We’ve all been there: someone wants to watch a fairy tale movie but you’re not 5 anymore so you want other things in life. There’s very little options in that kind of situation. You can ignore it, as most people do, and pretend the request was aimed at someone else. You can elbow drop the person that made the request to express your profound disdain of the implication you would do such a silly thing in the first place. Or you can suggest a fairy tale movie that you, being the adult human being that you are, might also enjoy. Mileage may vary on all of these, except the elbow drop. Elbow drops always get the point across.
But since we’re not going to advocate using violence against your friends and loved ones, and ignoring people is just as bad, we’ll stick to a few suggestions of fairy tale films that might not bore every last drop of joie de vivre (that’s French) out of your soul. But, again, mileage may vary.
A more modern take on Snow White, this one stars Lily Collins as Snow White and Julia Roberts as the evil queen. And let’s face it, we all knew Julia was evil.
An old-ish Burton Movie, Sleepy Hollow is the wonderful film about the Headless Horseman, played by Christopher Walken. Also stars Johnny Depp, like most Burton movies.
Red Riding Hood
It’s not the best movie around, but it’s got Amanda Seyfried and it’s based on a story we all know. Should be enough, right?