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Poll: From Paper to the Screen: The Brothers Grimm

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were collectors of fairy tales and folklore. Which of these tales would you most like to see adapted into a brand new high budget film or series? Please note: The images used are not all necessarily images of Grimm characters; they are only used for representation. Please discuss here.

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    Kristen Stewart in Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

    "The Twelve Huntsmen." After her true love, a prince, is bound to marry another woman, a young girl takes eleven female companions and disguises them all as male huntsmen so they can stay at the castle. But a suspicious talking lion plans to reveal their identities, setting them up with a series of tests.
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    Robin Wright in The Princess Bride (1987)

    "Maid Maleen." A princess wishes to marry her true love, a prince, but her father does not approve. To punish her, he locks her in a tower for seven years, but when her time is up and no one comes to release her, she digs her way out and discovers that a war has destroyed everyone and everything in her kingdom - and her prince is engaged to a cruel, ugly woman.
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    Dennis Quaid and David Thewlis in DragonHeart (1996)

    "The Two Brothers." A pair of abandoned, indentical brothers raised by a huntsman go their separate ways, each accompanied by a set of faithful, talking animals. One battles a dragon to marry a princess, but is later attacked by a witch. His brother, with plans to save him, takes his place at home in the castle - which eventually leads to a jealous act.
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    Bette Midler in Hocus Pocus (1993)

    "Hansel and Gretel." A lost brother and sister are lured into the home of witch, who plans to fatten them up and eat them. The siblings must come up with a plan to escape.
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    Emma Watson and Yasmin Paige in Ballet Shoes (2007)

    "The Shoes That Were Danced to Pieces." With the help of a mysterious woman, a solider discovers that twelve princess sisters go through a portal and into a magical world to dance all night.
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    Rose Leslie in Game of Thrones (2011)

    "Allerleirauh." When her father wishes to marry her, a princess escapes the awful situation by wearing a coat made of many kinds of animal skin and running away. In the woods, a neighboring king finds her and believes she is some sort of hairy creature, and takes her to work at the castle. However, she appears at his festivals dressed in splendid gowns, and later drops hints about who she is.
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    Liv Tyler and Viggo Mortensen in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

    "Sweetheart Roland." An evil witch plans to cut off her stepdaughter's head in the night. The girl becomes aware of this plot and turns the tables, also stealing a magic wand and running away with her true love, Roland. When she turns herself into a flower for safety, Roland does not know what happened to her and prepares to marry another.
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    Lily James in Cinderella (2015)

    "The Goose Girl." A kind princess on her way to marry a prince is threatened by her waiting maid, who forces them to trade places. The true princess must stand by and herd geese while the maid prepares for her wedding - and beheads her beloved talking horse, Falada.
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    Mackenzie Mauzy in Into the Woods (2014)

    "Rapunzel." A man makes a hasty promise to a witch, which results in her whisking away his newborn daughter and raising her in a high tower. The girl grows long hair as a way in and out for the hag, while she herself remains trapped. But a prince journeying through the wood will change everything.
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    Imelda Staunton, Lesley Manville, and Juno Temple in Maleficent (2014)

    "The Three Spinners." A girl who hates work is employed by the Queen to use a spinning wheel, which she is terrible at. Then three strange but talented women agree to secretly do her job for her, with the stipulation that they must be invited to her upcoming wedding.
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    Emptying the Skies (2013)

    "The Juniper Tree." A beyond wicked woman panics after beheading her young stepson. She hastily cooks him and makes his sister bury the bones under the juniper tree. However, the boy returns as a bird, and sings to bring light to the evil deed.
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    Warwick Davis in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

    "Rumpelstiltskin." Thanks to her father's tall tales, a miller's daughter is forced by the king to make gold on a spinning wheel. Luckily, a mystical man arrives to help her, in trade for her jewelry. But on the final time, he makes her promise to give him her firstborn child, and she hastily agrees. Years later after she gives birth, she searches for a way out of the deal.
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    Ginnifer Goodwin and Meghan Ory in Once Upon a Time (2011)

    "Snow White and Rose Red." Two lovely, pious sisters befriend a talking bear who holds a secret.
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    Amanda Seyfried in Red Riding Hood (2011)

    "Little Red Riding Hood." On the way to her grandmother's house, a girl is followed by a wolf, who later devours her granny. When she is also in danger, a passing huntsman may save them.
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    Colin O'Donoghue in Once Upon a Time (2011)

    "The Robber Bridegroom." A young woman is reluctant to visit the home of her fiance whom she does not love. She arrives and learns he and his friends are not only thieves but also cannibals and she must safely escape and expose their schemes.
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    Ginnifer Goodwin in Once Upon a Time (2011)

    "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." A witch-queen tracks her lovely stepdaughter into the woods where she lives with seven dwarves, and uses multiple ruses to try to kill her.
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    Emilie de Ravin in Once Upon a Time (2011)

    "The Twelve Brothers." A king threatens to kill his twelve sons if his wife gives birth to a daughter, and she does. The princes flee to the forest and vow to kill any girl they meet as revenge. However, they are forced to reconsider when their kind sister returns years later to look for them.

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