Movies like The Little Mermaid 1976

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The Little Mermaid (1976)
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The Little Mermaid (1976)
Original name: Malá mořská víla
Genre: Family, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The little mermaid rescues a prince from drowning and falls in love with him. To be with him, she makes a deal with the evil sorceress: her beautiful voice against a life on land. It seems to work at first, the prince is enchanted with her lovely appearance. But the memory of a foreign princess still haunts him: The one who found him on the beach where the mermaid had left him, and whom he (of course) believes to be his saviour. To resolve this mistake is too much for the mute little mermaid, and not even her father, king of all seas, can help her in the impending catastrophe.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: love, sea, prince, mermaid, female nudity, male female relationship, mythology, tragedy, female protagonist, grief, merman, multiverse

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, psychotronic, romantic and sweet films with plots about prince, princess, love, father daughter relationship, king, love and romance and female protagonist mostly in Fantasy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Little Mermaid: The Third Prince (1983), Beauty and the Beast (1976), Cinderella (2015), The Snow Queen (1986), The White Snake (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Third Prince (1983)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brave sons of the king, twin brothers Jaroslav and Jaromír love and help each other. It was they and another brother - Jindrich, who once saw the portrait of Princess of Diamond Mountains, fell in love and went on her quest.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: prince, princess, male objectification, nobleman, horse riding, noblewoman, dual role, aristocrat, actress playing multiple roles, actress playing dual role, nightgown
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95%
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 ⇓
77%
Barbara the Fair with the Silken Hair (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Once upon a time there lived a Tsar named Yeremey who went on a year-long journey to take inventory of all he owned. One day he is kidnapped by the underwater Tsar Chudo-Yudo. When a ransom is demanded, the Tsar's family is faced with all kinds ...
Style: fairy tale, folk tale
Plot: transformation, love, princess, marriage proposal, nanny, prince, challenge, czar, replacement, witch, medieval, puzzle ...
Place: russia
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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 ⇓
57%
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The Little Mermaid (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young reporter and his niece discover a beautiful and enchanting creature they believe to be the real little mermaid.
Style: fairy tale, sweet, colourful, emotional, gothic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mermaid, magic, fall in love, falling in love, singing, circus, circus performer, evil sorcerer, witch, kidnapping, warning, escape ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
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The Snow Queen (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 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: snow, children, child in peril
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The White Snake (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Endres wants to be more than just a farmer's son. He wants to be able to read and write, wear clothes without holes and sleep in a proper bed. He goes to the court of the King, who is said to be the cleverest man in the land. Endres becomes his ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: father son relationship, kissing, rainstorm, teenager, butt naked, snake, heavy rain, smuggling, cell, jealousy, brother brother relationship, clothed female naked male ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Salt Prince (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fairy-tale about the power of love. The old king Pravoslav feels it is time to entrust the rule over his kingdom to one of his three daughters - the one that loves him the most. The youngest, Maruška, fails her father's expectations about ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: vanity, surrealism, princess, castle, prince, happy ending, king, humility, royal court, curse, trial, morality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia, East Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The film stars Libuse Safrankova as the title character, a young woman who is put upon by her stepmother and stepsisters. The film employs a twist, though, when a handsome prince comes knocking. Cinderella does not simply fall into the prince's ...
Style: fairy tale, sweet, romantic, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, date night, kids
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, prince, adventure, love and romance, true love, wish come true, fall in love, young heroes, good versus evil, social differences, hopes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: east germany, czechoslovakia, german democratic republic, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Snow dragon (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fairy tale about a princess who is growing up without her mother. He father the king, a kind and righteous man, loves her dearly, but is determined to marry her off at all costs: no-one knows why he's in such a hurry. He organizes a grand ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: princess, dragon, prince, true love, dead mother, horse, bare breasts, female nudity, talking after sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Devil's Bride (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young Stepan saves his beloved princess Stepanka to marry Lucifer due to the promise her parents, the King and the Queen, did to the Evil as reword for the help he provided to the Queen to get pregnant.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, captivating, disturbing
Plot: pact with the devil, prince, devil, princess, king, queen, hell, lucifer, fictitious kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
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How to Wake a Princess (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, East Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The king Dalimil and the queen Eliska waited to see a longed-for offspring - a daughter Ruzenka. But Eliska's envious and bad sister Melánie curses her. When Ruzenka becomes 17 years old she will prick her finger and she will fall asleep for ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for storytelling but struggles to find his place in the world and gain the affection of the woman he adores. Interspersed throughout are brief ...
Style: fairy tale, realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional
Plot: writer's life, love affair, fall in love, prodigy, family, rich and poor, unrequited love, princess, mermaid, puppet show, publisher, prince ...
Time: 19th century
Place: copenhagen, denmark, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Queen of the Lake (1998)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prince Victor looks in vain for a swan which was wounded by one of his servants. Instead he discovers a beautiful girl with golden hair who has an arrow in her shoulder. She is dumb and can't explain her origin. He falls immediately for her. ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: surrealism, lake, prince, curse, female antagonist, escape, nobleman, human becoming an animal, castle, kingdom, security guard, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Scarlet Sails (1961)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A little girl Assol met a wizard and it has been foretold: "... it will be a fine sunny day when a beautiful ship under scarlet sail comes and the noble prince will take you away from here. He'll take you to the world of your dreams, where ...
Style: romantic, lyrical, scenic, sentimental, fairy tale
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Prince and the Evening Star (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A wonderful fairytale about looking for love, defeating evil and learning some valuable moral lessons on the way. The story begins with the young Prince Velen , who is left in charge of the castle and his three sisters. During the night he has a ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: wizards, king, princess, prince, werewolf, coming of age, father daughter relationship, aristocrat, sorcerer, shape shifting, barefoot male, father son relationship ...
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Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 84 min.
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Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, romantic, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Christmas at Cartwright's (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: light, sweet
Plot: christmas, single mother, guardian angel, department store, love affair, lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, romance, male female relationship, love, christmas season ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Frog Prince (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Children's musical based on Grimm's fairy tale of The Frog-King. A young girl learns how to be a good friend and princess with the help of a "tall frog."
Style: fairy tale, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: princess, prince, teaching the ways of the world, legends and myths, friendship, show tunes, friends, meaningful kiss, youth, family, love and romance, frog
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Little Mermaid (1976)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, Bulgaria
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Retelling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale 'The Little Mermaid'.
Plot: mermaid, underwater scene, fish
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Incredibly Sad Princess (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: aristocrat, wedding, rowboat, sadness, pretending to be someone else, film projector, teenage boy, nanny, intrigue, jail, king, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Romeo & Juliet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-cross'd lovers take ...
Plot: tragedy, mother daughter relationship, love, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, male female relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sleepwalk (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: fairy tale
Plot: female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Cinderella '80 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In this contemporary retelling of the Cinderella story, a feisty 18-year-old Italian-American New Yorker named Cindy is sent off to Rome with her irascible stepmother and vain stepsisters. On the way, she meets, and falls in love with, globetrotting ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic
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Place: rome italy
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32%
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Sea People (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At 14, Amanda is a perfect swimmer and a great student. When the factory where his father works closes and he must go to work in another city, she feels very sad. One morning she meets the McRea, a very nice elderly couple who, like her, cannot live ...
Style: cult film
Plot: swimming pool, swimming, swimsuit, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, merman, mermaid
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31%
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Mermaids (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mermaid sisters hunt down their father's human killer... and deal with their own personal relationships with the humans.
Style: captivating, touching, suspense, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: mermaid, love, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship, magic, supernatural power, male female relationship, love triangle, father daughter relationship, revenge, underwater scene, underwater ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
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Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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29%
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Month's Rulers (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a classical czech fairy tale.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic, captivating, contemplative, exciting
Plot: rivalry, supernatural power, female protagonist, family relations, egocentric woman, teenage boy, new year's eve, teenage protagonist, female antagonist, sister sister relationship, psychological manipulation, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Magic Book (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An evil witch is trying to steal a magic purse possessed by the local ruler. Thanks to Princess Blanka's love, Prince Petr wins out over the witch.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: spell, supernatural power, princess, disguise, rivalry, swing, inventor, rivals, wallet, antagonist as protagonist, marketplace, book of magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Ten (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Musical tale about a struggle between a good Scientist and his evil Shadow.
Style: allegory, fairy tale
Plot: female director, satire, irony
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%