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.

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  1. John Musker

    Director, Writer

  2. Ron Clements

    Director, Writer

  3. Hans Christian Andersen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jodi Benson

    Jodi Benson

    Ariel (voice)

  2. Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Prince Eric (voice)

  3. Jason Marin

    Jason Marin

    Flounder (voice)

  4. Samuel E. Wright

    Samuel E. Wright

    Sebastian (voice)

  5. Buddy Hackett

    Buddy Hackett

    Scuttle (voice)

  6. Kenneth Mars

    Kenneth Mars

    King Triton (voice)

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 23m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $211,343,479.00

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Release Information

  • November 15, 1989
    G, Premiere
  • November 17, 1989
    G, Theatrical



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