Overview

This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the villainous sea witch Ursula.

  1. John Musker

    Director, Writer

  2. Ron Clements

    Director, Writer

  3. Hans Christian Andersen

    Author

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jodi Benson

    Jodi Benson

    Ariel (voice)

  2. Samuel E. Wright

    Samuel E. Wright

    Sebastian (voice)

  3. Pat Carroll

    Pat Carroll

    Ursula (voice)

  4. Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Prince Eric (voice)

  5. Kenneth Mars

    Kenneth Mars

    King Triton (voice)

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The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 15, 1989
    G
    Premiere

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

  • November 17, 1989
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 23m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $211,343,479.00

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