Watch before Viewing Tangled

Articles | 25 Jan 2011 | 3 comments

As Tangled hits cinemas, takes a look at what enchanting tales will get you in the mood!


When Happy-Ever-After seemed dull and endless, that green ogre Shrek came along to bring back the genre! Following his swamp been 'swamped' with all sorts of fairytale creatures by the scheming Lord Farquaad, Shrek sets out, with a very loud donkey by his side, to 'persuade' Farquaad to give his swamp back. Instead, a deal is made. Farquaad, who wants to become the King, sends Shrek to rescue Princess Fiona, who is waiting for her one true love. The flick that spawned a generation of new parody animations, the original in the franchise remains an unforgettable classic



"Dance, Magic, Dance!" Rock and roll seamlessly fused with the puppetry for this part fairy-tale, part horror tale with David Bowie. It is perfect for those looking for a fairy tale to scare at bed time.


Guillermo Del Toro's enchanting tale of a young Spanish girl living through Fascism. There, she escapes her cruel step-father for the mythical world in the garden labyrinth. Two parts tragedy mixes with one part enchantment, Del Toro is the the master of fantasy.



An art live action part animation it is a very light hearted movie that parodies all things Disney in the funnest way possible. It perfectly hits the mark between satire and appreciation. An animated Giselle (Adams) falls through a fountain into an unanimated New York City where she meets Robert and falls in love, happily ever after of course.








  • Bigeamo

    Pans labyrinth is an interesting one to have in here, and not just because the trailer is wrong. Brilliant though it is, can you really compare it with the others on this list?

  • ssconnolly

    Pans Labyrinth is my favourite foreign movie of all time. followed by M and Amelie. If Tangled is anything like it then I want to see Tangled. I think I now need to make some new friends who like Disney.

  • clivebb

    Tangled was great, Pans Labyrinth completley different film
    But both are great movies worth a watch.

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