• Splash (1984)

Splash

Release Date: March 9th, 1984

DVD Release Date: March 16th, 1999

PG |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

A young boy saved from drowning by a beautiful mermaid, falls in love with her 20 years later when she returns to seek him out. Before he can choose between life on dry land or a deep sea paradise with his dream woman, the lovers are rudely interrupted by the intervention of a scheming scientist.

Cast: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, John Candy, Eugene Levy, Dody Goodman, Shecky Greene, Richard B. Shull, Bobby Di Cicco

Director: Ron Howard

Genres: Fantasy , Romantic comedy

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Endearing, Love, 1980s, Growing up, Offbeat, Rescue, Brother, Friend

Awards

Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)