Movies like Beauty and the Beast 1962

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Beauty and the Beast (1962)
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Beauty and the Beast (1962)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A low-budget re-telling of the classic fairy tale.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, serious, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, true love, romance, wizards and magicians, love and romance, physical appearance, haunted by the past, couples, young lovers, imaginary, opposites attract, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, unlikely couple, palaces castles and temples, werewolf, princess, monster, beast, prince, sorcerer, male female relationship, curse, alchemy ...
Time: 60s

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Most similar movies to Beauty and the Beast

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, fairy tale, semi serious and humorous films with plots about imaginary, family, love and romance, romance, escapades, curses spells and rituals and imaginary kingdom mostly in Fantasy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Beauty and the Beast: Yellow Day (2015), Ella Enchanted (2004), Cinderella (1965), Snow White (1987), Cinderella (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: To save her father, a girl who always puts others before herself promises to live her life in a lavish castle with a strange beast.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, touching, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, date night, kids, family outing
Plot: beast, castle, forest, singing, opposites attract, love and romance, family, master and servant, adventure, unlikely couple, imaginary, dangerous animal ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Beauty and the Beast (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Beauty and the Beast is the adaptation of a story by Madame de Villeneuve. Published anonymously in 1740 as La Jeune Américaine et les contes marins, it paints a portrait of Belle, a joyful and touching young girl who falls in love with the Beast, ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, colourful, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beast, magic, transformation, true love, palaces castles and temples, physical appearance, escapades, curses spells and rituals, castle, beautiful scenery, love and romance, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.4
 84
Yellow Day (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yellow Day chronicles a young man's life-changing and inspirational journey through the mysterious Yellow Day. To many, the Yellow Day is simply a fun day celebrating outreach at a kid's camp, but to some, God bestows visions and miracles, ...
Style: stylized, feel good, surreal, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: looking for love, youth, teenage life, family, love and romance, romance, escapades, camp, imaginary
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.3
 62K
Ella Enchanted (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves itself to be quite the curse once ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: fairy, cinderella story, magic, true love, wizards and magicians, fall in love, prince, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, love and romance, elf ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 7.8
 2K
Cinderella (1965)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: TV-version of the classic fairy tale, set to a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, stylized, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: cinderella story, royal family, cinderella, true love, wish come true, opposites attract, romance, intrigue, rivalry, state affairs, love and romance, hopes ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 724
Snow White (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prince, seeking the greatest treasure, stumbles upon seven little men guarding a coffin. They tell him the story of Snow White, a beautiful princess who was forced to run away from home after her jealous stepmother tried to have her killed. When ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing, date night
Plot: sleeping, chase, prince, house, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, show tunes, family, dishonesty, friendship, cinderella story ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 7K
Cinderella (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens, date night, kids ...
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, true love, couples, family, romance, master and servant, imaginary, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Prince Charming (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, curses spells and rituals, destiny, adventure, time travel, imaginary, love and romance, royal family, disorder, fish out of water, opposites attract, family ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Beauty and the Beast (1976)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A beautiful girl agrees to marry a hideous, deformed beast and live in his castle in order to save her father's life.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: prince, beast, deformity, curse, magic spell, monster, beauty and the beast, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 162K
Cinderella (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, fall in love, cinderella, disney, happy ending, imaginary kingdom, prince, love and romance, rags to riches, hopes, fairy, magic ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 76K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, captivating, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, beast, fall in love, love and romance, teenage love, true love, popularity, curses spells and rituals, high school hunk, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Sleeping Beauty (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Feature-length, live-action musical version of the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: queen, king, princess, magic, curse, sleeping, fairy, curses spells and rituals, family relations, romance, youth, family ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mistletoe Over Manhattan (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rebecca, Mrs. Claus (Tedde Moore) is worried that her exhausted, workaholic husband (Mairtin O’Carrigan) has lost his holiday spirit. She believes she can help him recapture his bliss and secretly heads to the one place she knows the spirit of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, love and romance, family, couple relations, couples, romance, miraculous event, divorce, nanny, hopes, bad mother, santa claus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Cannon Movie Tales: Rumpelstiltskin (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story about a miller's daughter who recieves help from a mischievous dwarf, then ends up over her head. Now, she and a mute servant girl may be the only hope for her baby son, John.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, master and servant, adventure, rescue, rivalry, danger, escapades, love and romance, imaginary, legends and myths, wish come true, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 346K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: fairy, magical, witch, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, dark fantasy, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, disney, princess, imaginary, queen ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, france, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 256K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, adventure, magical, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, witches, pirate, true love, supernatural ability, prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 1870s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Jack the Giant Killer (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrible and trecherous Pendragon plans to gain the throne of Cornwall by getting the king to abdicate and to marry his lovely daughter. To help him he has his dreadful witches in his castle and his almost unstoppable sorcery. A giant under his ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: giant, genie, kidnapping, viking, castle, adventurer, princess, best friends, good versus evil, family, supernatural, youth ...
Time: middle ages
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 568
Puss in Boots (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cat belonging to a poor miller's son thinks up a great plan for bringing a title, wealth, and marriage for his owner. He begins to carry it out, using a few birds and rabbits as gifts for the king, his own wit, and a pair of boots that make ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, stylized, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fall in love, legends and myths, siblings relations, family life, family relations, friends, escapades, love and romance, imaginary, unlikely partners, partners, family ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 2K
Northpole (2014)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Northpole, the magical city where Santa and his elves live and work is in trouble. Families around the globe have gotten too busy to enjoy the season together, and Northpole depends on their holiday happiness to keep running. In the hopes of turning ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, humorous, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: fall in love, elf, parents and children, family, imaginary, christmas, save the day, youth, single parent, escapades, north pole, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Cutting Edge: Fire & Ice (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Alexandra "Alex" Delgado, a pairs figure skater, found her career come to an abrupt halt after her partner (on and off the ice) became injured. As their love affair cooled, a heartbroken Alex stopped competing and turned to teaching. Enter ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: figure skating, rivalry, skating, sport, lifestyle, romance, contests and competitions, unlikely partners, couples, love and romance, ambition, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 4K
Frosty (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: 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.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, atmospheric, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: winter, magic, family relations, family, parent child relationship, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, selfishness, soviet, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, wizards and magicians, show tunes ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary, UK, France, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, family relations, adventure, orphan, teenage life, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, in the woods, youth, estate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, sweet, remake of cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: happy ending, beast, opposites attract, disney, love story, beautiful scenery, fantasy world, kingdom, true love, prince, beauty and the beast, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 4K
Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, good versus evil, hereditary gift of witchcraft, adventure, superhuman powers, wizards and magicians, supernatural, heroes, family, youth, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 344
Baba Yaga (1973)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 74 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: fairy tale, folk tale, stylized, semi serious, absurd
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: heroes, wizards and magicians, family relations, imaginary kingdom, missing child, kidnapping, family, escapades, good versus evil, obsessive quest, imaginary, sword ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Nutcracker (1993)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie falls asleep and dreams herself into a fantastic world in which her toys become larger than life. She meets up with the Nutcracker Prince who takes her on a journey to his kingdom and defends her from the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, stylized, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, danger, family, young heroes, rescue, family relations, disorder, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, escapades, christmas movie, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Beauty and the Beast (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A twist on the morality tale of forbidden love between the beautiful Belle and the feared Beast. As the villagers are being brutally murdered and the Beast is hunted down as the one responsible for the mayhem, Belle and Beast team up to defeat the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, fairy tale
Plot: wizards and magicians, unlikely couple, fall in love, good versus evil, physical appearance, danger, imaginary, save the kingdom, supernatural, sword, forest, beauty and the beast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dark Angel: The Ascent (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Chaesed away by her father , an idealistic she-devil heads for the world above to begin serving her own brand of justice.
Style: scary, serious, offbeat
Plot: priest, demon, hell, deadly, unlikely couple, supernatural, romance, love and romance, good versus evil, opposites attract, oracle, gory ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Polar Bear King (1991)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his father is killed, Prince Valemon ascends the throne, only to be turned into a polar bear by a bitter witch who wants to be his queen.
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: curse, supernatural, witchcraft, polar bear, king, love and romance, danger, heroes, rivalry, adventure, escapades, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%