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People who added this item 376 Average listal rating (229 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Return to Oz (1985)


Director: Walter Murch
Story: L. Frank Baum
Starring: Fairuza Balk, Piper Laurie, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Matt Clark and Sophie Ward


Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.
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People who added this item 16 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 6.6


Director: Jacques Demy
Story: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
Starring: Jack Wild, Donald Pleasence, John Hurt, Donovan, Michael Hordern, Roy Kinnear, Peter Vaughan, Diana Dors and Cathryn Harrison


Midsummer, 1349: minstrels go to Hamelin, northern Germany for the Mayor's daughter's wedding to the Baron's son. One of the minstrels, who has soothed the Mayor's daughter with his music, promises to rid the town of rats for the fee. The Mayor agrees, then reneges. The next the morning, the Piper takes his revenge.
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Director: William Sterling
Story: Lewis Carroll
Starring:Fiona Fullerton, Michael Jayston, Hywel Bennett, Michael Crawford, Ralph Richardson, Peter Bull, Patsy Rowlands, Roy Kinnear, Robert Helpmann, Peter Sellers, Dudley Moore, Dennis Waterman, Ray Brooks, Richard Warwick, Dennis Price, Flora Robson, Rodney Bewes, Spike Milligan and Michael Hordern


A girl named Alice falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures.
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People who added this item 649 Average listal rating (406 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2


Directors: Frank Oz and Jim Henson
Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Louise Gold, Brian Muehl and Bob Payne


On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.
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People who added this item 1615 Average listal rating (957 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2


Director: Gabor Csupo
Story: Katherine Paterson
Starring: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel, Robert Patrick, Bailee Madison, Kate Butler, Devon Wood and Emma Fenton


A preteen's life is changed after befriending the new girl at school.
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People who added this item 240 Average listal rating (149 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.3


Director: Robert Shaye
Starring: Timothy Hutton, Joely Richardson, Chris O'Neil, Rhiannon Leigh Rynn, Rainn Wilson, Kathryn Hahn, Michael Clarke Duncan and Kirsten Alter


Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys, especially the stuffed rabbit that enhances the intelligence of the children playing with it.

Soon the kids, their parents and even their teacher are drawn into a strange new world and find a task ahead of them that is far more important than any of them could imagine.
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People who added this item 139 Average listal rating (69 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.4


Director: John Hough
Starring: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann, Walter Barnes, Reta Shaw and Denver Pyle


Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?
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People who added this item 57 Average listal rating (31 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7


Directors: Dave Monahan, Abe Levitow and Chuck Jones
Starring: Butch Patrick, Mel Blanc, Daws Butler, Candy Candido, Hans Conried, June Foray, Patti Gilbert, Shepard Menken, Cliff Norton, Larry Thor, Les Tremayne and Michael Earl


Milo is a boy who is bored with life. One day he comes home to find a toll booth in his room. Having nothing better to do, he gets into his toy car and drives through - only to emerge in a world full of adventure.
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People who added this item 12 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 6


Director: Anne Wild
Story: Jacob Grimm
Starring: Sibylle Canonica, Nastassja Hahn, Johann Storm, Henning Peker, Claudia Geisler, Christian Habicht and Christian Steyer


Based on the fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel are trapped in the deceptively decorated house of the witch Griselda who wishes to fatten Hansel so that he may be baked into a delicious gingerbread treat.
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People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Pufnstuf (1970)


Director: Hollingsworth Morse
Starring: Jack Wild, Billie Hayes, Martha Raye and 'Mama' Cass Elliot


Young Jimmy is being pursued by the evil Wilhemina W. Witchiepoo. More specifically, Witchiepoo is after Jimmy's small friend, a small solid gold diamond encrusted talking flute named Freddy. Witchiepoo knows that if she has Freddy in her possession, she will definitely be named Witch of the Year at the upcoming witch's convention.

In Witchiepoo's pursuit of them, Jimmy and Freddy escape to Living Island, where Witchiepoo's wicked castle is located. But Living Island is also a fantastical land of among other things talking animals, talking trees and talking winds. The mayor of Living Island is H.R. Pufnstuf, a talking dragon. Pufnstuf and his friends do whatever they need to to protect Jimmy and Freddy from Witchiepoo's evil grip. They decide that they have to get Jimmy and Freddy off the island to their ultimate safety. In the end, Jimmy may have to save Pufnstuf and all the good guys, as another of Witchiepoo's plans is to serve spit-roasted dragon at the convention.
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People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.2


Director: Francesco Stefani
Story: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
Starring: Eckart Dux, Christel Bodenstein, Charles Hans Vogt and Richard Krüger


A brave prince wants to win the heart of a stubborn princess by finding the singing, ringing tree for her. He finally locates it in the magical realm of an evil dwarf who offers him a deal: he can keep the tree if it starts singing before sundown - which it will only do if the princess truly loves him. Otherwise, he will be turned into a bear.
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People who added this item 31 Average listal rating (13 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 5.4
The Blue Bird (1976)


Director: George Cukor
Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Ava Gardner, Cicely Tyson, Robert Morley, Harry Andrews, Todd Lookinland, Patsy Kensit, Will Geer, Mona Washbourne and George Cole


A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by the humanised presences of a Dog, a Cat, Light, Fire, Bread and other entities.
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People who added this item 5 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7


Director: Maria von Heland
Story: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
Starring: Meira Durand, Juliane Köhler, Thomas Loibl, Rufus Beck, Axel Prahl and Eisi Gulp


A homeless orphan girl was so poor that she had only her clothing and a loaf of bread. She gave a hungry man the bread, 3 cold children her cap, her jacket and her dress and, in a forest where it was dark and she would not be seen, she gave a naked child her chemise. Then stars fell to earth before her. They became coins and she found herself wearing a fine linen chemise. She was rich thereafter.
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People who added this item 86 Average listal rating (47 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 5.9


Director: John Hough
Starring: Bette Davis, Christopher Lee, Kim Richards and Ike Eisenmann


Tia and her brother Tony have supernatural powers, can communicate and move things with the power of their mind alone. They arrive on Earth for a visit in Los Angeles. When Tony uses his powers to prevent an accident, he gets into the hands of Dr. Gannon, a ruthless scientist who's constantly striving for power over the world. He puts him a device into Tony's brain that allows him to control Tony's will. Tia gets help from a kids gang to free Tony and save the Earth.
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Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Apr 1 13:58
it's your favorite childhood fantasy movies Kat... it remind me some old souvenirs : )
Posted: 1 year, 3 months ago at Mar 25 20:15
I love all Sir Christopher lee films and i enjoy listening to his marvellous dark singing voice, i also love all of Peter Cushing's films, i miss them very much. great actors.
Posted: 1 year, 3 months ago at Mar 29 13:29
Yes, he was a very good actor.

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