Fairy tale movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fairy tale movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out fairy tale, visually appealing, light, stylized, exciting and humorous films and TV shows about / with magic, transformation, family, good versus evil, destiny, storytelling, mentor, fantasy world, imaginary and teenager plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Family genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as fairy tale: Cinderella (2015), Red Riding Hood (2011), Maleficent (2014), Stardust (2007), Ella Enchanted (2004), Mirror Mirror (2012), Tangled (2010), Enchanted (2007), Beauty and the Beast (1991), The 10th Kingdom (2000).

List of fairy tale movies

 6.9
 176K
Cinderella (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: disney, cinderella, princess, cinderella story, magic, fall in love, happy ending, love, prince, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, rags to riches ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, france
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 5.4
 112K
Red Riding Hood (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, dark fantasy, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, love and romance, fall in love, village life, goth, social relations, animal attack, romance, magic ...
Time: middle ages
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 6.9
 372K
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, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witch, disney, princess, fairy, good versus evil, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, magical, wizards and magicians, magical creature, queen, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france, europe, scotland
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 7.6
 271K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, imaginary kingdom, magical, love and romance, true love, pirate, fall in love, chase, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, victorian era, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
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 6.3
 68K
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, teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: fairy, magic, adventure, cinderella story, fall in love, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, true love, wizards and magicians, fairy godmother, prince, cinderella ...
Time: middle ages
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 5.6
 88K
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, ridiculous, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night ...
Plot: evil queen, snow white, adventure, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, prince, good versus evil, magic, cinderella story, palace, evil stepmother, beast ...
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 7.7
 446K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, romance, disney princess, love and romance, adventure, fall in love, unlikely couple, family, first love, young woman, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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 7.1
 197K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, true love, good versus evil, magic, prince, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, witch, magical, dragon, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: disney, love and romance, beast, opposites attract, princess, transformation, prince, fall in love, magic, power of love, castle, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
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The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
TV show
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, scenic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magical, good versus evil, adventure, fairy, imaginary kingdom, journey, friendship, parallel world, supernatural ability, friends, magic, beautiful scenery ...
Place: virginia, usa, new york
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, sentimental, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: power of love, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, true love, magical, fairy, hopes, curses spells and rituals, magic, adventure, fantasy world, prince ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, seattle, usa, new england
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Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, exciting, epic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: magic, good versus evil, witch, adventure, snow white, sorceress, princess, evil queen, immortality, fantasy world, queen, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
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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, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, kids, family outing, teens ...
Plot: happy ending, disney, beast, love story, beauty and the beast, prince, opposites attract, magic, fantasy world, true love, beautiful scenery, heroine ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 7.4
 617K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, touching, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, disney, magic, sisters, snow, adventure, disney princess, love and romance, family, snowman, magical, power of love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway, scandinavia
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fantasy adventure that picks up several years after Maleficent, in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, sincere, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: fairy, magical creature, strong female character, kingdom, evil queen, witchcraft, magical power, female protagonist, princess, crown, castle, queen ...
Place: europe, united kingdom, france
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 8.2
 662K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, maze, legends and myths, good versus evil, fantasy world, fairy, young heroes, magical, alternate reality, mythology, creature, cruelty ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
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 7.9
 667K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, funny, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, dragon, talking animals, friendship, adventure, love and romance, reluctant partners, stereotypes, magic, ogre, magical, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
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Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s Utopia. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical beauty, she has more than enough charm to capture the heart of a prince ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, sentimental, light, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, cinderella story, love, prince, cinderella, royalty, female protagonist, class differences, legends and myths, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, stepsister stepsister relationship ...
Time: 16th century, 50s
Place: france, europe
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, family, magical, parallel world, talking animals, magic, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, colourful, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escape from reality, imagination, magic, good versus evil, talking animals, journey, magical, youth, queen ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: london, china
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 5.9
 141K
Into the Woods (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.
Style: fairy tale, melancholic, stylized, talky, lyrical ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, cinderella, good versus evil, disney, little red riding hood, moral ambiguity, redemption, vengeance, lost in the woods ...
Place: new jersey
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 5.5
 78K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: romantic, fairy tale, modern fairy tale, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, teenage love, true love, love story, beast, high school, youth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Style: touching, fairy tale, atmospheric, captivating, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, steampunk, adventure, magic, supernatural ability, fantasy world, self discovery, curses spells and rituals, wizards, demon, magical, wizards and magicians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.2
 9K
Alice (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.
Style: fairy tale, surreal, atmospheric, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, adventure, fish out of water, escapades, curses spells and rituals, surrealism, transformation, chase, prejudice, insanity, betrayal ...
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 6.7
 63K
Penelope (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, light, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, family outing, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, unlikely friendships, looking for love, true love, self discovery, magical, witch, loneliness, physical appearance, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: london
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The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, light, surreal, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, teens
Plot: adventure, dragon, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magic, mythology, child protagonist, imagination, fantasy world, oracle, heroic mission, giant ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
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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, romantic, sweet, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: cinderella, cinderella story, love and romance, prince, fall in love, true love, adventure, wish come true, fairy, evil stepmother, royal family, hopes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe, czech republic, german democratic republic, east germany
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 7.1
 407K
Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently ...
Style: fairy tale, light, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: disney, princess, bear, witch, happy ending, mother daughter relationship, rebellious daughter, adventure, family, queen, coming of age, kingdom ...
Time: 10th century, middle ages
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe
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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, beast, true love, transformation, love and romance, beauty and the beast, imaginary kingdom, beautiful scenery, castle, escapades, curse, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.2
 20K
Descendants (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, ridiculous, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: teenager, disney, teenage protagonist, good versus evil, fairy godmother, happy ending, high school, family, villain, imaginary kingdom, adventure, witch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
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