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Once Upon a Mattress (2005)
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Once Upon a Mattress (2005)
Original name: Once Upon A Mattress
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to sabotage every princess that come along. When Sir Harry and Lady Larken learn that they are going to be parents, wed or not, he goes off to the swamps and brings back Princess Winnifred ("Fred" to her friends).
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, semi serious, fairy tale, stylized
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, romance, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, royal family, couples, wooing, princess, marriage, prince, cinderella story, wedding, family, hopes, dancing, king, queen, singer, curse, dancer, royal romance, court, imaginary ...

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Most similar movies to Once Upon a Mattress

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and fairy tale films and TV series with plots about family, family relations, imaginary, love and romance, youth, adventure and hopes mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Once Upon a Mattress: Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973), Cinderella (1997), Princess of Thieves (2001), Annie (1999), Toothless (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age of thirty. With his upcoming birthday appears the remains of literally ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, mysterious character, dragon, heroes, legends and myths, adventurer, fairy, midget, giant, escapades ...
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100%
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, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, love and romance, adventure, prince, true love, fall in love, wish come true, royal family, social differences, young heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: central europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, german democratic republic, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, true love, couples, evil stepmother, family, love and romance, hopes, artists and showbiz, master and servant, romance, social differences ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Princess of Thieves (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Sherwood forest has a courageous new hero - Gwyn, the daughter of Robin Hood. Possessing the cunning skills of her legendary father and the beauty and intelligence of her mother Maid Marian, Gwyn is anxious to follow in her father's footsteps. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: tough girl, robin hood, good versus evil, heroes, rescue, folk hero, royal family, adventure, heroine, dishonesty, assassination, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Annie (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Eleven-year-old Annie has been living in an orphanage her whole life run by cruel Miss Hannigan. After unsuccessful escape attempts, Grace Farrell comes to take the child home to live two weeks with billionaire Oliver Warbucks during Christmas.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, adoption, friendship, hopes, dishonesty, family, young heroes, ambition, youth, life is a bitch, follow your dream, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Toothless (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
TV show
Story: A female dentist is cast into limbo after her death in an accident and is given the assignment to act as the Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: afterlife, dentist, hopes, supernatural, young heroes, youth, heroes, romance, family, family relations, family life, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 743
Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, young heroes, parents and children, friendship, family relations, escapades, family, youth, miraculous event, child in peril, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: cinderella story, adventure, curses spells and rituals, time travel, destiny, royal family, love and romance, disorder, romance, opposites attract, wooing, family ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
TV show
Story: American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends crash the fairies' costume ball and Muldoon's son falls ...
Style: stylized, feel good, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, true love, gnome, love and romance, good versus evil, star crossed lovers, friendship, couples, supernatural ability, ancient mystery ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, semi serious, humorous, stylized, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: magic, curse, queen, king, princess, sleeping, fairy, family relations, escapades, family, intrigue, good versus evil ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Santa Who? (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
TV show
Story: Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, young heroes, save the day, friendship, family relations, disorder, family, memory loss, family life, holiday, friends, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Cinderella (2015)
Genre: Adventure, 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, feel good, romantic, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, fall in love, cinderella, happy ending, disney, love and romance, princess, imaginary kingdom, prince, magic, fairy, rags to riches ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century, 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Eloise at Christmastime (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Eloise insists on helping with yuletide nuptials.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hotel, mischievous children, friends, opposites attract, love and romance, young heroes, love triangle, fall in love, family life, wedding, family relations, family ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, semi serious, feel good, touching, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, royal family, true love, wish come true, life turned upside down, godparent, family relations, power relations, couples, family, romance ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Saintly Switch (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: The story is about a married couplewith children on the verge of divorce. Their imminent divorce, like many, is due to their mutual lack of respect and compassion for each other and the effect it has on their children. When the family makes a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, body swapping, family, misfit, youth, society, battle of the sexes, couples, disorder, curses spells and rituals, fish out of water ...
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Call Me Mrs. Miracle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mrs Merkle (or Mrs. Miracle as she is know by some) finds herself in a toy department of a department store that is having all kinds of financial problems, but leave it to this kind lady as she will get the Christmas spirit flowing very freely at ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, department store, winter, parents and children, miraculous event, love and romance, family relations, hopes, wizards and magicians, society, couples, holiday ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Princess Switch: Switched Again (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Duchess Margaret unexpectedly inherits the throne & hits a rough patch with Kevin, it’s up to Stacy to save the day before a new lookalike — party girl Fiona — foils their plans.
Style: colourful, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: prince, lookalikes, imaginary kingdom, royal family, christmas, king, party, royalty, mistaken identity, princess, female protagonist, true love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Life-Size (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: After her mom's death, Casey pulls away from everyone in her life, including her emotionally distant dad. With help from a magic spell, she tries to bring her mother back from the dead; instead, Casey's words accidentally awaken one of her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, teaching the ways of the world, doll, mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, toy comes to life, young heroes, child's point of view, friendship, intergenerational friendship, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Legend of Galgameth (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The kingdom of Donnegold is being subverted from within, and young prince Davin must defend against the traitors with the help of a legendary, metal-eating dragon called Galgameth.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friends, family relations, betrayal, love and romance, family, youth, escapades, heroes, hopes, state affairs, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Eloise at the Plaza (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: This is a comedy about a six-year-old girl who lives at a 5 star plaza and causes havoc.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: little girl, nanny, mischievous children, tutor, precocious child, hotel, adventure, family, family life, family relations, opposites attract, young heroes ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Snow Queen (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The Snow Queen is a powerful story of friendship and the triumph of love over wickedness. The story follows a young woman who is forced to battle the wicked snow queen in order to save the soul of the man she loves.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, hotel, good versus evil, adventure, rescue, heroic mission, young heroes, fall in love, kidnapping, imaginary kingdom, family relations, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Haunted Hathaways (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Haunted Hathaways" follows the adventures of a not-so-typical blended family. When Michelle Hathaway relocates to New Orleans, LA., to open a bakery with her daughters Taylor and Frankie, they quickly learn that life in the “Big ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sitcom, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, haunted house, family, supernatural, family life, eccentric family, youth, family relations, parents and children, invisibility, haunted, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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See Dad Run (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: couples, family life, couple relations, parents and children, actor's life, family relations, family, parenthood, fatherhood, father son relationship, lifestyle, humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: dog, romance, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, family, hopes, single parent, pets, couples, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dog with a Blog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Avery Jennings and Tyler James are step-siblings who are complete opposites. The family faces an even bigger adjustment when their new dog, Stan, can talk and also has a blog, unbeknownst to the family. Stan uses his blog to discuss the happenings ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, not serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: talking dog, teenage life, dog, talking animals, family relations, parents and children, family life, youth, family, step siblings, teenager, pets ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Prince & Me 2: The Royal Wedding (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With just weeks before their royal wedding, Paige and Edvard find their relationship and the Danish monarchy in jeopardy when an old law is brought to light, stating that an unmarried heir to the throne may marry only a woman of noble blood or else ...
Style: feel good, light, sweet, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: prince, cinderella story, wedding, rivalry, social differences, intrigue, society, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, royal family, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Storyteller (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: The StoryTeller is a live-action/puppet television series. It was an American/British co-production which originally aired in 1988 and was created and produced by Jim Henson. Reruns of The StoryTeller episodes were featured in some episodes of The ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, adventure, family, ancient, curses spells and rituals, pet owner relationship, forest, talking animals, king, giant, prince ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: greek, monster, heroes, god or devil, princess, oldtimer, prince, family relations, rivalry, escapades, family, tragic hero ...
Place: crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 66K
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, pre-teens, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: cinderella story, fairy, magic, fall in love, true love, prince, wizards and magicians, elf, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, adventure, cinderella ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 810
Mortified (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mortified was an Australian children's television series, co-produced by the Australian Children's Television Foundation and Enjoy Entertainment for the Nine Network Australia, Disney Australia and the BBC. The series premiered on 30 June ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, teenage life, eccentric family, obsession, lifestyle, parents and children, family life, youth, popularity, family, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%