Skip to main content

The Little Mermaid

G| 1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
In Disney's beguiling animated romp, rebellious 16-year-old mermaid Ariel (Jodi Benson) is fascinated with life on land. On one of her visits to the surface, which are forbidden by her controlling father, King Triton, she falls for a human prince. Determined to be with her new love, Ariel makes a dangerous deal with the sea witch Ursula (Pat Carroll) to become human for three days. But when plans go awry for the star-crossed lovers, the king must make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter.

Cast: Jodi Benson , Pat Carroll , Christopher Daniel Barnes , Rene Auberjonois , Hamilton Camp , Nancy Cartwright , Paddi Edwards , Gerrit Graham

Directors: Ron Clements , John Musker

Genres: Children, Fantasy, Animated

Distributor: Buena Vista Distribution Co. Inc., BV International Pictures [no]

The Little Mermaid (1989)

Release Date: September 13th, 2013|1 hr. 22 min.

watch now

featured news

view all news

Jodi Benson, the Voice of Ariel, Looks Back at 'The Little Mermaid'

Posted by
Drew Taylor on October 1, 2013

Everett More than 20 years ago (!), Disney's "The Little Mermaid" swam into theaters and revitalized the flagging Disney animation unit, which was, by that point, almost completely abandoned. It b...

Ariel From 'The Little Mermaid,' Jodi Benson: Where Is She Now?

Posted by
Chloe Tejada on September 27, 2013

Flickr "Look at this stuff, isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collection's complete?" Those famous lyrics have been ingrained in girls', boys', and adults' heads ever since Princess Ariel sang...

Poster Title Swap: Do These Movies Work Better With New Names?

Posted by
Gabrielle Dunn on March 28, 2011

Who hasn't lamented a great movie with a bad title? What if another movie already exists with the perfect title for that other film? Cubee Craft did some switcheroo action, and voila! Turns ou...

The 10 Best Fan Reenactments of Movie Scenes

Posted by
Ryan McKee on November 1, 2010

While fans have dabbled in movie reenactments for years, the rise of YouTube has led to a surge in these kinds of productions. Actors, animators, comedians, stop-motion directors and just regular f...

similar movies

  • Beauty and the Beast (1991)

  • The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)

  • Sleeping Beauty (1959)

  • Cinderella (1950)

How do you watch stuff?


How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings