Overall Rank: 493
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 616
Theatrical Release Date: 11/15/1989
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 12/03/2013
Genre: Family, Animation
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Ron Clements, John Musker
Actors: Rene Auberjonois, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Jodi Benson, Pat Carroll, Buddy Hackett, Jason Marin
Plot: Ariel, the youngest daughter of King Triton, is a mermaid who dreams of life outside the sea. The king forbids this, and she decides to strike a bargain with the sea witch, Ursula, but the witch has an evil plan of her own.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/25/2019
Before "Finding Nemo," there was this nautical-themed animated feature boasting beautiful animation, memorable numbers, and a deep story.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 03/08/2014
The most sexy female that you ever seen called Ariel, the youngest daughter of King Triton, is a mermaid who dreams of life outside the sea. The king forbids this, and she decides to strike a bargain with the sea witch, Ursula, but the witch has an evil plan of her own. This movie is hard to hate, the animation is pretty to look at.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 01/08/2012
A strong storyline and visuals is bolstered by the real star of the show: the incredible soundtrack that is full of singable and beautiful songs. One of the first films of the second Disney "golden" animated era.
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JLFM - wrote on 06/27/2012
The Little Mermaid is often hailed as one of Disney's best films. By some, it's considered Disney's best film, period. So after years of merely hearing about The Little Mermaid, I finally got the chance to judge for myself.
Ariel, a young mermaid of just 16, is fascinated by the world above sea level. But her father and king of the ocean, Tritan, as well as a musical crab named Sebastin, is worried for her safety. But after saving a human, Prince Eric, from drowning, Ariel is determined to go back to the surface and not only see him, but to marry him as well. Naturally, Tritan doesn't allow it, so Ariel finally betrays her father, and accepts magic from the sea witch, Ursula. Ariel is transformed into a human, but only can remain as such for 3 days. If she fails to kiss Prince Eric …
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