Movies like Beauty and the Beast 1987

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Beauty and the Beast (1987)
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Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
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, humorous, touching, feel good, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: beast, forest, castle, singing, adventure, family, romance, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, captivity, dangerous animal, love affair, danger, haunted by the past, couples, imaginary, opposites attract, escapades, siblings relations, master and servant, unlikely couple, palaces castles and temples, show tunes, beauty and the beast ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to Beauty and the Beast

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about family, imaginary, adventure, family relations, escapades, imaginary kingdom and danger mostly in Family, Fantasy and Musical genres. Some movies like Beauty and the Beast: Hansel and Gretel (1987), Sleeping Beauty (1987), Puss in Boots (1988), Cinderella (1965), Snow White (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, exciting, colourful, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beast, magic, transformation, true love, palaces castles and temples, physical appearance, escapades, curses spells and rituals, castle, beautiful scenery, love and romance, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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100%
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, beast, love and romance, disney, fall in love, princess, imaginary, power of love, prince, magic, stockholm syndrome, magical ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of a kindly old woman. But is this kindly old woman everything she seems...?
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, youth, adventure, siblings relations, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, evil witch, in the woods, parents and children, child in peril, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: 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, remake of cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: happy ending, beast, opposites attract, disney, love story, beautiful scenery, fantasy world, kingdom, true love, prince, beauty and the beast, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: queen, king, princess, magic, curse, sleeping, fairy, curses spells and rituals, family relations, romance, youth, family ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Puss in Boots (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cat belonging to a poor miller's son thinks up a great plan for bringing a title, wealth, and marriage for his owner. He begins to carry it out, using a few birds and rabbits as gifts for the king, his own wit, and a pair of boots that make ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, stylized, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fall in love, legends and myths, siblings relations, family life, family relations, friends, escapades, love and romance, imaginary, unlikely partners, partners, family ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
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81%
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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, feel good, humorous, stylized, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: cinderella story, royal family, cinderella, true love, wish come true, opposites attract, romance, intrigue, rivalry, state affairs, love and romance, hopes ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Snow White (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prince, seeking the greatest treasure, stumbles upon seven little men guarding a coffin. They tell him the story of Snow White, a beautiful princess who was forced to run away from home after her jealous stepmother tried to have her killed. When ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing, date night
Plot: sleeping, chase, prince, house, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, show tunes, family, dishonesty, friendship, cinderella story ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Emperor's New Clothes (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Europe several several centuries ago, a group of prisoners about to be executed are freed as part of the celebration of the upcoming marriage of the emperor's daughter, Princess Gilda, to a very rich prince from another country. Sid Caesar ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family, escapades, dishonesty, state affairs, show tunes, wedding, palaces castles and temples, cons and scams, king, royal family, impostor, thief ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cannon Movie Tales: Rumpelstiltskin (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story about a miller's daughter who recieves help from a mischievous dwarf, then ends up over her head. Now, she and a mute servant girl may be the only hope for her baby son, John.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, master and servant, adventure, rescue, rivalry, danger, escapades, love and romance, imaginary, legends and myths, wish come true, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving baby Snow and father John for dead on an icy field, who then receives a visit from one of Satan's representatives, granting him three wishes.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: snow white, adventure, imaginary kingdom, evil witch, good versus evil, imaginary, leadership, romance, danger, heroic mission, parents and children, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, family relations, friends, disorder, coming of age, escapades, young heroes, imaginary, danger, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, save the kingdom, prophecy, dwarf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: little girl, adventure, family relations, family, friendship, young heroes, imaginary, rescue, superhuman powers, disorder, siblings relations, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: In the tiny kingdom of Euphrania, the King and his court are most anxious to get Prince Edward wed. But Edward wants to marry for love. Meanwhile, young Cinderella finds life drastically altered with her father's death as she's forced to ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, stylized, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, fairy, romance, siblings relations, fall in love, couple relations, show tunes, hopes, master and servant, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1700s, 1770s
⇓ 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, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens, date night, kids ...
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, true love, couples, family, romance, master and servant, imaginary, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920's Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, young heroes, adventure, godparent, good versus evil, escapades, danger, heroes, save the day, rivalry, disorder, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sentimental, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: fairy, cinderella story, magic, true love, wizards and magicians, fall in love, prince, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, love and romance, elf ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, adventurer, obsessive quest, fish out of water, rescue, misfit, escapades, danger, young heroes, disorder, friendship, parents and children ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy godmother, magic, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, satire ...
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city
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100%
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, stylized, feel good, serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, couples, wizards and magicians, palaces castles and temples, true love, curses spells and rituals, family, rivalry, romance, imaginary, young lovers, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hansel & Gretel (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel is a 2002 film adaptation of the Brothers Grimm children's story. It stars Jacob Smith and Taylor Momsen as the eponymous characters. It includes the Sandman, played by Howie Mandel and Sinbad as a raven.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, forest, adventurer, good versus evil, adventure, young heroes, supernatural, danger, escapades, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Red Riding Hood (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The high spirited daughter of the village lord and her mother have been living in the forest for seven years near her wise grandmother. They wait for her father to come home, meanwhile, her literally heartless uncle rules. He sells his soul for the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: little red riding hood, twins, woman in danger, self discovery, imaginary kingdom, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, friends, show tunes, rescue, orphan, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Frog Prince (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Children's musical based on Grimm's fairy tale of The Frog-King. A young girl learns how to be a good friend and princess with the help of a "tall frog."
Style: fairy tale, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: princess, prince, teaching the ways of the world, legends and myths, friendship, show tunes, friends, meaningful kiss, youth, family, love and romance, frog
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, young heroes, adventurer, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, youth, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Nutcracker (1993)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie falls asleep and dreams herself into a fantastic world in which her toys become larger than life. She meets up with the Nutcracker Prince who takes her on a journey to his kingdom and defends her from the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, stylized, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, danger, family, young heroes, rescue, family relations, disorder, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, escapades, christmas movie, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, family, imagination, family values, parents and children, family relations, new job, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Lost Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The warrior is Esmeralda, a princess who has brains, can fight and is pretty, too. The sexy one is Don Juan, a pretty boy laughing at danger. These two Spanish champions, along with Don Juan's sidekick Miguel, dance and joke their way through a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, royal family, imaginary, adventurer, imaginary kingdom, escapades, heroic mission, danger, rivalry, family, prince, show tunes ...
Time: renaissance
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Donkey Skin (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry her father.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, surreal, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: cinderella story, imaginary kingdom, wedding, fall in love, prince, king, donkey, ring, fairy godmother, surrealism, cake, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Finian's Rainbow (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Irishman, Finian, and his daughter Sharon, arrive in Rainbow Valley, a Southern town of tobacco sharecroppers in the state of Missitucky. The town has its own resident dreamer, Woody, who thinks that he might be able to put the town on the map by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: racism, dance, deaf mute, father daughter relationship, gnome, desire, gold, small town, pretense, change of luck, wizards and magicians, make believe ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%