Movies like The Tale of Tsar Saltan

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The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1967)
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The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1967)
Original name: Сказка о царе Салтане
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fairytale based on Alexander Pushkin novel.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: prince, czar, sister sister relationship, conspiracy, jealousy, fiancee, marriage, intrigue, letter, false accusation, merchant, transformation, marooned, palace intrigue
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, psychotronic, light and humorous films with plots about prince, princess, transformation, magic, king, surrealism and family relations mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Tale of Tsar Saltan: The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963), King of the Reindeer (1970), Vom Fischer und seiner Frau (2013), Sleeping Beauty (2009), Rapunzel (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors is a 1964 Soviet fairy tale film directed by Aleksandr Rou based on a story with the same name by Vitali Gubarev. Both the surreal story by Vladimir Gubarev, together with the 1964 film, written in a Through The Looking ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, stylized, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, alternate reality, children, magic, magical, king, imagination, adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, transformation, russian ...
Place: russia
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King of the Reindeer (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A story of court intrigues, love, and betrayal. A vain king is turned into a stag and only true love can save him
Plot: king, singing, jealousy, marriage, palace intrigue, conspiracy, fiancee, body swapping, hunting
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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: kissing, transformation, dinner, bed, scolding, public humiliation, ritual, jealousy, beach, gift
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, metamorphosis, challenge, witch, puzzle, medieval, replacement ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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 ⇓
71%
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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: chores, therapy, father son relationship, party, ritual, transformation, bully, teenager, adoption, dancing, blackmail, dinner
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Shepherd Yanka (1977)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 127 min.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: old man, fiancee, prince, king, elderly man, shepherd, groom, village
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, family relations, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, missing child, kidnapping, imaginary, family, escapades, good versus evil, obsessive quest, body armor ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: child in peril, children, snow
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, monster, curse, magic spell, deformity, beauty and the beast, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, disturbing, captivating
Plot: pact with the devil, prince, devil, princess, king, queen, hell, lucifer, fictitious kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Das Märchen vom Schlaraffenland (2016)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Handsome, gentle, ever-helpful Paul bears his back-breaking fate as working class lad bravely, being his destitute family's pillar of strength. Initially he believes his parents that a fair traveler's wonderful tales of a magical land of ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: jealousy, swimming pool, wager, party, male friendship, teenager, gift, male bonding, dinner, bed, disguise, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Water of Life (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Terminally ill kings has trouble deciding which one his two, fundamentally different, sons should be his heir. It would be best if he would have more time to make his decicion but none of the treatments are working as expected. Finally a hunter ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: forgery, kissing, medical examination, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, ritual, drinking, bed, transformation, ghost, gift, therapy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Tale of Lost Times (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four evil wizards succeeded to become young by using a time stolen from lazy kids. Now these kids who became seniors must act fast if they want to return to their real age.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, sincere, sentimental, light
Plot: spell, redemption, evil sorcerer, obstacle, chase, justice, transformation, hopes, childhood, family relations, adventure, friendship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: dragon, dead mother, prince, true love, princess, horse, bare breasts, female nudity, love, duel, witch, curse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Tomas and the Falcon King (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Germany, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Thomas the Falconer" is a nice family movie about a boy (Brano Holicek), a falcon, a prince, a princess and a nasty man who gets his come-uppance. It's gloriously filmed in the mountains of Slovakia. The DVD mastering is not quite up ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: boy, castle, nobleman, whip, teenage girl, child protagonist, supernatural power, human animal relationship, falcon, dog, village, teenage boy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bambi's Youth (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 68 min.
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Plot: female director, nature
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Third Prince (1983)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
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Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Very Old Story (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the famous fairytale "The Tinderbox" by Hans Christian Andersen.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jak si zasloužit princeznu (1995)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A fairy tale of three brothers who try to save a princess kidnapped by an evil wizard.
Style: fairy tale
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Three Fat Men (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a famous fairytale by Yuri Olesha.
Plot: palace, revolution, rebellion, secret passageway, prince, kitchen, secret passage, acrobat, dictator, circus
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Magic Silver II (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the harshest winter in memory, and the gnomes' very existence is in danger. Eager to help, Queen Fjellrose betrays one of their strictest rules and goes out looking for the Blue Horn, a magical instrument that can alter the weather.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mister Blot's Academy (1984)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Thanks to the powers of magic, Adaś Niezgódka is transported to the fairy tale land of Mr. Blot – the protagonist of Jan Brzechwa’s classic book. Mr. Blot is a teacher and a magician in one. His lessons cannot be boring. Especially when ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Whipping Boy (1994)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Germany, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bored little prince makes a poor rat hunter his whipping boy but after his pranks at the royal court almost causes a war with the neighbor king he runs away with the whipping boy to escape from his first spanking. After being in the real world his ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Prince Bayaya (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The hero of this popular fairy tale is a young prince who, after the death of his parents, goes out into the world. During his travels he meets a magical talking horse and falls in love with the beautiful princess Slavna. On the advice of his horse, ...
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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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: winter, magic, family relations, family, parent child relationship, selfishness, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, soviet, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, wizards and magicians, show tunes ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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!
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