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A Wizard's Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Chaotic fairy tale has dated stereotypes and messages.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Some weapons, peril in engaging fairy tale adventure.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Happytime Murders Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Vulgar humor outweighs positives in raunchy puppet movie.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Little Mermaid (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Watered-down retelling has poor acting, production values.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Pinocchio (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Reimagining of classic tale has lots of peril, some scares.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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A Christmas Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
The holidays sparkle in light, romantic fairy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Kindness saves unfriendly street in fun holiday story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic but scarier remake of the "tale as old as time."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Pinocchio Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Disney masterpiece is darker than you may remember.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Tale of Tales Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Sex, violence in fairy tale collection that's NOT for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Huntsman: Winter's War Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Messy, violent Snow White sequel wastes its great actors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Snow Queen: Magic of the Ice Mirror Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sequel about hapless troll making amends has peril, scares.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Cinderella (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Gorgeous, but it's the same old fairy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Seventh Dwarf Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Musical fairy tale has familiar story but is fine for kids.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Some iffy stuff in touching docu about Sesame Street icon.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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After the Ball Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Cinderella offshoot has dull characters, predictable plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Into the Woods Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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