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Best Fairy Tale Movies

There's a reason that fairy tales have such lasting appeal -- they satisfy the part of us that will always love stories that begin with "once upon a time" and end with "happily ever after." These are some of our favorites, from classics to movies with a more modern twist.

Browse Best Fairy Tale Movies

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Abby chases a red rabbit into a fun fairy tale for all ages.
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On DVD
(2008)
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4
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Laugh along with your kids at this funny flick.
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On DVD
(2002)
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4
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Magical, musical story is a classic fairy tale.
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On DVD
(2002)
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4
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Engaging, faith-based retelling of a classic princess tale.
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On DVD
(2012)
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5
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Sweet fairy tale classic for little princes and princesses.
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On DVD
(2012)
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5
QUALITY
 
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
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On DVD
(2013)
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5
QUALITY
 
Animated classic is enchanting but also scary.
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On DVD
(2009)
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5
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Classic story is less scary than most animated fairy tales.
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On DVD
(2004)
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5
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Fantastic princess adventure is fun, with great messages.
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On DVD
(2011)
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6
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Disney remake with classic characters has stronger heroine.
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On DVD
(2002)
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6
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Adorable fairy tale is a fabulous family flick.
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On DVD
(2008)
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6
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Silly and very English-humored spin on Cinderella story.
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On DVD
(2004)
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6
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Fun musical adventure for the family.
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On DVD
(2000)
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7
QUALITY
 
Funny and sweet update of the Cinderella tale.
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On DVD
(2004)
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7
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Sweet Disney tale has great messages about friendship.
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On DVD
(2009)
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7
QUALITY
 
Holiday icons defend childhood in gorgeous adventure.
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On DVD
(2013)
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8
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Charming take on Cinderella tale has strong heroine.
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On DVD
(2003)
Editors' pick
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8
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Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
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On DVD
(2001)
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8
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Endearing, enduring, with just a few bits of crude humor.
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On DVD
(2004)

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