by grief over his late queen, king Tobald decides to wed their only daughter Lotte, the only female resembling her. Having failed to put him off by exorbitant demands, she puts on the unique cloak made of all fur types in the realm and ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: transformation, party, abuse, chores, bully, dancing, punishment, embarrassment, love, happy ending, prince, dinner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Drawing Restraint 9 (2005)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The film concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation and continues Matthew Barney's interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto
Style: stylized, atmospheric, experimental, surreal, serious
Plot: couples, religions or cults, society, couple relations, human nature, whaling, surrealism, ocean, nudity (full frontal - brief), ocean or sea, disintegration, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 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.
Style: dark, fairy tale, dark fantasy, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: witch, forest, black magic, witchcraft, supernatural power, villainess, good versus evil, child, danger, supernatural, brutality, lost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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King Thrushbeard (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: King Thrushbeard
Style: fairy tale
Plot: prince, queen, princess, jester, beggar, husband wife relationship, disguise, prison, horse riding, wig, prisoner, king ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Aphrodisiac (1973)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Eccentric Professor Leviticus Wirtsus is obsessed with crossbreeding animals of different species. His research leads Wirtsus to discover a LSD-type substance called Fongaluli
Style: psychedelic
Plot: incestuous sex, nude girl, beach, giant, sex, professor, transformation, orgy, tropical island, brother sister incest, male nudity, leaf ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Once Upon a Brothers Grimm (1977)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Brothers Grimm collected German folk and fairy tales in Germany during the early 19th century; eight of their best known stories are presented in this anthology.
Style: fairy tale, anthology
Plot: brothers grimm, rooster, cat, cinderella, sleeping beauty, hound dog, fairy godmother, prince, ballerina, little red riding hood, donkey, prime minister ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Magic Land of Mother Goose (1967)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: See Storybook Characters Come to Life! Hear Beautiful Songs! Laugh at the Rag Doll! Be thrilled, amazed, and just plain dumbstruck by this kooky kiddie klassick from Mr.Gore himself, HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS!
Style: fairy tale
Plot: filmed play, surrealism, magic trick, illusion, levitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based somewhat more authentically on the Grimm Brothers' story of a young woman who is unliked by her stepmother, the film includes the talking mirror, a poisoned apple, and some ruffian gold (not diamond) miners (and they aren't dwarfs or ...
Style: gothic, dark, fairy tale, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, good versus evil, rescue, magic, danger, palaces castles and temples, betrayal, fantasy world, pregnancy, woman in danger, murder, apple ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Jack the Giant Killer (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A giant beanstalk brings Jack to a land in the clouds filled with snarling, evil beasts. When the creatures make their way to the ground, Jack must figure out how to get back down before they destroy earth and everyone in it.
Style: fairy tale, bleak, romantic, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: giant, magic, monster, kingdom, fantasy world, injustice, love, deception, save the princess, dragon, sky, cloud ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Into the Woods (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, melancholic, talky, lyrical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, in the woods, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, good versus evil, curse, cinderella, prince, lost in the woods, moral ambiguity ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%