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, captivating, semi serious and humorous films with plots about adventure, magic, escapades, family, imaginary, imaginary kingdom and friendship 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
Plot: giant, gold, magic, curse, cat, mouse, cow, spell, treasure, tap dance, goose, princess ...
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95%
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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
Plot: pinocchio, puppet, fairy, lie, father son relationship, death, fire, donkey, amusement park, death of friend, forest, toys ...
Place: italy
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78%
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
Plot: fairy, magic, imaginary kingdom, adventure, winter, forest, magical, secret, friendship, disney, friends, family ...
Time: 2010s
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72%
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, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: magical creature, family relations, parents and children, family, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, children, magic, moon, fairy, flying, butterfly ...
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, insect, flashback, council, santa claus, brother sister relationship, magic, bear, beetle, owl, goat, flying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: magical creature, talking animals, wealth, dog, family, chicken, construction, farmer, pig, motorcycle, magic, cow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, feel good, humorous, semi serious, 2d animation
Audience: kids, chick flick, family outing, preschoolers
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53%
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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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Tinker Bell (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Journey into the secret world of Pixie Hollow and hear Tinker Bell speak for the very first time as the astonishing story of Disney's most famous fairy is finally revealed in the all-new motion picture "Tinker Bell."
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Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, female protagonist, imaginary kingdom, friendship, adventure, young heroes, talent, nature, good versus evil, spring, magic, self discovery ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sleeping Beauty (1995)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
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Style: fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Barbie as Rapunzel (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Long, long ago, in a time of magic and dragons, there lived a girl named Rapunzel who had the most beautiful radiant hair the world had ever seen. But Rapunzel's life was far from wonderful. She lived as a servant to Gothel, a jealous, scheming ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: fairy tale, humorous, light, folk tale, funny ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 53 min.
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Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Princess and the Pea (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Return to Never Land (2002)
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Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1940
Place: london, england
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40%
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Quest for Zhu (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 72 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Twelve Months (1980)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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Time: 80s
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40%
Bratz Kidz Fairy Tales (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: Russia
Duration: 91 min.
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37%
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Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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Style: fairy tale, feel good, light, exciting, entertaining ...
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Time: 2010s
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37%
The Gruffalo's Child (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 27 min.
Story: A follow up to the 2009 animated feature and adapted from the childrens' book by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler. The Gruffalo's child explores the deep dark wood in search of the big bad mouse and meets the Snake, Owl and Fox in the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Pirate Fairy (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Zarina, a smart and ambitious dust-keeper fairy who’s captivated by Blue Pixie Dust and its endless possibilities, flees Pixie Hollow and joins forces with the scheming pirates of Skull Rock, who make her captain of their ship. Tinker Bell and her ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, pirate, adventure, curses spells and rituals, magic, friendship, family, disney, female protagonist, ship, island ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Secret Magic Control Agency (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Secret Magic Control Agency sends its two best agents, Hansel and Gretel, to fight against the witch of the Gingerbread House.
Style: fairy tale, light, captivating, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: magic, fairy, rescue mission, rescue, king, witchcraft, boy, supernatural, old woman, supernatural power, mysterious woman, black magic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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36%
How to Train Your Dragon - Legends (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Prepare for high-flying adventures with Hiccup, Toothless and the rest of the Dragon Trainers. Meet new dragons, learn the secrets of the legendary Boneknapper and see what is in store for the holidays on the festive island of Berk.
Style: semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating, fairy tale ...
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35%