What story has most often been made into a movie? September 28, 2011 by Pamela Landy · Filed Under: Pop Culture The story of Cinderella has enjoyed 58 film productions, in cinematic and cartoon form, throughout the world. The first Cinderella movie was made in 1898. Related PostsWhat male figure skater has most often won the U.S. Skating Championship?How many times has the story of Baron Munchausen been filmed?Has New York always been the nation’s most populous city?Which U.S. state has been the birthplace of the most presidents?Which movie has made more money, E.T. or Star Wars?