Films and television programmes based on Alice in Wonderland

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A variety of films and television programmes based on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) have been created. The following is a list of close adaptations, not including sequels or original works set in the same universe:

Title Year Format Description
Alice in Wonderland 1903 film silent film, directed by Cecil Hepworth and Percy Stow, UK
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 1910 film silent film, directed by Edwin Stanton Porter
Alice in Wonderland 1915 film silent film, directed by W. W. Young
Alice in Wonderland 1931 film talkie, directed by Bud Pollard
Alice in Wonderland 1933 film directed by Norman Z. McLeod, US
Alice in Wonderland 1937 TV program directed by George More O'Ferrall[1]
Alice 1946 TV program on BBC, starring Vivian Pickles directed by George More O'Ferrall, UK[2]
Alice in Wonderland 1948 Radio program Starring Dinah Shore, aired as part of NBC University Theatre, adapted into an animated film in 2010
Alice in Wonderland 1949 film live-action/stop motion film, animation directed by Lou Bunin
Alice in Wonderland 1950 TV program Broadcast on the CBS Ford Theatre, starring Iris Mann as Alice, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.[3]
Alice in Wonderland 1951 film traditional animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, a television promo (also Disney's first ever TV production) entitled One Hour in Wonderland was released the prior year
Alice in Wonderland 1955 TV program a live television adaptation of the 1932 Broadway version of the novel, co-written by Eva LeGallienne and directed by George Schaefer for the Hallmark Hall of Fame[4]
Alice in Wonderland (or What's a Nice Kid Like You Doing in a Place Like This?) 1966 television film animated by Hanna-Barbera, with Janet Waldo as Alice
Alice in Wonderland 1966 television film BBC television play directed by Jonathan Miller, UK
Alice Through the Looking Glass 1966 television film Made-for-television musical directed by Alan Handley
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 1972 film British musical film, UK: second film to be based on the book series
"Alice in Wonderland" 1973 television episode Episode 14 of Festival of Family Classics, produced by Rankin/Bass
Alice Through the Looking Glass 1973 television film BBC adaptation starring Sarah Sutton
Alice in Wonderland 1976 film American musical pornographic film, US
Alice in Wonderland 1981 film Alisa v Strane Chudes, animation, Kievnauchfilm, USSR[5]
Alice at the Palace 1982 film film of Elizabeth Swados's 1981 Alice in Concert with Meryl Streep[6]
Alice Through the Looking Glass 1982 film Alisa v Zazerkale, animation, Kievnauchfilm, USSR[5]
Alice in Wonderland 1982 television film directed by John Clark Donahue and John Driver, US[7]
Alice in Wonderland 1983 television film on PBS's Great Performances, based on the 1982 Broadway 1932 revival
Alice in Wonderland 1983 TV series Fushigi no Kuni no Arisu, anime, Nippon Animation, Japan
Alice in Wonderland 1985 TV series on Anglia, puppetry by Stephen Mottram, UK[8]
Alice in Wonderland 1985 television film on CBS, directed by Harry Harris
Dreamchild 1985 film directed by Gavin Millar
Alice in Wonderland 1986 TV miniseries four 30-minute episodes on BBC, written and directed by Barry Letts[9]
Alice Through the Looking Glass 1987 television film animation, directed by Andrea Bresciani and Richard Slapczynski
Alice in Wonderland 1988 film animation, Burbank Films Australia
Alice 1988 film combination live action and stop motion, directed by Jan Švankmajer
Sugar & Spice: Alice in Wonderland 1991 film short film, animation, written by Steve Kramer, Japan
Alice in Wonderland 1995 film animation, directed by Toshiyuki Hiruma and Takashi Masunaga, Japan, US
Alice Through the Looking Glass 1998 television film directed by John Henderson, with Kate Beckinsale as Alice, UK[10]
Alice in Wonderland 1999 television film directed by Nick Willing, UK, US, Germany
Alice Underground 1999 film short film, written and directed by Robert E. Lee, US[11]
Alice in Wonderland 2010 film Directed by Tim Burton, US
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 2014 ballet The Royal Ballet A co-production with The National Ballet of Canada
CBeebies Alice in Wonderland 2015 television film BBC CBeebies Christmas Show for children tx BBC1 18 December 2015
Alice Through the Looking Glass 2016 film Sequel to the 2010 Tim Burton film

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Alice in Wonderland (TV 1937) on IMDb
  2. ^ Alice (TV 1946) on IMDb
  3. ^ The Ford Theatre Hour: Season 3, Episode 8. Alice in Wonderland (15 Dec. 1950) on IMDb
  4. ^ Alice in Wonderland (TV 1955) on IMDb
  5. ^ a b Galperina, Marina. "Alice In Wonderland, Perfected in 1981". Russia! magazine. Retrieved 30 May 2011.
  6. ^ Alice at the Palace (TV 1982) on IMDb
  7. ^ Alice in Wonderland (TV 1982) on IMDb
  8. ^ Alice in Wonderland (TV Series 1985) on IMDb
  9. ^ Alice in Wonderland (TV 1986) on IMDb
  10. ^ Alice Through the Looking Glass (TV 1998) on IMDb
  11. ^ Alice Underground (1999) on IMDb