Snow White adaptations and references

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1. Snow White (I) (1916)

Unrated | 63 min | Fantasy, Romance

Snow White is a motherless princess, who arouses the jealousy and hatred of Mary Jane, her mother's former lady-in-waiting, who is the ugliest woman in the kingdom, but aspires to the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Dorothy Cumming, Creighton Hale, Lionel Braham, Alice Washburn

Votes: 350

2. Snow White (II) (1916)

116 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

"Mirror, mirror on the wall who's the fairest of them all?" The Wicked Queen knows that the looking glass will always answer, "you are." But one day, the magic mirror has something new to ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Weston | Stars: Aimee Ehrlich, Ruth Richie, Eleanor Assmus, Patsy Grace Lichtenburg

Votes: 27

3. Snow-White (1933)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Trouble starts when the queen's magic mirror says Betty Boop is fairest. Cab Calloway sings "St. James Infirmary Blues."

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Roland Crandall | Stars: Cab Calloway, Billy Murray, Mae Questel

Votes: 1,719

4. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

95 Metascore

Exiled into the dangerous forest by her wicked stepmother, a princess is rescued by seven dwarf miners who make her part of their household.

Directors: William Cottrell, David Hand, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne, Roy Atwell

Votes: 177,670 | Gross: $184.93M

5. The Seven Dwarfs to the Rescue (1951)

84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Family

Having been warned in dreams that Snow White is in danger, the Seven Dwarfs set out to rescue the princess from the evil Prince of Darkness.

Director: Paolo William Tamburella | Stars: Rossana Podestà, Roberto Risso, Georges Marchal, Mario Mastrantonio

Votes: 36

6. The Tale About the Dead Princess and Seven Strong Men (1951)

30 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A cruel queen jealous of her stepdaughter's beauty sends her deep into the woods on the night before wedding. The princess comes across a hut where seven good knights live, while the prince goes on a quest to find his bride.

Directors: Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Aleksandra Snezhko-Blotskaya | Stars: Mariya Babanova, Zinaida Bokareva, Nikolay Litvinov, Mikhail Nazvanov

Votes: 205

7. Snow White (1955)

Unrated | 76 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

Snow White's mother, the Queen dies when she is born. Her father, the King, remarries a beautiful but vain lady. The new Queen has a magic mirror that she asks every day, who is the fairest... See full summary »

Director: Erich Kobler | Stars: Elke Arendt, Addi Adametz, Niels Clausnitzer, Dietrich Thoms

Votes: 165

8. Snow White (1961)

63 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

Hated by her jealous and bloodthirsty stepmother, Snow White flees a murder attempt and seeks shelter in the woods with seven kindly dwarfs. Feeling she is safe from harm, Snow White ... See full summary »

Director: Gottfried Kolditz | Stars: Doris Weikow, Marianne Christina Schilling, Wolf-Dieter Panse, Harry Hindemith

Votes: 190

9. Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961)

Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

An ice-skating Snow White finds refuge from the Wicked Queen with the Three Stooges.

Directors: Walter Lang, Frank Tashlin | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Carol Heiss, Edson Stroll

Votes: 896 | Gross: $2.62M

10. The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)

G | 135 min | Animation, Adventure, Biography

The story of Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm, and three of their stories...

Directors: Henry Levin, George Pal | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Claire Bloom, Karlheinz Böhm, Walter Slezak

Votes: 1,426 | Gross: $14.17M

11. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1970)

92 min | Family, Fantasy

Turkish version of the Grimm's Fairy Tale follows the Prince's adventures after he first meets Snow White as she shies away. The two meet again with the Prince's serenade and Snow White's accompanying duet inspired by Italian soundtracks.

Director: Ertem Göreç | Stars: Zeynep Degirmencioglu, Salih Güney, Suna Selen, Ömercik

Votes: 360

15. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)
Episode: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1984)

54 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Snow White must flee from her evil stepmother. She's taken in by the lovable seven dwarfs. Will the wicked queen be able to get rid of her rival?

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Elizabeth McGovern, Vanessa Redgrave, Rex Smith, Michael Preston

Votes: 195

16. Snow White (1987)

PG | 85 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

The ageless tale of a beautiful young princess whose jealous stepmother orders her killed so that she will be 'the fairest in the land.' When the huntsman takes pity on her, he takes her to the house of the seven dwarfs.

Director: Michael Berz | Stars: Diana Rigg, Billy Barty, Sarah Patterson, Nicola Stapleton

Votes: 705

17. The Charmings (1987–1988)

30 min | Comedy

This sequel to the classic fairy tale, finds Snow White and her family transported to and trying to adjust to life in 1980s America.

Stars: Christopher Rich, Judy Parfitt, Cork Hubbert, Brandon Call

Votes: 221

18. Grimm Masterpiece Theatre (1987– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

An animated series retelling a different folk or fairy tale in each episode.

Stars: Mitsuko Horie, Ichirô Nagai, Shigeru Chiba, Daisuke Gomi

Votes: 294

19. Happily Ever After (1990)

G | 75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

The Evil Queen is dead and Snow White is on her way to see the 7 dwarves when Lord Maliss, the Queen's brother, sees her in the looking glass. He attacks her in the form of a dragon, taking... See full summary »

Director: John Howley | Stars: Edward Asner, Irene Cara, Carol Channing, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 2,113 | Gross: $3.30M

20. The Magic Riddle (1991)

93 min | Animation, Fantasy

Cinderella and other fairy tales get jumbled together when a grandmother tells a story.

Director: Yoram Gross | Stars: Ross Higgins, Robyn Moore, Keith Scott

Votes: 214

21. Schneewittchen und das Geheimnis der Zwerge (1992 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy

A queen is so vain she needs the magical mirror the Black Knight forged to tell her daily she's the belle of the realm. When it adds Snowwhite, the king's heiress, has grown even more ... See full summary »

Director: Ludvík Ráza | Stars: Natalie Minko, Gudrun Landgrebe, Alessandro Gassmann, Eberhard Feik

Votes: 81

22. The Legend of Snow White (1994– )

Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

This anime based on the Grimm Brothers' most famous fairy tale considerably expands Snow White's story. Enjoy this fairytale fantasy.

Stars: Stefano Albertini, Rosalba Bongiovanni, Sante Calogero, Donatella Fanfani

Votes: 72

23. Snow White (1995 Video)

Not Rated | 46 min | Animation, Drama, Family

A young princess named Snow White is sent away from her palace to live in the woods due to the jealousy of her stepmother.

Directors: Toshiyuki Hiruma, Takashi | Stars: Venus Terzo, Kathleen Barr, Michael Donovan, Ian James Corlett

Votes: 142

24. Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995–2000)
Episode: Snow White (1995)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

HD. 'Snow White.' The American Southwest is the setting for this Native American retelling of the classic tale.

Stars: Robert Guillaume, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Georgina Lightning, Graham Greene

Votes: 9

25. Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

In this dark take on the fairy tale, the growing hatred of a noblewoman, secretly a practitioner of the dark arts, for her stepdaughter, and the witch's horrifying attempts to kill her.

Director: Michael Cohn | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Sam Neill, Gil Bellows, Taryn Davis

Votes: 9,782

26. Willa: An American Snow White (1998 TV Movie)

88 min | Family

Willa places the ancient "Snow White" story in a realistic America setting about 1915. The jealous queen is Regina Worthington, an aging beauty whose stage career has soured. Snow White is ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Davenport | Stars: Jonny Elkes, Mark Jaster, Floyd King, John Neville-Andrews

Votes: 23

27. In Dreams (1999)

R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

A suburban housewife learns that she has a dreamworld connection to a serial murderer, and must stop him from killing again.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Sagona, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 12,188 | Gross: $12.02M

28. Branca de Neve (2000)

75 min | Drama

Based on Robert Walser's play, Branca de Neve is a recital of Snow White over a black screen with spontaneous flashing images of clouds and some unintelligible dialogue.

Director: João César Monteiro | Stars: Maria Do Carmo Rôlo, Ana Brandão, Reginaldo da Cruz, Luís Miguel Cintra

Votes: 385

29. The 10th Kingdom (2000)

Not Rated | 417 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great Queens Snow White (Camryn Manheim), Cinderella (Ann-Margret), and Riding Hood III (Kim Thomson) have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants, and goblins.

Stars: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Scott Cohen, Dianne Wiest, Daniel Lapaine

Votes: 17,323

30. Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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.

Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Miranda Richardson, Tom Irwin, Vera Farmiga, Kristin Kreuk

Votes: 4,145

31. Pretear (2001– )

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

Pretear is about Himeno a young girl feels that she has no reason in her life, and she feels as if she is not wanted in the world she lives with. This anime is Snow White meets Cinderella.

Stars: Luci Christian, Greg Ayres, Shelley Calene-Black, Victor Carsrud

Votes: 182

32. Seven Dwarves (2004)

95 min | Comedy, Family

The Seven Dwarves live deep within a female-free-zone of the Enchanted Forest, but they cannot resist the innocent charms of Snow White when she enters their world. So when the evil queen (Nina Hagen) abducts her, it is up to the dwarves to save her life.

Director: Sven Unterwaldt Jr. | Stars: Otto Waalkes, Mirco Nontschew, Boris Aljinovic, Markus Majowski

Votes: 5,479

33. The Brothers Grimm (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

51 Metascore

Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Monica Bellucci, Petr Ratimec

Votes: 114,894 | Gross: $37.92M

34. 7 Dwarves: The Forest Is Not Enough (2006)

95 min | Comedy, Fantasy

The Seven Drawfs are back, this time, they go to the city.

Director: Sven Unterwaldt Jr. | Stars: Otto Waalkes, Mirco Nontschew, Boris Aljinovic, Ralf Schmitz

Votes: 3,340

35. Sydney White (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

45 Metascore

A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.

Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, Matt Long, Jack Carpenter

Votes: 45,543 | Gross: $11.89M

36. Enchanted (2007)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

75 Metascore

A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil Queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.

Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Patrick Dempsey

Votes: 174,299 | Gross: $127.81M

37. Schneewittchen (2009 TV Movie)

59 min | Family, Fantasy

The king decides that had daughter Snow With, whose mother died in childbirth, being old enough to marry an already chose, prince, it's time for him to remarry himself, but his evil bride ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Freundner | Stars: Sonja Kirchberger, Laura Berlin, Nicolás Artajo, Jörg Schüttauf

Votes: 160

39. Happily N'ever After 2: Snow White: Another Bite at the Apple (2009)

TV-PG | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again. This time Princess Snow White is a misguided teenager who'd rather have fun with friends Red Riding Hood,... See full summary »

Directors: Steven E. Gordon, Boyd Kirkland | Stars: G.K. Bowes, Kelly Brewster, Doug Erholtz, Jennie Fahn

Votes: 1,680

40. Once Upon a Time (2011–2018)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed.

Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Robert Carlyle

Votes: 205,003

41. Mirror Mirror (I) (2012)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

46 Metascore

An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.

Director: Tarsem Singh | Stars: Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane

Votes: 83,014 | Gross: $64.94M

42. Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

57 Metascore

In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.

Director: Rupert Sanders | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Sam Claflin

Votes: 269,922 | Gross: $155.33M

43. Blancanieves (2012)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy

82 Metascore

A twist on the Snow White fairy tale that is set in 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter.

Director: Pablo Berger | Stars: Maribel Verdú, Emilio Gavira, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ángela Molina

Votes: 10,250 | Gross: $0.28M

44. Grimm's Snow White (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Fantasy

When the King is killed by ferocious reptile beasts, his Queen takes control of the kingdom. She tries to kill her beautiful stepdaughter Snow, but she escapes into the enchanted forest.

Director: Rachel Lee Goldenberg | Stars: Eliza Bennett, Jane March, Jamie Thomas King, Otto Jankovich

Votes: 1,053

45. Snow White: A Deadly Summer (2012)

PG-13 | 83 min | Horror

A troubled teenage girl finds herself in a web of lies and deceit when her stepmother attempts to murder her by sending her to a discipline camp.

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Shanley Caswell, Maureen McCormick, Eric Roberts, Tim Abell

Votes: 690

46. RWBY (2012– )

TV-14 | 13 min | Animation, Action, Adventure