Movies like Once Upon a Time 1973

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Once Upon a Time (1973)
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Once Upon a Time (1973)
Original name: Maria d'Oro und Bello Blue
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Once Upon a Time (German: Maria d'Oro und Bello Blue) is a 1973 West German animated musical film written and directed by Roberto Gavioli and Rolf Kauka. The story is based on the German fairytale "Frau Holle", or "Mother Hulda". Also known as Cinderellas Wonderland
Style: fairy tale
Plot: dog, baby, fortune teller, stepsister stepsister relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, feel good, semi serious and humorous films with plots about magic, family, adventure, imaginary, friends, imaginary kingdom and escapades mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Once Upon a Time: Jack and the Beanstalk (1967), Pinocchio (1971), Secret of the Wings (2012), The Flying Sneaker (1991), Peter in Magicland (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jack and the Beanstalk (1967)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A retelling of the popular fairy tale that mixes live action and animation.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
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Pinocchio (1971)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film was directed by Giuliano Cenci with assistance from his brother Renzo. During production, Carlo Collodis grandchildren Mario and Antonio Lorenzini were consulted. The subtle movements made by fidgeting children whilst speaking or under ...
Style: fairy tale
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Place: italy
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Secret of the Wings (2012)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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Time: 2010s
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The Flying Sneaker (1991)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Little Rehor isn't allowed to play with the other boys. His only friend is the girl next door, Luci. Rehor's father is doctor on a boat and he has sent Rehor a package with butterfly larvae. When they hatch he discover a fairy who can do ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family, parents and children, puppet, flying, butterfly, sneakers, ship captain, shoes, cocoon, magic, part animation ...
Place: czech republic
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Peter in Magicland (1990)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After Sumsemann the beetle loses one of his arms to a troll, he invites brother and sister Peterchen and Annaliese to join him on a journey to the moon in a quest to retrieve his lost arm.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: moon, bear, goat, owl, magic, carriage, council, flashback, talking animals, breaking the fourth wall, beetle, flying ...
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76%
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Hatschipuh (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The farm where Hatschipuh (a gnome) and his friends live is about to be sold because the owners are going bankrupt. The gnomes need to help the family and rescue the farm. Live action film with animated gnomes.
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67%
Happily Ever After (1989)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The Wicked Queen is dead but her brother, Lord Maliss, seeks for revenge. Using the Magic Mirror to locate Snow White and the Prince, he transforms into a dragon and attacks. Maliss takes the Prince to the Realm of Doom. Snow White, with the aid of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, humorous, 2d animation
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
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61%
Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Elina is a flower fairy who discovers that her home of Magic Meadow has been overcome by a horrible malady that is killing the flowers and making the fairies unable to fly. With the help of Bibble, a puffball and a giant butterfly named Hue she ...
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61%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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Duration: 53 min.
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Tinker Bell (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
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Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Country: Japan
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56%
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Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
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55%
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
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Twelve Months (1980)
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Country: Japan
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41%
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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40%
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