The Little Mermaid

2023 Action/Adventure | Romance | Family | SciFi/Fantasy

The youngest of King Triton’s daughters, and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. With mermaids forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.

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by Brian Lloyd
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'The Little Mermaid' swims in familiar waters

A young mermaid named Ariel (Halle Bailey) makes a deal with her aunt, the sea witch Ursula (Melissa McCarthy) to trade her beautiful voice for human legs so she can discover the world above water and discovers a kind prince (Jonah Hauer-King) on her journey. However, her father Triton (Javier Bardem) demands that she return to the ocean at once. With the help of her friends Sebastian, Flounder and Scuttle (Daveed Diggs, Jacob Tremblay, Awkwafina), Ariel tries to understand the world above, while the world below falls into the clutches of Ursula...

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