Mermaid filmsby Gblakelii | created - 15 Sep 2011 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
With the publication of the novel(or should I say, full length tail) Mermaid in 2011, it's time a full length film(+ some TV) list was available.
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2. The New Wizard of Oz (1914)
59 min | Family, Fantasy, Adventure
A wicked king has taken over the Emerald City, and wants his daughter, Princess Gloria, to marry the horrid courtier Googly-Goo, though she loves Pon, the Gardener's Boy. The camera now ... See full summary »
In one of the brief underwater scenes, the scarecrow meets a mermaid.
4. Peter Pan (1924)
105 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Peter Pan enters the nursery of the Darling children and, with the help of fairy dust, leads them off to Never Never Land, where they meet the nefarious Captain Hook.
Votes: 680 | Gross: $0.29M
Large group of mermaids in two scenes, one brief, the other extended.
5. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.
Just a short scene of a miniature live mermaid in a bottle. Wanted to add Merbabies(1938) but because of a recurring glitch, couldn't.
6. Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
While on vacation in the Caribbean with his wife, a middle-aged man unexpectedly finds, and falls in love with, a mermaid.
7. Miranda (1948)
Not Rated | 80 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.
8. Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
Approved | 112 min | Biography, Family, Musical
The opening scene of the movie describes it best: "Once upon a time there lived in Denmark a great storyteller named Hans Christian Andersen. This is not the story of his life, but a fairy tale about the great spinner of fairy tales."
9. Mad About Men (1954)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Flirtatious mermaid Miranda swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday. All is well until she falls in love with a human.
11. Diver Dan (1961– )
7 min | Animation, Action, Family
Dan explores a magical undersea world "peopled" by talking fish and ruled by a beautiful and wise mermaid. Much of the drama is fueled by the nefarious Baron Barracuda and his henchfish ... See full summary »
Popeye the Sailor (1960–1962)
TV-G | Animation, Comedy, Family
While going through a tunnel of love boat ride, Olive notices a lot decorative jewels and other valuables and wishes they were real. That's when the Wiffle Bird shows and says they can be ... See full summary »
Besides Popeye, the Flintstones also encountered a mermaid. This was in the episode, Adobe Dick.
13. Night Tide (1961)
Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
A young sailor falls in love with a mysterious woman, performing as a mermaid at the local carnival. He soon comes to suspect the girl might be a real mermaid, who draws men to a watery death during the full moon.
15. Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires ... See full summary »
A very good part in the movie with the difference being, she has legs on land but only till midnight. I wonder if the other mermaids know about that!
16. The Daydreamer (1966)
Unrated | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An anthology of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen: "The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Thumbelina" and "The Garden of Paradise."
18. Head (1968)
G | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff.
19. Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)
M | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Photographer Greg Nolan moonlights in two full-time jobs to pay the rent, but has trouble finding time to do them both without his bosses finding out.
Only an above water cameo. Sometimes mermaids don't want too much attention!
21. Malá morská víla (1976)
84 min | Family, Drama, Romance
The little mermaid rescues a prince from drowning and falls in love with him. To be with him, she makes a deal with the evil sorceress: her beautiful voice against a life on land. It seems ... See full summary »
22. The Little Mermaid (1976)
G | 81 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
As the story opens, a busful of tourists are touring Copenhagen. Their guide draws their attention to the beautiful statue at Langelinie. At that, the film's focus moves below the waterline, where several fish tell the story of ...
78 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
1979 animated cartoon of legendary Baron of Münchausen, including stories like hunting wild ducks with bacon or his escape from inside a whale.
24. Local Hero (1983)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Votes: 17,399 | Gross: $5.90M
The 1980's were a big decade for mermaids. There was a music video, Oo-ee-diddley-bop(1985); 2 McDonald's commercials(1985);an episode of Fairy Tale Theatre(1986); and a Diet Pepsi commercial(1987) as well that featured a mermaid.
26. Splash, Too (1988 TV Movie)
87 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A sequel to the popular romantic mermaid drama, in which Allen and Madison return to New York - one to save his business, the other to save a Dolphin in captivity. You can guess which does which.
27. The Little Mermaid (1989)
G | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land.
Votes: 192,667 | Gross: $111.54M
28. Saban's Adventures of the Little Mermaid (1991– )
30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
In this Japanese/French anime series, we follow the many adventures of Marina, who first wanted to be human under "Hedwig" the sea hag's spell. After her spell breaks, due to a snotty ... See full summary »
29. Ocean Girl (1994–1997)
25 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Neri - the title character - is a young girl with an affinity for water, super-human strength, the ability to swim long distances, and super-human lung capacity. She lives alone on an ... See full summary »
30. The Thirteenth Year (1999 TV Movie)
TV-G | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.
31. The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000 Video)
G | 75 min | Animation, Drama, Family
To protect her from a sea witch, Ariel's daughter is not allowed in the ocean; but when she becomes 12, she runs away to an adventure under the sea.
32. Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature (2001 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
In Ireland, two carnies abduct a mermaid and decide to take her to America. In their sea route, the seductive and mysterious creature reveals an uncontrollable darker side.
33. Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003 TV Movie)
174 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for storytelling but struggles to find his place in the world and gain the affection of the... See full summary »
37. Seto no hanayome (2007– )
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Nagasumi's in hot water after a beautiful, young mermaid named Sun saves him from drowning. The deep-sea sweetheart's dad is a merman yakuza prone to executing anyone who learns his ... See full summary »
38. Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no ningyo daikaisen (2010)
99 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Nobita asks Doraemon to take him somewhere they can dive and as a result the robot-cat uses several gadgets to make it possible for both to able to swim on an imaginary ocean above sea ... See full summary »
39. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.
Votes: 416,973 | Gross: $241.07M
Once Upon a Time (2011– )
The Heart of the Truest Believer
TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Tension runs high as Hook's ship sets sail for Neverland to rescue Henry, Neal travels to Rumplestiltskin's castle with Mulan, and Henry finds himself on the run from the Lost Boys after Greg and Tamara are ambushed.
Once Upon a Time (2011– )
TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Mary Margaret, Emma, David and Hook attempt to rescue Neal and Gold and Regina begrudgingly agree to work together to take down Pan, as flashbacks show Snow White help Ariel get acquainted with Prince Eric.
The Little Mermaid surfaces.
42. Annie (2014)
PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York City mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.
Votes: 28,809 | Gross: $85.91M
The Little Mermaid must be getting bored! She is seen here in a 2 second movie clip from the past.
43. Mamula (2014)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Two young American women go on a Mediterranean vacation and uncover the watery lair of a killer mermaid hidden beneath an abandoned military fortress. What was once a carefree adventure becomes a deadly fight for survival.
44. Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.
Votes: 76,379 | Gross: $169.70M
Blink your eye or leave early and you'll miss a mermaid cameo during the main end credits!
46. Pan (2015)
PG | 111 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Twelve-year-old orphan Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and danger, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be for ever known as Peter Pan.
Votes: 51,217 | Gross: $35.09M
47. Córki dancingu (2015)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
In Warsaw, a pair of mermaid sisters are adopted into a cabaret. While one seeks love with humans the other hungers to dine on the human population of the city.
Votes: 3,103 | Gross: $0.10M
48. Mei ren yu (2016)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Shan, a mermaid, is sent to assassinate Xuan, a developer who threatens the ecosystem of her race, but ends up falling in love with him instead.
Votes: 6,082 | Gross: $3.23M
49. The King's Daughter (2018)
PG | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Completed
King Louis XIV's quest for immortality leads him to capture and steal a mermaid's life force, a move that is further complicated by his illegitimate daughter's discovery of the creature.
50. The Little Mermaid (2018)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Completed
A young reporter and his niece discover a beautiful and enchanting creature they believe to be the real little mermaid.
52. The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
PG | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.
Votes: 1,752 | Gross: $5.68M