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The enduringly popular story of the living puppet Pinocchio has appeared in various media over the years. This is an index for all the Pinocchio-related pages on TV Tropes.

Works in the Pinocchio franchise with TV Tropes pages:

Adaptations and other derivative works that may be referenced but have no page on the wiki (yet):

  • The Golden Key, or The Adventures of Buratino (1936) — a Russian retelling of Collodi's book by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy that has itself seen several movie adaptations.
  • The New Adventures of Pinocchio (1960) — Television program by Rankin/Bass Productions. 130 5 minute episodes, done with stop motion animation, which was done in Japan.
  • The Adventures of Pinocchio (1972) — Italian life-action tv miniseries directed by Luigi Comencini that feature an All-Star Cast of italian actors as Gina Lollobrigida and Nino Manfredi.
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  • Pinocchio's Christmas (1980) — a Rankin/Bass special that's a holiday-flavored adaptation of the book.
  • The New Adventures of Pinocchio (1999) — a sequel to the 1996 live-action film, this time directed by Michael Anderson and replacing most of the cast except Martin Landau and Udo Kier.
  • The Adventures of Pinocchio (2007) — opera by Jonathan Dove and Alasdair Middleton.
  • Welcome Back Pinocchio (2007) — animated film by Orlando Corradi.
  • Pinocchio (2009) — a Star Studded miniseries starring among others the late Bob Hoskins as Geppetto, Robbie Kay as Pinocchio and popular Italian comedian Luciana Littizzetto as a female Talking Cricket.
  • Pinocchio (2013)
  • A Tree of Palme (2002) — An anime film by Takashi Nakamura, the same guy who made Anime/Catnapped. Imagine post apocalyptic Pinocchio with a tablespoon of David Lynch thrown in alongside some sweet music by Takashi Harada.
  • √964 Pinocchio (1991), a Japanese cyberpunk film by Shozin Fukui, where the main character is a brain-modified sex cyborg. Not exactly based on Pinocchio but the protagonist's codename is Pinocchio and he was created by scientists. He also kind of turns more "human" as the film progresses.
  • Pinocchio (2019), live-action film directed by Matteo Garrone. It includes Roberto Benigni, but this time as Geppetto.
  • Pinocchio (2022) — A Netflix stop-motion musical adaptation by Guillermo del Toro set during the rise of fascism in Mussolini's Italy using Gris Grimly's designs of the characters.
  • Disney’s Pinocchio (2022) — A live action remake of the Disney film, directed by Robert Zemeckis for release on Disney+. It is expected to be released at some point in 2022, making it a case of Dueling Works with the Del Toro movie above.

If you are looking for a trope, try Pinocchio Syndrome, Pinocchio Nose, or Become a Real Boy.