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Hans Christian Andersen
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Country: Denmark

Biography: Born April 2nd 1805. Although known today for his fairy tales, Andersen also wrote 36 plays; six travel books; six novels; hundreds of poems, and approximately 170 short stories.

Total Titles at Criticker: 48 - You've Seen 0

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Find more information about Hans Christian Andersen at The Internet Movie Database

Titles You Haven't Rated: Writer (48) | Actor (2)
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The Little Mermaid (2018)
A young reporter and his niece discover a beautiful and enchanting creature they believe to be the real little mermaid. (imdb)
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Little Mermaid (2016)
Based off of the tale by Hans Christian Andersen, Little Mermaid tells the story of a young mermaid leaving the sea for a human she thinks that she knows. Everything isn't as it seemed and she must face the harsh realities of the world. (imdb)
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The Sleeping Beauty (2010)
A young princess is the subject of a tug-of-war among witches, as each struggles to find the suitable antidote to a death sentence inculcated by an evil sister. (imdb)
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The Ugly Duckling and Me! (2006)
It's true that Hans Christian Andersen didn't have a "Me" in his unforgettable fairytale, but this is more than just the story of the Ugly Duckling. This is a family film full of the Ugly Duckling's exciting escapades as he was growing up. (Twitchfilm.net)
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The Little Matchgirl (2006)
An animated short based on Hans Christian Andersen's tale about a poor young girl with a burning desire to find comfort and happiness in her life. Desperate to keep warm, the girl lights the matches she sells, and envisions a very different life for herself in the fiery flames filled with images of loving relatives, bountiful food, and a place to call home. (imdb)
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Bunhongsin (2005)
A woman who finds a pair of pink high heels on a subway platform soon realizes that jealousy, greed, and death follow them wherever they go. (imdb)
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Les habits neufs du gouverneur (2005)
Spoofs the corruption of petty dictators and is based on Hans Christian Andersen's famous 1835 story "The Emperor's New Clothes" about a king who thinks he is wearing a glorious outfit, while it is only an imaginary one; do any of his subjects dare reveal the truth of his lack of clothes?
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Snow Queen (2002)
The Snow Queen is a powerful story of friendship and the triumph of love over wickedness. The story follows a young woman who is forced to battle the wicked snow queen in order to save the soul of the man she loves. (imdb)
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Fantasia 2000 (1999)
Walt Disney's dream of creating a "concert film" with a perpetually changing musical repertoire is at last realized with the debut of the animated extravaganza, Fantasia/2000. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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Oyayubihime (1999)
Saeko Machida is a high school girl with a crush on a boy in her class named Yuichi Kimijima. Becoming obsessed with him, she tries to gain his attention and win his affections, but there's no such luck. One day, she meets a strange man at a flea-market who gives her a red liquid, telling her that if she splashes it on Yuichi, her wish will become true. She acquiring the liquid, certain that the liquid will cause Yuuichi to love her. (imdb)
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El Detective y la muerte (1994)
A liberal re-tooling of Hans Christian Andersens' tale "The Story of the Mother," which follows a mother's quest through a maze-like forest as she seeks to retrieve her child from Death. this version of the tale is set in a violent and crime filled European city. An aged and powerful magnate is dying. He offers Laura, his young and beautiful mistress, a birthday gift and Laura much prefers that her mother, the Duchess, dies instead. To find her, GM engages the Detective.
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Thumbelina (1994)
The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods. (imdb)
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Thumbelina (1993)
The dam where Thumbelina and her father live is breaking due to the rising waters in the nearby pond. Father worries that when spring comes, the melting snows will rise the water higher than ever causing the dam to crack and water to flow over the meadow, thus drowning the little people who live there. Father believes he is too old to take on the journey to find the prince and warn him and his people, so he asks his daughter to go instead. (imdb)
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The Little Mermaid (1993)
Lena, a young and carefree mermaid princess, lives a happy life in her home under the sea until the day she meets a human, Prince Stefan, and falls desperately in love. Realizing that her only chance would be to become a human herself, Lena visits the wicked Cassandra, who in exchange for her lovely voice, gives her what she desires, warning the princess that if Stefan married someone else, she would then be turned into sea-foam for all time. (imdb)
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The Little Mermaid (1989)
A mermaid princess makes a faustian bargain with an unscrupulous seahag in order to meet a human prince on land. (imdb)
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Death and the Mother (1988)
Black-and-white, etched-wood animation tale about the Grim Reaper. In a remote forest, Death in disguise calls on a woman and her baby daughter. When the mother realises the identity of her visitor, and his intention to claim her child, she tries to flee the inevitable. Of course, try as she might, she cannot evade Death. Eventually, she accepts her fate when confronted with a window into her future. (imdb)
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The Little Match Girl (1987)
A man, estranged from his wealthy family, reconciles at Christmas with the help of a homeless little match girl.
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Lumikuningatar (1986)
When the evil Snow Queen kidnaps her beloved friend John, Yvette embarks on a dangerous and magical journey to save him. Another Hans Christian Andersen classic. (Yahoo! Movies)
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Faerie Tale Theatre (1982)
At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired cartoons that were little more than half-hour commercials, this program set out to produce high-quality classic entertainment that children would enjoy. Shelley Duvall hosts this program featuring some of the best-known in Hollywood performing adaptations of traditional stories.
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The King and the Mockingbird (1980)
Le Roi et l'oiseau is a 1980 traditionally-animated feature film directed by Paul Grimault. Begun in 1948 as The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep, it underwent a long production, eventually being finished over 30 years after it was started.
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Malá morská víla (1976)
The little mermaid rescues a prince from drowning and falls in love with him
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Rusalochka (1976)
A little mermaid fall in love with a shipwrecked, but the only way for her to be with him is becaming a human and risking her life, so if she fails and he marries another one, the mermaid is condemned. A princess interested in getting married will be an obstacle.
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Hans Christian Andersen
The story of a beautiful mermaid who gave up a kingdom for her beloved prince. (imdb)
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The Swineherd (1975)
An honorable prince disguises himself to get close to a spoiled princess. (Scholastic Video)
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Rusalochka (1968)
Rusalochka (1968) - Short Film
"The Little Mermaid" adaptation, thruthtful to the original source. (FILMAFFINITY)
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Fantasía... 3 (1966)
This film is called Fantasia 3 because it contains three fairy tales (imdb).
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Snow Queen (1966)
Russian adaptation of H.C Andersens tale of a girl trying to save her brother from the Snow Queen in her ice palace, and of her adventures on the way there.
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Dyuymovochka (1964)
Dyuymovochka (1964) - Short Film
The first ever animated version of the popular Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale "Thumbelina". (imdb)
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Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple narrates and sometimes stars in dramatized fairy tales.
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The Snow Queen (1957)
Animated adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's story.
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Ugly Duckling (1957)
The duck's eggs hatched: but the fifth hatchling, a bit late, isn't like the rest, and momma duck chews poppa out. On top of it all, where the ducklings quack, the oddball honks. He's soon ostracized by all the ducks. He also explores a nest of sparrows and a duck decoy, but there's no acceptance there, either (the decoy bonks him on the head like one of those drinking birds). But just when he's feeling worst, a family of swans comes by, and he's got a new family. (imdb)
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Den standhaftige tinnsoldat (1955)
A tin soldier with only one leg falls in love with a ballerina.
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Thumbelina (1954)
Thumbelina (1954) - Short Film
A tiny girl is born from a flower. A toad and a mole propose marriage, but she is rescued, first by some fish, then by a swallow, and meets the fairies, who welcome her and give her wings. (screenonline.org.uk)
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The Little Match Girl (1954)
Based on H.C. Andersen's classic short story, a little girl try to keep herself warm by lighting her matches. She then enter a magical land, meeting Santa and dancing snowmen.
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The Emperor
The king is offered a fine new suit that can only be seen by wise people, and walks naked in the procession.
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La bergère et le ramoneur (1952)
A chimney sweep and his beloved shepherdess are aided by Wonderbird in their escape from a ruthless dictator (imdb)
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Cisaruv slavík (1949)
The story is framed by the story of a boy who is restricted by rules and can't leave his home or the grounds of his house. (imdb)
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The Red Shoes (1948)
Under the authoritarian rule of charismatic ballet impressario Boris Lermontov, his proteges realize the full promise of their talents, but at a price: utter devotion to their art and complete loyalty to Lermontov himself. Under his near-obsessive guidance, young ballerina Victoria Page is poised for superstardom, but earns Lermontov's scorn when she falls in love with Julian Craster, composer of "The Red Shoes," the ballet Lermontov is staging to showcase her talents. (imdb)
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Le petit soldat (1947)
A budding romance between two toy dancers is put into dangers when the boy is conscripted into the toy army.
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Fyrtøjet (1946)
Hans Christian Andersen's tale of a soldier who acquires a magical tinderbox from a witch, goes on a dangerous journey and wins the princess and half the kingdom.
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Ugly Duckling (1939)
The duck's eggs hatched: but the fifth hatchling, a bit late, isn't like the rest, and momma duck chews poppa out. On top of it all, where the ducklings quack, the oddball honks. He's soon ostracized by all the ducks. He also explores a nest of sparrows and a duck decoy, but there's no acceptance there, either (the decoy bonks him on the head like one of those drinking birds). But just when he's feeling worst, a family of swans comes by, and he's got a new family. (imdb)
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The Little Match Girl (1937)
A small girl makes her living selling matches on the streets of New York. It's winter, and the hustling crowds at best ignore her, and some are outright rude. She takes shelter and, to try to stave off the cold a bit, lights a match. It gets blown out; this happens again, then on the third try, she falls into a dream. In this dream, cherubs attend her, she gets a new doll, then a new dress. The cherubs put her on a throne. Then a storm comes, and she goes toward a candle. (imdb)
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The Ugly Duckling (1931)
A black duckling is rejected by its mother, a hen, but manages to prove his worth when a tornado threatens the hen's chicks. (imdb)
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La Petite parade (1928)
Adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Steadfast Tin Soldier.
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La Petite marchande d
Based on the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale, The Little Match Girl
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Talende film (1923)
Talende film (1923) - Short Film
The first sound film from Denmark! Charles Wilken reads a poem by Holger Drachmann. Ayoe Willumsen sings "Gylden Sol" and Albert Luther sings the song about Stella. Jacob Texière reads H.C. Andersen's "Thepotten". Robert Storm-Petersen & Christian Arhoff does the drunken dialogue of "Storm og Stille". And Frederik Jensen sings "Gøgleri" and "Du skal rose din Kone".
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The Little Match Girl (1914)
A poor child strikes matches for warmth and dies in the snow. (imdb)
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The Little Match Seller (1902)
In front of a windowless, soot-blackened brick wall on a snowy evening, a young girl wearing one shoe...
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