Movies like Beauty and the Beast 1976

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Beauty and the Beast (1976)
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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: beauty and the beast, prince, monster, curse, male female relationship, magic spell, deformity, beast

Most similar movies to Beauty and the Beast

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, psychotronic, entertaining and stylized films with plots about prince, princess, curse, love, castle, transformation and king mostly in Fantasy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Beauty and the Beast: The Little Mermaid (1976), How to Wake a Princess (1978), The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1967), The Third Prince (1983), The Snow Queen (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beauty and the Beast (1962)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A low-budget re-telling of the classic fairy tale.
Style: fairy tale, serious, stylized, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: werewolf, beauty and the beast, family, unlikely couple, romance, opposites attract, rivalry, young lovers, love and romance, escapades, wizards and magicians, couples ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Little Mermaid (1976)
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 ...
Style: fairy tale, dark, psychotronic
Plot: mermaid, love, female nudity, female protagonist, merman, prince, multiverse, male female relationship, mythology, grief, tragedy, sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
How to Wake a Princess (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
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
Plot: sleeping beauty, princess, queen, curse, godmother, fictitious kingdom, prince, king
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1967)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fairytale based on Alexander Pushkin novel.
Style: fairy tale
Audience: kids
Plot: mythology, false accusation, transformation, letter, merchant, intrigue, conspiracy, marriage, prince, sister sister relationship, jealousy, czar ...
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, dual role, male objectification, horse riding, competition, father son relationship, jealousy, smuggling, ritual, wager, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Snow Queen (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 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, surreal, uplifting
Audience: kids
Plot: children, child in peril, ballerina, witchcraft, witch, princess, ballet, prince, snow
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: mythology, witch, transformation, prince, princess, nanny, love, marriage proposal, challenge, czar, metamorphosis, gluttony ...
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Allerleirauh (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Maddened by grief over his late queen, king Tobald decides to wed their only daughter Lotte, the only female resembling her. Having failed to put him off by exorbitant demands, she puts on the unique cloak made of all fur types in the realm and ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: prince, love, happy ending, party, dancing, father figure, punishment, chores, transformation, embarrassment, gift, dinner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: To save her father, a girl who always puts others before herself promises to live her life in a lavish castle with a strange beast.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, stylized, touching ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forest, castle, beast, couples, family relations, romance, love and romance, escapades, opposites attract, master and servant, family, adventure ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ 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: dragon, prince, princess, dead mother, true love, witch, curse, duel, love, horse, female nudity, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Cinderella (1989)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: West Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: cinderella, prince, love, stepmother, castle, pigeon, half sister, shoes
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Prince Beyond the Seven Seas (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The merchant's daughter Constanze, begs her father to ask a lion for a favor. Her father approaches the lion who agrees to his request with one condition: that he send the first person he meets upon his return home to the lion's den. It is ...
Style: fairy tale
Audience: kids
Plot: stranded on an island, baby, dog, prince, marriage, quest, ship, castle, lion, curse, bird, memory loss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: happy ending, disney, beauty and the beast, beast, love story, magic, prince, opposites attract, true love, fantasy world, heroine, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, colourful, light, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: magic, true love, beast, transformation, curse, man beast, castle, imaginary kingdom, beautiful scenery, beauty and the beast, curses spells and rituals, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sleeping Beauty (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love's first kiss.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: dream, fairy, revenge, queen, love, prince, king, baby, newborn, brothers grimm
⇓ 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: prince, female protagonist, princess, queen, noblewoman, fictitious kingdom, security guard, family relations, escape, captive, nobleman, human becoming an animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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
Audience: kids
Plot: mythology, family relations, female protagonist, vanity, curse, happy ending, castle, humility, surrealism, royal court, morality, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: father figure, scolding, punishment, boy, transformation, embarrassment, therapy, bully, chores, fight, teenager, dare
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Story of Love (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Romania
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sci-fi fairy tale love story adventure about a young boy, who lands in a UFO, and the princess he falls in love with as an adult.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: spacecraft, queen, prince, princess, adoption, old woman, crow, disappearance, kingdom, spacesuit, alien, old man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, captivating, disturbing, entertaining, sincere
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, love affair, locked in a room, love and romance, love story, love interest, forbidden love, fall in love, in love, love, prince, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Shepherd Yanka (1977)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 127 min.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: prince, king, old man, village, fiancee, groom, shepherd, elderly man
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Brave Little Tailor (2008)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Poor but confident and resourceful tailor David trusts, after killing seven flies in one swat, he's a match for any challenge and sets out to prove himself in the wide world. After luck and cunning help him deal with giant Lothar, he arrives at ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: teenager, cell, king, unicorn, stuttering, smell, princess, memory lapse, flowers, memory, dream, juggling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Enchanted Grove (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lizuca is only six years old, not much older than her pet dachshund Patrocle, when her mother dies and she is left to live with her grandparents on their farm. Before long, Lizuca's father comes to take her away to live with him and his new ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: countryside, little girl, orphan, journey, forest, grandparents, imagination, fantasy life, child, romanian
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Once Upon a Mattress (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The second television adaptation of Once Upon a Mattress was broadcast on December 12, 1972, on CBS. This production, videotaped in color, included original Broadway cast members Burnett, Gilford and White, and also featured Bernadette Peters as ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: princess, royalty, broadway, royal romance, marriage, prince, queen, curse, unplanned pregnancy, king
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Beauty and the Beast (1978)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Julie, the youngest daughter of a bankrupt merchant, sacrifices her life in order to save her father. She goes to an enchanted castle in the woods and meets Netvor, a bird-like monster. As Netvor begins to fall in love with Julie, he must suppress ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic horror, atmospheric, romantic, bleak ...
Plot: beauty and the beast, curse, beast, father daughter relationship, stockholm syndrome, strong female character, ruins, father, daughter, mansion, monster, castle ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, visually appealing, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witch, disney, princess, fairy, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, magical creature, magical, curse, kingdom ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: france, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: fairy, magic, adventure, fall in love, love and romance, fairy godmother, cinderella story, imaginary kingdom, true love, cinderella, prince, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Once Upon a Brothers Grimm (1977)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Brothers Grimm collected German folk and fairy tales in Germany during the early 19th century; eight of their best known stories are presented in this anthology.
Style: fairy tale, anthology
Plot: donkey, little red riding hood, cat, rooster, fairy godmother, king, prince, cinderella, queen, prime minister, ballerina, hound dog ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Donkey's Hide (1982)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Russian take on Charles Perrault's fairytale. At the festivities marking the christening of princess Theresa, daughter of king Gaston IX, a wicked fairy made a mysterious prophecy about the girl's life. Seventeen years later, Theresa ...
Style: folk tale
Plot: princess, prince
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Three Wishes for Cinderella (2021)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Norwegian remake of the 1973 Czech film "Three Wishes for Cinderella" by Václav Vorlícek.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, entertaining, sincere, disturbing
Audience: family outing
Plot: cinderella, imaginary kingdom, cinderella story, magical, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, adventure, christmas, magic, snow, female protagonist, evil stepmother, magician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%