Once Upon a Time...by yrnej | created - 06 Sep 2014 | updated - 14 Sep 2014 | Public
These aren't exactly fairy tales, but which of these "Once Upon a Time" titles is your favorite?
Discuss the list here
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1. Once Upon a Time (1944)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A cash-strapped theater producer promotes a nine-year-old boy's dancing caterpillar.
Once Upon a Time
2. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
PG-13 | 165 min | Western
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
Votes: 284,216 | Gross: $5.32M
Once Upon a Time in the West
3. Duck, You Sucker (1971)
PG | 138 min | Drama, War, Western
A low-life bandit and an IRA explosives expert rebel against the existing government and become heroes of the Mexican Revolution.
Once Upon a Time in the Revolution
4. Once Upon a Time (1973)
G | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
"Once Upon a Time" is a mix of the fairy tales Mother Holle and Cinderella. Maria, Bello, and Mr. Bottle are quite happy. However, life changes when a wandering con artist tricks Mr. Bottle... See full summary »
Once Upon a Time
5. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
R | 229 min | Crime, Drama
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Votes: 291,222 | Gross: $5.32M
Once Upon a Time in America
6. Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
R | 134 min | Action, Adventure, History
Late 1800s Foshan, Guangdong: Wong Fei Hung/Jet Li trains men in martial arts to help defend against foreign powers already holding Hong Kong and Macau. He looks after cute 13th Aunt, who's just returned from England. Lots of fight scenes.
Once Upon a Time in China
7. Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese ... See full summary »
Once Upon a Time in China II
8. Once Upon a Time in China III (1992)
R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the 'Dancing Lion Competition' to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.
Votes: 6,145 | Gross: $3.56M
Once Upon a Time in China III
9. Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Not Rated | 102 min | Action
Wong Fei Hung must deal with both foreign threats and the nationalist Red Lantern Society in this continuation of the popular kung fu series.
Once Upon a Time in China IV
10. Once Upon a Time in China V (1994)
Not Rated | 101 min | Action
Brand new epic adventure set during a tumultuous time in China, when left without a leader, the cavalry is attacked by the powerful allies and pirate bands. A martial arts master, Wong ... See full summary »
Once Upon a Time in China V
11. Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)
Not Rated | 102 min | Action, Adventure, History
Following an ambush in his visit to America, Wong Fei-hung becomes separated from his fellow travelers and suffers memory loss.
Once Upon a Time in China and America
12. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
PG | 224 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical
The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.
Votes: 97,632 | Gross: $0.07M
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
13. Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After seeing his ex-girlfriend (Henderson) turn down a nationally televised marriage proposal, a small-time crook (Carlyle) returns to his hometown to try and win back her heart.
Votes: 4,040 | Gross: $0.17M
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
14. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
Votes: 148,937 | Gross: $56.36M
Once Upon a Time in Mexico
15. Once Upon a Time in the Hood (2004)
94 min | Action
In the gang infested neighborhoods nearby Chicago's Little Village, Raul follows in the footsteps of his older brother Freddy. Raul's destiny as a member of the Latin Crowns street gang ... See full summary »
Once Upon a Time in the Hood
16. Once Upon a Time in Seoul (2008)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, War
(Korean with English subtitles) 1953, the Korean war has ended. Most of the country is war-torn and in shambles. Two young boys living in a refugee camp are doing their best living in these... See full summary »
Once Upon a Time in Seoul
17. Once Upon a Time in Dublin (2009)
97 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The violent story of Jay and Jonnie Linski, two Polish-Irish brothers who try to come to terms with the brutal murder of their youngest sibling, Danny. The story follows the terrible ... See full summary »
Once Upon a Time in Dublin
18. Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010)
Not Rated | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A smuggler rises to power in in 1970s Mumbai, a younger gangster seeks to overthrow him and a police officer is caught in the middle.
Once Upon a Time in Mumbai
19. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
Not Rated | 157 min | Crime, Drama
A group of men set out in search of a dead body in the Anatolian steppes.
Votes: 36,965 | Gross: $0.14M
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
20. Once Upon a Time (2011–2018)
TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed.
Once Upon a Time
21. Once Upon a Time Veronica (2012)
Unrated | 91 min | Drama
A woman tries to make a life for herself in a violent Brazilian city.
Once Upon a Time Veronica
22. Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara! (2013)
Not Rated | 160 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After killing his mentor, a gangster comes into power to rule over Mumbai. In the process he falls for an aspiring actress, nevertheless he finds that his protege has fallen for her too which leads to enmity between them.
Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara!
23. Once Upon a Time in Vietnam (2013)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Assigned to protect a small town in Vietnam, Dao arrives to fight against the crime boss; but soon his past catches up with him, threatening to destroy the cherished village.
Once Upon a Time in Vietnam
24. Once Upon a Time in Queens (2013)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
Recently released from prison, an ex-mafia boss tries not to fall into his old habits, but surviving outside of the mafia is harder than it seems.
Once Upon a Time in Queens
25. Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn (I) (2013)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime
After being released from prison, Bobby goes back to the mob connected streets. When forced to make a life altering decision the truth is revealed that he was too blind to see.
Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn
26. Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013–2014)
TV-PG | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
In Victorian England, the young and beautiful Alice tells a tale of a strange new land that exists on the other side of a rabbit hole.
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
27. Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime
A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive.
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai