Little Red Riding Hood

  • Original Story

    Original Story
    Charles Perrault originally wrote the tale.
  • Walt Disney's "Little Red Riding Hood"

    Walt Disney's "Little Red Riding Hood"
    Walt Disney produced a black and white silent short cartoon called "Little Red Riding Hood".
  • Van Beuren Studios creates a black and white cartoon

    Van Beuren Studios creates a black and white cartoon
    Van Beuren Studios produced a black and white cartoon in 1931 called "Red Riding Hood," in which the Grandma drinks "Jazz Tonic" that transforms her into her younger self. The Wolf and the younger Grandma intend to elope, but are thwarted by the Wolf's wife and children during the ceremony.
  • The Fleischer Brothers produce a theatrical short

    The Fleischer Brothers produce a theatrical short
    The Fleischer Brothers produced the theatrical short "Dizzy Red Riding Hood" in 1931, featuring Betty Boop and Bimbo, in which Bimbo defeats the wolf on the way to Grandma's house, and puts on the wolf's skin to pursue Betty, while Grandma has gone out to the Firemen's Ball.
  • Howard L. Chace writes the story with incorrect homonyms

    Howard L. Chace writes the story with incorrect homonyms
    Howard L. Chace, a professor of French, wrote Ladle Rat Rotten Hut, where the story is told using incorrect homonyms of the correct English words.
  • A Mexican film series was released

    A Mexican film series was released
    María Gracia starred as Little Red Riding Hood in a trilogy of Mexican films by director Roberto Rodriguez, which were then re-dubbed in English and released in the United States.
  • The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood

    The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood
    Liza Minnelli starred in the 1965 television film The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood with Cyril Ritchard as the Wolf and Vic Damone as the huntsman. This revisionist fairy tale is told from the Wolf's point of view.
  • The Carol Burnett Show

    The Carol Burnett Show
    The Carol Burnett Show featured a retelling of La Caperucita Roja, the Mexican version of Little Red Riding Hood, with Carol Burnett as La Caperucita Roja (Little Red Riding Hood), Carl Reiner as El Toro the Bull (instead of a wolf) and Harvey Korman as the Grandmother.
  • Olga Broumas' "Little Red Riding Hood"

    Olga Broumas' "Little Red Riding Hood"
    A poem, "Little Red Riding Hood" by Olga Broumas, was published.
  • Angela Carter's "The Company of Wolves"

    Angela Carter's "The Company of Wolves"
    "The Company of Wolves" by Angela Carter, published in The Bloody Chamber (1979). This famous and influential version was the basis for the Neil Jordan film
  • Roald Dahl's "Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf"

    Roald Dahl's "Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf"
    "Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf" by Roald Dahl, published in Revolting Rhymes
  • Neil Jordan's "The Company of Wolves" film

    Neil Jordan's "The Company of Wolves" film
    Filmmaker Neil Jordan's 1984 horror/fantasy film The Company of Wolves, based on the short story by Angela Carter, told an interweaving series of folkloric tales loosely based on Red Riding Hood that fully exploited its subtexts of lycanthropy, violence and sexual awakening.
  • "Wolf" is written by Gillian Cross

    "Wolf" is written by Gillian Cross
    Wolf by Gillian Cross was written,This is a very loose adaptation of the tale set in the modern day.
  • CBC airs "The Trial of Red Riding Hood"

    CBC airs "The Trial of Red Riding Hood"
    CBC aired its television film "The Trial of Red Riding Hood" in 1992 starring figure skater Elizabeth Manley. It premiered on the Disney Channel two years later.
  • James Finn Garner publishes political "Little Red Riding Hood"

    James Finn Garner publishes political "Little Red Riding Hood"
    "Little Red Riding Hood" published in James Finn Garner's Politically Correct Bedtime Stories satirizes politically correct speech, focusing on such things as woman's rights.
  • Jetlag Productions creates an animated film with added twists

    Jetlag Productions creates an animated film with added twists
    An animated film from Jetlag Productions adapts the classic fairy tale and at the same time adds its own original twists and additions to the story in order to stretch the plotline to their regular 48-minute length. The film featured three original songs and was written by George Bloom and produced by Mark Taylor.
  • Jan Kounen creates a musical "The Last Riding Hood"

    Jan Kounen creates a musical "The Last Riding Hood"
    Jan Kounen directs "Le dernier chaperon rouge" (The Last Riding Hood, literal translation), a French fantasy musical short film starring Emmanuelle Béart
  • The movie "Freeway" starring Reese Witherspoon

    The movie "Freeway" starring Reese Witherspoon
    Freeway, a 1996 feature film adaptation, starring Kiefer Sutherland and Reese Witherspoon adapts the story into a modern setting in which the major characters become a psychotic but charming serial killer and a sexually abused teenage girl.
  • Redux Riding Hood

    Redux Riding Hood
    Disney Television Animation released Redux Riding Hood, a re-imagining of the ending where the wolf is so traumatized by the failure to catch Little Red Riding Hood that he builds a time machine to go back in time and finish the deed with his past self.
  • Japanese animated film "Jin-Roh"

    Japanese animated film "Jin-Roh"
    Japanese animated film Jin-Roh (also known as Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade), about a secret society within an anti-terrorist unit of an alternative post-World War II Japan, makes several literary and visual references to the German oral version of the story which is closer to the Perrault version, than the tale of Grimm, with an anti-terrorist commando as the wolf.
  • "Wolf" a novel by Francesca Lia Block

    "Wolf" a novel by Francesca Lia Block
    "Wolf" by Francesca Lia Block, published in The Rose and the Beast, turns the wolf into a lecherous stepfather who is sexually abusing his stepdaughter.
  • "Falsehood" a film by Kenneth Liu

    "Falsehood" a film by Kenneth Liu
    Kenneth Liu's short film Falsehood refigures the Little Red Riding Hood story as a legal drama, with the Big Bad Wolf on trial and Little Bo Peep as his attorney. Scenes between Peep and the Wolf pay homage to the Clarice Starling/Hannibal Lecter scenes in The Silence of the Lambs.
  • Horror film "Red Riding Hood"

    Horror film "Red Riding Hood"
    The 2003 horror film Red Riding Hood directed by Giacomo Cimini was a darker take on the classic story.
  • Silly story called "Little Red Riding Wolf"

    Silly story called "Little Red Riding Wolf"
    Little Red Riding Wolf (Seriously Silly Stories) is a children's novel by Laurence Anholt and Arthur Robins, in which the roles of the main characters are reversed, so that the 'Big Bad Girl' terrorises the innocent hero, Little Red Riding Wolf, before meeting her come-uppance from the terrifying Old Granny Wolf.
  • Film "Hard Candy"

    Film "Hard Candy"
    "Hard Candy", in which a young girl ensnares and tortures a suspected pedophile, was not originally intended to be a Red Riding Hood homage; however, the film's star, Ellen Page, incidentally chose a red hoodie to wear in the final scenes, giving them an unintended metaphoric subtext that was later exploited in advertising for the film.
  • Short film "Big Bad Wolves"

    Short film "Big Bad Wolves"
    Rajneel Singh takes a black-comedy-meets-fantasy approach by having the story told from the point of view of Tarantino-style gangsters who try to convince each other that it is actually a fable about female sexuality. This version features a more classic, fairy tale approach to the narrative and visuals, but also utilizes a werewolf as a literal sexual predator.
  • Animated film "Hoodwinked!"

    Animated film "Hoodwinked!"
    A 2006 computer-animated children's film, Hoodwinked!, uses the anachronistic parody approach to the tale typified by the Shrek films, envisioning the story as a Rashomon-like mystery in which the anthropomorphised animal police of the forest question the four participants of the story after they are detained for an apparent domestic disturbance that the police suspect is tied to the mysterious "Goodie Bandit", a thief who has been stealing sweet shop store owners' books.
  • Family film "Enchanted"

    Family film "Enchanted"
    Enchanted depicts Red Riding Hood as the villain of the story who 'tells it a little bit differently' when relating the events of the fairy tale. Princess Giselle claims that her chipmunk sidekick stopped Red from hacking the innocent wolf to death with an axe.
  • American McGee's "Little Red Riding Hood"

    American McGee's "Little Red Riding Hood"
    Little Red Riding Hood is the title of the second episode of the episodic game series American McGee's Grimm (2008) which features a dwarf ("Grimm") bent on returning fairy tales to their supposedly much darker origins.
  • "Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ" game

    "Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ" game
    A 2008 action video game called Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ was released for the Nintendo DS. It was developed by EnjoyUp and published by Destineer (known for other DS games such as Fullmetal Alchemist: Dual Sympathy and Candy Factory) and got a successful review score of 8.6 at IGN.com.
  • "The Path" game

    "The Path" game
    The Path, a 2009 art game by Belgian developer Tale of Tales, is primarily inspired by various older versions of the Red Riding Hood tale.
  • "Red: Werewolf Hunter"

    "Red: Werewolf Hunter"
    The 2010 Syfy film "Red: Werewolf Hunter" starring Felicia Day, is a modern, action-film take on the story.
  • "Red Riding Hood" starring Amanda Seyfried

    "Red Riding Hood" starring Amanda Seyfried
    The 2011 film Red Riding Hood, starring Amanda Seyfried, is a period romance/horror film based on the fairy tale.
  • Little Red Riding Hood in "Once Upon a Time"

    Little Red Riding Hood in "Once Upon a Time"
    In the 2011 ABC TV Series Once Upon A Time, a different take on the tale was told during the episode "Red-Handed". The village they lived in was plagued by deadly were-wolf attacks and several hunters have been plotting to kill the beast.