What better way to teach kids those all-important life lessons than with an array of massively un-relatable characters, like a princess or a cannibalistic granny? Still, most of these whimsical flights of fancy are harmless enough, provided their parables shine through all of that mob justice and burning pitchforks malarkey. Some are so well constructed they even manage to transcend time, capturing imaginations and teaching truths to generation after generation of eager, if mildly terrified children.
The advent of film provided audiences with yet another means of experiencing these bizarre and creative tales - an opportunity that all 50 films featured here have taken, and taken well. So, sit back, slip off those enchanted slippers and grab a warm, somehow sentient mug of coffee - these are the top 50 greatest fairy tale films of all.